Staff Security Engineer

Employer
GRAIL, Inc.
Location
Menlo Park, CA, United States
Posted
Jul 02, 2021
Ref
428821439
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
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 www.grail.com.

What if we could detect cancer early before symptoms begin? At GRAIL, we develop technology that detects cancer early, when it can be cured. Grail is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. We are supported by leading global investors within the pharmaceutical, technology, and healthcare industries with a mission and passion to deliver our world-class technology focusing on our next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art technology to improve the scientific understanding of cancer biology and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. For more information, please visit www.grail.com

Join GRAIL's existing security team to build security into all areas of our software/product development, and ongoing operations. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with cross functional teams including IT, Clinical, Lab and Commercial Operations to continually enhance our security strategy and define project road maps. You will be in a position to assist the engineering team building new tools and automation systems to help detect cancer.

Functional Duties:

●Augment the security team in evaluating current and proposed software designs, network infrastructure to assess security risk, as well as propose and implement solutions.

●Support security operations such as vulnerability management, incident response and investigations.

●Develop technical solutions to minimize security risk.

●Collaborate with cross functional teams (CxO, engineering teams, clinical teams, R&D, commercial teams, etc) to develop best practices.

●Be an advocate for protecting user data and privacy.

Required skills:

●9+ years working in a software engineering related area (development, QA, Systems Architecture, Systems Administration, etc) with at least 5 years working in a security subject area (Incident Response, Application Security, Pentesting, Risk/Compliance, etc.)

●Significant AWS, Azure or Google cloud experience.

●Solid understanding of networking protocols such as TCP/UDP, SSL/TLS, IPSec etc.

●Deep understanding of security principles including encryption, authentication, etc.

●Be curious and driven to learn new technology and science.

●Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.

●Demonstrated leadership and self-direction.

●Demonstrated willingness to both teach others and learn new techniques.

Grail is an equal opportunity employer and values 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. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities

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 .