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Security Engineer



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

At 8x8 Inc. [Nasdaq:EGHT] we put communications at the heart of our business and build technology that allows people to connect anytime, anywhere they are in the world, and on any device. XCaaS - the 8x8 Experience Communications Platform - brings together Employee and Customer Experience, enabling hybrid workforces across the globe to connect, collaborate, and delight customers, while providing businesses with real-time communications analytics, intelligence and unique insights.

Learn more on our company website at www.8x8.com follow our pages on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Reporting to the Director of Security Architecture & Resiliency, the Security Engineer is responsible for ensuring that all security infrastructure is online, available, and functioning properly.

As a Security Engineer, you will be responsible for coordinating with the existing team to not only continue to use these services but expand the existing capabilities of these tools. You will be responsible for reviewing policies from various security tools and be able to recommend changes as needed. As part of your role, you will be consulting with other internal teams on projects, coordinate security requirements, and provide recommendations.

What you’ll do at 8x8:

  • Plan, implement, manage, administer, monitor, and recommend changes for security protections and security infrastructure, SaaS platforms, and Cloud services (Firewalls, IPS/IDS, WAF, Proxies, AWS, Splunk, Endpoint Detection & Monitoring, etc.)

  • Coordinate and work closely with other parts of IT and the business to implement recommendations as needed

  • Administer, monitor, and maintain security infrastructure (Patch, Upgrade, and Monitor for issues)

  • Automate tasks leveraging automation platforms or scripting

  • Occasionally work with databases to extract data or implement processes leveraging MySQL, SQL Server, or PostgreSQL

  • Daily administrative tasks such as, report on tasks, coordinate with individuals as needed, and escalate issues where required

  • Troubleshoot and problem-solve network and security issues

  • Consult with other internal teams regarding security requirements, concerns, and issues for other projects

  • Be a security advocate for other teams and help individuals and projects as needed

What you bring to the team:

  • 3+ years’ experience in Security or security related fields

  • 3+ years’ experience with firewalls and other various network, endpoint, or cloud security tools

  • Significant understanding and ability to work with Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems

  • Experience in scripting and software development, Python, Bash, PowerShell or other relevant languages

  • Thorough understanding of TCP/IP

  • Strong attention to detail with analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Awareness of cybersecurity trends, issues, and hacking techniques

  • Availability to participate in on-call rotation

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