Information Security Engineer

Location: Seattle, Washington Salary: US$150000 - US$170000 per annum
Sector: Retail and Distribution Type: Permanent
Reference #: PR/054830_1539295294

Red is searching for an Information Security Engineer for a retail client located in Seattle WA.

The Information Security Engineer provides consultative services, works with vendors for product consideration and recommendation, performs monitoring and auditing of information system activities, creates and maintains documentation related to policies, standards and procedures; and, mentors team members with lesser subject matter expertise.

Required skills, abilities, and certifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a minimum of 6 years of information systems security experience in a leadership role preferred
  • One or more professional security certifications such as CISA, CEH, GIAC or CISSP (or equivalent experience)
  • Ability to work effectively, independent of assistance or supervision
  • Innovative, creative, and extremely responsive, with a strong sense of urgency
  • Willing to share knowledge and assist others in understanding technical and business topics
  • Willingness to work outside of regular business hours as required which can include evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Experience with firewalls, routers, load balancers and DMZ silos, and packet capture technologies helpful
  • Working knowledge of information systems security standards and practices (e.g., access control and system hardening, system audit and log file monitoring, security policies, and incident handling)
  • Demonstrated experience of "hands on" security knowledge of the following platforms: Windows in a large Active Directory environment, Linux, AIX, Ubuntu and other UNIX variants
  • Web technologies such as Websphere, IIS, Apache, IHS
  • Scripting knowledge including Perl, Python, Powershell, etc.
  • Ability to clearly communicate Information Security matters to executives, auditors, end users, and engineers, using appropriate language, examples, and tone
  • Experience with tools such as NMAp, NetCat and Enum
  • Experience with IDS (Sourcefire, SNORT) and SIEMS technologies such as ArcSight, Splunk ES
  • Working knowledge of protocols and technologies such as TCP, UDP, SSL/TLS.
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and WML
  • At least one technical certification related to a major Costco platform (Microsoft, Linux or Cisco)

For immediate consideration, send your updated resume to

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