Job Description :
Senior Security Engineers – Contract to Hire
Atlanta, GA & Burbank, CA

Operations Activities:
Assist Security leadership on major projects, upgrades, installations through the delivery of crucial initiatives in collaboration with IT security design and engineering team
Administer and maintain various information technology network security control systems such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, virtual private networks, and network account access
Administer security-related systems such as Firewall, VPNs, Security Information and Event Management appliances, network monitoring systems and monitor logs for unusual or suspicious activity and take appropriate action
Assist to manage and defend egress points of the network infrastructure
Assist to implement, monitor, administer and support network security systems as necessary to ensure proper safe guarding of the network infrastructure, and information assets of the organization
Ensure that any system changes required to maintain security are implemented
Ensure that IT global initiatives and standards are achieved within scope of responsibility
Implement, manage, uphold and enforce the company''s technology security policy and procedures
Implement controls compliant with policy and procedures and through the administration of enterprise-wide security hardware and software systems
Troubleshoot and resolve network security issues
Maintain awareness of existing and emerging threats, assessing risks, and modifying control structure as required
Assist with the implementation of information security technologies such as enterprise role based universal access control and employee / partner VPN solutions
Participate in security incident coordination and response within infrastructure operations.

Security interface:
Develop and maintain IT liaison relationship with functional departments, key users, architecture and engineering
Develop and maintain relationships with technology vendors to meet business needs
Provide guidance toward design and troubleshooting of IT security to the engineering team
Provide support to the Information Security team designing and implementing information security controls

Scanning/Monitoring/Reporting:
Provide proactive routine reporting for security functions (system enhancements, capacity planning, security analysis, etc
Oversee the continuous monitoring and protection of data processing resources.
Evaluate suspected security breaches and recommend corrective actions to management (including incidents involving outside vendors
Oversee and perform checks, alerts, scripts, tools, system integration, and upgrades to systems

Audit:
Assist internal audit and other sanctioned third-party auditors by participating and responding on behalf of the Information Security Operations, including tracking and resolution of issues.
Ensure security-related audit commitments are met and maintained.
Provide support and assistance during internal and external audits
Assist other IT groups in addressing gaps in adherence to security infrastructure, policies and standards.
Track progress towards gap resolution.

Qualifications
7-years of Information Technology experience at least five of which were in a security related area.
Experience managing firewall /IPS /IDS / Load balancer / Network equipment / WAN Optimization
Setting up VPN, Wireless Experience with Palo Alto firewalls, SIEM technology and security log management, cloud security, server virtualization hardening 4-6 years of experience in network administration
Functional understanding of overall computing environment (Network, Operating Systems, Client Platforms, Firewalls, Cloud)
Deep understanding and experience of implementing security into a complex, dynamic technology environment (On premise, Cloud, Hybrid Cloud environments)
Cloud management
Strong work ethic; ability to work independent of direct supervision
Must be a team player, drawing energy and drive in working with others (collaborative)
Detail oriented and analytical; organized (meticulous with regard to documentation and change management activities)
Strong verbal and written communication