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IT Security Engineer III

Posted on Jan 5, 2022 by Request Technology

Oak Brook, IL 60523
Immediate Start
$120k - $150k Annual

*We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent full time role*

A prestigious company is on the search for an IT Security Engineer III. This person needs to be very board and diverse in everything related to infrastructure security. They will be involved with security engineering, threat management, Firewalls, networking security, intrusion prevention, IAM, etc. This engineer needs to be an expert with Check Point and F5 security technology.


  • Providing hands-on engineering design and implementation of solutions
  • Maintaining existing technologies and their hardware and software life cycles
  • Ensuring technologies are configured and managed to maintain a secure architecture
  • Building solutions that integrate with the organization's architectural direction
  • Providing hands on support for infrastructure components if/as necessary
  • Managing and owning currency with the changing technologies of the IT risk and security industry
  • Attending conferences, researching web sites and reading trade publications related to security solutions that would assist in securing Company's network
  • Contributing to the continual enhancement of Company's IT security infrastructure program through governance, core processes, leading technology and enhancement of team's skill sets
  • Contributing to ensure the alignment with key Information Technology Policy standards
  • Coordinate with and provide expert technical support to business partners to coordinate and respond to Information Security design and incidents
  • Review alignment of controls to published policy, standards and regulations
  • Providing necessary reports to management
  • Contributing to reducing risks to the business
  • Contributing to ensure the appropriate level of service to key business initiatives and requirements and always considering handover to other support units and business partners
  • Communicating security standards related to protecting corporate, retail support centers and business partner domains
  • Engages with projects, services and suppliers to provide risk advisory services assessing security requirements and articulates necessary security controls to be implemented by:
  • Contributing to provide security solutions, security and risk advisory services for IT and business partner projects and initiatives
  • Contributing to provide risk assessment and mitigation services


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Cyber Security or related Computer Science program
  • Required professional security qualification: CCSA
  • Other IT risk and security certifications are a plus, eg CCSE, F5-CA, CISSP or equivalent
  • 7 plus years of experience in IT security engineering and solution delivery (research, design, build, deploy, operation and support) practices
  • 2 plus years' experience in the design of strong security architectures that protect networks from threats and vulnerabilities
  • 2 plus years coordinating supplier relationships specifically driving the process of coordinating meetings, escalating incidents and driving resolution with vendors
  • Expert engineering technical proficiency with Checkpoint and F5 security technologies
  • Strong understanding of networking infrastructure concepts, technologies, protocols, and solutions such as: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, OSPF, BGP, FTP, SFTP, POP, SMTP, SIP, RTP, Ethernet, MPLS, IP routing, switching, Quality of Service, Firewalls, network management, and other related communication protocols
  • Proven experience in owning and implementing security engineering projects from inception to implementation. This includes overall design, expansion, enhancements, and technical documentation
  • Expert level development, design, deployment, and support of network security solutions supporting voice, data and mobility, utilizing industry leading platforms and technologies
  • Good technical understanding of server technology and networking concepts is preferred
  • The ability to research and solve complex security and networking challenges
  • Demonstrated personal skills to effectively cooperate and communicate with business partners
  • Response to and management of security incidents executing a consistent and thorough process driving the identification, analysis and remediation

Reference: 1452588680

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