Data Center Security Engineer

Data Center Security Engineer
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Meta is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Security Engineer to join our Infrastructure Data Center team as an individual contributor. As a key member of our team, you will play a critical role in ensuring the security and integrity of our rapidly scaling Data Center infrastructure and innovative services. The candidate will spearhead efforts researching and developing new security solutions to protect Meta's IT, OT, and network infrastructure. You will serve as an advisor and subject matter expert on issues related to OT security, define the strategic roadmaps for the program, and work with cross-functional partners to establish security standards for infrastructure technology projects.
Data Center Security Engineer Responsibilities
  • Subject matter expert on OT security related issues and define strategic roadmaps for the program
  • Evaluating existing and new technologies and establishing security standards for infrastructure technology projects
  • Driving efforts to measure risk & maturity against defined domains and control objectives for OT environments
  • Collaborating with Information Security, Network Security, and compliance teams to ensure Data Center design, processes and procedures align with Meta policies, standards, and requirements
  • Participating in investigations of complex technical matters on a global scale spanning multiple disciplines
  • Leveraging metrics to inform decisions and prioritize problem-solving
  • Educating partners on standards and policies and driving overall security awareness and program communication
  • Participating in industry working groups to help evangelize security best practices
  • Ability to travel up to 30% required
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS degree in related technical field (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems) or equivalent practical experience
  • 7+ years of experience in offensive, defensive security, or systems engineering with a proven track record of leading successful security initiatives in IT and/or OT environments
  • Fundamental understanding of IT and OT network communication protocols (For example: TCP/IP, UDP, DNP3, Modbus, IEC 61850, OPC, OPC UA, PROFINET, HART, Foundation Fieldbus, etc.)
  • Experience working cross-functionally with security engineers, analysts, project managers, technicians, policy partners, legal, communications teams
  • Experience to identify and communicate clear performance-based OT security requirements to information and empower execution-focused teams
  • Experience building relationships with key stakeholders and business leaders
  • Experience building new services in an existing security program
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience working directly in hyperscale Data Center programs or other large scale mission critical infrastructure
  • Experience analyzing complex workflows and support/enhancing requirements-based Information Security controls
  • Experience building enterprise wide security programs
  • Advanced degree (e.g. MS, MBA etc.) in a relevant field
  • Experience in at least one programming language (Python, Go, SQL, etc.)
  • Relevant security certifications (e.g. CISSP, GICSP, CISM)
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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$157,000/year to $223,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Please note the national salary range listed in the job posting reflects the new hire salary range across levels and U.S. locations that would be applicable to the position. Final salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s final level and final location. Also, this range represents base salary only and does not include the company bonus, incentive for sales roles, equity, or benefits , if applicable.
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