Associate SIEM Engineer

Amgen    Tampa, FL
Job Description

Amgen is searching for an Associate IS Security Engineer who will be part of the Security Monitoring team and will be based in Tampa, Florida at Amgen’s Capability Center.

At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides essential services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, cyber security and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world s leading biotechnology companies.

The Associate IS Security Engineer plays a meaningful role in Information Security for Amgen and will lead or support assigned capabilities within Information Security with the focus on Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA), Logging and Security Incident Response. The Associate Information Security Engineer will work with various internal Amgen groups to implement Information Security Services strategies, standards, tools and processes.

Job Responsibilities

This Engineer will be part of the Information Security team responsible for delivering security services across Amgen globally focusing on Information Security Technology and Engineering services and technologies but may support other areas like Risk Management, Security Operations and Incident Response.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Management and implementation of technologies and processes relating to assigned Information Security capability including issue identification and resolution, integration with other tools, documentation, gap assessment, gap resolution and continuous improvement of the capability
  • Develops, implements, and sustains operational scripts, data structures, libraries and programming code that optimize security in emergent compute patterns with diverse applications throughout the global environment..
  • Collaborates multi-functionally with analysts, engineers, data scientists to deliver continuous improvement in cyber defense/resilience.
  • Keep up-to-date, make recommendations, and participate in the implementation and continuous improvement of technologies and services in assigned information security domains
  • Work with and provide guidance to Security Operations and other Information Security team activities on security strategies, processes, response and technologies
  • Support Incident Response on security incidents including contributing to mock security incident exercises
  • Define, provide, and improve measurement and analysis on the assigned services including the use of appropriate applications and tools for reporting
  • Collaborate, maintain and establish relationships with other deparments that may impact Information Security services and technologies
  • Participate in audits covering information security services and technologies

Information Security Engineers will also present project status reports to senior management, adhere to policies and practices relative to technical guidelines and change management processes, and may contribute to the development of new policies and practices by suggesting innovative ideas.

Domestic and International travel up to 10%.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree


Associate’s degree and 4 years of Information Security OR Information Technology experience


High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Information Security OR Information Technology experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven knowledge and experience on continuous security monitoring with technologies and solutions like Syslog, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA), etc.
  • DevOps experience building and deploying infrastructure with cloud deployment, build and test automation technologies like ansible, chef, puppet, docker, jenkins, etc.
  • Experience programming in compiled (C, C++) and interpreted languages (Python, Ruby etc.).
  • Skilled programmer with sufficient experience in high level programming languages such as C++, C#, Java, Python, Visual Basic
  • Proven knowledge and experience in one or more Information Security capability like security monitoring, endpoint protection, incident response or technical security assessments.
  • Experience in using and managing Linux-based operating systems and developing Perl or Python scripts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Standout colleague, placing priority on the successful completion of team goals
  • Self-starter with a high degree of initiative
  • Highly motivated and able to work effectively under minimal supervision
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • CISSP, Comptia Security+ or equivalent security-related industry certifications

We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients — we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

The invaluable contributions of our talented Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.

Join Us

If you re seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you ll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:11:51 GMT

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