Company: Workday, Inc.
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Do what you love. Love what you do.
At Workday, we help the world's largest organizations adapt to
what's next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single
enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do.
But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate
diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where
we live and work.
As a Security Engineer, you will be responsible for product
security reviews, building and deploying tools, as well as
consulting on solutions related to securing the global public and
private cloud infrastructure that runs our SaaS products. This
position is responsible for all technical aspects of security for
Workday's public cloud environment used for development, testing,
validation, build and operation of our products. You will be
working closely with the product and infrastructure teams at
Workday in the areas of security tools development,
platform/infrastructure design, and secure application design.
You'll be encouraged to keep your skills up to date by attending
training courses, security conferences, and other events such as
internal red/blue team exercises and hackathons.
Enhances security team accomplishments and competence by
planning delivery of solutions; answering technical and procedural
questions for less experienced team members; teaching improved
processes; mentoring team members.
Determines security requirements by evaluating production
infrastructure design and requirements; researching and developing
information security policy, standards and guidelines; conducting
system security assessments.
Updates job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging
security practices and standards; participating in educational
opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining
personal networks; participating in professional organizations;
Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting
ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring
opportunities to add value to job accomplishments;
Deploy and improve tools for conducting periodic security checks
of critical workday infrastructure, services, and applications;
tools in our inventory include those we build, buy as well as those
derived from open source projects.
Contribute to the development of and participate in risk and
threat modeling programs used by the security team for architecture
reviews for Workday's applications and infrastructure;
Strong focus on maturing Workday's security models, patterns and
- Help plan the future of the security program by assisting in
the adoption and alignment with industry best practise security
standards (CIS, NIST etc.);
Skills and Experience:
2+ years of progressively responsible experience in the area of
security tools development or technical security architecture and
design. Most recent roles should reflect direct, hands-on
experience with technical security areas.
You are a security specialist with experience across multiple
disciplines including cloud security concepts, network security,
application security, and systems security;
Working knowledge of cloud security concepts and professional
hands-on experience documenting and implementing security controls
of the same;
Operational experience supporting production systems (including
Proficient in at least one scripting language with the ability
to apply automation to ensure desired and consistent security
configurations are maintained;
A functional understanding of network, application and platform
security tools and concepts;
Understanding of application, system, and security threats,
attack techniques and mitigating controls;
Working knowledge of securing public and private cloud
infrastructure (Openstack, Vmware, Kubernetes, AWS, Azure and GCP
experience a plus);
Experience with securing systems using the Linux OS;
Organized, responsive, and highly thorough problem solver;
- Able to gain support and consensus with multiple
This position is NOT REMOTE, either Beaverton, OR or Mclean,
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