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Sr. Network Security Engineer
Chicago, IL

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$100,000 - $150,000 / yr

You will be responsible for design and support in all aspects of Network infrastructure consisting of LAN/WAN, HW & SW, routers, switches, management systems, and monitoring systems, telecommunications equipment, voicemail systems, call center management systems and various other network and voice related infrastructure technologies. The incumbent will also functions as a Project Leader on various initiatives while training and instructing Network Engineers. Work involves providing diagnoses, resolution, and documentation in all aspects of supporting, implementing and managing an enterprise network environment. Resources to do the job require reliance on core competencies in various disciplines within IT Networking and knowledge FinTech policy and procedures.

The Senior Network Security Engineer is expected to contribute to the corporate security strategy with security leadership and other senior security staffers and technologists. Considered a highly knowledgeable individual, the Senior Network Security Engineer is expected to implement, monitor and manage secure solutions that address contemporary issues. General direction is received from the Manager, Cyber Security Operations

* Palo Alto FW, Prisma

* Okta * Cisco * Azure 

* Security Credentials Expereince

* FinTech Experience 


Do you see yourself doing this?

  • Handle day-to-day implementation, monitoring and operational support of hardware, software, customer applications, managed solutions and service provider relationships.
  • Handle day-to-day Datacenter/IDF operational needs.
  • Perform installation of required patches and or code updates in response to security vulnerabilities.
  • Collect and review risk reports from various systems to identify issues, trends or develop recommendations to improve security operational performance.
  • Engage in information security projects that evaluate existing security infrastructure and propose changes as defined by security leadership and architects. Additionally, deliver projects on time, within budget and in accordance with service level agreements (SLAs).
  • Recognize, identify and prioritize incidents in accordance with customer business requirements, organizational policies and operational impact.
  • Assist with incident response and system stability issues as they occur. This may require work outside of standard business hours.
  • In consultation with Security compliance, ensure that all network equipment is operating at appropriate levels of operating system and patch levels.
  • Work in tandem with architects, the security operations center (SOC), incident responders (in cases of anomalous activity and host compromise), and technology infrastructure and development team members.
  • Recognize, identify and prioritize incidents in accordance with customer business requirements, organizational policies and operational impact.
  • Respond to and handle service and escalation tickets within SLA expectations.
  • Participate regularly in change project and change management meetings.
  • Research, validate and deploy solutions meeting security and business needs.
  • Follow security engineering fundamentals and processes as outlined in NIST 800-160.
  • Influence the planning and execution of incident response and postmortem exercises, with a focus on creating measurable benchmarks to show progress (or deficiencies requiring additional attention).
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and problem resolution for network and telecomm related issues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Adhere to and ensure compliance of all business transactions with policy and process of the Bank Secrecy Act. Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, company procedures and policies. Maintains integrity and ethics in all actions and conversations with or regarding credit union members and their accounts; complies with Privacy Act directives.



What makes you a great fit?

You’ll be a great fit if in addition to the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information assurance, MIS or related field, or equivalent, and you have:

  • 7+ years related experience required
  • Scripting/automation skills desired
  • Highly technical and analytical expertise, with a proven deep background (preferred 5+ years’ IT experience in in technology design, implementation and delivery.
  • Experience managing router/switches, firewalls, web proxies, IDS/IPS, NAC and other network and system monitoring tools.
  • Some experience in cloud computing technologies desired
  • Excellence in communicating business risk from cybersecurity issues.
  • Track record of acting with integrity, taking pride in work, seeking to excel, being curious and adaptable, and communicating effectively.
  • CCNP/CCIE certifications are preferred.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of as many of the following products as possible:
  • Cisco Nexus Routing/Switch platform
  • Cisco ASA firewalls
  • Aruba/Cisco Wireless Solution
  • Solarwinds
  • Cisco Prime
  • Proxy
  • Azure/AWS
  • Python, Ansible, Terraform

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