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Advanced Security Engineer

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 88

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Position Summary

Responsible for the planning, design and build of security architectures to ensure strong security posture, compliance with regulations, and safeguard customer's data. Manage information systems security, including disaster recovery, database protection, and software development. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee Identity and Access management, cloud security, cryptography, logging and alerting, security operations, malware detection, incident response, vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, security architecture, and digital forensics
  • Guide the implementation of network and computer security and ensures compliance with corporate cybersecurity policies and procedures
  • Assist with the monitoring of all security systems and their corresponding or associated software, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, cryptography systems, and anti-virus software
  • Monitor server and firewall logs, scrutinize network traffic, establish and update vulnerability scans
  • Analyze and resolve complex security breaches and vulnerability issues in a timely and accurate fashion, and conduct user activity audits where required
  • Manage and ensure the security of databases and data transferred both internally and externally
  • Oversee penetration testing of all systems in order to identify system vulnerabilities; design, implement, and report on security system and end user activity audits
  • Develop new and modify existing security policies and procedures to maintain compliance
  • Evaluate existing and recommend new and emerging security technologies
  • Conduct research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of security enhancement and development efforts
  • Communicate important updates with key stakeholders across the organization
  • Coach and mentor other members of the security engineering team
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, information systems, or related technical field
  • 8+ years of experience in a related security field
  • Any experience in one or more of the common languages (e.g., Perl, Python, Ruby, shell scripting)
  • Proven ability to design and build scalable, high volume, and low latency applications
  • Advanced knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, BGP and other routing protocols)
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Master's Degree in computer science, information systems, or related technical field
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Required
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time 
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    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


     Posting Notes:  OH || Blue Ash || 11450 Grooms Road || 45242 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Kroger Technology/Digital || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

    Job Segment: Corporate Security, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Information Systems, Security, Engineering, Technology

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