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Principal Security Engineer

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Job Req: 2618
Community: Technology
Location: Chennai, India
Date Posted: Apr 17, 2023
Remote Type: No Remote

Job Description

Principal Security Engineer

Chennai, India



The Opportunity:

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. Our mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.  



We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company. 



For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit



The Anthology IT Security Program leads the engineering and operation of technology to monitor and enhance the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all corporate information systems and products. This team is a core part of Anthology, providing it substantial opportunities to influence the overall corporate mission and culture.



This team is growing, built on frictionless interactions with partners across the corporation, leveraging transparency, trust, and collaboration to elevate Anthology security through partnerships.



As Principal Security Engineer, you will be a detail-oriented engineering professional with a desire to improve enterprise security through hands-on system engineering for corporate technology and internally developed cloud-based platforms. You will report to the Senior Director of Information Technology, Security Engineering.



Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Monitoring and reporting the configuration of cloud-based resources for security risks and baseline compliance
  • Engineering the design, deployment, operation, and improvement of corporate security systems
  • Advancing enterprise security through customization of systems, automation of processes, and collaboration with product teams
  • Developing the secure configuration of Anthology’s Office 365 environment for protected access to corporate services
  • Managing the architecture, design, and operation of Anthology Security systems including vulnerability management, endpoint protection, and centralized logging
  • Providing research, evaluation, and expert judgment for product security planning
  • Implementing security infrastructure for endpoint security, perimeter access control, and threat detection
  • Forensically analyze endpoints, network activity, weblogs, and cloud logs to investigate security alerts and determine the appropriate response



The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Experience engineering cloud-based information security systems
  • Experience applying industry best practices and requirements to cloud-based architectures
  • Experience researching, deploying, and supporting information security systems
  • Experience consulting with internal teams on the technical implementation and support of information security controls
  • Experience scripting and automating information security systems



Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Cloud Posture Security Management and Vulnerability management
  • Tenable.cs,, and expertise
  • Experience implementing secure baselines, including FedRAMP and CIS controls
  • Knowledge of secure development methodologies, tools, and practices
  • Centralized logging, Microsoft Sentinel expertise
  • Linux, Windows, and MacOS expertise
  • Endpoint protection, Check Point Harmony, Microsoft Defender, CrowdStrike Falcon expertise
  • Microsoft M365, Office 365 Cloud Security and Compliance
  • Experience with Incident Response and Forensics



The Office:

We have an office in one of the biggest cultural, economic, and educational centers in South India: Chennai.

  • Located on OMR, the IT corridor of South Chennai
  • Easy access to Velachery, Thiruvanmiyur Railway station and bus stop
  • Very close to Tidel Park, Ascendas, and SRP Tools – Holiday Inn
  • Office provides lunch and snacks on all working days
  • Office is situated behind Hotel Turyaa on the 5th floor of Rayala Techno Park
  • Fun Committee, Happy Fete Team, Food Committee, and Sports Committee ensures fun at work
  • ISR Team actively engages employees in contributing to various local charities


This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.  


Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.


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