• Senior Security Engineer

    Location US-NJ-Holmdel
    # of Openings
    Business Support
    Information Security
    Posting Level
  • Job Overview:

    The Security Engineer V will act as a key member of our Information Security team and handle diverse security-related tasks and issues for our rapidly growing company, including managing risk through a shared vision with the business leaders. While focusing on people, process, systems and metrics, and keeping up with the latest threats and trends in security, you will be tasked with having an enterprise wide understanding, as well as resolving, a variety of potential security issues across the iCIMS environment. As a Security Engineer V, you will also act as a senior lead in the investigation of events and incidents, including the identification of risks and recommendations for threat mitigation.  Activities will include security reviews and audits, vendor assessments, incident management, forensics, metrics tracking, exception tracking, sales and legal support, verification of adherence to security policy, and security engineering, including the design and implementation of security operations systems and processes.  You will be expected to engage in professional development to maintain continual growth in professional skills and knowledge essential to the position.

    About Us:

    iCIMS extends a work culture unlike any other East Coast-based technology provider. We focus on hiring candidates who display our seven core competencies: passion, drive, transparency, adaptability, empathy, kaizen and customer commitment. If you eat, sleep, and breathe our competencies and desire to work in a casual yet results-driven environment that embraces innovation, then you’re just what we’re looking for!


    iCIMS is a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that’s routinely voted one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey. We are the industry's premier recruitment software provider, delivering technology that supports approximately 4,000 contracted customers around the globe. Committed to both growth and stability, we have a lot of opportunities for career advancement within our organization. Come grow with us—apply today!


    • Work closely with Director, Information Security in the identification, coordination, and facilitation of iCIMS security goals and initiatives.
    • Act as a senior representative for Information Security across the company, providing guidance and direction on matters pertaining to Information Security.
    • Leverage expert level knowledge of comprehensive security approaches against common and advanced attacks and exploits.
    • Participate and act as a key resource in addressing security incidents and events in order to protect customer and corporate data and critical systems.
    • Provide product, project, and ad hoc information security support and guidance while ensuring recommended solutions and processes adhere to iCIMS security standards and policies.
    • Participate in ISO 27001 certification and compliance audits and associated audit preparation.
    • Utilize a strong foundation in key technologies including servers, networking, operating systems, databases, SaaS, and cloud bases services to allow for effective evaluation and recommendations for designing secure systems and appropriate security controls and monitoring.
    • Evaluate and recommend security related technologies and solutions for future implementation.
    • Perform vendor and partner risk assessments to affirm compliance with iCIMS information security and regulatory requirements.
    • Handle sensitive and/or confidential material and information with suitable discretion.
    • Consistently ensures that business is conducted with integrity at all times and that behavior aligns with iCIMS’ policies, procedures, and core competencies.
    • Exercise excellent knowledge of security tools and technology including, but not limited to, tools related to Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), integrity monitoring, anti-virus/anti-malware, vulnerability management, data loss prevention (DLP), advanced persistent treat (APT), and policy compliance


    • At least 5 years of experience in an information security analyst/engineer role with a prior background in information technology.
    • A minimum of 12 years of total technology experience preferred. 
    • Advanced knowledge of common Information Security frameworks such as ISO 27001/2, Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (CoBIT), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) preferred.
    • Highly developed organizational skills and attention to detail including the ability to handle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously with a high degree of professionalism and client service orientation.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Articulates thoughts and ideas clearly, concisely, and persuasively including the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts across all stakeholder groups (written and oral):  Executive team, management peers, and external customers.
    • Ability to work effectively within a fast paced, changing environment that is going through high growth
    • A self-starter with the demonstrated ability to take initiative, who can proactively identify issues/opportunities and recommend actions.
    • Strategic analysis/creative problem solving, business judgment and financial acumen are required.
    • High computer literacy; Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook).

    EEO Statement:

    iCIMS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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