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Security Engineer

Company: Fulgent Genetics, Inc.
Location: El Monte
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Fulgent is a leader in genetic and genomic clinical testing, a publicly traded company located in Los Angeles, California. We are a technology-driven company with extensive academic/clinical experience and capabilities in Next Generation Sequencing and bioinformatics. This distinction has advanced us to the forefront of the rapidly advancing genetic and genomic testing industry.

Fulgent's unique chemistries and superior proprietary bioinformatics pipeline has propelled our explosive growth in recent years. We offer the most expansive set of clinical genetic tests in the world, including 22,000+ single gene tests, 900+ preset panels, rearrangement testing, clinical exome/trios, whole exome/trios, whole genome and our All-in-One reflex test. We are a CLIA and CAP accredited laboratory. Fulgent has state-of-the-art clinical, sequencing and bioinformatics tools, including the latest Illumina sequencers such as the NovaSeq.


The Network Engineer reports to the Director of Information Technology and is responsible for the protection of the company's physical and non-physical information technology assets. It is expected that this role will work closely with multiple IT departments to assist in the creation, execution and maintenance of secure systems, providing guidance in the design phase and oversight/auditing in the execution and production phases of system life-cycle. Expertise in a development shop running both Windows and Linux systems is required. The position will be directly responsible for the implementation of the corporate IT security policy.

The position is also responsible for conducting forensic investigations as required to assess events or to aid in investigations with internal and external entities while acting as the primary point of contact for internal and external auditors. In addition, this position will maintain an "always auditable" environment with appropriate documentation and manage audit findings from discovery to resolution.

In this role, you will be expected to participate in the weekly rotational after-hours 24x7 on-call support and perform other assigned tasks as needed by departmental requirements.



* BA/BS in a related field preferred. Equivalent experience/certification acceptable.

* 7+ years of experience in technical information systems positions, with at least 3+ years directly focused on information security policy enforcement and operations.

* Experience leading "matrixed" teams and resources.

* Experience managing and securing systems on IaaS cloud platforms; preferably using AWS and Azure.

* Attainment of at least one of the following: CISSP, GSEC, CEH, GCFA, GCIH, MCSE 2003 or greater, Cisco CCNA, SANS.

* Extensive experience securing server and data center systems in both Linux and Windows server environments.

* Experience in security architecture and operations in a SaaS environment.

* Experience with assets that operate in a collocated environment or a managed server/network environment.

* In-depth understanding of IP networking, networking protocols and security-related technologies. These include encryption, IPsec, PKI, RADIUS, VPN's, firewalls, proxy services, DNS, PGP, SSL, digital signature and digital rights management.

* Highly developed communication skills. Ability to speak, write and present to various technical and non-technical audiences and convey complex security concepts in terms appropriate to the audience.

* Experience with physical security as it relates to infosec.

* Information security audit procedures and familiarity with SAS70, PCI, Etc.

* A track-record of working with IT business partners to implement standards and enforce security policies from the development through decommissioning of systems.

* Preferred experience in healthcare (HIPAA, PHI, etc.) ,with laboratory information systems and/or electronic health records.

* Experience in mobility solutions and wireless networks

* Preferred technology experience with the following:
* Firewall and router configuration;

* MS WINDOWS, UNIX/LINUX operating systems;


* Hands-on experience with:
* Palo Alto;

* Cisco network equipment;

* Penetration testing;

* Ethical hacking.

* Creation and maintenance of security training and documentation for end-users.

* Enterprise IDS Implementation and Testing.

* Operating System and Application Hardening.

* Incident Response.

* Information Security Education.

* System security and controls.




Director of Information Technology


Fulgent Therapeutics LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term qualified individual with a disability means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.

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