Senior Security Engineer
Reston, VA 
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description

The Opportunity:

We're looking for a Senior Security Engineer to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We're focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.

For more information about Blackboard Inc. and our career opportunities, please visit .

The Blackboard Information Technology Security Program?leads the engineering and operation of technology to monitor and enhance the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all corporate information systems and products. We are a core part of an educational software product company, providing us substantial opportunities to influence the overall corporate mission.

We are building a team focused on high impact collaboration with our partners across the corporation leveraging transparency, trust, and innovation to elevate Blackboard security through partnership and teamwork. We are seeking to hire the best talent, leveraging their skills to augment the team and providing support and training to foster well-rounded individuals positioned for ongoing career success.

As Senior Security Engineer, you will be a detail-oriented senior security engineering professional with a desire to improve enterprise security through hands-on system engineering for corporate technology and internally developed cloud-based platforms. You will report to the Senior Director of Information Security Engineering.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Providing expertise in researching, developing, and operating security systems
  • Evaluating, designing, and implementing secure configurations in Blackboard's systems and products
  • Designing, implementing, and operating of Blackboard's vulnerability management systems using and
  • Product security planning
  • Implementing of security infrastructure
  • Enterprise security engineering

The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Experience researching, deploying, and supporting information security systems
  • Experience consulting with internal teams on the technical implementation and support of information security controls
  • Experience engineering cloud-based information security systems

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Scripting and automation skills
  • Linux expertise
  • Vulnerability management
  • and expertise
  • Experience supporting vulnerability management toolsets

The Office:

Blackboard has an office in the vibrant Plaza America in Reston, VA.

  • Countless walkable places to eat lunch or dinner within the plaza including Zoe's Kitchen, Mod Pizza, The Melting Pot, and Whole Foods
  • Half a mile from Reston Town Center
  • Accessible via Metro - Wiehle-Reston East- Silver line with complimentary Shuttle Service to the office
  • Office amenities include automatic expresso bars, free soft drinks and other beverages, and free fitness center

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

Blackboard Inc. is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.

Reston, VA, USA

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As soon as possible
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Regular, Full Time
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