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Senior Security Operations Engineer

Securely and privately help support the vitality and resilience of communities

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General Info

Austin/Boston Preferred, US Remote Friendly
Full Time
Reports to:
Head of Software & Platform Solutions


Salary Range:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Family Leave, and 401k.
*In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act the salary for this role is listed. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.
*Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.

About Underline

Underline starts with our people.

At Underline, we've rapidly built a culture around ownership, trust, community, and innovation. Underline is dedicated to cultivating a growth environment where people feel valued, work with a purpose of mission, are personally rewarded, and are professionally challenged.

Are you ready to join this team and transform American communities?

Underline was founded in 2019 with a singular mission: to ensure the vibrancy of our nation through building intelligent community infrastructure in a socially equitable manner. We work with American communities to design, finance, and construct open access fiber-optic networks. These networks are critical to secure internet access that’s fast, affordable, and fair. As open access networks, this infrastructure is also the essential foundation for distributed healthcare services, new wireless solutions, and resilient infrastructure including modernized water systems and responsible energy creation. Our first two projects are in Colorado Springs and Fountain, Colorado.

About this Position

Does this sound like you?

  • You are a leader in your field with strong hands-on technical skills, project management skills, and a working knowledge of network, infrastructure, and information security practices, programs, and technologies
  • You are a proactive self-starter and enjoy taking on new challenges
  • You want to be part of the early stages of a company where everything you build matters
  • You aspire to advance your career and assume greater levels of responsibility
  • You want a highly collaborative environment, comprised of diverse subject matter experts in finance, construction, technology, operations, product management and marketing
  • You care about building critical intelligent infrastructure to increase community vitality and improve resilience

What you'd be doing:

  • Designated Security Officer: accountable for security, compliance, and incident response
  • Establish and maintain risk/vulnerability management program
  • Develop and participate in coordinated incident response systems, protocols, and communication processes
  • Evaluate and deploy network, infrastructure, and information security products
  • Oversee the Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • Collaborate with and train personnel to implement security policies policies
  • Prepare for compliance audits and facilitate them in coordination with organization leads
  • Foster a culture of security, privacy, and compliance awareness and participation
  • Inform senior leadership of program progress and incidents

Experience we require:

  • 5+ years of experience in enterprise or public-sector security operations or as a  security leader with responsibilities over networks and software systems
  • Leadership abilities, with the capacity to develop and guide security team members and technical personnel
  • Experience developing and implementing network, infrastructure, and information security policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines
  • Experience contributing to security and risk management programs that meet company objectives
  • Understanding of program management practices, and experience participating in project plans, including budgeting and resource allocation.
  • Familiarity with developing and documenting security architecture and plans, including strategic, tactical and project plans
  • A minimum of seven years of IT experience with at least three years at a senior level
  • Professional security management certification, such as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or other similar credentials are a plus
  • Occasional travel required

Bonus points:

Hiring Manager

Jason White
Head of Software & Platform Solutions

Unsure about applying?

Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But here’s the thing: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. Underline is a place where everyone can grow. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

Position Application

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain exceptionally high standards for talent and recognize that there are many paths to developing expertise. We don't discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors. If you have the skills we need and the ambition to grow fast with us, that's all that matters.