Alector

Senior IT Security Engineer

Remote US
USD 50k - 300k
API AWS Azure GCP
Description
At Alector, our mission is to develop therapies that empower the immune system to combat neurodegeneration and cancer. Our team is solely focused on developing treatments for some of the most challenging diseases facing our society. We are supported in this mission by experienced and accomplished scientists and clinicians, leading healthcare investors, and pharma company partners who share in our commitment to bettering the lives of patients.

At Alector, our mission is to develop therapies that empower the immune system to combat neurodegeneration. Our team is solely focused on developing treatments for some of the most challenging diseases facing our society. We are supported in this mission by experienced and accomplished scientists and clinicians, leading healthcare investors, and pharma company partners who share in our dedication to bettering the lives of patients.

As a Senior Security Engineer, you will be responsible for building, leading, and operating security tools and services. You will collaborate with IT, lab, and business teams to develop, integrate and/or adopt existing or new security technologies in order to reduce or eliminate risks before they become security incidents.

You'll guide Alector to be more resilient through security communication, awareness, and training for all audiences.
Build and operationalize components of incident management, including detection, response, and reporting. This includes eDiscovery, litigation holds, and internal affairs.

Advocate to business partners and IT operations to ensure that cybersecurity is part of the evaluation, selection, installation and configuration of applications.

During the first year, your goals and responsibilities will include:

    • Design, build, and deploy new and existing security and infrastructure solutions
    • Build, implement, and test automation for operational processes
    • Integrate security tools with other security services using API’s
    • Develop documentation and runbooks
    • Mentor and share security best practices with other parts of the organization
    • Serve as SME on all topics related to security operations and engineering.

We'd love to hear from you if:

    • 10+ years of experience in security engineering and/or operations
    • Experience securing cloud infrastructures (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP)
    • Experience securing IT infrastructure (Linux, Windows, Networks, etc.)
    • Experience building and managing security tools (SIEM, DLP, EDR, WAF, SSO, certificate & key management, identity & access management)
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work independently or collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
    • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or related technical field
    • Preferred security certification (e.g., CISSP, GIAC, CCSP, etc.)
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Alector is a phenomenal place to learn and grow. Alector is a dynamic environment where teams are encouraged to experiment, take ownership of decisions, and question convention to solve complex problems. At Alector, we value shared wins, perseverance, and a growth mindset.

Alector was named on Fortune’s "Best Workplaces in Biopharma" top list for small and medium-sized companies for the second year! And we moved up from #16 to #11 in 2022.

Among the things you'll discover at Alector on Day 1 and throughout your tenure: Committed and driven colleagues, a bold and important company goal, brand-new brightly lit offices in Oyster Point, right at the heart of Biotech Bay. Alector offers flexible remote work options, and competitive compensation and benefits. Come join us!

Base salary ranges from $50,000 to $300,000 and will be determined by the candidate's level, qualifications, skill set, and experience.

At Alector, we believe that hard-working teams include people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences who can challenge each other’s assumptions with fresh perspectives and bring creative ideas to the table. We are committed to building an open, diverse, and inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristics protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Employees of Alector working on-site are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, and are required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may be entitled to an exception or reasonable accommodation if they cannot be vaccinated because of a disability/medical necessity, or sincerely held religious belief. 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Alector
Alector
Biotechnology Genetics Health Care Therapeutics

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