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IT Security Engineer

Information Technology | Beaverton, OR | Full Time

Job Description

Are you a catalyst for change?   A driver to new destinations?  A steward for sustainability? If those are some of the attributes that describe you, then read on. We are looking for ambitious bring-it-on-problem-solvers who are dedicated to doing what’s right for the planet. Join our team and help make the circular economy a reality right now.

From product packaging and music to government documents and more, Digimarc enhances nearly any form of media with a digital identity that is reliably and easily scanned. Shipping boxes, auto parts, audio files and even plastic bottles each take on individual identities within the Digimarc Platform. We are a curious and courageous team and lean on our values to guide our decision making. We believe our Platform can address some of the planet’s most challenging issues, such as plastic waste in our oceans impacting climate change or counterfeit products in our supply chains threatening consumer safety. We believe the talent of every employee can make a difference. We are a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: DMRC) that has been operating since 1995. Come join us and help contribute to a better future. We are Digimarc.



We are seeking an experienced security engineer with a high degree of competency in threat detection, network security, traffic analysis, hunting for malicious activity, and initiating response actions to work with IT, DevOps, and other departments in support of internal and external-facing projects and products.  The Security Engineer will handle phishing & security investigations, manage training, software, service & security reviews and perform security configurations of various tools/platforms.



  • Ensure prompt vulnerability escalations to reduce risk
  • Review, triage, and coordinate responses or actions between the infrastructure team and the business
  • Assess and handle security events from numerous tools examples to evaluate could be Phishing, DDoS, and Attempted Ransomware attacks
  • Evaluate configuration of internal and external security tools, work with teams to expand security posture
  • Research and educate internal resources of best approaches for optimal security configurations and usage on existing and future tool sets.
  • Work with on Security, System, Network, and Development Engineers to design security controls, or resolve security issues



  • Requires a minimum of 3-5+ years of related experience in IT administration, IT security, Security Op-Center operations, Incident response, and investigation
  • Experience with cloud security concepts and technologies (for example, securing & investigating AWS services or Azure IaaS & PaaS services).
  • Certifications in both network and system areas; valid certifications from (Cisco/Palo Alto Networks/Juniper/Sophos, Microsoft/Apple/Linux)
  • At least one current security-oriented certification (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA, CCSP, CIPP, CASP+, CySA+, CEH, CRISC, CGEIT, SANS or GIAC certs, etc.)
  • Possesses strong technical curiosity, is self-motivated, collaborative, and able to prioritize tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a diverse, cross-functional team (i.e., legal, privacy, human resources, IT, physical security, and internal fraud functions) to perform independent verification and validation analysis
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience and understanding of change management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of procedures of malicious threat activity (i.e., insider threat, fraud, theft, sabotage, espionage, etc.) associated with behavioral analysis threat hunting
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to tune and improve detection capabilities or to aid in investigations or respond to incidents
  • Analyze alerts as well as develop new escalation triggers and reporting on an ongoing basis
  • Experience with email phishing and triage of associated alerts
  • Support Cisco and virtualized network topology, configuration, and maintenance
  • Technical infrastructure experience implementing, reviewing, and/or managing medium to large scale (preferably back end/core) compute, network, and other strategically critical infrastructure-related projects
  • Escalation point for security support both inside IT and the Organization
  • Familiarity with application orchestration solutions such as: Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, CloudFoundry, etc. is desired
  • Experience testing web applications, APIs, scripting languages (i.e., Regex, Python, Ansible, JavaScript, and similar) to automate repetitive analysis, tasks is desired
  • Alignment with the core Digimarc values of Innovation, Caring, Loyalty, Integrity, Commitment, and Knowledge in a dynamic working environment


Digimarc is seeking diverse applicants. We are an equal opportunity employer who considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected factor. We want the best people who share our values.  

This job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.