Sr. Security Engineer – Vulnerability Management

Job Summary:
The primary purpose of this role is to support the design, implementation and ongoing operation of information security tools and services. This includes leading the process of translating business and technical requirements into robust enterprise security software solutions that ensure information assets are adequately protected with acceptable levels of control. This also includes monitoring, testing, and evaluating security assessments of systems and taking steps to design and implement remediation solutions.

To be successful, the individual in this role must have strong knowledge of security practices and tools related to identity and access management along with enterprise digital certificate management systems. This role establishes and maintains programs that enable the business to operate efficiently and remain in compliance with regulatory and industry best practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads the implementation and maintenance of assigned information security solutions to ensure successful deployment and operation; develops and documents detailed standards (e.g., guidelines, processes, procedures)
  • Assists the Information Security team in monitoring security systems, reviewing logs, and managing information security systems
  • Conducts regular security vulnerability assessments and provides exception reporting and remediation plans to leadership
  • Designs and performs internal and external penetration validation testing to ensure that computer systems are up to date relative to all operating systems, patches, and virus protection software
  • Collaborates with other technology teams including Engineering to design and implement remediation solutions
  • Identifies, reports, and provides assistance during information security incidents as part of an Incident Response Team; reviews and responds to security alerts to investigate malicious activity
  • Supports evaluation of new security technologies that address both current and future needs based on emerging threats and industry trends
  • Keeps up to date with exploits relevant to the retail sales environment
  • Solves complex architecture/design and business problems; solutions are extensible; works to simplify, optimize, remove bottlenecks, etc.
  • Provides mentoring and guidance to more junior level engineers; may provide feedback and direction on specific engineering tasks
  • Responds to escalated security issues for enterprise systems; facilitates advanced diagnosis and troubleshooting when necessary
  • Participates in the implementation of hardware and software changes into environments to ensure security requirements are met
  • Provides input into security breach response procedures; helps lead security breach response activities
  • Leads break/fix activities, escalating problems to senior management and/or vendors as appropriate
  • Analyzes the output of industry standard cybersecurity tools and identifies remediations to reduce risk and exposure of applications
  • Completes custom enhancements of applications using secure coding techniques to reduce the threat of remote or local vulnerabilities
  • Evaluates entire applications (Container, Infrastructure, host platform) to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, CIS, Engineering, Cybersecurity, or related field (or equivalent work or military experience in a related field)
  • 5 years of experience in technology system support, software development or a related field
  • 3 years of experience with information security applications and systems
  • 2 years of experience in database technologies
  • 4 years of experience working on project(s) involving the implementation of solutions applying development life cycles (SDLC)
  • 1 year of DevOps experience
  • 3 years of experience evaluating entire applications (Container, Infrastructure, host platform) to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities
  • 3 years of experience in the custom enhancement or development of applications using secure coding techniques to reduce the threat of remote or local vulnerabilities
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field
  • Relevant information security certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CEH, PCI ISA, CRISC, CISA, OSCP, GPen)
  • Advanced understanding of information security practices and policies
  • 5 years of IT experience developing and implementing business systems within an organization
  • 5 years of experience working with defect or incident tracking software
  • 5 years of experience writing technical documentation in a software development environment
  • 3 years of experience working with an IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework
  • 3 years of experience leading teams, with or without direct reports
  • 5 years of experience working with source code control systems
  • Experience working with Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment tools
  • 5 years of experience in systems analysis, including defining technical requirements and performing high level design for complex solutions
  • Experience with Cloud technologies

About Lowe’s:
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 20 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2020 sales of nearly $90 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts. For more information, visit

About Lowe’s in the Community:
As a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company, Lowe’s is committed to creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts through nonprofit partnerships. Across every community we serve, Lowe’s associates donate their time and expertise through the Lowe’s Heroes volunteer program. For the latest news, visit or follow @LowesMedia on Twitter.

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.

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