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IT Security Engineer

Bloomington, Minnesota

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At Schwan’s Company, we are a fast-paced, innovative team, focused on bringing delicious foods to our customers. If you’re passionate about food and creating a successful future, this is the place for you. Based in Minnesota, Schwan’s is a national, multibillion-dollar company that manufactures and markets quality foods through home-delivery, retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony's® and Freschetta® pizza, Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, Pagoda® Asian-style snacks and Schwan's® home delivery. To learn more about Schwan's, visit .

We are looking for a IT Security Engineer  to work with Information Technology  team in our Bloomington, MN location.  Under general direction, the IT Security Engineer  is responsible for coordinating, implementing, and monitoring the technical security infrastructure to safeguard information and systems against unauthorized use, disclosure, modification, damage or loss.

What you will get from us:
  • Opportunity to own strategic projects in partnership with key leaders where you can showcase your business acumen and make a lasting impact on the business
  • Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company.
  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees
  • Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled
  • Competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package.
A Day in the Life
  • Designs and implements the IT security infrastructure in partnership with IT Operations and Solution Delivery team(s).
  • Manages and conducts vulnerability scanning and assessments regularly as directed for the environment.
  • Performs security technology audits, and recommends cost effective mitigating controls.
  • Monitors the internal and external environment for security related risks and notifies the management on suspicious activities or incidents.  Support the incident response plan and process, and investigations as required
  • Assesses information security infrastructure and recommends enhancements to support the enterprise security strategy; works closely with other areas of IT to test, plan, and implement security technology for the enterprise.
  • Researches, recommends, and/or implements security technologies, and remediation approaches while building and maintaining relationships with external security partners and professional organizations.
  • Serves as the communication security custodian specifically related to PKI, certificate management, and encryption.
  • Demonstrates understanding of regulations and standards that apply to The Schwan Food Company. (PCI, HIPPA, PII, etc...)
  • Responsible to conduct yourself in a manner consistent with company mission, values, code of ethics, policies, and other standards of conduct.


Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in relevant field 
Years of Related Experience: 0 to 5 years or more of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Security expertise of security tools (i.e. next generation network and application firewalls intrusion prevention systems encryption identity and access management systems file integrity monitoring network access control privileged identity management systems security and information event management systems secure configuration management systems forensic tools etc.); 
  • Cloud security experience on major vendor platforms mobile device security Intermediate proficiency with numeric data analysis; 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; 
  • Solid understanding of current and evolving technologies; 
  • Certifications demonstrating trust and expertise across all components of information security ( e.g. CISSP CISM CISA etc.) are preferred.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

Job Type: Exempt Business Unit: Schwan's Shared Services, LLC Req #: 19006297

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