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Watson Recruitment (1-10 Employees, 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $0 Venture Funding

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Job Description

This is a remote position.

Staff Information Security Engineer

Permanent role

England (Remote)

We are a global leader in genomics – an industry at the intersection of biology and technology. At the most fundamental level, we enable our customers to read and understand genetic variations. We strive to make our solutions increasingly simple, more accessible, and always reliable. As a result, discoveries that were unimaginable even a few years ago are now becoming routine and are making their way into patient treatment.
If you want to push boundaries and join a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration, and openness, this role could be for you. If you want a brilliant, fast-paced, mission-driven environment, then this is the place for you.
Why You:
To be successful as Staff Information Security Engineer, you will have considerable experience implementing and supporting Information Security enterprise-level cloud-based tools, with a track record of supporting enterprise-wide scalable solutions based on industry-standard security concepts, technical controls, and best practice frameworks. Experience in life sciences or a high-tech environment would be an advantage.
Essentially, you will be self-driven and proactive with a process-driven mind and a keen eye for detail. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a dynamic environment are also essential as our business is fast-paced.
If you want to push boundaries and join a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration, and openness, this role could be for you. If you want a brilliant, fast-paced, mission-driven environment, then Illumina is the place for you.
The Role:
Reporting to the Director, Information Security Engineering, the Staff Information Security Engineer is responsible for successfully executing enterprise-wide Information Security controls and processes that protect the company’s data and functions across all business areas, adhering to data protection standards, procedures, regulatory oversight, and technical solutions for the Information Security department.  Support of program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and approved configuration certification of systems.  This position requires extensive experience, knowledge, and skills in the areas of cloud-based engineering, strategy, and design.
Supporting established processes, analysis of computing environment, coordination, testing, CICD workflow, IAM, and participation in periodic audits.  Performs all duties in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures, all state, federal, and country laws, and regulations, wherein the company operates.  Delivery of activity reporting, including metrics, environment impact, effectiveness progress, and performance indicators.  The role will also assist with ensuring discretionary and regulatory audits are aligned with Illumina’s current processes and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Security, and/or related work experience.
  • CISSP, SANS, GIAC, or similar preferred but not essential.
  • Considerable cloud-based security control administration experience.
  • Considerable experience with cloud computing infrastructure (i.e., AWS, MS Azure, GCP, Alibaba/ Aliyun Cloud).
  • Extensive knowledge and experience managing cloud-based network and security controls (i.e., Firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEMs, AVMalware sandboxes, VPNs, vulnerability scanning tools, IAMIDM, container security, etc.).
  • Extensive investigation and incident response experience analyzing cloud-based networking, server, application, and endpoint communication technology controls.
  • Ability to proactively collaborate by sharing information, managing knowledge across many technology domains, and championing solutions for broad adoption to improve security posture.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills appropriate for consultation with all levels of management.
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Self-reliant and dependable, hands-on style, high level of energy, stamina, drive, and commendable organization and time management skills.


With us, you can expect a highly competitive salary accompanied by a market-leading benefits package. You will be part of the global leader in the Sequencing industry where you will find robust growth opportunities and career development.

Our team members are bright, energetic, and dedicated – they are the driving force behind our innovation and impact. To attract the best and brightest, we offer a competitive employee benefits program. We view it as a smart investment in our people, one that recognizes the tremendous value they bring to our business every day. We push boundaries. We think beyond the conventional. We dream big. With the energy of so many bright and accomplished people, the opportunities are endless.

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