Security Engineer, Data Protection

Full Time
San Jose, CA
Areas of Interest: Incident Response, Software Assurance and Security Engineering
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Position Summary

Do you love security?  Do you enjoy using the tech magic to protect data?  Do you like challenging yourself with “unknowns” every day?  Do you love working in an environment where there are constant complex issues to be resolved?  Are you great at developing solutions quickly and getting things done?  If you answered “yes” to all those questions, we are looking for you!


Enterprise Security Team at Adobe is looking to identify ways to secure data that resides and flows through systems.  We are seeking a highly motivated Security Engineer to research and develop frameworks, policies, and processes that help protect data.  The ideal candidate will have passion for identifying sensitive data at rest and in motion, research tools to protect this data, develop/deploy technical solutions to prevent flow of confidential data, help devise frameworks and policies that can be implemented throughout Adobe.


What you’ll do

  • Work closely with Incident Response Team to understand confidential data in systems
  • Design, deploy, and maintain solutions that strengthen our capabilities in Data Protection
  • Analyze requirements and define appropriate rules and policies on DLP solution
  • Perform DLP incident triage, response, and remediation
  • Engineer systems to collect, analyze, and report DLP related metrics
  • Research enterprise solutions that can help protect data
  • Deploy and implement solutions that protect data throughout Adobe
  • Work with other teams across Enterprise Security to develop frameworks and policies for data protection


What you need to succeed

  • BS or MS in Computer Science plus 3 years of experience
  • 1+ years of practical experience in Data Protection
  • Understanding of popular enterprise data protection solutions
  • Strong computer science fundamentals
  • Development experience with object oriented and scripting languages
  • Results oriented team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.


If you’re looking to grow your career, Adobe’s the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences through the Adobe Life magazine.


Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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