Sr Security Engineer (Infrastructure)
Company The Hershey Company
Location Hershey, PA or Remote
Preferred GIAC Certifications GSE, GDSA, GCIA, GCIH, GSEC, GCDA, CISSP
Travel 5%
Salary $110,000 - $140,000
Contact Name Jeremiah
Contact Email jhainly/at/
Expires 2024-10-02

Job Description

Position Overview

As a Senior Security Engineer for The Hershey Company, you will design and build a defensible network to minimize cyber risk to the company’s vision to become a leading snacking powerhouse. The team has three major service categories. The first is infrastructure protection, which designs and builds solutions and standards that protect enterprise systems from cyber threats. The second is analytic engineering, which designs and builds solutions that support threat intelligence, detection, investigation, and response to cyber threats. The third is data protection, which designs and builds solutions that classify, detect, and prevent sensitive data disclosure.

The primary focus of this role will be expansion of Hershey’s Infrastructure Protection services to Cloud, Containers, DevOps pipelines, and Operational Technology.


Work with leadership, customers, and stakeholders in both IT and Information Security to develop requirements based on a changing threat landscape and new digital capabilities.
Design security solutions that mitigate or reduce cyber risk that is identified via assessments, consultations, and incident response.
Ideate, initiate, plan, execute, and close security projects in coordination with project management and project resources.
Implement new security solutions that are prioritized for their effectiveness at reducing cyber risk.
Implement continuous control monitoring to automate detection and remediation of control deficiencies
Transition solutions to operational teams for sustained service delivery.
Research, assess, and continuously improve security solutions to ensure they are maturing and adapting according to the evolving threat landscape and evolving business requirements.
Write standards, guidelines, processes, and procedures to optimize service delivery and enable our partners to build and operate secure IT solutions.
Consult with IT and internal and external business partners to ensure that security is factored in the evaluation, selection, installation and configuration process of hardware and software.

Summary of Major Duties

30% - Research, assess, and continuously improve security solutions.
30% - Consult with customers and partners to understand requirements and enable them to design, build, and secure technical solutions securely.
30% - Develop requirements, design, and build security solutions.
5% - Write standards, guidelines, processes, and procedures.
5% - Collaborate with security administrators to ensure sustained service delivery.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, cybersecurity or a related field
3-5 years of experience in cybersecurity, especially in a security engineering role
The ideal candidate will maintain one or more of the following certifications, though they are not required: GSE, GDSA, GCIA, GCIH, GSEC, GCDA, CISSP
Technical expertise in 2+ security domains between endpoint security, network security, email and web security, data security, identity security, cloud, containers, Operational Technology (OT), vulnerability and configuration management, threat intelligence management, security automation, and security incident and event management (SIEM).
Full-stack knowledge of IT infrastructure including applications, databases, operating systems, hypervisors, IP networks, storage networks, and backup media.
Experience with enterprise technology platform implementations.
Strong working knowledge of IT service management, including change management, configuration management, asset management, incident management, and problem management.
Proficiency with at least one scripting language (e.g., Python, PowerShell)
Strong knowledge of common vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques
Understands business needs and has a commitment to delivering high-quality, prompt and efficient service to the business
Understands organizational mission, values, and goals and consistently applies this knowledge
Strong decision-making capabilities, with a proven ability to weigh the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and identify the most appropriate one
An ability to effectively influence others to modify their opinions, plans, or behaviors
Self-motivated and possessing of a high sense of urgency and personal integrity