Principal Security Engineer

Relay Therapeutics

Cambridge, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 06/07/2021
  • Website: relaytx.com
  • Company Address: 399 Binney Street, 2nd Floor, Cambridge, MA, 02139, US

About Relay Therapeutics

Relay Therapeutics is a new breed of company at the intersection of computation and biotechnology that is committed to creating medicines that will have a transformative impact on patients. Relay Therapeutics’ approach combines unprecedented computational power with leading-edge experimental approaches across the fields of structural biology, biophysics, chemistry and biology. This integration illuminates – for the first time – the full mobility of a protein and provides key insights into how the dynamic nature of a protein’s conformation regulates function. By applying these insights, Relay Therapeutics aims to modulate protein conformation to develop novel therapies for patients. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Relay Therapeutics is a private company launched in 2016. To date the company has raised $520M from investors including Third Rock Ventures, SoftBank Vision Fund, GV, Casdin Capital, BVF Partners, EcoR1 Capital, Foresite Capital, Perceptive Advisors, Tavistock Group and an affiliate of D.E. Shaw Research.

Job Description

Relay Therapeutics is a new breed of company at the intersection of computation and biotechnology that is committed to creating medicines that will have a transformative impact on patients.
 
Our IT team is looking for a skilled and experienced Principal Security Engineer who enjoys hands on security work and possesses both deep and wide expertise in the security landscape.
 
Our ideal candidate will make Relay Tx's environment more secure. This will be managed by establishing and refining security policies and procedures, protecting system boundaries, keeping computer systems and network devices hardened against attacks, and securing highly sensitive data. Qualified candidates will have a background in Information Security or Systems Engineering.

Your Role & Responsibilities

    • Engineer, implement, and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks, and data
    • Identify and define system security requirements for both existing as well as new business capabilities
    • Partner with business functions to identify and secure Relay’s most sensitive and valuable assets
    • Manage external resources to deliver core security services
    • Design computer security architecture and develop detailed cyber security designs
    • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
    • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
    • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
    • Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents
    • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

Your Background

    • 5+ years working in the Information Security space
    • Experience in building and maintaining security systems
    • Detailed technical knowledge of network and operating system security
    • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.
    • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
    • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
    • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols
    • Ability to effectively manage managed services providers and contract staff
We believe in building balanced teams and a place where our people can be their best self every day. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. 
 
Relay Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
 
Our Culture:
At Relay Tx, we believe that along with our people, our culture is our greatest asset.  In fact we're proud to share we were named as one of the Boston Business Journal's "Best Places to Work" in 2017, the #1 place for small companies in 2018 & the #2 place for small companies in 2019. To drive that culture, no one will stop you or hold you back. Instead, we will give you the tools and colleagues to push forward relentlessly and cheer you on as you go. If this resonates with you, drop us a line.
 
About Relay Therapeutics
Relay Therapeutics is a clinical-stage precision medicines company transforming the drug discovery process with the goal of bringing life-changing therapies to patients. Built on unparalleled insights into protein motion and how this dynamic behavior relates to protein function, we aim to effectively drug protein targets that have previously been intractable, with an initial focus on enhancing small molecule therapeutic discovery in targeted oncology and genetic diseases. Our Dynamo platform integrates an array of leading-edge experimental and computational approaches to provide a differentiated understanding of protein structure and motion to drug these targets. We have built a world-class team of leading experts from each of these disciplines, and they are driven by a deep collaboration at every step of our drug discovery process.
 
Our team is equal parts fearless and relentless, with a shared passion for working collaboratively in intellectually stimulating environments. If you’re excited by the challenge of putting protein motion at the heart of drug discovery and passionate about making a difference in the lives of patients, join us!


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