Associate Security Engineer

Remote - US

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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Veeva Systems

Veeva Systems Inc. is a leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, Veeva has more than 750 customers, ranging from the world's largest pharmaceutical...

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Veeva [NYSE: VEEV] is the leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, our customers range from the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. Veeva’s software helps our customers bring medicines and therapies to patients faster.
We are the first public company to become a Public Benefit Corporation. As a PBC, we are committed to making the industries we serve more productive, and we are committed to creating high-quality employment opportunities.
Veeva is a Work Anywhere company which means that you can choose to work in the environment that works best for you - on any given day.
The Role
As the Associate Security Engineer, you will be part of the Veeva SecOps team that helps secure the technology that enables the business.  In this role, you will be responsible for analyzing and responding to security events to identify potential cyber threats utilizing various tools and technologies.  You will take an active role in developing and managing security tools, processes, and procedures. You will be part of a team responsible for responding to and investigating security alerts and incidents.  We are looking for a strong communicator with an innovative spirit and technical aptitude who is passionate about cyber security, automation, and technology. To be a part of the Veeva SecOps team, you should want to be part of a fast-paced team that takes pride in securing infrastructure and protecting our customers.

What You'll Do

  • Monitoring outputs from security tools and escalating potential security events.
  • Conduct host, network, and log analysis in support of incident response investigations. 
  • Develop scripts, tools, and/or methodologies to enhance Veeva’s processes and procedures. 
  • Design, build, and maintain security tools that support host, network, identity access, runtime applications, and infrastructure.
  • Proactively identify, contain, remediate, respond, and communicate security incidents.
  • Assist in the evaluation of new risks and threats, development, implementation, communication, operation, monitoring, and maintenance of the IT Security Policies.
  • Monitoring vulnerability reports and escalating to responsible teams for resolution.
  • Assist in the building and maintaining of automation, scripts, repositories, and KPI’s/Metrics.


  • Breadth of knowledge in endpoint and network security, SIEM, IDS, cloud infrastructure, vulnerability management, and operating system functionality
  • Understanding of common attack vectors, phishing, web application attacks, and ransomware.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP stack, Web-Application architecture, encryption fundamentalism, and OWASP Top 10
  • Understanding of basic concepts in Information Security
  • Expertise with Host operating systems (Linux, Windows, Mac)
  • Excellent troubleshooting and investigative techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to take ownership and set direction
  • Ability to work a rotational on-call schedule
  • Able to work independently and with a team
  • Able to multi-task and deliver consistently on deadlines

Nice to Have

  • Experience with Python/Perl or other scripting languages for automation
  • Experience in log analysis, Security Event Correlation, and SIEM technology
  • Expertise in Incident Response and signature development
  • Experience with cloud security design and tools
  • Experience with log analytics and writing security alert queries
  • Experience in Web App and Network pen testing
  • Desire to identify and implement automation opportunities
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in relevant field
  • Security Certifications such as (Security +, Cloud, SANS)
Veeva’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world.
Veeva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need when applying for a role or in our recruitment process, please contact us at
Job perks/benefits: Team events
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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