Security Engineer III

Date: Mar 27, 2022

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

CompanyGrainger Businesses

Security Engineer III protects Grainger information assets by implementing advanced security tools, automating and integrating Grainger security tools and processes, effectively collaborating across the organization, and making smart long-term decisions.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Actively protects the integrity and confidentiality of Grainger information assets while enabling business functionality in all systems and environments by implementing and supporting applicable security solutions
  • Leads small or medium projects with minimal direction, contribute to large and complex projects
  • Administration, management, and continuous improvement of Grainger security tools – Anti-Virus, EDR, Vulnerability Management, Web Application Scanning, Cloud Security, Other
  • Develops automation for management of systems and tools in a hybrid (multi-cloud, primarily AWS) environment using Python, PowerShell, and other scripting languages
  • Develops and automates security processes by integrating security tools, ITSM systems (ServiceNow, Jira), Reporting/BI solutions (Tableau, Power BI), Other
  • Collaborates with Grainger technology teams in development of process automation, solution development, and technical problem resolution
  • Solves complex problems related to security tool deployment, usage, and optimization
  • Develops and delivers security training for Grainger technical teams
  • Effectively collaborates across Grainger to help with development and adoption of security best practices

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related degree, or equivalent job experience
  • 4+ years of experience or training in Identity systems security fundamentals design, implementation and troubleshooting across all computer platforms.
  • 5 or more years required of combined IT and security work experience with a broad exposure to infrastructure/network and multi-platform environments
  • Demonstrates an advanced understanding of information security concepts
  • Ability to quickly learn, become competent in, and effectively apply new skills
  • Ability to independently and effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a complex environment for self and team members

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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