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Security Engineer

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job ID: 9779 Category: Professional

Job Description

  • Leads in the design and integration of enterprise information security strategies, technical architectures and solutions.
  • Provides recommendations for adaptation of security policies, procedures and compliance auditing in response to changing technologies, threat landscape, industry regulations and best practices.
  • Directs, and is responsible for, mitigating threats, vulnerabilities and security breaches collected through various security tools.
  • Defines compliance audit methodologies for the security policies and procedures that safeguard the integrity of, and access to, enterprise systems, files and data elements.
  • Designs and develops new technologies, architectures and security products to support security requirements for the enterprise and its customers, business partners and vendors.
  • Addresses the security requirements of the organization by providing expertise and consulting assistance for all Information Services (IS) projects and managed systems, and oversees direct operational support to the business and IS staff for security-related matters.
  • Ensures secure functional and technical operations by providing security recommendations in product selection, procedure development, application development, database design, network and/or platform (operating system) efforts.
  • Provides recommendations regarding security assessments and reviews of internally and externally-hosted application and infrastructure systems, to ensure security compliance.
  • Responsible for the continual improvement of security management tools, controls, policies, procedures and operations.
  • Directs security awareness programs, and educates IS and business staff regarding security policies and procedures.
  • Partners with other technical staff to ensure that the adequate security solutions are in place throughout all IS systems and platforms to mitigate any identified risks sufficiently to meet business objectives and regulatory requirements.
  • Accountable for directing security risk analysis scenarios and response procedures, based upon emerging security threats.
  • Responsible for compiling and delivering risk assessment reporting and security briefings, advising management/executive-level staff of critical issues that may affect customer or corporate security objectives.
  • May be responsible for technical project leadership of a project or a phase of a project.
  • Staff members in this position are effective and self-sufficient in working within a diverse technology portfolio, and regularly provide guidance and training to less experienced Security Engineers.
  • In addition, Lead Security Engineers will be expected to take on additional formal and informal leadership assignments within their area of expertise.           


Basic Qualifications:

  • Education - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent or equivalent
  • Experience - 10 years of experience typically gained through skills/knowledge/abilities in the field


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent or equivalent
  • Experience - 15 years of experience typically gained through skills/knowledge/abilities in the field, Full-time experience and demonstrated maturity in security engineering, including experience with network intrusion detection systems, packet capture techniques and analysis of raw packet captures, Expert experience with or knowledge of network topology/ infrastructure, client/server, databases, web security, multiple operating systems (Windows, *nix, mainframe, IOS/mobile, embedded), web operations, encryption, authentication, vulnerability scanning, virus/malware management, data loss/leakage prevention, logging/security information management, firewall and intrusion detection systems, Experience with security information management systems and common system log formats, including syslog and Event Log, as well as using vulnerability assessment systems to test enterprise networks and applications, Experience leading security incident response procedures, and authoring information security policies and procedures, Strong experience with the theory and practice of information risk analysis and risk management
  • Licenses - Information security certification, such as: SANS GSEC or GCIH, Cisco CCSP, Microsoft MCSE: Security, CISSP, CISA or CRISC
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