Security / Systems Engineer

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Seattle, WA


<p><strong>At Connection, our purpose is simple: we connect people with technology. From hardware&mdash;PCs, printers, servers, and more&mdash;to cutting-edge cloud, cybersecurity, and professional IT services, we design, build, and support the IT solutions that thousands of companies, schools, and government agencies rely on every day. We like to think of ourselves as the IT Department for our customers&rsquo; IT Department. Our company started out almost 40 years ago with two employees and a phone line. Today we&rsquo;re a Fortune 1000 IT solutions partner operating in 174 countries around the world&mdash;still driven by that startup mentality and guided by our original purpose.</strong></p>

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Full Time

$130,000.00/Yr. - $165,000.00/Yr.

Overview: Connection has a fantastic opportunity through our Technical Staffing division for a&nbsp;Security Engineer in Seattle, WA. This is a&nbsp;full-time&nbsp;opportunity and offers outstanding benefits.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Participate in the Scrum framework as a developer to continuously add value to the firm.</li> <li>Contribute to and maintain a custom scripts repository.</li> <li>Install, modify, and maintain servers, applications, databases, storage systems, networking infrastructure, and backup/recovery systems.</li> <li>Design, build, and support a hybrid IT environment, including but not limited to physical/virtual servers, storage, networking, applications, monitoring, security, and cloud services.</li> <li>Design, deploy, and administer LAN/WAN networks, including firewalls, routers, switches, load balancers, and wireless solutions.</li> <li>Participate as a 24/7 IT Incident Response Team member by responding to threats and security risks to the organization during office and after-hours as part of an on-call rotation. This includes collaborating with teams/individuals to formulate and apply remediation action.</li> <li>Monitor networks and systems for security events and alerts to potential/active threats, intrusions, and indicators of compromises; Analyze trends to determine the downstream impact.</li> <li>Maintain and audit all logs and records associated with operation procedures; Audit security logs, reports, daily system audits, security logs, and authentication features to ensure security-relevant actions are appropriately implemented and executed.</li> <li>Assist in after-action activity reviews; Identify findings associated with an incident; Engineer a plan to mitigate similar future incidents. Advise management on incidents and incident prevention.</li> <li>Provide security best practice guidance and expertise to project manager(s) to define requirements for applications, installations, and program architecture for information systems.</li> <li>Participate in the creation and implementation of cyber security policies, architectures, technical standards, technical controls, security solutions, guidelines, procedures, and other elements necessary to maintain security and compliance posture.</li> <li>Assist with certification compliance and audit process, providing recommendations for remedial actions when needed.</li> <li>Interact with threat management tools to identify critical/high-risk systems and create threat analysis reports; Initiate follow-up action, and help reduce identified risks as needed.</li> <li>Build automation to remediate vulnerabilities and eliminate response inefficiencies rapidly.</li> <li>Drive company-wide vulnerability remediation campaigns.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in computer science, information systems, mathematics, engineering, or other related field or equivalent work experience.</li> <li>Ability to write PowerShell and construct WQL and SQL queries.</li> <li>In-depth knowledge of the OSI model as it pertains to troubleshooting and system architecture.</li> <li>Experience with Microsoft 365 technologies.</li> <li>Experience with VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V administration.</li> <li>Deep familiarity with Windows Server OS, Active Directory, and other Microsoft Windows Services.</li> <li>Minimum of 4 years of related cybersecurity experience, including two years of increasing responsibility in the&nbsp;core technical area or equivalent.</li> <li>Ability to travel, as required.</li> <li>CompTIA Security+, Network+, Cybersecurity Analyst, or other IT certifications are a plus.</li> <li>Experience working with Cloud technologies.</li> </ul> <br /><br /> <h2 class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoField_Job">Min</h2> <div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text">USD $130,000.00/Yr.</div> </div> </div> <h2 class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoField_Job">Max</h2> <div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text">USD $165,000.00/Yr.</div> </div> </div>