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Senior Security Engineer - CI1117

BETHESDA, MD


Job Description

Summary:
The Senior Security Engineer is responsible for the security and availability of all of the services offered by HMSHost to our internal and external users. This position requires a person who can proactively identify security flaws and vulnerabilities, and can think both like an attacker and a defender. The Senior Security Engineer is required to identify which issues really do and don't matter, and to push teams to make the right security decisions and priorities. The position requires a good mix of advanced technical knowledge as well as a background in a wide range of information security concepts, specifically in the fields of cryptography, network security, security operations and incident response. This position typically reports to the Sr Director IT Security & Compliance.

Essential Functions:
•Designs and builds security utilities and tools for internal use that enable the other IT Infrastructure teams to operate at high speed and wide scale
•Evaluates the impact to the organization of current security advisories, publications, and academic research papers and organizes responses as necessary across affected systems
•Serves as network, application, and data access security expert/lead in collaboration with other groups within IT
•Provides technical assistance and knowledge during active firewall, network, two factor authentication, internet access proxy and data encryption troubleshooting of the operational environment
•Acts as the highest level of support for the operations teams in support of several hundred Watchguard and Cisco Firewalls, Duo two factor authentication, Citrix SSL VPN, Splunk Log analysis and Citrix Netscaler systems
•Translates business requirements into network security solution or process designs
•Responsible for network security planning, architecture design and engineering across several hundred production firewalls
•Acts as an analytical mindset for problem solving, abstract thought, and designing defenses against advanced network, virus, data leakage and insider threat security threats


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