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Information Security Engineer

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Wilmington, Massachusetts

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Information Security is crucial at UniFirst and is part of a broader Information Governance, Risk, and Compliance program within IT. The Information Security Engineer will be a key factor in leveraging the current implemented security technologies and enhancing related processes and procedures.

The Information Security Engineer is responsible for discovering, evaluating, and delivering security technologies to protect all sensitive information. The Security Engineer will provide technical knowledge and analysis to include applications, operating systems, vendor risk management, incident response and security awareness and training.


  • Contribute to the implementation of UniFirst’s security controls environment
  • Provide consultation for configuration of technologies managed by IT Infrastructure
  • Maintain and continuously improve the security incident response plan
  • Helping with the resolution of security incidents and determining root cause
  • Establish baselines and monitor/report on trends and anomalies
  • Acts as a principal resource for escalated security incidents and response
  • Work together with all teams to fine-tune infrastructure/application/database protection and provide input for secure software development
  • Conduct examinations of system logs, applications, and networks security events
  • Support IT Operations Control Center team
  • Providing security support for application and infrastructure related projects
  • Conducting Security Risk Assessments on new and existing technologies
  • Partner in the vulnerability management program
  • Will be a critical partner in driving an improved overall security posture



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline preferred or equivalent job experience
  • CISSP certification(s) preferred.
  • Must have 5+ years of experience as a Security Engineer
  • Familiar with security related frameworks including CIS18, NIST and PCI
  • Experience with Incident Management programs
  • Experience in intrusion detection and analysis
  • Knowledge of SPLUNK, Nessus, Email gateway, O365, and Palo Alto technologies
  • Experience monitoring, investigating, and solving IT security related concerns
  • Strong interpersonal skills including strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with building & managing user awareness training programs
  • Ability to multi-task and balance priorities

Benefits & Perks:

401K with Company Match, Profit Sharing, Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Tuition Reimbursement, 30% Employee Discount, Employee Referral Bonuses.

UniFirst is an international leader in garment & Uniform services industry. We currently employ over 14,000 team partners who serve 300,000 business customer locations throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

We were included in the top 10 of Selling Power magazine’s “Best Companies to Sell For” list and recognized on Forbes magazine’s “Platinum 400 – Best Big Companies” list. As an 80-year old company focused on annual growth, there’s never been a better time to join our team. 

UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws

UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call (978) 658-8888 to let us know the nature of your request.

UniFirst Recruiters and/or representatives will not ask job seekers to provide personal financial information when submitting a job application. Please be vigilant as such requests for information may be fraudulent.

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