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Information Security Engineer, VSP Vision Care

Date:  Nov 7, 2019
Req ID:  34859
Division:  Information Technology

Rancho Cordova, CA, 95670 Sacramento, CA, 95670 Folsom, CA, 95630

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting

General Summary

Under general supervision, responsible for the planning, design and implementation of security architectures. Perform technical and complex duties in the areas of network security management, risk management, incident management, vulnerability management, information security program and technology implementations

Essential Functions

Reviews network and computer security to identify deviation from documented standards 


Ensure security infrastructure is built to meet security and availability requirements 


Builds and maintains infrastructure to comply with legal, regulatory, contractual requirements 


Schedules and executes implementation plans under the guidance of Senior Information Security Engineers 


Identify changes to security infrastructure to best address a shifting threat environment and dynamic attack surface 


May participate in the investigation of intrusion incidents and conducts forensic investigations

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities: 


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience 


Minimum 5 years of hands-on technical information security experience 


Advanced knowledge of security principles and technologies 


2+ years hands-on experience designing and implementing a variety of security solutions and technologies 


Experience with risk and threat assessment methodologies 


Ability to weigh business needs against risk concerns and articulate issues to business leaders 


Experience implementing security controls to comply with various IT regulatory compliance requirements such as HIPAA and PCI as well as various standards including ISO 27001 


Progressive skills and ability to identify and analyze security vulnerabilities 


Experience performing network and application security penetration testing and/or vulnerability management, interpreting results and remediating findings  


Ability to interact with personnel at all levels of the organization and interpret business initiatives 


Excellent written and verbal communication skills 


Ability to regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties 

Preferred Skills

Direct experience with anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls, and content filtering


Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies, and methods

Understanding of secure network configurations, systems, and application architectures

Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies, and methods

Experience planning security configuration implementations

Professional experience in a system administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications

Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management


Ability to read and use the results of mobile code, malicious code, and anti-virus software

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc. 


The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

Job Segment: Information Security, Ophthalmic, Risk Management, Computer Science, Testing, Technology, Healthcare, Finance

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