Cyber Security, Engineer – Columbus, OH in Beavercreek, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

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Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family...the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products!

We are looking for a Cyber Information Security, Engineer who will join our Business Transformation (Information Technology) team.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH. Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

As a member of the Cyber Information Security team, this role is the first line of defense in protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Scotts information assets and IT resources. The Engineer, Global Information Security will provide daily operational support to information security processes. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated problem solver with a desire to identify issues and formulate solutions that reduce risk and align with organizational strategies.

In this role you will:

  • Administers security platforms and toolsets in an active, hands-on operational role.

  • Analyzes data outputs of security monitoring tools and proactively drives appropriate security measures to protect enterprise assets and end users.

  • Facilitates vulnerability and patch management execution in line with organizational risk policies.

  • Responds to security and threat alerts and provides escalation to management.

  • Executes security operations, such as log and event management, malware analysis, and incident response.

  • Develops and maintains reports and metrics on security domains.

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge and understanding of information security threats, vulnerabilities, practices, principles and solutions.

  • Assists in the coordination and completion of information security operations documentation, policies, standards, and procedures.

The perfect person will have:

  • 4-6 years of Information Technology or Cyber Security work experience.

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, OR equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

  • Security+, CISSP, CEH, GIAC, OSCP, ITIL or other relevant information technology and security certifications are desired.

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in one or more specific technical areas, such as network/cloud security, security log management, threat intelligence, email security, vulnerability management, incident response, social engineering, or hacking techniques.

  • Technical proficiency in both Windows and Linux operating systems.

  • Expert-level knowledge in malware prevention and endpoint detection and response (EDR) platforms, tools, and best practices.

  • Experience with cyber intelligence gathering, processing, and IOC development.

  • Fluency in one or more programming languages, such as Python, Ruby, PowerShell, C++, C#, Bash, or Perl is desired.

  • Experience developing repeatable process, automation procedures, and playbooks for security systems.

  • Working knowledge of IT-related laws and compliance mandates (e.g. Sarbanes Oxley 404, PCI DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, Personal Information Privacy) is desired.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills to identify and deliver high performing solutions.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in understandable business terms.

  • Ability to coordinate delivery of high quality solutions on time and within budget.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work on cross-functional project teams and foster team commitment to tasks as well as collaborate with Business partners.

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous vacation day policy.

  • Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.


Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts Miracle-Gro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.