Senior Information Automation Engineer (Remote-US)

Working from home
Feb 14, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. It is supported by leading global investors and pharmaceutical, technology, and healthcare companies. For more information, please visit

As a Senior Information Automation Engineer , you will work to drive automation and security improvements spanning account and identity management, computer & OS security, enterprise application security and network security. You will work in close collaboration with the IT organization and the GRAIL Information Security team to select and implement improvements with the greatest impact. Building out the tools, process and automation strategy to support scale is key to this role.

You Will:

• Implement automated security protections in our network, account/ID mgmt, enterprise application stack, fleet of devices and across our user base.
• Work constructively across a diverse user community to address automation gaps.
• Deploy system platforms and tools to improve how information and enterprise systems are managed at GRAIL.

Your Background Should Include:

• Typically a minimum of 5+ years of directly related information security and automation experience with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field or equivalent experience.
• Demonstrated positive collaboration skills with key stakeholders and system users to deliver robust systems and compelling results.
• Demonstrated creativity, problem solving and attention to detail in design, implementation and operational execution of infosec design patterns in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
• A passion for continuous process improvement, lifelong learning and making an impact.
• Strong scripting and automation experience in account/ID management, application provisioning, fleet management.
• Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods.
• Experience with secure network, systems and application architectures and practices.
• Knowledge of disaster recovery, technologies and methods.
• Professional experience in a system administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications across a large user base.
• Experience with endpoint security solutions that include functions like User Behavior Analytics, File Integrity Monitoring or Data Loss Prevention.
• Preferred life sciences / Biotech sector experience in a regulated environment GxP, FDA, ISO 13485, etc.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

GRAIL, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries ("GRAIL") does not accept any liability for fees for resumes from recruiters or employment agencies ("Agency"), without a binding, written recruitment agreement between GRAIL and Agency describing the services and specific job openings ("Agreement"). GRAIL may consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume and explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the Agency, unless an Agreement is in place. Any email or verbal contacts with any person within GRAIL is inadequate to create a binding agreement. Agencies without an Agreement are requested not to contact any hiring managers of GRAIL with recruiting inquiries or resumes. Agencies interested in partnering with GRAIL may contact GRAIL's HR Department through our Customer Service team .