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Senior Information Security Engineer

Company: Equinix, Inc.
Location: Myrtle Point
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Information Security Engineer

Equinix is the world's digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

At Equinix, we help the world's digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, and transform people's lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams.

We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving challenging problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

You will support our work automating cybersecurity operations, emulating adversary behavior, and improving the defensive postures of our Data Centers. You will evaluate tools and methodologies, assess adversary intent, develop cybersecurity analytics and other techniques to thwart or detect attacks, develop approaches to automate cybersecurity operations, and engage in research to improve the state of the practice. You will plan and implement security measures to protect our information systems; review and respond to security alerts, scans, and audits; investigate suspicious alerts and logs, tune security log analysis and alert systems; coordinate security incident response; test and maintain the integrity of our security monitoring systems; responsible for developing cyber-driven technologies to support vulnerability penetration and assessment; and report on information systems security status, standards compliance, and deficiencies.


  • Security engineering, assessment, penetration testing, and information system security oversight activities that support complex systems from the perspective of sophisticated threat actors.
  • You will provide technical advice on advanced cyber security and computer processing related technologies and programs, including advanced countermeasure design, development, implementation and assessment vulnerability and penetration testing.
  • You will provide development support for Red Team software tools and take the lead in engineering, architecting and deploying security operations tools and processes.
  • Lead and participate in incident response, threat modeling, threat intelligence gathering and analysis, and threat hunting.
  • Researches and analyzes known hacker methodology, system exploits and vulnerabilities to support Red Team Assessment activities. Provides oral and written briefings to leadership.
  • Work with multi-functional teams in performing reviews and tests of IT internal controls to ensure teams are operating adequate controls.
  • Creates written reports detailing assessment findings and recommendations and produce run-book documentation.


  • Approximately 7+ years of relevant security experience and bachelor's degree in a related field (or equivalent experience in lieu of degree.)
  • Technical knowledge of security technologies and architecture in multiple security domains - such as infrastructure hardening, access/identity, DLP, endpoint security, vulnerability management, network security, application security and others.
  • An advanced understanding of current threats and trends present in the Information Security and Technology field and deep understanding of technical concepts including networking and various cyber-attacks.
  • Ability to orchestrate data-driven processes via SOAR technologies and automations to support incident response.
  • Solid understanding of security concepts, threats, principles and practices and experience using data analysis tools such as log analyzers, SIEM, analytics platforms.
  • Experience with wide range of COTS software, such as Metasploit, Appspider, Nessus and open source software packages including Kali Linux, Open VAS etc.
  • Experience performing network packet inspection, traffic analysis, performance characterization (e.g. Wireshark, TCPdump, etc.).
  • Ability to create scripts and programs to assist in analysis or testing in various languages including PowerShell, Bash, Python, Ruby, C#, Perl, etc.
  • Broad security knowledge across common industry security standards (e.g., ISO, NIST, COSO, COBIT, PCI, FFIEC, SOX, SSAE16, and others).
  • Professional information security certification (e.g. CISSP, CISA or CISM).
  • Creative, adaptive and innovative analytical problem-solving skills and applying them to transform data into decisions.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and presentation skills and the proven ability to influence and communicate effectively.

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability

Keywords: Equinix, Inc., Medford , Senior Information Security Engineer, Other , Myrtle Point, Oregon

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