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Senior IT Security Engineer

Posted on Apr 5, 2019 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Lake Forest, IL 60045
Information Technology
Immediate Start
$120k - $140k Annual

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Senior IT Security Engineer. Candidate will help create solutions to complex security and business needs while aligning with company strategies, policies standards, guidelines and procedures. This individual highlights and leads the remediation of significant gaps in the security of a large enterprise. Candidate will devisesolutions for cross-enterprise complex problems in the areas of:

Application Security

Infrastructure/Endpoint Security

Cloud Security

Database Security


Provide Level III Support for escalated tickets from SOC and other engineering teams

Collaborate with other teams as necessary to ensure customer service levels are met

Design and development of Security Solutions to protect IT assets

Work closely with Infrastructure OR Software Delivery engineering teams to ensure security requirements are understood and built into the design of other entreprise services

Forecast and Establish technical requirements in concert with Architecture and Risk Management for Connectivity (intra and intercompany), Internet facing solutions, Infrastructure, Application, eCommerce, Mobility, Cloud, etc.

Provide subject matter expertise for Architecture, Planning and Roadmap sessions

Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend and plan the implementation of new or updated information security technologies

Document solutions engineered to be handed off to SOC, and other Engineering support organizations

Own Security aspects of Software OR Infrastructure Delivery life cycle

Perform product and solution life cycle management ensuring capacity, integrity and availability of all systems.

Lead the execution of more complex multi-platform changes

Participate in projects as required; analyze, design, develop and implement security solutions which protect the information assets while enabling business functionality

Lead/direct IT infrastructure OR application penetration testing using standard tools and procedures

Perform Root Cause analysis for security or availability failure annd direct the remediation of Security related causes


Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related degree, or equivalent job experience.

2 years of experience in Security solution design, implementation and troubleshooting across all computer platforms.

5 years of experience in Security technology implementation and troubleshooting across all computer platforms (Can count a bachelor's degree in CS, or InfoSec as 1.5 years of experience)

5 or more years required of combined IT and security work experience with a broad exposure to infrastructure/network and multi-platform environments.

Experience and hands-on working knowledge with a variety of security technologies and processes including but not limited to Firewall (such as Check Point, Fortinet, Cisco ASA, Palo Alto, Juniper), VPN, SEIM, IDS/IPS (such as SourceFire, HP TippingPoint), HIDS, malware analysis and protection, content filtering, logical access controls, data loss prevention (such as Symantec, RSA, McAfee), content filtering technologies, application Firewalls (such as F5, Imperva), vulnerability scanners, forensics software, and security incident response.

Understanding of Cloud solution best practices and integration techniques

GIAC and ISC2 certifications such as CISSP are highly preferred.

Good understanding of Risk and Compliance framework, regulatory compliance (Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and PCI-DSS)

Solid understanding of standard business processes including Change Management, Problem Management, Work Prioritization, Quality Assurance, and Continuous Improvement best practices, etc.

Reference: 687230880

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