Columbia Sportswear

Cybersecurity Engineer

Job description


Although we're an apparel and footwear-focused company, technology is central to everything we do. Columbia Sportswear’s Digital Technology (CDT) teams enable an IT infrastructure across four global brands, a global supply chain, and 500+ geographically dispersed stores. These teams support in-store, mobile, and data platforms to enhance customer interface and service in an ever-evolving industry.

The Cybersecurity Engineer supports the global Information Security team with maintaining and improving information security systems.


  • Works across multiple teams to design, develop, implement, maintain, improve and manage information security technology solutions protecting, detecting, responding to, and containing technology risks to the digital landscape.
  • Participates in examining the use of new technologies and capabilities to support constantly changing digital landscape to meet business objectives, ensuring solutions meet security requirements and align to corporate information security posture.
  • Assists Information Security staff as needed with the phases of information security incident management and other security events to protect corporate IT assets, intellectual property, regulated data and the company's reputation.
  • Works with global Information Security tools and programs (e.g., vulnerability detection (VM), endpoint security (EDR), log correlation (SIEM), etc.).
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.


  • Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of maintaining enterprise security tools and capabilities.
  • Able to work both individually and as part of a team.
  • Enterprise focused.  You aren’t a siloed thinker, but consider impacts across regions, functions, and technologies.
  • Relationship driven.  You build rapport and support your team.
  • Able to communicate effectively in writing and presentations


  • Associates degree or 2+ year of equivalent experience with one or more Information Security certifications (e.g. GCIH, GCFE, GCFA, GREM, GCED, SEC+, etc.).
  • Scripting experience preferred (e.g., Python, PowerShell, bash, etc.)
  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory security standards and frameworks (e.g., NIST CSF, ISO 27001, SOX, PCI/DSS, GLBA, GDPR, and CCPA).
  • Understanding of security protocols, hybrid and multi-cloud architecture, security controls, modern threats, and countermeasures.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

Columbia Sportswear is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The Know Your Rights poster is available here:  The pay transparency policy is available here:  Columbia Sportswear is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please notify your recruiter.

At Columbia Sportswear Company, we’re proud to offer regular full-time employees a benefits package that includes a variety of services and products to help make your life and work more rewarding. Our benefit programs contribute to overall employee well-being by aligning those programs with the fundamental elements of well-being: physical, social/emotional, financial, career and community. Benefits that can protect your family’s financial future and help you save money through our 401k plan plus a generous company match. Columbia offers medical, dental, vision, life Insurance, disability, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and an assortment of voluntary benefit offerings (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity, ID theft, and legal services). We have extensive wellness benefits and employee discounts available.

Columbia Sportswear

Columbia is a global apparel and footwear co grounded in the outdoors.