(remote) FIPS Senior Security Engineer
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: May 3, 2021
of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to
make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science
is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about
seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our
work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud
that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion
and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological
advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to
foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting?
Identity Management & Security (IMS) division is looking to add a
Senior Security Engineer - FIPS to our CyberSecurity Assurance
department. This position can be remote anywhere in
UL FIPS Laboratory performs compliance testing to evaluate
compliance of products to the Federal Information Processing
Standard and prepares written evaluation compliance reports for
submission to the validation authority. As a conformance tester,
the Security Engineer must be must proactive and be able to work in
a detail-oriented, deadline-driven environment.
the direction and guidance of the Program Manager, the Security
Engineer will perform both billable and non-billable tasks required
to evaluate cryptographic IT products in a Lead capacity. This
Duties Will Include:
products while using port analyzers and debug tools including the
preparation and execution of test plans, and generating the
necessary reports documenting the test results
management and tracking (scheduling and meeting project objectives,
milestones, and deadlines)
the Lab Manager as applicable on all testing matters requiring
junior testers for assigned activities
as Lead Engineer on specific testing projects on an as-needed
other Lead Engineers as-needed
testing activities on an as-required/as-tasked basis
testing activities in accordance with all applicable standards and
methodologies related to FIPS 140 validation
internal and external training
ability to successfully work in a team environment coupled with the
ability to develop creative solutions
Validation Program (CVP) Certification is mandatory
140-2 validation experience as a Project Lead
completion of a post-secondary program, in a field related to IT
security, computer science or engineering
of common programming languages such as CC++, Java,
of Microsoft, Linux, and Unix Operating Systems
and critical thinking skills
writing skills – must be able to prepare written
English communication skills, along with the ability to articulate
requirements in technical and non-technical terms to customers,
peers, and management
of cryptography, cryptographic algorithms, and communication
of wireless communication protocols (e.g., Wi-Fi, Bluetooth,
with IT test tools and techniques (e.g., Wireshark)
knowledge and familiarity of FIPS 140-2
working in a regulated, accredited facility or
ability to work independently
domestic and international travel will be required (approximately
25% of the time).
completion of a post-secondary program preferably in Computer
Science, Information Technology, or a technically related
discipline plus two years of related experience. University Degree
(equivalent to a bachelor’s degree) is preferred.
presentation skills, proven experience in customer-facing advisory
services, and technical expertise.
all customer demands and delivery requirements
as a UL representative in the customer’s environment
and prioritizes other duties as directed
adheres and strives to perform all company duties honestly and
ethically to UL standards with integrity
Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t
new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place
has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply
engrained in everything we do.
People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about
working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going
beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to
deliver the best because we employ the best.
Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we
eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create.
We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how
people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles,
you will get international experience working with colleagues
around the world.
Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with
targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as
our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs
for employees at all stages, including a technical training track
for applicable roles.
Total Rewards: An attractive Total Rewards package
including a 401K match of 5% (when you contribute 7%) + an
additional 4% company funded benefit after 12 months of employment.
A strong commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainability
efforts. All employees receive 2 Volunteer Days off per year to
spend participating in an array of volunteer activities. Flexible
at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive
in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This
is our normal.
To learn more about us and the work we do, visit our company page
www.UL.com and division page
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