Cyber Security Engineer

Full Time
Plano, TX
Areas of Interest: Software Assurance and Security Engineering
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The Cyber Security Engineer is responsible for administration of security automation and orchestration; integrating existing security infrastructure and reports directly to the Sr. Manager of Security Engineering. This position is tasked with maintaining security systems protecting PepsiCo information and assets globally against unauthorized access, security risks, data loss, and cyber-attacks. This position will also drive global information security engineering tactical plans.

This position requires a development background, expertise in Information Security with a comprehensive knowledge of network protocols, server infrastructure, and strong analytical, and communication skills.

The candidate will:

  • Adhere and ensure methodologies follow technical standards
  • Technical advisor to a project team of medium scope with cross-functional impact
  • Resolves highly complex problems
  • Anticipates and overcomes complex problems associated with assign projects
  • Assists in or delivers presentations to a variety of audience levels
  • Actively communicates to managerial and technical leadership operational issues in a timely manner
  • Makes appropriate tactical decisions to complete assigned projects
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one technology and working knowledge across other technologies
  • Possesses broad-based technology knowledge of other technologies in order to execute project deliverables
  • Reviews project requirements documents
  • Maintains security standards documentation


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Hands on experience with Python and other scripting languages
  • Hands on experience with code repositories such as GIT
  • Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code
  • Web application background is required, along with a desire for continued learning's for new programming languages, techniques and related security issues
  • Proficiency in a Linux command line environment (awk, sed, grep, etc.) or Windows equivalent (Powershell) to analyze log files and locate anomalies
  • Information security experience with foundational knowledge in multiple areas including SOC operations, Intrusion Detection/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) and SIEM technologies
  • Information Technology experience including hardware, networking, architecture, protocols, file systems and operating systems
  • Strong knowledge of Linux and Windows administration
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Our main businesses – Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola – make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world. PepsiCo's people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more successful future for PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo's promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages from treats to healthy eats; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment by conserving energy and water and reducing packaging volume; to provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support and invest in the local communities where we operate. 

In recognition of its continued sustainability efforts, PepsiCo was named for the sixth time to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and for the seventh time to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America) in 2012.
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Company Industry: Food & Beverages
Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 10,001+