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Reference # : 19-00780 Title : Security Engineer I
Location : Elk Grove Village, IL
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 08/05/2019 / 12/31/2019  
Description
Description:
Seeking an experienced junior level engineer with enterprise expertise in extensive testing and supporting of critical applications and operating systems/updates against security vulnerabilities. Experience required with evaluating business needs and then performing the following based on those needs: engineering a complete and secure end user experience, coordinating user acceptance testing, documenting and engineering solutions based on discoveries of vulnerabilities. Engineer will be working closely with various IT teams to mitigate security risks per corporate guidelines, standards, and SLA's.

Tasks
Manage a test group of over 1,000 end points to include alpha testing of new patches, application updates, operating systems, etc.. This group consists of workstations/laptops/iPads/MacB Books from every enterprise LOB and has always been a significant litmus test for a new application rollout post packaging/UAT testing. Applications and scope have included (but not limited to) Java, Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash, Adobe Shockwave, Chrome, Firefox, Windows & iOS monthly patching and new feature functionality testing. Responsibilities include planning and coordinating application version releases, ongoing meetings, reporting results, troubleshooting, discussions with developers/vendors regarding upgrades, etc..

Additionally, candidate will analyze business requirements and recommend technologies that will enhance availability, reliability, scalability and security. Work with various teams to provide a complete end user experience. Conduct proofs of concept and coordinate user acceptance testing of new solutions. Collaborate and contribute as a team member: understanding personal and team roles, contributing to a positive work environment by building solid relationships with team members, proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback. Apply enterprise vision and standards to all projects. Prepare detailed documentation of all engineered work and solutions.

Skillset
3- 5 years experience providing architecture, engineering and operational direction and support of desktop infrastructure in a large enterprise environment required. Previous airline experience is ideal. Broad infrastructure technology concepts around software, hardware, networking, applications, end user interfaces, virtualization, business continuity, PCI compliance, internal auditing, reporting and total cost of ownership. Excellent technical knowledge and aptitude in the following areas: iOS, Mac Books, Androids, Active Directory, SCCM 2016, GPOs, Windows 7, Windows 10, Project Management. Preferred skills include: Qualys, Symantec Endpoint Protection, ThreatGrid, BitLocker.