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The MENTOR Network IT Security Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

The MENTOR Network is a mission-based organization dedicated to providing high quality services to those we serve. We are seeking a Security Engineer to join our Information Security team! This role is open to a remote candidate.

Do you have experience in information security and a desire to work for a company that positively impacts the well-being of others? As an IT Security Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and maintaining a secure computing environment and reducing risk for the organization.

  • Work closely with other IT Infrastructure and Security personnel to ensure systems, networks and applications are securely designed, deployed and managed

  • Provide technical security expertise and leads security initiatives, help develop and implement the company’s security program, manage security tools and platforms, and ensure compliance with security policies

  • Evaluate, design and implement security solutions that reduce risk in the organization by following secure design principles

  • Evaluate and refine existing web server, cloud infrastructure, and application security/availability

  • Serve as security subject matter expert and technical lead for security tools and platforms, including vulnerability management, endpoint security, identity and access, and security monitoring

  • Identify vulnerabilities and work with responsible teams to address and mitigate

  • Ensure compliance with security polices and follow established security procedures

  • Lead security investigations and document incident response activity

  • Stay current with and research new security developments and recommend appropriate action

  • Help design and improve security policies, procedures, and documentation

  • Perform other related duties and activities as required


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field

  • 4 years' experience in the Information Security or related field

  • Demonstrable experience developing and maturing an enterprise security program

  • Technical expertise in two or more security domains such as security engineering, security architecture, cryptography, data security, risk management, identity and access management, communication and network security, security assessment and testing, software development security, and security operations.

  • Experience managing and securing internet-facing web server and cloud applications

  • Exposure to software development processes and environments and experience with higher level programming language or scripting

  • Security certification preferred

Why Join Us?

  • Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week.

  • 401(k) with company match.

  • Paid time off, holiday pay, annual bonus plan.

  • Complex work adding value to the organization’s mission alongside a great team of co-workers.

  • Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities.

EOE/AAE/ADA We have meaningful work for you – come join our team – apply today!

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges, as well as their families; and to elders in need of support. At The MENTOR Network, our core values—Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Growth—and the behaviors that define them, guide how we interact with each other and how we approach our work. With Corporate operations located in the Boston Seaport, Lawrence, Massachusetts and Edina, Minnesota, we strive to support our 32,000 employees serving 30,000 individuals in 37 states. As an organization of people serving people, positive and productive relationships are vital to the work we do.