Network Security Engineer

  • Location

    Lincolnshire, United States

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Yasmin Baig

  • Job ref:

    94

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-05-21

Sr. Network Security Engineer
Lincolnshire, IL
9 month contract


Our Global Information Security Organization is looking for an experienced Security Engineer to join our high-performing team. This position will be responsible for multiple security disciplines including, but not limited to, threat intelligence and vulnerability management. Other responsibilities will be assigned based on skillset and interest; we support rotational assignments to build well-rounded team members. 

Responsibilities: 
• Engineer, implement, and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks, and information 
• Lead threat intelligence and vulnerability management function 
• Drive process improvements to reduce risk and/or improve operational efficiency 
• Drive efforts to remediate findings from external assessments 
• Establish penetration test strategies and validate remediation effectiveness 
• Able to lead the implementation of select new security technologies 
• Be the subject matter expert for assigned security technologies 
• Lead and/or participate in incident response activities including forensic investigation 
• Generate metrics and report progress on areas of responsibility to leadership 
• Create operating procedures for level 1 and level 2 support teams 

Qualifications: 
Education: Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred 
Work Experience: 8+ years of experience 
Key Skills and Competencies: 
• Demonstrated ability to assess threats and potential business impacts 
• Advanced analytical skills 
• Ability to react in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment 
• Ability to balance multiple priorities 
• Strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate with stakeholders in IT and Engineering 
• Ability to lead offshore team members 
• Experience implementing projects 
• Experience implementing secure infrastructure in cloud environments 
• Experience with web application security tools (e.g. Burp Suite) 
• Experience with Nessus/Tenable.io 
• Relevant security certifications