Senior Security Engineer

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United States




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Description and Requirements

From core to cloud to edge, BMC delivers the software and services that enable over 10,000 global customers, including 84% of the Forbes Global 100, to thrive in their ongoing evolution to an Autonomous Digital Enterprise.

BMC Software is looking for a motivated and skilled Cloud Lead Security Engineer to join the BMC Helix IS&T SaaS Security team. BMC Helix is a portfolio of SaaS offerings delivering cognitive service management (CSM) that is fast, accurate and cost-effective, across multi-cloud, multi-device, and multi-channel environments. BMC Helix services are delivered from a variety of cloud locations and receive the benefits of BMC's world-class SaaS Operations team and processes.

The Cloud Lead Security Engineer will have an extensive background and proven expertise in network security, public clouds, SaaS architecture, and endpoint and container security.

The successful candidate should have technical leadership, as well as implementation and operational experience with various commercial and open source solutions utilized for detecting and protecting against internal and external threats in a diverse multi-cloud SaaS environment.

  • Assist with the development and continued improvement of the SaaS Information Security program
  • Work closely with IaaS/cloud partners to ensure architectures and systems meet BMC Information Security requirements
  • Design, build, implement, and maintain security solutions that minimize risks to BMC's cloud subscription services
  • Establish and maintain security best practices including boundary protections, and other associated processes
  • Develop mitigation strategies in response to identified risks from internal/external audits and customer assessments
  • Participate and serve as subject matter expert in security risk assessments
  • Collaborate with product architecture teams and make recommendations that improve cloud services
  • Coordinate with Security Operations Center to support security incidents
  • Review and approve security controls, processes, and changes
  • Comprehend complex security architectures and network data flows in multiple cloud environments
  • Review periodic security reports from internal and external sources


  • 7+ years of direct Information Security experience
  • Comprehend complex security architectures and network data flows in multiple cloud environments

  • Solid understanding of distributed security architecture and ability to troubleshoot and automate repeatable activities

  • CISSP, SANS, or similar industry information security certifications required

  • Experience application and endpoint security solutions (host-based security, IDS/IPS, DLP etc.)

  • Experience with cloud architectures, (Azure, OpenStack, VMware Cloud Director, AWS)

  • Experience with Palo Alto Networks and Panorama network security products

  • Ability to implement security controls to frameworks that meet regulatory compliance and industry (FedRAMP, ISO 27001, SSAE 18, PCI DSS, HIPAA, etc.)

  • Ability to perform security risk analysis to identify potential solutions and mitigation strategies

  • Experience creating procedural documentation

  • Excellent troubleshooting, problem solving, and solution design skills

  • Experience in container security solutions and processes

  • Excellent communication skills

  • 10+ years of overall industry information technology experience

B.Sc. in Information Security or computer-related field, or equivalent experience


  • Security engineering experience in a SaaS organization/product
  • Advanced knowledge of supporting enterprise technologies, including Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, Apache Tomcat, SQL Server, MySQL, Postgres




It is the policy of BMC Software to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, history of disability, ancestry, citizenship status, political affiliation, religion, gender, transgender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or other factors prohibited by law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors. 

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