Senior Security Engineer (Hybrid, Cambridge MA)

Senior Security Engineer (Hybrid, Cambridge MA)


Cambridge, Massachusetts

Employment Type



Information Technology

Job ID



Executive Alliance is pleased to represent our client, a global, privately owned software company located in Cambridge, MA, the tech hub of the East Coast.


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Their advanced database, integration, and analytics technologies provide a uniform platform for breakthrough applications. As the leading provider of database technology to the healthcare industry, more than two-thirds of the U.S. population is served by their healthcare technology.


They are looking for a hands-on, highly skilled, and motivated Senior Security Engineer to drive the transformation of their enterprise and cloud-based networks and computer security to ensure compliance with corporate security policies and procedures.  


What Is In It For The Candidate?

  • Hybrid (3 days in office, 2 days remote)
  • Excellent benefits and quality of life balance
  • Unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated, security professionals that will play a major role meeting corporate goals relative to security.
  • By applying - you are confident that you have the top tier skills needed to drive the security landscape of their enterprise and cloud-based networks.
  • These roles are best suited to those who are motivated by both challenging problems and hands-on participation.

Those who consider themselves at this level are encouraged to apply.


Job Description:


  • Plan, design and build security architectures; administers and performs the implementation of network and computer security and ensures compliance with corporate security policies and procedures.
  • Advanced planning, design and build of security systems, applications, environments, and architectures; completes the implementation of security systems, applications, environments, and architectures and ensures compliance with information security standards and corporate security policies and procedures.
  • Provide technical advice, direction, and hands-on effort to support the design and development of secure architectures.
  • Will actively contribute to the security incident management team, bringing advanced-level skills to respond to security events in line with incident response playbooks. Investigates purported intrusions and breaches and oversees root cause analysis.  
  • Will actively participate on the security review board, responding to security events in line with   incident response playbooks.
  • Coordinates incidents with other business units and will act as incident commander of serious incidents.
  • Evaluates existing and proposed technical architectures for security risk, provides technical advice to support the design and development of secure architectures and recommends security controls to mitigate those risks.
  • Responsible for compliance with security and audit policies

Job Requirements:



  • Minimum of 8 years related and hands on experience in an information security role designing, reviewing, and implementing security programs and secure network architecture and technologies in complex enterprise environments.
  • Knowledge of compliance program security controls, like ISO 27001, SOC 2, and HITRUST as applied to cloud SaaS, PaaS and IaaS operations.
  • Familiarity with SDLC principles and scripting & programming languages (such as Terraform, Python, and Ruby).
  • Strong knowledge of: Cloud architecture and security principles.   Risk Management Frameworks and Windows system administration.


  • Expert level experience in evaluating and assessing security threats across a variety of environments and industries.
  • Expert level understanding of secure networking principles, routers, switches, and load balancers.
  • Strong knowledge of web technologies, middleware, database, OS, firewalls, network communication protocols and methods.
  • Knowledge of database security principles.
  • Knowledge of encryption technologies and architectures

Education & Certifications Required:

  • Bachelor-level university degree in a relevant field from an accredited university, or equivalent.
  • Advanced Cisco Certification, CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)  

Technologies in Use:

  • Network security platforms, including segmentation, ACLs, DDoS protection, security zones.
  • VM and containers network stacks.
  • OSI model and debugging network traffic.
  • Networking protocols (TCP/UDP, BGP, DNS, DHCP)
  • Datacenter network architecture at software platform and hardware devices (NAT, VXLAN, overlay/underlay)







Contact Details:

Ralph Marra

Senior Recruiter