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Job Details

Sr. Security Engineer

Company name
Genentech, Inc.

South San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, It, Biotech, Pharmaceutical

Posted on
Feb 07,2019

Valid Through
May 23,2019

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As a Senior Security Engineer you will be part of a team distributed around the globe and with a variety of background and expertise within the Security and Identity Management areas.

You will contribute and technically lead challenging projects which require deep cybersecurity and IT infrastructure knowledge.

You will be accountable and responsible for the technical design of solutions, building and testing, in the context of the projects and activities. In doing so, you will exercise sound judgment, balanced with effective consultative engagement of key stakeholders, in the methods and techniques chosen to obtain the desired results.

In addition to the Solution Architect role previously described, you will you will provide IT Security Consultancy services to other areas and initiatives with dependencies in the security area.


Architect, design, build, test, and deploy integrated, resilient and reliable solutions in the security space.

Lead and contribute to the creation and maintenance of related component standards.

To contribute in the evaluation of promising solutions/technologies via Proofs of Concept (PoCs) and feasibility studies as they related to meeting Roche’s business needs.

Manage small and medium sized technical teams providing the expert guidance required to drive technical developments in different initiatives.

Advise, influence, collaborate with, and integrate feedback from various IT partners.

Map the technology roadmaps into portfolio projects/activities and to estimate resources, dependencies, risks, and timelines required to deliver these projects/activities successfully.

Contribute and/or write position papers, white papers, best practices and use cases for their infrastructure solution space.

Ensure solutions implemented fit within the Quality/Regulatory standards, as applicable.


BS, Computer Science preferred.

Must have 6 years experience of working in one or more multinational work environments as Solutions Architect/Technical Lead in Security solutions. Work experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or related industry would be a plus.

Outstanding oral and written communication skills in English. German, Spanish and Chinese Mandarin is a plus.

You have proven project and time management skills as well as

business analyst and


roblem solving capabilities.

Some travel will be required.

The ability to work across multiple time zones, including some on-call and extended hours work will be required.

Technical Knowledge:

You bring in-depth expertise in developing, implementing and architecting security systems specifically for a large Global Enterprise.

You have a in-depth knowledge of at least two of the following technologies:

Security Framework for Cloud including integration with on-premise Infrastructure.

Platform Security Design & Deployment including but not limited to

Endpoint Protection

Data Loss Prevention

User Behavior Analysis

Designing and implementing Enterprise Vulnerability and Security Compliance Management solutions.

Designing and implementing Enterprise SIEM solutions.

Accountable and responsible for following DevOps principles and, whenever possible, delivering the solutions as code applying IaC processes.

Proficiency in automation, orchestration and configuration management tools/scripting.

Expertise in the areas of Wireless and Wired network security and IoT.

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

The next step is yours. To apply today, click on the Apply online button.

Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page

Company info

Genentech, Inc.
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Company Profile
Considered the founder of the industry, Genentech, now a member of the Roche Group, has been delivering on the promise of biotechnology for over 35 years. At Genentech, we use human genetic information to discover, develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. Today, we are among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

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