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Security Engineer II

The Translational Genomics Research Institute
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Position: Security Engineer II

Location: Phoenix, AZ

There's a buzz in the offices and hallways at TGen. A sense that something big is about to happen, and a feeling of satisfaction in knowing you're part of that team. No matter the role, every TGen employee contributes to success. Together, we work toward a common goal: improving medicine to enhance a patient's quality of life. It's not all biomarkers and sequencing; it is a mix of humanity improving the human condition.

The work in our laboratories and offices leads to innovative scientific breakthroughs and improved quality of life. Collectively, we offer renewed hope to patients worldwide through our highly-specialized precision medicine approach that places the patient at the heart of all our work. For individuals faced with a dire medical condition, that story can be powerful and transformative. It can pinpoint a diagnosis, and lead to more precise and individual treatments. That's because TGen rapidly translates genomic research into medical practice by collaborating with the most progressive scientific and medical minds worldwide...and everyone from the lab services team to our operations team to the IT and Engineering teams make it possible! If you're looking for a job with purpose, you'll find it at TGen.

The Security Engineer is responsible for the implementation, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of TGen's information technology security infrastructure.

What you'll be doing:

  • Implementing, and monitoring technical security controls in support of TGen policy in support of regulatory compliance mandates.
  • Administering, configuring, and monitoring network-related security appliances
  • Administering, configuring, and monitoring host-based security infrastructure
  • Providing 3rd-tier escalation and support to Systems Engineers, Network Administrators, and Helpdesk staff.
  • Monitoring, responding to, and resolving system alerts, helpdesk tickets, and other issues involving network and security administration and associated services. The individual will be required to respond to and resolve problems that occur outside the traditional workday.
  • Assisting in the design, configuration, testing, tuning, and optimization of new and existing security infrastructure, operating system environments, and application environments to include Open Source, Commercial, and internally developed applications.
  • Researching current and emerging technologies as they pertain to TGen's enterprise computing infrastructure. This includes reviewing and understanding network and security system configuration and products, reading trade journals, association with professional organizations, and attending technical conferences and training courses.
  • We are a human-centric organization that translates to our employees. We value diversity on every level.


  • 5+ years experience in firewall administration and a sound understanding of network routers and switches
  • Experience working with Cisco products, Microsoft products, and Linux
  • Familiarity with advanced networking and security concepts. Previous information security or network engineering experience is required.
  • Experience in the design, operation, and administration of Cisco networking and security equipment in a medium-sized enterprise falling under one of the following regulatory frameworks: HIPAA/HITECH, FISMA, or PCI.
  • An understanding of security architecture, including integration of Cisco, Microsoft Active Directory, and Linux environments is highly preferred. (ISC)^2, GIAC, SANS, and Cisco Certifications are preferred but not required.
  • An understanding of Security Frameworks such as NIST SP 800-53, ISO 27001:2005, Common Criteria, or PCI-DSS is preferred. Scripting and/or programming experience is desirable.
  • Certifications such as an MCSE are desirable, but not required.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to HIPAA and FISMA is highly desirable.
  • An understanding of industry-standard security frameworks such as NIST SP 800-53, ISO 27001:2005, Common Criteria, or PCI-DSS is highly desirable.
Why You Want to Work with Us:
  • We are LITERALLY changing the world by providing cancer patients and their physicians with personalized information and innovative treatment options.
  • You will get to collaborate with the amazing people at TGen as we build and evolve strategy for TGen's Research Operations group and the researchers and scientists we support
  • We are a highly engaged and enthusiastic group that celebrates success, supports in disappointment, and commits to making cancer a thing of the past!
  • Full suite of benefits including health, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, wellness programs, and a variety of other ancillary benefits



Posted: 2022-04-18 Expires: 2022-05-19

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