Glynn Capital
Glynn Capital

Sr. Staff Security Engineer



Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024

No Agency Submissions Accepted.

About the Team:

The Illumio Information Security team is responsible for securing our products, our data, and our technology assets. We believe security is an enabler, and our objective is to help the business be successful. As Senior Staff Security Engineer for Detection Engineering, you will be responsible for helping your stakeholders strike the right risk balance, as well as designing, implementing, and improving security controls to protect our crown jewels. But you won’t be alone – although we are specialists each in our own way, we wear many hats and work collaboratively to help each other be successful.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and implement threat detection technologies to protect the organization’s assets

  • Manage the Illumio Security Operations Center (SOC)

  • Collaborate cross-functionally to protect the Illumio’s production and corporate environments

  • Develop, implement, and improve Illumio’s security incident response process

  • Build, deploy, and automate security solutions to support our defense-in-depth strategy, using a mixture of commercial, open-source, and in-house tools

  • Maintain vendor relationships in support of detection engineering and the overall security program

  • Be our own customer by using Illumio’s products to secure our systems, as well as providing input and feedback to the product teams

  • Continually improve the effectiveness of our tools, and implement new approaches to address the changing threat landscape

  • Perform other activities in support of the Information Security team’s charter

  • Mentor others as you yourself gain knowledge and experience

  • Participate in weekly on-call rotations


  • 7+ years of experience doing the following:

    • Designing, implementing, and enhancing automated threat detection rules

    • Coordinating or managing a Security Operations Center (SOC)

    • Threat hunting, digital forensics, and incident response

    • Securing systems running Linux, macOS, and Windows

    • Securing IaaS, such as AWS, Azure, or GCP

    • Securing business cloud services, such as Okta, Office 365, and Salesforce

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Sentinel or another SIEM

  • Working knowledge of IDS platforms

  • Strong scripting and automation skills, ideally in Python and/or Ruby

  • A data-driven, analytical mindset

  • The ability to express yourself clearly when communicating

About Illumio:

Illumio, the pioneer and market leader of Zero Trust segmentation, prevents breaches from becoming cyber disasters. Illumio protects critical applications and valuable digital assets with proven segmentation technology purpose-built for the Zero Trust security model. Illumio ransomware mitigation and segmentation solutions see risk, isolate attacks, and secure data across cloud-native apps, hybrid and multi-clouds, data centers, and endpoints, enabling the world’s leading organizations to strengthen their cyber resiliency and reduce risk.

Illumio believes that an environment of unique backgrounds, experiences, viewpoints, and individual contributions drives our success and makes us stronger together. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining a diverse culture and emphasizing inclusion and belonging.

Pay Range:

$ 208,000 - $ 250,000

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, or applicable laws.


At Illumio we offer a wide range of benefits to our eligible team members. Our benefit programs vary by location and can include Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage – Health and Dependent Savings Accounts – Life and Disability Programs – Paid Parental Leave – Voluntary Benefit Programs – Company Sponsored Wellness Program – Wellness Reimbursement Program - Retirement Savings – Equity Opportunities – Paid time off and Paid Holidays – Employee Incentive Program. #LI-TD1 #LI-HYBRID