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IT Security Engineer

Job Title
IT Security Engineer
Job ID
Columbia,  TN 38402
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Conexess is aiding a local client in their search for an IT Security Engineer. This is a direct hire role with a competitive compensation package.

  • Design / document security solutions through creation and maintenance of a security roadmap
  • Create proof of concept and testing labs
  • Implements designs from Architects using best practices and security standards
  • Coordinates activities with Infrastructure Engineers, Architects, Application Development, and business representatives
  • Peer review proposals by engineers
  • Participates in project discovery and progress reports and give guidance with regards to FBITN security compliance standards
  • Supports Infrastructure Systems, Networking, and Security add, move, change activities
  • Escalation point for Help Desk and Engineers for security related activities
  • Research / implement best practices regarding FBITN security posture
  • Designs, performs, and/or oversees penetration testing of all systems to identify system vulnerabilities
  • Develops, implements, maintains, and oversees the enforcement of policies, procedures and associated plans for system security administration, and user system access based on industry-standard best practices
  • Participate in incident response, including steps to minimize and mitigate the impact. Conduct a technical and forensic investigation of an incident and find the extent of the damage
  • Manages connection security for local area networks, Web site, intranet, and e-mail communications
  • Designs, implements, and reports on security system and end user activity audits
  • Recommends, schedules, and performs security improvements, upgrades, and/or purchases
  • Conducts research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of security enhancement and development efforts
  • Subject matter expert on most standard IT infrastructure solutions and practices
    • Network Architecture (Routers, Switches, Wireless Access Points, Firewalls)
    • Alerting, Monitoring, Reporting, Auditing on systems and applications
    • Auditing, SEIM products
    • IDS / IPS
    • URL Filtering / Content filtering
    • Virus protection
    • Data encryption
    • Disaster recovery
    • Endpoint security solutions, including file integrity monitoring and data loss prevention
    • AWS and Azure cloud platform security
    • Configuration management tools
    • PCI-DSS
    • Multi-factor authentication

Desired Qualifications

  • 5 + years of experience working as a Security Engineer, Sr. Security Engineer / Specialist.
  • Certifications in Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Wireless Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) and/or, other related technical certification preferred.


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