Principal Cyber Security Engineer (IAM)

28 May 2024
18 Jun 2024
Job Type
Cyber Security
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary

Builds the most complex or industry leading technical security programs to protect the integrity of digital networks systems applications and data Leads in designing enhancing building operating and automating key information security solutions and processes to protect the integrity of the organizations digital network systems applications and data.

Job Responsibility
  • Designs the most complex or industry–leading technical security programs to protect the integrity of digital networks, systems, applications and data. Leads in designing, enhancing, building, operating and automating key information security solutions and processes to protect the integrity of the organization's digital network, systems, applications and data.
  • Consults with internal development teams to anticipate threats, advise on defensive coding strategies and remediate vulnerabilities in software.
  • Meets and evangelizes with internal business partners and customers to design and develop information security requirements and conduct risk assessments.
  • Provides technical leadership on highly complex security projects to solve the more challenging security problems.
  • Participates in complex security risk analyses and reviews of third–party software, service providers and contracts.
  • Stays current on evolving security and legislative / regulatory changes related to security.
  • Develops, or may lead in developing, technical / business approaches and new or enhanced technical tools.
  • Proactively anticipates and assesses potential items of risk and opportunities of vulnerabilities in the network and systems.
  • Develops or participates in the development of complex technical solutions that meet specifications and that impact future applications.
  • Recognized internally and externally as an expert in the field. Determines leading edge technical / business approaches and/or develops major new technical tools.
  • Performs network security audits and testing and evaluates system security configurations to ensure efficacy and compliance with policies and procedures.
"About Walgreens and WBA
Walgreens ( ) is included in the U.S. Retail Pharmacy and U.S. Healthcare segments of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail leader with a 170–year heritage of caring for communities. WBA's purpose is to create more joyful lives through better health. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving nearly 10 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services, including those that drive equitable access to care for the nation's medically underserved populations. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high–quality products and services in communities nationwide."
The actual salary an employee can expect to receive, plus bonus pursuant to the terms of any bonus plan if applicable, will depend on experience, seniority, geographic location, and other factors permitted by law. To review benefits, please visit
"An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans".

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 6 years experience in IT security OR, High School Diploma/GED and at least 9 years experience in IT security.
  • At least 4 years of experience working with security protocols and standards, vulnerability assessment tools, packet analyzers, scripting languages and security management suites, penetration testing tools and countermeasures and mitigation techniques applied to web applications.
  • Experience with security engineering, identity engineering security applications engineering and/or security infrastructure engineering
  • Experience establishing & maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community & with vendors.
  • Experience interacting at the executive level
  • At least 2 years of experience contributing to financial decisions in the workplace
  • At least 3 years of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross–functional team leadership
  • Willing to travel up to/at least 10% of the time for business purposes within state and out of state.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or Mathematics
  • CISSP or CISA Certification