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Senior Security Engineer

Digi-Key Electronics
Home Office (Minnesota), Home Office (Minnesota)
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Digi-Key is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world. In addition to offering the broadest selection of in-stock electronic components and providing the best service possible to customers, employees have access to a highly competitive benefits package. The package includes a comprehensive health insurance plan featuring a low co-pay and no deductible plan as well as dental, vision, life, and long-term disability coverage; flexible spending accounts; competitive paid time off; relocation assistance; 401(k) and profit sharing; and education advancement. To learn more, visit our benefits and perks page .


Senior Information Technology Engineer, Governance Risk and Compliance

Schedule (may change based on business needs):

Monday - Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM

Remote work may be available for the following states: AZ, AR, CA, IL, MA, MI, MN, NH, NY, ND, OH, SC, SD, TX, VA, WI

Position Overview:

The Sr. Security Analyst is responsible for driving maturity in policies, technologies, and processes in alignment with industry best practices and internationally recognized standards. We are looking for someone who has "been there done that" and wants to leverage their experiences at a growing company.

This role will collaborate across business and IT, within the security and privacy team, as well as third parties. Leadership has invested strategically in security and privacy and our customers demand it. This role will drive general governance, risk and compliance practices as well as future ISO 27001 and CMMC certification to provide independent verification of this investment for our customers and partners.

The company is growing and changing. The right person has the skills to balance the needs of compliance with the needs of operations. They need to think in terms of scale and efficiency. We are a security first shop and we leverage guidance from industry best practices to drive our team's vision. Compliance will come as a biproduct of excellent security practices. We are looking for that person who has a long term vision of where we could be, is able to prioritize, and know when to push for change and when to be patient.


Must be able to...

  • Strong understanding of the following and how to apply in practice: PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, Critical Security Controls, and NIST

  • Contribute to roadmap planning efforts and ad hoc adjustments to identify new efforts to pursue

  • Use influence and be persuasive with new ideas to help the business meet its goals
  • Present results to leaders, architects, product teams, and other internal customers
  • Work with third parties (professional services, support, etc.)
  • Work with scrum masters, IT managers, product owners, developers, testers, etc. to collaborate

  • Create, maintain, and socialize documentation
  • Develop and/or contribute to: policies, standards, requirements, and patterns

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

Minimum/Essential Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent work experience
  • 4-8 years' experience in a technical compliance and/or information risk management role
  • Experience with multiple frameworks/methodologies (ISO, NIST, DFARS, CMMC, Critical Security Controls, etc.)
  • Current or prior PCI certification (PCIP or PCI ISA)

Preferred Qualifications/Selection Criteria:
  • Working knowledge of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) or other privacy regulations
  • CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), or equivalent

Digi-Key Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled, and other diverse candidates to apply and be considered for open positions.

If you are an applicant with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 1-800-338-4105 or .

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law Supplement

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Grow your career with Digi-Key Electronics.   

Digi-Key believes providing our employees with an environment focused on learning and resources to continue to grow in their personal and professional development is critical to the success of our employees and Digi-Key.  Professional development programs available for most employees include opportunities such as skill development in a structured classroom environment, customized e-learning programs, and online work instructions. Personal development resources are also available including reference materials, computer-based training, online training, and other opportunities available through classroom instruction and in our Employee Resource Library. Digi-Key also offers tuition reimbursement, scholarship programs, and Digi-Key University.


What is the current company culture like?


At Digi-Key, you're part of a family. We work hard, but we play hard, too! Employee gatherings are a way for our valued employees to connect in a fun, friendly atmosphere. Digi-Key rewards employees for their daily dedication with individual employee recognition and company-wide events. Our employees enjoy events like:

  • Department Appreciation Lunches
  • Monthly Fruit & Cake Day
  • Vendor Appreciation Day
  • Summer Cookout
  • Christmas Party
  • Customer Service Week
  • Health and Safety Week
  • Engineering Week
  • Employee Fundraising Events
  • And more!

What skills, education, and experiences does your ideal candidate(s) have? Most positions require a High School diplopma or equivalent. We are looking for motivated individuals who enjoy working in a fast paced team oriented enviornment.

How would you describe the company leadership/team management? Digi-Key greatest asset is its employees. Leaders/managers value each employee and strive to enable them reach their full potential.

Where do you see the company/organization in the upcoming years? Digi-Key is a fast growing company and with that there is a lot of opportunites to grow with the company.

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