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Full-Time Opportunities at SiriusXM

Location - NYC or DC. 


Position Summary:

The Senior Information Security Engineer, reporting to the Director, Security Technology and Investigations, is responsible for supporting the execution of the Information Security Incident Response and security management programs within the Enterprise Information Security and Compliance department. In particular, this role will focus on the administration and management of a suite of information security countermeasures, incident investigations and provide internal security consulting for business units through the Enterprise.

This position is a hands-on information security position responsible for working with members of the technology teams, including technology operations and Development teams, to identify, prioritize, and reduce information security risks in a cost-effective way. In addition to assuring the proper level of focus and controls exist in the right areas, the position will also provide support for vulnerability scanning/detection utilizing Tenable Security Center, Data Loss Prevention, security monitoring, and incident response activities.

The position is also responsible for conducting information security and data breach investigations, documenting and reporting on the investigations and tracking all remediation items to closure.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as information security subject matter expert for infrastructure, connected vehicle services, streaming and systems and network security.
  • Supports the information security program and performance of relevant information security engineering and testing activities for the connected vehicle services, streaming and infrastructure services of Sirius XM.
  • Collaborates with business owners, product/systems engineers, and operational personnel to understand business priorities and goals, company culture, and processes to identify information security risks; works with teams to recommend and help implement solutions and/or mitigating controls.
  • Provides technical design, documented guidelines and implementation support of security controls for servers, workstations, network devices, multi-function devices, mobile computing platforms, and applications.
  • Serves as a technical security liaison with OEM clients and their respective security representatives.
  • Performs security assessments and technical testing of information systems infrastructure and applications, including internal, external, and partner facing systems.
  • Identifies singular and compound vulnerabilities across operating systems, databases, network infrastructure, and applications.
  • Actively tracks vulnerability findings and status of remediation, driving toward resolution.
  • Validates the continued and proper placement, operation, and tuning of security instrumentation, including vulnerability scanners, intrusion detection sensors, DLP, security log monitoring/correlation tools, file integrity monitoring solutions, and other security relevant controls by monitoring the IT security operations groups and their activities.
  • Expedites neutralization of threats that pose immediate danger to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets.
  • Evolves and adapts incident response and handling procedures commensurate with changing threat landscape and business needs.
  • Provides routine status and metrics for information security to the Director of Operations Security.
  • May perform daily and alert based monitoring of information security events and initiate response procedures in accordance with established processes.
  • May perform routine and ad-hoc information security vulnerability scanning and testing to identify risks to information assets; escalate and expedite resolution/mitigation of vulnerabilities deemed high/critical severity.
  • Helps raise awareness of information security in the company and provide holistic guidance on information security.
  • Supports PCI/PII and other regulatory related activities and remediation.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this job.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of hands-on information technology security experience.
  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Must have current Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification; additional certifications such as GIAC, CEH, LPT, PCI-ISA, etc. are preferred.
  • Experience with PCI, ISO, and SOX.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Self-motivated to constantly hone information security knowledge and skills.
  • Good public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.
  • Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.
  • Sirius XM is a 24/7 operational entity and, from time to time, the Senior Information Security Engineer is expected to serve as an on-call resource and to participate in security activities outside of normal business hours.
  • This position may require 25% travel.

Technical Skills:

  • 5 + years of relevant work experience designing and implementing security controls and securing systems, applications, and infrastructure.
  • 2 + year of relevant work experience - Vulnerability and penetration testing tools and techniques.
  • 2 + years of relevant work experience - Malware protection and response.
  • 2 + years of relevant work experience - IDS/IPS and security event/ log monitoring and correlation.
  • 1 + year of experience - Security program implementation.
  • Working knowledge of ISO standards, PCI, OWASP Top 10.
  • Experience with internet facing services and 24x7 environment.
  • Experience with telematics services is preferred.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

1 Reply



My name is Susan Kaplan.  I am experienced Security Professional with wide range of experiences.


I am very interested in this position.  I think I could meet the challenges facing Sirius.  The following is a summary of my background:


1.  15 + years as a Security Professional, most recently with the FBI.  I have supposrttd the CISO in the FBI Security Division's Incident Response Capabilities which include investigations and recommendations for forensic investigations

2.  Won an award from the Assistant Directory of the FBI for Innovation

3.  MS Information Systems from UMBC



I would really be interested in meeting with you to discuss the opportunity.   I can be reached at 410 796 7565 or at


I look forward to speaking with you.


Susan Kaplan