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Senior Security Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04931
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 145,000.00 - 180,000.00 /Year
Our client is seeking an exceptional Information Security Engineer to join its IT Security Team. Reporting to an IT Security Leader, this person will join a highly collaborative team responsible for leading the implementation of complex security solutions.  The ideal candidate will have experience working closely with development, product and platform teams to engineer and implement cloud security controls within Azure. 
 
Specific Responsibilities Include
  • Evaluate security technologies for cloud environments to implement controls in a streamlined and integrated manner
  • Design and implement cloud based DevSecOps processes and tools
  • Implement automated approach to delivering key security management processes
  • Develop procedures to automate security tasks during build and deployment
  • Assist and train team members in the use of cloud security tools and the resolution of security issues
  • Communicate security risks and solutions to business partners, platform & product teams
  • Assist in designing and supporting the overall security architecture of the enterprise systems environment
 
Skills & Experience Required
  • Bachelor's degree with a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, EE or comparable discipline preferred
  • Three plus years of hands on experience working with cloud implementations
  • Five plus years of hands on experience in an IT Security discipline
  • One or more security certifications preferred (CISSP, CCSP, GSEC, GPEN, GWAPT)
  • Extensive knowledge with relevant experience in at least five of the following categories:
    • Third party connectivity architecture and design
    • DMZ network segmentation design best practices
    • Intrusion Detection/Prevention System tuning
    • Security hardening techniques
    • Application firewall design
    • Antivirus / Endpoint protection design and implementation
    • Vulnerability scanning lifecycle management
    • Penetration testing remediation
    • Proxy architecture / design
    • Application security and testing
    • Cloud security
  • Broad knowledge of diagramming and monitoring tools