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Security Engineer

Posting Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Tyler, TX

Company: Brookshire Grocery Company

Brookshire Grocery Company (BGC) is a family business based in Tyler, Texas, and currently operates more than 202 stores in three states – Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma – with three distribution centers and a corporate office. BGC prides itself on offering its partners one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry which includes medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, paid time off, stock ownership, a 401k retirement plan, incentive plans, employee discounts, educational scholarships, and access to BGC’s 205-acre outdoor recreation area.

Job Summary

Plans, coordinates, develops, and implements Information Security solutions to ensure Company assets are secure and adhere to security best practices. Performs research and guides the Information Security team on enhancement suggestions, security standards and existing or potential measures to eliminate/mitigate risk to the enterprise while improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understands, interprets, and applies security standards, frameworks, compliance requirements, and comprehensive architecture principals to recommend solutions that meet regulatory, business continuity and security scalable needs.
  • Serves as security lead on business projects to gather security requirements needed to design, build, document, support and knowledge transfer security permissions, roles, rules, and configuration to ensure adherence to company and security standards. 
  • Research, plan, design and build solutions that will advance security, such as multi-factor authentication, password-less authentication, zero trust networking, cloud security architecture, PKI, authorization tokens, identity governance, and data automation. 
  • Works to implement technical capabilities with application integrations to enhance security risk posture. These implementations include identity, Privileged Access, and Data Governance solutions.
  • Builds new APIs (Application Programming Interfaces), services, and frameworks.
  • Analyzes security systems and seeks improvements on a continuous basis.
  • Reports existing or possible threats to systems and company assets. Researches recommendations to eliminate, remediate, or mitigate them.
  • Assists in developing security best practices, documenting security standards, and making decisions regarding enterprise security.
  • Develops and maintains detailed and accurate documentation.
  • Builds detailed project plans to be used to communicate key milestones, deliverables, and progress visibility for management.
  • Educates business community and promotes security awareness on standards and procedures necessary to protect Company assets.
  • Responds to after business hour phone calls and resolves problems as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of SAP reporting and transactional applications.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Access, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Advanced knowledge of application security provisioning and governance technologies, authentication protocols, cloud security services, LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol), and domain structures.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Ability to learn new technology systems, methods and processes.
  • Ability to analyze complex technical information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal form.
  • Ability to research information, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret information.
  • Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to reason, form concepts and recognize and solve problems.
  • Ability to show information in presentation or diagram form.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information.
  • Ability to work on-call and flexible schedules including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to multi-task, organize, and plan work independently.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.

Education, Experience, and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field and six to eight years of related experience required.

Physical Demands

  • Continuously required to use close vision, distance vision, depth perception or the ability to focus.
  • Frequently required to talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to use fine finger movements (ex. sorting and typing).
  • Frequently required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to use hands for reaching, touching or handling.
  • Occasionally required to push, pull, maneuver or lift objects up to 40 lbs.
  • Occasionally required to bend, kneel or squat.
  • Occasionally required to stand or walk.

Work Context and Environment

  • Work is generally performed in an office environment.
  • Quiet to moderate noise level.

Brookshire Grocery Company strives to provide a safe, drug free and alcohol-free environment for its partners and guests. The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information or military status and any other trait protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Tyler