Anixter is seeking an Information a Senior Security Engineer for its Information Technology team in Glenview, IL.
The Information Security Senior Engineer works with members of Information Security, Infrastructure Technology and Business Systems teams to implement and manage appropriate security measures for the protection of corporate information assets. The Information Security Senior Engineer is responsible for the complex and detailed technical work necessary to establish and maintain information security systems such as firewalls and intrusion prevention systems. In addition, the Information Security Senior Engineer redesigns and reengineers internal information handling processes so that information is appropriately protected from a wide variety of problems including unauthorized disclosure, unauthorized use, inappropriate modification, premature deletion, and unavailability.
This position occasionally requires some weekend and evening work as well as off-hours for on-call support rotation.
The Information Security Engineer's responsibilities include:
Day-to-day management of security systems and processes
Assessing, building, and supporting security solutions and controls including: SEIM (security information and event management), network firewalls, ACLs, IPS, internet content filtering, web application firewalls(WAF), penetration tests, intrusion detection and prevention, network monitoring, certificate management, encryption, and logical access controls
Service as subject matter expert for firewalls
Initiate upgrades to security systems as necessary
Researching and deploying new technologies
Preparing for and responding to security incidents
Serving as an internal Information Security consultant to the organization
Communicating threats and countermeasures to management and staff to promote security awareness and compliance throughout the organization
Developing and/or maintaining BCP/DR plans for security systems and participating in tests
Troubleshooting resource access issues
Collaborating with IS management, legal, human resources and law enforcement agencies to manage security vulnerabilities or investigations
The idea candidates will have:
• Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills, including the ability to effectively communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences, in both a one on one as well as in a group environment
• Strong understanding of the TCP/IP networking protocol suite
Strong understanding of LAN/WAN technologies; experience configuring FTP services, DNS and SMTP architectures
Experience with network protocol analysis and common forensic tools
Adaptable and flexible to learn other technology
Three or more years of experience in the deployment of network security and operating system solutions and information security infrastructure elements such as Firewalls, VPN, DMZ, Security Event Monitoring systems, IDS/IPS, and Directory Services.
Strong understanding of common network and system exploits and vulnerabilities.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to troubleshoot network access issues
A solid understanding and work experience with virtualization technologies and host operating systems, including Windows and Linux
Experience with Digital Certificates, SSL, IPSEC, and other encryption technologies.
Experience with scripting languages
Experience with security auditing tools such as COPS, Tripwire, Nessus, etc.
BS in a Technology related field or an equivalent work experience
The following experience and certifications are a plus:
Technical Certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, CCSA, CCSE, SANS GIAC series
Professional Certifications such as CISSP
An understanding of application security and OWASP
• Experience designing and developing security countermeasures for Web and e-commerce environments.
Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran. We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.
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Website : http://www.anixter.com
From a small family loan of $10,000 in 1957 to a global company with more than 8,200 employees in over 50 countries, Anixter has been redefining the distribution of wire and cable for more than 50 years. When Anixter wrote the Blue Book in 1968, it reached more than $10 million in sales and had 700 employees. By 1980, Anixter had more than 2,000 employees and added locations in Canada and the United Kingdom. As the millennium drew to a close, Anixter doubled its workforce, topped $1 billion in sales and had locations in Latin America, Asia and the South Pacific. In the first decade of the 2000s, Anixter achieved $6 billion in sales, had more than 8,200 employees and served markets as diverse as fasteners, physical security and data communications. For a company that speaks 30 languages and has more than 100,000 customers worldwide, Anixter has grown remarkably from the first day Alan and Bill Anixter started to cut wire to length with the help of their mother's loan.