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Prime Therapeutics Sr. IT Security Engineer - Remote in Bismarck, North Dakota

Our work matters. We help people get the medicine they need to feel better and live well. We do not lose sight of that. It fuels our passion and drives every decision we make.

Job Posting Title

Sr. IT Security Engineer - Remote

Job Description Summary

Job Description

The Senior Security Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, configuration, support and oversight of Information Security technologies, tools and controls that enable the organization to detect and prevent computer security and cyber threats. This position is responsible for working with cross-functional teams to ensure that controls are properly designed, implemented, configured, and performing as intended in support of company security policy, applicable security patterns and industry regulations. This position is also responsible for serving as a subject matter expert (SME) on one or more types of technical security controls and provides guidance to security team members, as well as other areas of IT, on the proper application and support of those controls.


  • Help define on-going security control strategy (strategic & tactical)

  • Define configuration standards and processes for security controls and technology; ensure documentation is updated as needed and at least once annually

  • Support audit information gathering, findings, reviews, and remediation coordination

  • Perform regular maintenance of RDS and EC2 on AWS Platform, including Change Management, Approval Maintenance of AWS Release patches

  • Develop and maintain security control metrics and reporting

  • Provide security consulting to internal project teams and departments regarding security standards and requirements

  • Evaluate various software, hardware, or other technologies for possible application to enhance security of Prime’s systems and data

  • Drive process and tool efficiencies, enabling security team members to work on more advanced tasks

  • May provide mentoring and coaching to team members on security control technology and best practices in areas where role serves as a SME

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, computer science or related area of study, or equivalent combination of education and/or relevant work experience; High School diploma or GED is required

  • 5 years of work experience in the Information Security field, -OR- 3 years of work experience in Security Engineering, Identity Management or CyberSecurity, and 2 years of Information Technology work experience in Server Engineering, Networking, Architecture or Application Development

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without need for work visa or residency sponsorship

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to interpret and produce technical documentation such as diagrams, configuration parameters, etc.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and expert multi-tasking skills

  • Ability to facilitate meetings effectively with technical and non-technical staff

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current industry recognized security certification (CISSP, GIAC, CRISC, etc.)

  • Experience working in environment with regulatory compliance requirements (HIPAA, PCI, etc.)

  • Experience in scripting or programming languages

  • Experience designing and deploying various security controls

  • Experience with security configuration and administration on a variety of types of networks, operating systems, and applications

Minimum Physical Job Requirements

  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including working on-call 24x7 as required

  • Constantly required to sit, use hands to handle or feel, talk and hear

  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms

  • Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, and crouch

  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Reporting Structure

  • Reports to a Manager in the Information Technology department


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Potential pay for this position ranges from $85,500.00 - $136,700.00 based on experience and skills. Pay range may vary by 8% depending on applicant location.

To review our Benefits, Incentives and Additional Compensation, visit our Benefits Page (https://www.primetherapeutics.com/careers/benefits/) and click on the "Benefits at a glance" button for more detail.

Prime Therapeutics LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage diverse candidates to apply and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, family status, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class under federal, state, or local law.

Prime Therapeutics' fast-paced and dynamic work environment is ideal for proactively addressing the constant changes in today's health care industry. Our employees are involved, empowered, and rewarded for their achievements. We value new ideas and work collaboratively to provide the highest quality of care and service to our members.

If you are looking to advance your career within a growing, team-oriented, award-winning company, apply to Prime Therapeutics today and start making a difference in people's lives.

Prime Therapeutics LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage diverse candidates to apply and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. If you are an applicant with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 1.866.469.1257 or email Careers@primetherapeutics.com.