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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
Network Security
Reports to:
Head of Engineering
Salary Range:

General Description

At Underline, we are driven by a singular mission: to ensure the vibrancy of our nation through building intelligent community infrastructure. We work with communities across the United States to design, finance, and construct open-access fiber-optic networks. We believe these networks are the essential foundation for ultra-fast access to information, a competitive market for content and services, job formation and reskilling for workers, distributed healthcare services, new wireless solutions, and resilient modern infrastructure including responsible energy creation.  

We are looking for a full-time Senior Security Operations Engineer to join our team. Join us as we securely and privately help support the vitality and resilience of communities.

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 Engineering

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.

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