Job Description

Security Patch Engineer

Location: Foster City, CA 94404
Type of role: Contract
Duration: 12-24++ months

This candidate will need to have a background in the following:
  1. Windows Architecture
  2. Endpoint patching (Symantec/SCCM)
  3. Have some sort of understanding of NIST framework (preferred)
  4. Great communication skills – the person will do lots of communication with system managers and must be able to convert technical jargons to laymans term.
Responsibilities:
  • Support PDM system managers analyzing software patches sent by IT Security
  • As needed, work with system managers to create a workable plan to implement software patches in a particular sequence
  • Work as a liaison with IT Security and IT Infrastructure Services Teams to file exception, perform scanning of systems and deploy patches
  • Prepare adhoc reports to support system managers and Laboratory Technology Operations Management to provide visibility
  • Keep the patch management visibility dashboard updated
  • Research about software patches and occasionally work with system vendors to see feasibility of installing a software patch
Experience:
  • 3+ years of experience in analyzing and deploying software patches to business applications
  • Worked as techno-functional resource to support the initiative to protect business applications
  • Solid understanding of Cybersecurity Frameworks (e.g. NIST)
  • Experience in working with large amount of data, analyze it and produce meaningful insights
  • Experience in working with diverse stakeholder groups including external business partners
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication
  • Experienced in presenting dashboard/ analysis to larger group of audience
  • Engages in researching patch levels of systems and compare it with industry benchmark
  • Must have excellent judgment and strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledgeable in Part 11/Annex 11 and electronic GMP documentation controls
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, challenging, constantly changing environment

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