Info Security Operations Engineer in Hoffman Estates, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/13/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  904125

Full Time

Salary + Benefits + Flexible work life balance + PTO

Target interview dates 1st full week of November

Target start date: 12/3 or 12/10

Contact: or 773-824-1032

We do not anticipate providing sponsorship for this position.

The Security Operations Engineer will be a member of the IT Security Operations team reporting to the Director / Manager, IT Security Operations. Responsibilities include hands-on engineering and support activities to install, maintain and troubleshoot security hardware and software solutions to protect the Corporate IT environment. The role also consists of applying core knowledge and skills to assist team members in the analysis, design, testing and deployment of standard security controls within the enterprise.

  • Coordinate and provide technical support to application teams and business partners
  • Respond to and resolve security incidents
  • Contribute to the continual enhancement of IT security infrastructure program through the expansion and enforcement of governance, core processes and organizational awareness
  • Contribute to the vision and strategy for enterprise security networking solutions

• Performs basic vulnerability scans using vendor utility tools. Monitors security audit and intrusion detection system logs for system and network anomalies. Investigates and/or escalates security violations, attempts to gain unauthorized access, virus infections that may affect the network or other event affecting security. Documents and reports event(s).

• Assists in the review and recommends the installation, modification or replacement of hardware or software components and any configuration change(s) that affects security.

• Provides end user support for security access and permissions • Knowledge of regulations (i.e., SOX, privacy, etc.) and internal controls as they apply to IT.
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
• Excellent communications and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with peers, IT management and staff, and internal/external business partners/clients
• Ability to perform and interpret vulnerability assessments
• Experience working with internet, web, application and network security techniques
• Operational experience with various tools for analyzing network traffic for root cause analysis (sniffers, packet capturing, routing)
• Operational and administrative experience in development, design, deployment, and support of network solutions supporting application control, URL filtering, Intrusion prevention and access controls
• Basic functional understanding of networking infrastructure concepts, technologies, protocols, and solutions
• Ability to support security engineering projects from inception to implementation. This includes overall design, expansion, enhancements, and technical documentation
• The ability to research and solve moderately complex security and networking challenges
• Involvement with security incident response activities that includes responding in a manner that identifies, contains and re mediates threats to the business
• Preferred Higher Education industry knowledge.    

Education and Experience: Minimum

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field preferred
2+ years working with security policies and procedures, information systems security or computer operation









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