Cyber Security Engineer

| Greater NYC Area

Blink Health is a well-funded healthcare technology company on a mission to make prescription drugs more accessible and affordable for everyone. We're scaling up in a highly complex vertical to change the way Americans access the prescription drugs they need.
Our proprietary platform and supply chain allows us to offer everyone — whether they have insurance or not — amazingly inexpensive prices on over 15,000 medications. With the addition of telemedicine and home delivery for prescriptions, Blink is providing a life-changing experience for people all over the country and fixing how opaque, unfair and overpriced healthcare has become. We are a highly collaborative team of builders and operators who invent new ways of working in an industry that historically has resisted innovation. Join us!

What success looks like in this role:

  • Will be a driving force in setting the security and compliance roadmap for the organization
  • Design, engineer, configure and integrate system security solutions that meet stated security control objectives
  • Design and implement application and data security solutions to meet business objectives, IT strategic initiatives, corporate and regulatory requirements
  • Monitor and resolve end-to-end process for things like repetitive pain points, sticking points, and blockers
  • Coordinate with infrastructure and application development project teams to deliver solutions collaboratively, ensuring that corporate security policy, standards and industry best practices are met.
  • Drive the selection, POC, implementation and operational deployment of new security technology solutions to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of business data
  • Deploy and configure technology, partnering with IT Infrastructure teams and vendor product professional service partners
  • Maintain and improve existing security application tool set

How to achieve success:

All Blinkers are expected to operate with our value of “Good Giving” in mind. Our culture is infused with the dedication and enthusiasm of employees who continuously strive to make a difference. Here’s how you will do that in this role:

Good Execution - Do your best work 

  • Deliver and maintain security solutions and process (i.e. vulnerability management, privileged access management)
  • Cyber incidents identification and activation of incident response procedures
  • Monitor and validate security controls
  • Respond to security alerts, incidents and issues
  • Ensure security controls meet HIPAA/SOC2 compliance needs and best practices

Good Owner - Be the CEO of your role 

  • Be an advocate for security and compliance best practices throughout the organization
  • Confirm and document vulnerability and security risks and develop mitigation plans
  • Take responsibility for the long term success of security training
  • Anticipate and aggressively remove obstacles that slow down or prevent programs from delivering on program objectives
  • Train and embed security to groups of different disciplines with varying levels of experience

Good Learning - Learn something new every day 

  • Stay current with developing technologies, emerging threat landscape and predict the impact of changing technologies
  • Lead by example putting new ideas into action, failing fast and learning from each experience

Good Feedback - Consider the perspective of others 

  • Listen actively and respond effectively through a variety of channels
  • Accept and provide a high level of feedback to colleagues to encourage an open and collaborative culture
  • Promote trust and encourage teamwork allow the Information Security team to do their best work

Desired qualities and experience:

  • Professional certifications in information security management, such as a CISSP or CISM a plus
  • Strong familiarity with information security frameworks (e.g. NIST, CIS, or ISO) and experience architecting solutions to meet compliance requirements (e.g. PCI-DSS, GDPR, CCPA)
  • In-depth understanding of complex systems such that you can inspire confidence with product development teams and provide technical leadership and engineering practices for the security engineering teams working on building tools and platforms.
  • Deep understanding of security in distributed systems at scale for an engineering organization of >200 developers
  • Clear understanding of host operating systems including Linux-focused experience
  • Demonstrated best practice usage of security technologies in public cloud environments: Vulnerability scanning and management, SIEM / logging, WAF, security groups and network segmentation, system hardening, incident response and malware prevention
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure in fast paced, customer facing 24/7 production environments
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic willing to identify issues and lead them to the conclusion
  • Ability to see the big picture and present ideas clearly with demonstrated thought leadership
  • Assist in developing, implementation and configuration of security tooling

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of all kinds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

Our office is located in SoHo near tons of fantastic restaurants and bars and is super easy to access from most subway lines!

An Insider's view of Blink Health

What’s the vibe like in the office?

At Blink, it's all hustle and bustle which makes it a great time to be here! Dress code is casual which plays a huge role in comfort and productivity. In need of an energy boost? There's free lunch and a stocked kitchen daily. Snacks and sneakers are great, but the most exciting part is working for a company with a mission you can stand by!

Janire

Workplace Services Coordinator

What projects are you most excited about?

Blink’s Diversity and Inclusion Council which champions and spearheads diversity, inclusion and belonging initiatives. The mission is to support one another in creating a stronger, more welcoming and inclusive workplace, where all humans feel comfortable bringing their full selves to work and are respected, heard, and celebrated.

Patty

Director, People & Culture

What are Blink Health Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
For most plans, we pay 100% of employee medical premiums and 75% for spouses, dependents and domestic partners.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Use pre-tax dollars to save on transit and parking expenses. We also cover late-night Uber rides so you can get home safe.
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Friday. Employees get free lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Stocked Kitchen
Blink has a fully stocked kitchen including cereal, fresh fruit, snacks, coffee, tea and a variety of flavored sparkling water.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
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