Cyber Security Engineer at Alteryx, Inc.

| Greater Denver Area
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Alteryx is seeking an experienced Senior Cyber Security Engineer with demonstrated competence and thought leadership capability to contribute toward the success of our Cyber technology initiatives.  The role reports to the Vice President of Information Security and Data Privacy.  The Sr. Cyber Security Engineer is a critical role within the Information Security organization focused on identifying and remediating cyber security risks and automating solutions to reduce the organization’s risk landscape. This role will be focused on reviewing the existing technologies as it relates to securing the network, its perimeter, as well as the identification and mitigation of advanced threats within the organization.The Sr. Cyber Security Engineer will also assist with the security design, implementation and support of security solutions and technologies to help protect the environment from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, destruction, modification, or disruption. The Engineer will analyze system services, operating systems, networks and applications from a cyber security perspective, discovering security issues that appear under existing and new threat scenarios.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead and continue to mature the Cyber Defense framework, policies and procedures
  • Enhance and own the Cyber Incident Response plan
  • Partner with IT to assess, design and deploy Cyber Defense monitoring, prevention and malware technologies
  • Perform analysis of events/incidents and provide remediation suggestions to relevant business owners
  • Research and document security best practices to proactively identify cyber security gaps including vendor review, new technology evaluations and proof of concept trials
  • Assist in the assessment of the current SIEM solutions for internal and external environments
  • Collaborate with Engineering teams to build out the DevSecOps approach
  • Review vulnerability scans and work with Risk and Compliance, IT and Engineering to prioritize vulnerabilities based on risk and threat intelligence as well as secure compliance
  • Assist in monitoring configuration management to ensure IT and Engineering related assets comply with Security standards
  • Collaborate with IT and Engineering to ensure compliant inventories and secure baseline images
  • Assist in the monitoring and review of Firewall Rule sets/configurations and changes to ensure proper oversite and compliance against security standards
  • Analyze penetration/assessment test results and engage with Information Technology and business units to resolve and track identified findings and recommendations
  • Participate in disaster recovery exercises


Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in Information Security and Cyber Defense
  • Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security, Information Security or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years in securing Cloud Security platforms such as AWS, Microsoft and Google Cloud Solutions
  • Experience in IT infrastructure management
  • Experience leading and working a cyber breach and breach investigation
  • CISSP and or GIAC certifications
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery practices of DevSecOps
  • Confident ability to recognize security events of interest that may require improved detection/alerting capabilities.
  • Has mastered the Security Core concepts of Data Center and Cloud Technologies (Inventory Management, Vulnerability Management, Configuration Management and Patch Management)
  • An understanding of tiered defense-in-depth security design
  • Detailed technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques
  • Extensive experience with Windows and Linux Servers
  • Familiar with emerging technologies in the security monitoring, event correlation and alert/detection space


Desired Skills and Experience

  • CCSP is a definite plus
  • Familiarity with common industry best practices (ITIL, SDLC, AGILE)
  • Direct and recent working experience with the following compliance programs: ISO 27001, ISO 27018, SSAE18 SOC1 Type 2/SOC2 Type 2, CSA and FISMA/FedRAMP
  • Experience in application architecture and middleware technology
  • Security and IT Metrics experience
  • Experience with process automation and/or scripting (i.e. XML, python)
  • Has ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical audiences and ability to influence others to comply with policies / conform to standards and best practices
  • Mentor to other security professionals and stakeholders
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Right at the entrance to the Interlocken Technology Park, our office is easily accessible from Denver and Boulder, and offers views of the mountains.

An Insider's view of Alteryx, Inc.

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our culture is casual, but we're driven and work hard! We're empowered to be independent, creative, and innovative. Not only do we care about our platform, but we are deeply passionate about how the work we do impacts the community and our world.


Office Manager

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Bringing Alteryx to more people; democratizing our platform.


Team Lead, DX

How does the company support your career growth?

Alteryx walks the walk when it comes to supporting individual career goals. We have so many career planning resources and programs, but what differentiates Alteryx is the way everyone rallies around you to make sure you reach those goals. I've set aggressive career ambitions, plus pursuing my MBA! It's like the whole company is cheering for me.

Emily Singer

Manager, Public Relations

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I encourage my team members to spend time learning - whether it's joining on-site study sessions to learn more about our product, to participating in Alteryx Academy. I think having a commitment to constant learning and self-improvement allows for creativity to flourish and opens up the doorway to new ideas.


Manager, Product Management Operations

What are Alteryx, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Alteryx, Inc. Benefits Overview

Company Perks & Benefits include:

• 100% company-paid medical, dental and vision benefits.

• Pet Insurance

• Life insurance, disability and accidental coverage

• Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO) & Volunteer Time Off (VTO per year

• 401k with company match

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan

• Commuter benefits

• Fitness & Wellness reimbursement program

• Bicycles and frisbee golf to rent in office

• Gym and The Hut Restaurant on the first floor of the building

• Yoga monthly and massages weekly

• Happy hours, release parties, and networking events throughout the year

• Fresh fruit delivery, bagels on Thursdays and catered lunch every other Wednesday

• Beer taps and comfortable lounges throughout the office

• Video and arcade games, ping pong, pool table, and shuffle board

• Free form "Innovation Days" and "Learning Days" for self-improvement monthly

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We offer $265.00 per month for transit.
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Thursday. Employees get free lunch on Wednesday.
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Upon approval, we offer $5250 annualy for continuing education.
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