Applied Systems

Sr. Security Engineer

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Job Description
Applied Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in insurance technology, is currently searching for a Senior Security Engineer to join our Office of Information Security (OSI) team. As members of OIS, Security Engineer works closely with application and infrastructure engineering teams, product managers (PM), quality assurance (QA), and third-party groups to ensure that Applied products are secure. They work with various teams identify and mitigate security issues, vulnerabilities, and misconfigurations by applying their in-depth knowledge of development, infrastructure, and cloud providers. They work very closely with the Threat Response and Governance, Risk and Compliance teams to share their findings in a proactive manner. Successful Security Engineers thrive in high-stress environments, can think like both an attacker and defender, engage with and mentor more junior Security Engineers, and can help come up with proactive and preventative security measures to keep Applied and its user's data safe in an ever-changing threat landscape.
What You'll Do

  • Identify and help mitigate security issues, misconfigurations, and vulnerabilities related to Applied's cloud, datacenter, and Kubernetes infrastructure
  • Implement new, and update existing security measures for the protection of Applied's infrastructure
  • Contribute to the operationalization of Security platforms at Applied
  • Participate in the Security Incident Response Team on-call Assist with the development of project plans and process documentation.
  • Contribute to the creation of product deployment roadmaps.
  • Participate in proof-of-concept buildouts for information security.
  • Contribute to creation of runbooks
  • Contribute to the production and tuning of detection rules.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate manager or management team

What You'll Need to Succeed
We're looking for someone who:

  • Can work remotely or from an Applied Systems office

Your experience should include some or all of the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, technology, or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience working in one of the following: site-reliability engineering, security engineering, DevSecOps, or system engineering.
  • Advanced knowledge of the Linux and/or Windows operating systems.
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (preferred) or Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience with one or more scripting languages, PowerShell, Python, Bash, etc.
  • Experience with orchestration technologies such as Ansible, or S.O.A.R. platforms.
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code technologies such as Terraform or Ansible.
  • Working knowledge of traditional networking and software-defined networking concepts.
  • Experience with two of the following technologies:
    • CWPP/CSPM, CASB/SASE, Attack Surface Management, PAM, Unified Data Governance tooling (e.g., DLP), WAF, SWG, Zero Trust Network Access.
  • Demonstrated experience with running systems at scale.

What You'll Gain
Benefits from Day One

  • Health insurance plans, dental, and vision
  • Wellness incentives
  • 401(k) and/or RRSP retirement savings plans with employer match

Work-Life Balance

  • Competitive paid vacation time and a free day for your birthday
  • Personal/sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Flex Time
  • Paid parental leave (U.S. candidates)
  • Volunteer time off

Empowering Career Growth and Success - We invest in talent, care about our people and are empowered by the results of our work. We grow our teams from within and give our employees opportunities to advance.
What We Value
We strive for excellence at every turn to be the best at what we do. We invest in talent, care about our people, and are empowered by the results of our work. We fulfill the promise of insurance - safeguarding and protecting what matters most in people's lives. And there is no more important job than that.
Our focus on the workforce, workplace and marketplace gives us a qualified individual in an environment in which they can be productive while we maintain our position in the industry. To help drive that change toward a vibrant, modern workplace, we have employee-driven networks with commonalities in ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and military status.
Who We Are
Applied Systems is the leading global provider of cloud-based software that powers the business of insurance. Recognized as a pioneer in insurance automation and the innovation leader, Applied is the world's largest agency and brokerage management systems provider, serving customers throughout the United States, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied's people and products enable millions of people worldwide to safeguard and protect what matters most.
For 40 years, Applied Systems has led an industry we helped to create with a mission to continuously improve the business of insurance. From partnerships, acquisitions, and insurance innovation initiatives, Applied has focused on efforts to be the indispensable partner in our industry.
It's an exciting time at Applied. You can do big things here, in an environment that supports creative thinking and bold ideas. Visit for more information on how you can challenge what's possible.
EEO Statement
Applied Systems is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Diversity and Inclusion is a business imperative and is a part of building our brand and reputation. At Applied, we don't discriminate, and we are committed to recruit, develop, retain, and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

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What are Applied Systems Perks + Benefits

Applied Systems Benefits Overview

At Applied, we offer our employees a Total Rewards Benefits package designed to enable you and your family to thrive, with coverage beginning on the first day of employment.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Day off for your birthday
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
President's club
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
For Hiring Managers
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Situation dependent
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training

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