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13 Nov 2019

Full-Time Senior Security Engineer- Firewalls

Brian Leary Anywhere

Job Description



Weston, MA


The senior information security engineer identifies information security risks and defines and implements technical solutions to mitigate or lessen those risks. This position will lead the implementation of key information security initiatives. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with corporate information security policies and enforcing the implementation of our security architecture. This includes the auditing and safeguarding of all computer platforms, data and networking components within the corporation, oversight of the security configuration, and monitoring.

Key responsibilities

  • Designing, implementing, and configuring security applications and infrastructure to support corporate policies, as well as federal and state security regulations
  • Serving as an information security subject matter expert; assisting application and system development teams to configure and deploy systems and applications in a secure manner
  • Overseeing vulnerability management, firewall management, IDS/IPS management, O/S security, SIEM implementation and support
  • Maintaining close liaison with other departments on technical matters; potentially working closely with vendors or customers on technical information, escalation issues, or modifications related to projects
  • Serving as technical lead on security projects
  • Handling of off-hours escalations and participation in an on-call rotation
  • Prepare security engineering diagrams and keeping existing security diagrams up-to-date
  • Evaluating and implementing Azure ( Azure experience Big Plus ) Cloud security tools such as CASB, Azure Log Analytics, Security Center, Intune, Azure Information Protection, Azure ATP, and Windows ATP; creating appropriate policies for operationalizing these tools

Core strengths

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years in an information security role, with emphasis on compliance and information technology
  • In-depth knowledge of network firewalls, preferably Palo Alto
  • Preferred In-depth knowledge of cloud security concepts, preferably Microsoft Azure/Office365
  • Knowledge of scripting languages, such as python
  • 2+ years’ experience in designing and using multifactor authentication (preferably PingID), identity and access management tools, Endpoint encryption solutions, and SIEM solutions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to interact with technical staff across multiple systems and disciplines; high degree of self-sufficiency, ownership, and pride of deliverables
  • Experience documenting technology standards, operational procedures, and other technical documentation
  • Hands-on experience assessing complex networks and systems, as well as the design and implementation of complex security solutions

Additional skills and knowledge

  • CISSP or GIAC certification a plus
  • ITIL background a plus

Job Categories: Open. Job Types: Full-Time.


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