Sr. Information Security Engineer
CountryUnited States of America
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
Anixter is seeking a Senior
Information Security Engineer for its Information Technology team in Glenview,
The Senior Information Security Engineer
works with members of Information Security, Infrastructure Technology and
Business Systems teams to design and manage appropriate security measures for
the protection of corporate information assets. The Senior Information Security
Engineer is responsible for the complex and detailed technical work necessary
to establish and maintain information security systems such as firewalls and
intrusion prevention systems. In addition, the SeniorInformationSecurity Engineer redesigns and reengineers internal information handling
processes so that information is appropriately protected from a wide variety of
problems including unauthorized disclosure, unauthorized use, inappropriate
modification, premature deletion, and unavailability.
This position occasionally
requires some weekend and evening work as well as off-hours for on-call support
The Senior Information Security
Engineer's responsibilities include:
Assessing, building, andsupporting security solutionsand controlsincluding: SEIM, network firewalls, ACLs, IPS, internet content filtering,Identity and Access Management, web application firewalls(WAF), vulnerabilityscanners, penetration tests, incident response, Active Directory grouppolicies(GPOs), and logical access controls
Researching and deploying newtechnologies
Performing internal securityaudits and monitoring systems to ensure thatappropriate access levels are maintained
Preparing for and responding tosecurity incidents
Serving as aninternal Information Security consultant to the organization
Communicating threats andcountermeasures to management and staff to promote security awareness andcompliance throughout the organization
Developing and/ormaintaining BCP/DR plans for security systems and participating in tests
Collaborating with ISmanagement, legal, human resources and law enforcement agencies to managesecurity vulnerabilities or investigations
The idea candidates will have:
Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills,including the ability to effectively communicate to both technical andnon-technical audiences, in both a one on one as well as in a group environment
An intimate knowledge of the TCP/IP networking protocol suite
Strong understanding of LAN/WAN technologies; experienceconfiguring FTP services, DNS and SMTP architectures.
Experiencewith network protocol analysis
Threeor more years of experience in the design and deployment of networksecurity and operating system solutions and information securityinfrastructure elements such as Firewalls, VPN, DMZ, Security EventMonitoring systems, IDS/IPS, and Directory Services.
Strong understanding of common network and systemexploits and vulnerabilities.
Excellentanalytical and problem solving skills. Ability to troubleshoot complexnetworks and design network security solutions
Asolid understanding and work experience with virtualization technologiesand host operating systems, including Windows and Linux
Experiencewith Digital Certificates, SSL, IPSEC, and other encryption technologies.
Astrong understanding of authentication and authorization methodologies,includingknowledge of network authentication protocols including TACACS and RADIUS.
Experiencewith scripting languages
Experience with security auditing tools such as COPS,Tripwire, Nessus, etc.
BSin a Technology related field or an equivalent work experience
The following experience and certifications are a plus:
TechnicalCertifications such as CCNA, CCNP, CCSA, CCSE, SANS GIAC series
ProfessionalCertifications such as CISSP
Anunderstanding of application security and OWASP
Experiencedesigning and developing security countermeasures for Web and e-commerceenvironments.
Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran. We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.
Job GroupInformation Technology