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Cybersecurity Engineer II

Company: United Natural Foods Inc
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

We're pioneers who every day deliver new choices that shape the foodscape. We discover what's next. Bold ideas and new possibilities that drive the industry. Better food. Better future. Our teams are a highly innovative group of talented professionals; laser-focused on making a difference and having fun while we do it.

At UNFI, we're inspired by the unexpected. We look at things like our unmatched distribution network and full-store assortment through a new lens. From gourmet and ethnic to fresh, prepared foods to specialty cheese - we cover everything in the store and your kitchen. Energizing tomorrow, guiding a healthier road ahead.

We believe that:

  • Freedom of food choice matters
  • Discovering what's next keeps us vital
  • We're not afraid to get our hands dirty
  • We're here to connect food, people and the planet
  • New routes can take us anywhere
  • Scale drives our ability to positively impact lives
  • There is no limit to fresh ideas
  • Sustainability is our responsibility

A Bit About You

  • You thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • You wake up in the morning with a passion to inspire others to be great
  • You possess the ability to lead leaders to develop strong teams and deliver on your strategies
  • You are a natural at connecting with others and building strong relationship networks
  • You have a proven ability to leverage consumer insights to develop brand positioning
  • You understand the importance of collaboration and partnership to enable business outcomes
  • You strive to build and deliver the "big picture" strategy
  • You possess a positive mindset and often spotlight opportunities that others may overlook

The Digital Forensics & Incident Response (DFIR) team is part of the Cyber Operations group within the overall Cyber Security department. The DFIR team has four focus areas:

  • Security incident monitoring and response (IR)
  • Monitor, analysis, and response activities associated with generated alerts or reported security events
  • Rule tuning, SOPs, etc. within the SIEM or other alerting technology

  • Threat Intelligence
  • Review and keep apprised of new threats, threat actors, exploits, TTPs, etc.
  • Analyze and report how these threats and TTPs may pose a risk to UNFI or our customers
  • Work with other areas within DFIR, Cyber Security, and IT to address as needed

  • Threat Hunting
  • Research new threats and TTPs in conjunction with the TI program, as well as individually
  • Search the UNFI environment for evidence of compromise or gaps in alerting coverage
  • Work with the appropriate teams to address any findings and remediation items

  • Security Orchestration and Automation Response (SOAR) development
  • Work with all portions of DFIR to develop the in-place SOAR platform
  • Develop playbooks, automations, integrations, reports, dashboards, etc.

Reasons to join DFIR

  • The work is always changing. Security threats evolve and change on a daily basis. The DFIR team is always evolving as a result.
  • You enjoy being on the cutting edge of security threats and defensive techniques.
  • Plenty of opportunity to make your mark! With new tools, processes, SOPs, etc. being developed all of the time, there is plenty of opportunity to have real impact into securing an organization.
  • Team dynamics are fun, responsible, humorous, and hard working. We accomplish a lot, have a high responsibility in terms of securing the organization. We therefore approach our work in a collaborative and enjoyable manner, while setting high yet accomplishable expectations for ourselves.
  • Be exposed to almost every facet of the organization, as we are charged with monitoring and securing most of it!

Job Overview:

The Cyber Security Engineer II serves on the Digital Forensics & Incident Response team, which is responsible for security event monitoring and response in order to protect the availability, confidentiality, and integrity of UNFI systems and data. These solutions include, but are not limited to cyber security operations center technologies and processes, threat intelligence, forensic solutions, end point security, etc.

This position will additionally review, recommend, and assist in the implementation of improvements to security ecosystem. They will provide consultative services to the technology and business teams to ensure security is integrated into all aspects of the business. The role will follow (and recommend improvements to) processes and procedures to run the day-to-day aspects of the DFIR team, as well as serve as a resource during security related incidents.

Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Under close supervision, researches attempted or successful efforts to compromise systems security and designs countermeasures.
  • Leverages security applications, such as SIEM, IDS, EDR, encryption, and vulnerability management solutions for analysis and investigation.
  • Validate and maintain incident response plan and processes to address potential threats; is a member of the security incident response team.
  • Compile and analyze data for management reporting and metrics as directed.
  • Perform data analysis across disparate or divergent datasets.
  • Ensure information security issues are responded to during initial stage of project life cycle.
  • Conducts root cause analysis and communicates outcomes in a clear and consistent manner.

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, digital forensics, or equivalent experience.
  • Industry certification such as GCIH, CISSP, CISA, CISM, GCFA, GCFE, etc. preferred but not required.


  • 2+ years' minimum experience in line with job responsibilities.
  • Experience with Incident Response, Security Appliances, Web Application testing, and Vulnerability Management.
  • Knowledge and experience with Common Internet Protocols: TCP, UDP, ICMP, FTP, etc.
  • Scripting experience (python, powershell, etc.) preferred


  • Flexible and adaptable to learning and understanding new technologies
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work extremely well under pressure while maintaining a professional image and approach
  • Team player with proven ability to work effectively with other business units, IT management and staff, vendors, and consultants
  • Exceptional information analysis abilities; ability to perform independent analysis and distill relevant findings and root cause
  • Comfortable discussing complex findings and issues with variety of audiences, including C-suite level

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time

Keywords: United Natural Foods Inc, Eden Prairie , Cybersecurity Engineer II, Other , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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