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Senior Security Engineer

Location: Madison, WI
Date Posted: 03-27-2017

Job Title:  Senior Security Engineer

The purpose of this position is, but is not limited to, providing subject matter expertise on information systems security, purpose, plan and implementation and maintenance of security defenses that provide the best protection and value for the organization.
This is a full-time, exempt position working core hours of Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 5:00pm. The position will be located at our corporate office in Madison, Wisconsin and will report to the Manager of Information Security.
  • Skilled working with the following:
    • Web filtering technology
    • Network intrusion defense systems
    • End point monitoring
    • Data leak protection
    • Intrusion prevention systems
    • Penetration testing
    • Firewalls
    • Vulnerability scanning tools
    • Security information and event management
    • Network tabs, traffic aggregators and filters
    • Forensic investigations and relevant tools
    • Identity management tools, AD, LDAP, web front end and virtualization
    • Application code vulnerability scanning (dynamic & static) and application security
    • Cloud architecture, configuration and deployment
  • Ability to draft security policies, standards, procedures and other forms of documentation
  • Ability to draft user security training and awareness policies and training documents
  • Bachelor’s Degree OR equivalent post high school education and/or work related experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other Information Technology related field
  • Two or more years in Information Systems plus five or more years working in Information Security OR a combination of relevant experience
  • CISSP certification is required. Additional certifications are a plus
  • Adaptability - Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs
  • Initiative - Deals with problems as they arise, focusing energy and resources on those situations until resolved; identifies new opportunities and takes action; takes on new responsibilities when needed
  • Results Focus - Can be counted on to meet or exceed goals; pushes self and others for results; is a conscientious worker who can be relied upon to handle unforeseen obstacles
  • Customer Focus - Meets internal and external customer expectations; delivers upon commitments; build customer confidence; follows through on requests gaining trust and respect
  • Ethics/Integrity - Is seen as a direct, truthful individual; adheres to appropriate core values at all times; acts in line with those values; rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what he/she preaches

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