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Danaher Corporation Senior Security Engineer in Washington DC, District Of Columbia

Are you an experienced Security Engineer who would like to join a fast-paced, global growing team? You will build global security capabilities and design new services to support a modern adaptive security architecture! Our initiatives span over 20 globally diverse science and technology operating companies. Whether it’s protecting our digital properties, safeguarding our data, or driving continuous improvements to our security posture, this position plays a pivotal role in delivering security solutions for our operating companies!

You must have deep knowledge across foundational security domains, experience developing new programs and the ability to navigate a matrixed organization. You are well-versed in security hygiene and core technologies in the Discover, Identify, Protect and Detect pillars of the Cybersecurity Framework and how they complement each other.

You will work with the Senior Manager, Security Architecture & Engineering and lead the development and delivery of security solutions throughout their lifecycle, adding new capabilities to our services portfolio and supporting improved security postures for our companies around the world.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work hands-on in designing, deploying and launching global technical security solutions

  • Act as a domain professional, mentor and coach for operating company technical security practitioners

  • Perform education and enablement activities across the broader organization related to security standard methodologies and responsibilities

  • Continuously identify enhancements to existing security controls and implement action plans to improve security posture


  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent level of education and experience

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in Security Engineering

  • Hands-on expertise with security technologies in one or more of the following domains: Microsoft Security, Data Protection, Security Analytics or GRC platforms

  • A proven track record of delivering new security solutions to the business

  • Ability to communicate effectively to globally diverse teams using written communications, in-person, as well as over voice and video medium

  • Creative problem-solver, able to utilize fundamental security principles in unfamiliar contexts

  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and with a team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant security certifications such as GSEC, CASP, GCIH, CDPSE, GICSP, GRID, GCWN, GDSA, GDAT, GSNA, GCCC or technology-specific certifications in your domain

  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic environment and changing business requirements

  • Highly collaborative across matrixed teams and organizational functions

Diversity & Inclusion

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.


When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.