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Senior Security Engineer

Senior Security Engineer

US-CA-San Francisco
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Esurance is hiring a Senior Security Engineer to join our Info Sec team in our San Francisco, CA Corporate office.  As the Senior Security Engineer you will be a member of the IT Security team and will maintain the security posture of Esurance applications, services and infrastructure in order to protect against security threats including intrusions, malware, system-level breaches, unauthorized access, insider attacks and loss of proprietary information. As the Senior Security Engineer you will be on call for off-hour support as part of an on-call rotation and will be required to travel within the continental Unites States as needed.


  • Proactively works with IT and the business to identify security risks and implement practices that meet standards for information security.
  • Security Architecture - Architects security solutions and technically leads their implementation from end to end.
  • Security Incident Response - Oversees threat management and security incident handling, including the coordination of investigations and reporting of security incidents to management, in alignment with business needs and regulatory requirements.
  • Implementation of Security Controls 
  • Designs and implements controls to meet Esurance security and compliance needs.
  • Log Review - Reviews consolidated system logs and other audit trails on a regular basis for indications of attacks.
  • Vulnerability Management 
  • Works with Esurance development and infrastructure teams to identify and remediate application- and infrastructure-related vulnerabilities.
  • Security Expertise 
  • Serves as a resource cross-functionally to share security insight and best practices with teams across the company.
  • Security Governance - Develops Information Security Policies, Standards, Procedures and best practices to support Esurance?s security control framework
  • Security Due Diligence - Ensures that security is factored into the evaluation, selection, and configuration of hardware, applications and software.
  • Security Assessments - Conducts third party security assessments as required.
  • Compliance - Ensures compliance to Esurance control framework and best practices through continuous monitoring and gap analysis. Provides support and guidance for legal and regulatory compliance efforts, including audit support.
  • Security Awareness - Promotes information security awareness and develops information security as a core competency throughout the company.
  • Security Monitoring - Ensures audit trails, systems logs and other monitoring data sources are reviewed periodically and are in compliance with policies and audit requirements.
  • Evolution and Skill Enhancement - Stays current with security technologies and threats by monitoring vendor and industry publications and attending training.


  • Security engineering experience, including experience implementing encryption, intrusion detection, network security, multiple operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc.), directory services (Active Directory, LDAP), Virtualization Security, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools and log management, web application and network vulnerability scanning, etc.
  • Experience with Network Security technologies including Firewalls, IDS/IPS system, cryptographic systems, identity management systems, RADIUS, and TACACS
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team
  • Ability to articulate security issues in terms of business risk
  • Analytical skill, technical knowledge and practical application of information security at a business and technical level
  • Experience in the Financial Services industry and solid understating of ISO 27001, SOX and Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) as well as experience in the implementation of controls to mitigate PCI issues
  • CISSP certification is highly desirable

Experience / Education

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Computer Science or equivalent job experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience implementing security solutions and processes
  • Minimum 5 years experience with Network Security technologies

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