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Senior Information Security Engineer

Job ID
R32659
Primary Location
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Additional Location(s)
Kansas City, Missouri; Chicago, Illinois
Job TypeFull time

The Senior Information Security Engineer will serve as an expert in areas relating to information security services, technology, and application, e.g., information asset (data) security, internal and external network security, application system security design/development, security administration and risk management.  In this role you will partner with peers and advise management on technical/program issues concerning the security of system applications, data, and data networks. You will provide advice to divisions and customers on security administration/operations and to enhance distributed processing across different systems and hardware platforms.  You will have a unique opportunity to serve as a designer and systems integrator for large complex applications, systems, or networks, with a focus on securing vulnerabilities and reducing risk of system and/or asset compromises.

This role may be located in Eden Prairie, Kansas City, or Chicago.

Responsibilities:

  • Designs, implements, maintains, and operates information system security controls and countermeasures; documents the operation, use, and expected outputs of these systems that are on-premise and hosted in the cloud
  • Analyzes and recommends security controls and procedures in acquisition, development, and change management lifecycle of information systems, and monitors for compliance
  • Analyzes and recommends security controls and procedures in business processes related to use of information systems and assets and monitors for compliance
  • Administers authentication and access controls, ensure regular reviews of exception reports are performed on the C.H. Robinsons systems, and take appropriate actions based on the findings
  • Monitors information systems for security incidents and vulnerabilities; develops monitoring and visibility capabilities; reports on incidents, vulnerabilities, and trends
  • Responds to information system security incidents, including investigation of, countermeasures to, and recovery from computer-based attacks, unauthorized access, and policy breaches; interacts with third-party incident responders, including law enforcement
  • Partners with more senior information security engineers and stakeholders from Management, Security, Infrastructure, Internal Audit and Application Development Teams to maintain strategic roadmaps for the Information Security program and frameworks
  • Analyzes trends, news and changes in threat and compliance environment with respect to organizational risk; advises organization management and executes plans for compliance and mitigation of risk; performs risk and compliance self-assessments and engages and executes third-party risk and compliance assessments
  • Analyzes and develops information security governance, including organizational policies, procedures, standards, baselines, and guidelines with respect to information security and use and operation of information systems
  • Develops and administers, or provides advice, evaluation, and oversight for, information security training and awareness programs
  • Develops and follows Individual Development Plan (IDP) to maintain current, expert knowledge in areas of responsibilities
  • Mentors’ other security engineers and proactively seek mentorship from others
  • Evangelist for C.H. Robinson's security controls and program
  • Supports and documents vendor relationships
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call support rotation

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of technology experience
  • Minimum 3 years of information security experience
  • Demonstrated experience and progressive track record of technical achievement and a strong focus toward customer service and satisfaction
  • Strong Active Directory, Linux and Windows client/server experience
  • Working knowledge of PKI and certificate management
  • Experience with encryption technologies and methods
  • Security technologies and implementation of security products (firewalls, AV systems, IDS, IPS, web content filter, Microsoft Windows system security services and functions)
  • Working knowledge of public cloud workloads and SaaS systems
  • Understanding of best practices in security engineering, including secure development, cryptography, network security, security operations, systems security, policy, and/or incident response
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience and a high school diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience securing cloud workloads and SaaS systems
  • Securing public cloud workloads
  • Working knowledge and previous experience with forensic investigations
  • Experience with two factor authentication methods and technologies
  • Previous experience with identity and access management (MFA, identity lifecycle)
  • Previous experience establishing and utilizing measurements, processes, and metrics to manage support activities
  • Previous experience with vendor management and coordinating vendor activities.
  • Knowledge of wireless technology and portable device security
  • Ability to perform technical analysis of complex software, systems, hardware, and network environments
  • CISSP, Cisco, Microsoft, or security certifications
  • Proactive, accountable, autonomous, and solutions oriented
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to deliver to aggressive deadlines while working complex projects across multiple groups
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills with the ability to partner, gain trust, coordinate, and motivate resources
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we’re building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 

Benefits

Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Enhanced Fertility benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

  • Dental and Vision

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid and floating holidays

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community

  • Charitable Giving Match Program

  • 401(k) with 6% company matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?


Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 20 million shipments annually for 100,000 customers, and millions of dollars contributed to support causes that matter to us, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.


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