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Senior Security Engineer


GoHealth Intro: GoHealth is a leading health insurance marketplace and Medicare-focused digital health company. Through the efficient, multi-tiered guidance of our highly specialized licensed insurance agents, GoHealth meets Medicare consumers where they are in their enrollment journeys and empowers them to choose the plan and carrier best suited for their healthcare needs. Our extensive industry expertise, including the use of data science and machine learning with key investments in proprietary technology, helps consumers cut through the confusion and enroll confidently.

Why Apply: As an industry leader in the Medicare marketplace, we are compelled to not only embrace change but to actively be the change to adapt to our consumers complex needs. We believe in hiring risk-takers, innovators, and collaborators within our industry to create individualized, simplified healthcare solutions for our beneficiaries.

Our #TeamGoHealth employees are at the core of our collective success; that's why we are committed to discovering the best in-class talent and ensuring that each team member receives the development tools and support they need to flourish in their professional endeavors.

We also understand that you may not check every box in our requirements list -- most applicants don’t! In fact, frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply today!

About the role:  

GoHealth is looking for a Senior Security Engineer to join its InfoSec department. This person will play an integral role in ensuring protection of our network and data. This candidate will oversee and delegate to the group major initiatives and be involved in strategy, planning, vendor selection, assessment and implementation. This person has the opportunity to implement infosec strategies with major impact across our organization. This person will report into our Sr. Director of IT Security 

What you’ll do: 

  • The Candidate will develop and test patches to fix Software, Hardware and Firmware vulnerabilities
  • The Candidate will concentrate on vulnerability management including analysis and remediation of IAVMs, Cyber Tasking Orders (CTOs), Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs), Vendor Patches and STIG configurations
  • Documentation and verification of all installation and configuration steps
  • Develop test plans/procedures for software integration and unit test
  • Work with software developers and/or vendors as needed to help diagnose and identify the root cause of problems found during system integration
  • Submit problem reports for errors found per Agile processes and coordinate daily integration activities 
  • Installing and unit testing Cyber Products 
  • Providing redlines to engineers and feedback to Cyber Leadership will be required as part of this position responsibilities
  • Documenting lessons learned, best security engineering practices, and industry standards will be required in daily tasks as well
  • Experience working in Enterprise AWS environment (certification preferred) 
  • Experience with Python/coding

What we’re looking for: 

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field. 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience required, with expertise in security architecture design, network security, mobile security, vulnerability management, threat intelligence/analysis, and risk management. 
  • CISSP or CISM Required 
  • Experience with vendor selection 
  • Superior collaboration, communication, people management, and coaching skills
  • In-depth understanding of relevant frameworks and regulations including HIPAA, SOX, and NIST
  • Ability to translate complex technology and security information into understandable business risks
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus and execute iteratively as a pragmatic change agent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 


  • Open vacation policy because work life balance is important 
  • 401k program with company match 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program 
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits 
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Work from Home Stipend
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

Location: Hybrid 


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