Job Description :
palo alto checkpoint

Systems Security Engineer - Contract
Alpharetta, GA

The Senior Distributed Systems Security Engineer is responsible for the platform engineering and deployment of enterprise security tooling including centralized logging, hardware encryption, identity management, and vulnerability scanning solutions. This position is a key consultant regarding the security controls in the environment, and works closely with other IT and business areas to ensure sound and consistent monitoring of security within Client''s IT infrastructure and general business processes following the Enterprise information security policy and standards as well as other applicable standards and security best practices (i.e. GLBA, PCI, ISO27001The successful candidate will have direct experience with security technologies, specifically ArcSight, Imperva, Ping, and Datapower.

Primary Duties
Define the security service delivery roadmap:
Create and execute a 3-5 year deployment schedule for enterprise security solutions
Research and incorporate latest industry security trends/practices into strategic and tactical plans
Effectively build consensus within the stakeholder community for requirements/standards/functionality 
Engineer security solutions and define standards:
Evaluate and selection security solutions that meet customer requirement and adhere to all internal and external standards including PCI
Engineer solutions that will meet all non-functional requirements including high availability, recovery, auditing, monitoring, and operational/administrative controls
Align security service delivery to enterprise technology security standards:
Deploy, communicate, and govern security technology solutions
Effectively build consensus within the stakeholder community for requirements/standards/functionality
Effectively communicate and enforce product standards with the broad stakeholder community
Additional responsibilities
Effectively and efficiently communicate with various levels of stakeholders ranging from staff engineers to senior business executives
Effectively articulate decisions in terms of business drivers and results
Build consensus across a wide range of stakeholders ranging from staff engineers to senior business executives
Work with internal and external compliance analysts to meet requirements or determine remediation practices
Participate in maintenance windows where applicable
Collaborate with other technology groups and technology architects on Client product strategy discussions
Collaborate with Enterprise Technology architecture on Cloud based solutions for Client Products
Participate in an on-call rotation

Education and Certifications
Bachelor''s degree in computer science/related field or equivalent work experience
Job Related Experience
Minimum 5-7 years security engineering experience in mid to large IT organizations
3-5 years of experience with enterprise security technologies (centralized logging, identity management, file integrity monitoring, vulnerability scanning)
3-5 years of hands on and progressive information security design and implementation experience in a security engineering role

Desired Skills
Ability to handle multi-tasks and meet deadlines
Ability to work efficiently and productively without direction or guidance
Capable of exercising extreme discretion and independent judgment
Ability to handle extremely confidential information in a professional manner
Ability to communicate, both verbally and written, with a high level of confidence
MS Office skills - Word, Visio and excel