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Senior Security Engineer in Seattle, WA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  918994

Why We Need You

This role provides technical and Information Security engineering direction and leadership. You will work collaboratively with all technical support areas to ensure systems are designed, implemented and supported consistent in maintaining security standards.


What You’ll Be Doing

Strategy & Planning

• Collaborate with other groups to ensure secure and reliable implementation and operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes.

• Work with executive team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to apply appropriate Security controls.


Acquisition & Deployment

• Design and deploy secure new operating systems, applications and enhancements to existing applications, software, and operating systems to improve performance and reliability

• Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions regarding Security toolsets and controls.


Operational Management

• Analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing security systems, controls, and standards; develop and implement strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.

• Provide thought leadership in security engineering for the company.

• Support day-to-day information security program administration.

• Work collaboratively with technicians to ensure designs meet security standards: Develop security controls and perform validation testing; contribute to design documentation and other project deliverables, as necessary.

• Design, implement and support highly confidential or niche security systems.

• Perform troubleshooting, forensic analysis and investigations for security and all incidents to determine level of Incident Response, mitigation and resolution.

• This role may require detailed technical work in the event a conflict of interest is suspected or exists.

• Mentor, remain current, and provide guidance to others on security best practices.


What You’ll Bring

• 10 years of experience working with information processing and information security products and technologies.

• BA/BS in science or technology-related field or equivalent preferred.

• CISSP certification required

• Experience in supporting a wide range of compliance audits.

• Proven experience with systems planning, security principles, and general software management best practices.

• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills. Must effectively produce, communicate and implement systems documentation, reports, and business correspondence.

• Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required (Troubleshooting).

• Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.

• Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

• Ability and willingness to work hours outside of normal business hours.

• Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks.

• Working knowledge of secure TCP/IP network architecture and enterprise computer/infrastructure operations required


 Required technical skills:

• Active Directory Security along with application of Group Policy Objects

• Cicso IOS

• Microsoft Stack

• Multi-factor authentication

• SQL Security Hardening

• IIS Security Hardening

• Web Application Security/Firewalls

• Network hardening with ACLs (understanding protocols)

• SSL/VPN Remote Access

• Unix/Linux, intrusion detection systems

• Network vulnerability assessment tools

• Forensics knowledge









EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178