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Automation Engineer, IT Perimeter Security

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Job # 11586897
Date Posted: 11-11-2018
This job is a member of the Information Technology Team, within the Information Technology Division. The Internet Security Infrastructure Engineering team is a highly skilled team of engineers that are experts at managing and integrating various third party Security and Networking platforms into the environment. This team, in collaboration with other teams and business stakeholders, is at the forefront of providing the security tools which enhance our security operations center, corporate security, applications and ensure world class set of managed offerings for our customers. Our managed platforms include, but are not limited to, technologies from vendors such as Proxy, SIEM, and CASB. As the subject matter expert, this position plays a critical role, and will be accountable for the success of their platforms. This individual is responsible for the design, implementation, and maintaining the automation tasks for our product. This will need to be achieved through ongoing planning, coordination and alignment, both internally within the team, and also with partner teams such as Devops, Project Management, Software Engineering, Customer Implementation Services and Support Engineering.
 
Specifically, you’ll do the following:
  • Collaborates with leaders, business analysts, project managers, IT architects, technical leads and other developers, along with internal customers, to understand requirements and develop needs according to business requirements
  • Monitors performance and capability of systems and provides recommendations based on the current threat landscape
  • Maintains centrally managed consoles and critical infrastructure that enables our teams to manage third party security technologies
  • Develops and maintains automating day to day tasks with enterprise infrastructure like on premise proxy infrastructure
  • Collaborates with Product Management in order to align with established roadmaps
  • Collaborates with internal teams, such as Customer Implementation Services, Support Engineering, Software Engineering, IT Operations, Finance, and Procurement, to ensure efficient service delivery
  • Fosters and cultivates vendor relationships and grasps vendor roadmaps and release schedules
  • Works in and actively supports an Agile environment
  • Researches, evaluates, and implements new technologies and product lines, in order to enhance current processes, security, and performance
  • Provides innovative solutions to continue the enhancement and proficiency of our systems
  • Participates in an on-call rotation for any escalations outside business hours, and top tier escalation support for Operations based teams
 
Qualifications
Required Qualifications
  • ​Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 3 years of technology experience, with a focus on information security technology development, support, and administration
Preferred Qualifications
  • ​Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 5+ years of technology experience, with a focus on information security technology development, support, and administration
  • Extensive experience automation scripting, preferably for network infrastructure systems
  • Strong technical background in scripting languages (Python, Powershell or Javascript)
  • Knowledge and experience in Devops/DevSecOps techniques like CI/CD
  • Strong technical knowledge in building and administering infrastructure with tools such as (Jenkins, puppet, Ansible, Chef and source control tools like GitHub/GIT)
  • Strong technical background in Proxy, CASB, and other Internet protection suites
  • Strong technical background in authentication, syslog, network troubleshooting, application log troubleshooting, SIEM and security architecture
  • Experience with routing protocols and routing concepts
  • Experience building and administering UNIX/Linux based security appliances and/or servers
  • Knowledge of the Unix/Linux CLI system tools and applications
  • Solid comprehension of packet analysis and demonstrated ability troubleshooting incidents using security tools such as Wireshark, tcpdump, and SIEM (log analysis)
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, GIAC or other security certifications are desired
 
 
 
Qualifications (Continued)
 
Preferred Qualifications (Continued)
  • Working understanding of Active Directory structure (e.g. GPOs)
  • Working understanding of Agile Framework
  • Working understanding of PCI, PII compliancy’s
  • Working understanding of TCP/IP protocol suite, including subnetting and network address translation
  • Experience with scripting (Powershell, Python, etc.)
  • Familiarity with certificate verification techniques, along with an understanding of the certificate validation process and experience troubleshooting certificate issues with tools such as Portecle
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups
  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently
Additional Locations: Dallas, TX; Dallas/Ft Worth, TX; Ft Worth, TX; Phoenix, AZ
Requisition ID: 22674 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth 
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas 
Job Segment: Engineer, Procurement, Information Systems, Computer Science, Product Manager, Engineering, Operations, Technology

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