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Pearson Specialist Information Security in San Francisco, California

Specialist Information Security

Description

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

Qualifications

DevSecOps Engineer

A security minded DevOps engineer or a Security Engineer with a depth of DevOps (i.e. config mgmt, CI/CD, automated testing, shift left security) experience.

You will be responsible for helping application development teams identify security threats/risks via Threat Modelling implementing security controls to mitigate those threats.

Requires a reasonable level of web application and cloud infrastructure knowledge and the common attacks against them.

You will have a good working knowledge of auomated security testing tools and integrating them in to applicaiton CI/CD pipelines.

Required knowledge areas:

  • AWS

  • Linux

  • Docker

  • Infrastructure as code (mostly in Terraform)

  • Configruation management (mostly in Ansible)

  • Configuring CI/CD pipeline jobs and templates (Gitlab, Jenkins) & integrating security tooling

  • Knowledge of common attack scenarios and how to protect against them (i.e. OWASP Top 10)

  • Basic scripting ability in Python or BASH

  • Understanding of Threat Modelling and how to identify specific security requirements for a project

The more you know the better:

  • Offensive security

  • JavaScript secure coding practices

  • Java secure coding practices

  • Identity and access mananagement

  • Protective monitoring (SIEM)

  • Kubernetes

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Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-CA-San Francisco

Work Locations: US-CA-San Francisco-50 California 50 California Street San Francisco 94111

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 4, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2007456

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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