Senior Security Engineer- Network Security

Full Time
Atlanta, GA
Areas of Interest: Network Services, Test and Evaluation, Vulnerability Assessment and Management
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The Senior Security Engineer- Blue Team will work directly for the Network Perimeter Managers of Information Security to determine weekly or on demand penetration test and vulnerability assessment objectives. Various Network devices such as Juniper & Palo Alto Firewalls, NAC, Web Gateways and API gateways environment, social engineering and phishing campaigns will be performed during the exercise. We are looking for candidates who are highly organized, can work independently in a fast-paced environment and produce multiple quality deliverables within defined deadlines. Candidates should be self-starters and creative problem solvers and have the flexibility to learn new products and technologies quickly.

The Senior Systems Engineer develops, maintains, and supports The Home Depot’s technical infrastructure that includes network, hardware, database, and system software components. The Sr. Systems Engineer is responsible for collaborating with and enabling product teams with infrastructure. Sr. Systems Engineers are expected to leverage tooling and custom applications to monitor and optimize performance. In addition, Sr. Systems Engineers may be involved in routine upgrades and application support as well as root cause and post-mortem analyses around security incidents and service interruptions. As a Sr. Systems Engineer, you will be able to operate independently, though typically working as part of a team with varying skillsets.

10% – Planning & Analysis: 

  • Researches and analyzes business trends and behavioral data to identify opportunities for improvements and new initiatives 
  • Drives the evaluation, development, and recommendation of specific technology products and platforms to provide cost-effective solutions that meet business and technology requirements 
  • Researches and designs best fit infrastructure, network, database, and security architectures for products 

30% – Delivery & Execution: 

  • Drives configuration, debugging, and support for infrastructure 
  • Drives field and corporate roll-outs of technology 
  • Drives the stand up of necessary system software, hardware, and equipment (physical or virtual) to meet changing infrastructure needs 

50% – Support & Enablement: 

  • Collaborates with product and project teams to understand needs and enable them with infrastructure 
  • Supports technology architecture design review efforts for project and product teams 
  • Leverages tooling and custom applications to monitor the operational status of applications, infrastructure, networks, databases, and security; optimizes and tunes performance as appropriate 
  • Drives root cause analysis, debugging, support, and post-mortem analysis for security incidents and service interruptions 
  • Maintains, upgrades, and supports existing systems and infrastructure to ensure operational stability 
  • Opens and manages vendor problem tickets to resolution 
  • Drives the production of in-house documentation around solutions 
  • Monitors tools and proactively helps teams struggling with systems issues 
  • Provides application support for software running in production 
  • Creates scripts and tools that drive automation and enable product teams and end users to move towards self service

10% – Learning:

  • Keeps abreast of innovations and industry trends as well as changes to internal systems and determines how they impacts tools, training, and support necessary to keep systems up, running, and secure
  • Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern systems engineering core practices (communities of practice)
  • Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations

Typically reports to the Systems Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager.

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 1 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of the Ethical Hacker processes and procedures in a high security environment.
  • Minimum of 4 years performing Ethical Hacker/Blue Team/penetration testing and vulnerability assessments.
  • Expert level experience working with tools such as; Tenable Nessus, Saint, Cobalt Strike, Acunetix, MetaSploit, Burp Suite, Splunk, QRadar, etc.
  • Organize and write supporting documents/artifacts describing penetration testing and vulnerability assessment activities (including detailed rules-of-engagement documents and step-by-step procedures)
  • Create documentation on specific remediation steps to close vulnerabilities or mitigate risk to acceptable levels
  • Revise documents and artifacts as tactics and technics evolve to address new and emergent threats and trends
  • Work with network Security engineers to provide training on remediation and avoiding future vulnerabilities



Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm 
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives 
  • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences 
  • Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful 
  • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances 
  • Global Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lens 
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people 
  • Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear
  • Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder 
  • Self-Development: Actively seeing new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels 
  • Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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The Home Depot

The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer, values and rewards dedicated, knowledgeable and experienced professionals. We operate over 2,200 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Canada and Mexico. All of our associates have one thing in mind — helping our customers build and improve upon their homes. Join The Home Depot team today and see for yourself why we are consistently ranked as a top Fortune 500 company.

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