Sr. Cyber Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA

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About Pendulum
Pendulum® is on a mission to help people improve physical and mental health by creating a new category of products that target the microbiome. We are researching, developing and commercializing a novel class of rationally-designed Live Synbiotics (probiotics + prebiotics) that have demonstrated clinical efficacy to treat conditions like metabolic syndrome, inflammation and neurodegeneration.
Pendulum has created proprietary pipelines to build a unique discovery platform that identifies key, novel bacterial strains and the prebiotics that feed them.
We are a highly collaborative team of scientists, engineers, physicians, marketers and salespeople interested in improving human health by using the latest research from diverse fields, such as microbiology, molecular biology, high-throughput genomics, distributed computing, pharmaceutical development and nutrition. We believe strongly in an individual’s transparency and strong communication to enable the most effective and efficient path to team success.
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  • Implements and maintains network and operating system security controls, security hardware, and security applications with a goal of detecting and minimizing security risk to the organization
  • Monitors information systems and applications for security risks, misconfigurations, and vulnerabilities and develops solutions to remediate identified risks
  • Performs security audits and testing to ensure efficacy and compliance with policies and procedures
  • Responds to cybersecurity breaches, identifies intrusions and isolates, blocks and removes unauthorized access; performs root cause analysis
  • Researches and evaluates cyber security threats for likelihood and potential impact
  • Acts as a partner with other engineering groups to ensure security risks are addressed as systems are being designed and implemented
  • As a member of the cyber security policy committee, develops the organization’s cybersecurity policies, procedures, standards, baselines and guidelines
  • Administers and provides oversight for information security training and awareness programs
  • Supports Identity and Access Management (IAM) functions in a technical advisory capacityParticipates in group planning and review, looking to give and receive constructive feedback on team contributions
  • Mentors other team members and participates in ongoing group learning opportunities
  • Seeks opportunities to improve operations through collaboration and knowledge sharing

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong understanding of network security technologies: IPS/IDS, Firewalls, VPN, VLANs/segmentation 
  • Past experience and working understanding of security tools: CSPM, CASB, SIEM/SOAR
  • Experience with securing AWS and GCP cloud platforms
  • Experience with email security: SPF, DKIM, DMARC
  • Knowledge and experience with data security: APIs & integrations, TLS/SSH protocols, DLP mechanisms
  • Experience with Okta Identity Management platform
  • Past experience with securing Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and Operational Technology (OT)
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to exceed expectations of customer service, with timely responses, clear communications, and consideration for the impact of cybersecurity activities to the enterprise operations
  • Ability to work within deadline and adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Ability to express technical information clearly and simply to non-technical colleagues 
  • Ability and curiosity to learn new technical skills, applications, and processes
  • Ability to troubleshoot, research and solve technically challenging problems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Technology or related field
  • 6+ years of Information Technology experience (Required)
  • Familiarity with security/compliance/privacy standards and frameworks such as NIST, CIS Controls, GDPR, CCPA
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or other related certifications

Salary & Benefits

  • 135,000 - 160,000
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Life & STD Insurance
  • Company match on 401 (k)
  • Flexible Time Off (FTO)
  • Equity
Pendulum Therapeutics, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal
opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics,
disability, age, or veteran status. We welcome all to apply.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index 💰

Tags: APIs Audits AWS CCPA CEH CISSP Cloud Compliance Computer Science Firewalls GCP GDPR IAM ICS IDS Industrial IPS Network security NIST Okta Privacy SIEM SOAR SSH TLS VPN Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Equity Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Insurance Team events Transparency

Region: North America
Country: United States
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