Senior Information Security Engineer

Chelmsford , MA

Brand:   Brooks Automation

REQ ID:   R6224

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Brooks Automation’s IS/IT team is seeking a Senior Information Security Engineer. The protection of data and systems from unauthorized access, intrusion, or tampering is a mission-critical function at Brooks Automation, and the Senior IT Security Analyst is responsible for building and maintaining strong security controls across a diverse and global network. A successful candidate for this position must have a strong base of knowledge and a proven track record of execution across both the technical and non-technical aspects of information security.


  • Review new and existing business systems for security posture, generate security requirements, and participate in their implementation.

  • Design and deploy new host-based, network-based, and cloud-based security systems globally.

  • Run day to day security operations to detect and prevent unauthorized access, detect and mitigate system vulnerabilities, and record and centrally aggregate security events.

  • Document and maintain standard operating procedures for common security tasks.

  • Respond to security incidents, and participate in event containment, mitigation, investigation, and evidence preservation.

  • Stay abreast of current information security trends and adjust security controls to mitigate emerging threats.

  • Implement control verification procedures to ensure continuous compliance with applicable regulations.

  • Develop information security knowledge and skills within the broader IT and engineering organizations at Brooks.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.

  • Minimum of 10 years of technical experience in Information Security.

  • Outstanding technical knowledge and applied experience in technical information security fields, including network security architecture and operations, vulnerability management, intrusion detection, endpoint protection, authentication and access control, and secure software development.

  • Demonstrated project management skills and ability to track and report progress against established milestones, metrics and deliverables.

  • Experience with business continuity planning, high availability concepts, and resilient design.

  • Familiarity with information security standards and industry regulations, including SOX, ISO 27000 series, HIPAA/HITECH, GDPR, PCI, etc.


  • CISSP or CISA certification.

  • Experience securing public cloud environments (AWS, Azure, etc.).

  • Excellent written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to write with purpose, clarity, and accuracy to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Powerful influencer, able to build consensus in a team, socialize security requirements, and effectively communicate with management and customers.

  • Experience with business continuity planning, high availability concepts, and resilient design.

EOE  M/F/Disabled/VET

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