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Reference # : 19-00954 Title : Security Engineer III
Location : Houston, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 09/23/2019 / 09/22/2020  
Description
Description:
The Security Engineer will provide technical expertise covering a wide range of IT security solutions. The position will provide great opportunities to grow technically in a fast-paced and exciting environment.

As part of the networking team the Security Engineer works to create and maintain a secure operating environment for users and business partners by securing network boundaries, ensuring infrastructure is hardened against attacks, and providing infrastructure security solutions to protect highly sensitive data.

Desired Skills:
? TCP/IP fundamentals, IP subnetting, routing and switching protocols, and network management
? Security Architecture
? NGFW/IDS/IPS/VPN/NAT/PAT/ Web proxy
? CASB/DLP/CWP
? Web and Mobile Applications
? Email security solutions (e.g., email gateways, anti-phishing, DMARC, DKIM, SPF)
? Windows & Linux operating environments
? Logging & SIEM solutions

Functional responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
? Designs, builds and operates infrastructure security solutions and platforms
? Designs, builds and maintains security monitoring infrastructure
? Participates in design, build, and maintenance of network infrastructure emphasizing security controls
? Proactively proposes security improvements and stays abreast of evolving security threats
? Audits infrastructure configurations, analyzes logs, responds to alerts, and investigates IDS and IPS events
? Audits network topology and infrastructure security solutions of potential acquisition and merger opportunities
? Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
? Support to security architect activity to meet security controls objectives
? Other duties as assigned
? Participation in client projects as a security Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Prior Experience:
? Proven track record of successful IT project contribution from concept to completion
? Proven track record of specialization in Network Security technologies including firewall, proxy server, remote access, and IPSEC VPN
? Proven track record of successful network-level troubleshooting and break-fix implementations
? Minimum of 5 years of experience with IT system administration, and 3 years of experience with IT security administration
? Minimum of 2 years of experience with Cloud security infrastructure
? Experience with change management procedures related to network & security infrastructure
? Experience with Procedural documentation/standards
? Knowledge of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Payment Card Industry (PCI) data security standards

Desired Qualifications:
? BS/BA degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent work experience preferred
? Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
? CCNP Security and/or CCNA Security certification
? Security +

***ADDITIONAL NOTES FROM HIRING MANAGER***
? Supporting E-mail Security Gateway Migration and CASB
? Top 5 items manager will look for on a resume are e-mail gateway, e-mail archiving, firewall, CASB (Cloud access security brokers), and Office 365 migration experience
? Must have strong written communication skills and be self-motivated
? Candidates can be in either Houston or Chicago as manager is open to hiring in both locations
? Manager will conduct phone screens, followed by in-person interviews. Open to non-local candidates and able to interview via Webex
? Must be legally authorized to work in the Client States for any employer without sponsorship