Senior Security Operations Engineer


May 4, 2021

Do what you love. Love what you do.

At Workday, we help the world’s largest organizations adapt to what’s next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we’re serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.
Job Description
Workday's Security Operations team helps protect an ever growing technology, global footprint. We are responsible for monitoring, detecting, and responding to threats to the company and our customers’ data. Functions like incident response, threat intelligence, detection engineering, and many others make up the fabric of who we are and what we do daily around the world.
We're looking for an experienced Senior Security Operations Engineer with a passion towards solving complex security challenges, increasing efficiency, and getting the job done well. A strong background in operational security, with years of experience in several of the core security operations functions will be critical for success in this role. You will join our fun, creative and talented team collaborating with Engineering, Infrastructure Operations, Information Technology, and other security teams to help shape and improve our abilities in new business functions and acquisitions.
The Role:

  • Advise and often take leadership role representing Security Operation in new company initiatives or projects.

  • Lead and coordinate integration of Security Operations technology and processes with newly acquired subsidiaries.

  • Perform regular gap audit analysis of security operations technology and processes to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and scale

  • Help drive strategic planning and visibility throughout the organization

  • Innovate while helping others to innovate

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience in architecting, deploying, and supporting complex security technology and processes in a modern corporate and/or production technology environment.

  • Established software engineering experience (ie: Python, Ruby, etc) relating to automating tasks with orchestration.

  • In depth knowledge of popular server and endpoint operating systems, hardware, network security, and application security.

  • Experience with physical and public cloud computing environments

  • Established ability to drive projects to conclusion while working independently

  • Mentor and promote deeper understanding of complex security concepts within the team and other organizations

About you:

  • BA/BS degree or related equivalent field experience.

  • Strong relationship building skills with the ability to clearly communicate with peers, executives, and teams both verbally and in writing

  • 6+ years of hands-on security operations experience, with a wide variety of responsibilities in both technology and process design and implementation

  • A strong passion for continuing to evolve one’s security skills and understanding