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Security Engineer II

Date: Jul 20, 2022

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses

Security Engineer II 

Security Engineer II protects Grainger information assets by implementing advanced security tools, automating and integrating Grainger security tools and processes, effectively collaborating across the organization, and making smart long-term decisions. 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Actively protects the integrity and confidentiality of Grainger information assets while enabling business functionality in all systems and environments by implementing and supporting applicable security solutions  

  • Leads small projects with minimal direction, contributes to medium and large projects in collaboration with more experienced colleagues 

  • Administration, management, and continuous improvement of Grainger security tools – Anti-Virus, EDR, Vulnerability Management, Web Application Scanning, Cloud Security, Other 

  • Develops automation for management of systems and tools in a hybrid (multi-cloud, primarily AWS) environment using Python, PowerShell, and other scripting languages  

  • Develops and automates security processes by integrating security tools, ITSM systems (ServiceNow, Jira), Reporting/BI solutions (Tableau, Power BI), Other 

  • Collaborates with Grainger technology teams in development of process automation, solution development, and technical problem resolution 

  • Manages Grainger security tools, identifies problems and opportunities for improvement 

  • Effectively collaborates across Grainger to help with development and adoption of security best practices 


Position Requirements: 

  • 1+ years of experience or training in information security engineering. 

  • 2 or more years required of combined IT and security work experience with a broad exposure to infrastructure/network and multi-platform environments 

  • Demonstrates an understanding of information security concepts 

  • Ability to quickly learn, become competent in, and effectively apply new skills 

  • Ability to independently and effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a complex environment for self and team members 



Grainger is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.