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Senior Information Security Engineer

  • Location: Minneapolis, 55467
  • Salary: 52.27
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Senior Information Security Engineer
Location: MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, 55467
Term: 9 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Engineer Ping Directory webservices, LDAP plugins and utilities by developing code in Java, Groovy, REST API and Gradle
  • Responsible for building deployment automation in Ruby/Ansible
  • Lead or participate in computer security incident response activities for moderately complex events.
  • Conduct technical investigation of security related incidents and post incident digital forensics to identify causes and recommend future mitigation strategies.
  • Provide security consulting on medium projects for internal clients to ensure conformity with corporate information, security policy, and standards.
  • Design, document, test, maintain, and provide issue resolution recommendations for moderately complex security solutions related to networking, cryptography, cloud, authentication and directory services, email, internet, applications, and endpoint security.
  • Review and correlate security logs.
  • Utilize subject matter knowledge in industry leading security solutions and best practices to implement one or more components of information security such as availability, integrity, confidentiality, risk management, threat identification, modeling, monitoring, incident response, access management, and business continuity.
  • Identify security vulnerabilities and issues, perform risk assessments, and evaluate remediation alternatives.
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Knowledge of Enterprise code pipeline and experience with CI/CD
  • 5+ years of information security applications and systems experience
  • 5+ years of experience coding in Java, Ruby, Groovy, Gradle including J2EE application development and maintenance
  • 5+ years of experience coding with modern web application development frameworks such as node.js, angularjs, or similar
  • 5+ years of experience coding with the Ping Directory/UnboundID LDAP SDK, Siteminder SDK for Java or similar
  • 2+ years of experience with CI/CD pipeline tools such as GitHub, Jenkins, and Artifactory
  • 2+ years of experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef or Puppet
  • 2+ years of experience with monitoring and data analysis tools such as Splunk
  • Ability to identify and manage highly complex issues and negotiate solutions within a geographically dispersed organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of an organization; including at the executive level
  • Knowledge and understanding of technical leadership including: strategic and enterprise architectural direction for an organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to document procedures for other engineers to follow
  • 4+ years of Information Security Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.

Desired Quaifications:

  • Overall configuration, troubleshooting, patch application, configuring replication, schema management, ACI management, encryption, patch application, etc. of directory server solution
  • Familiarity with LDAP Directory password policy configuration
  • Demonstrated technical ability to make performance/tuning recommendations for directory
  • Excellent communication skills working with development, production and application teams for multiple lines of business
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills to address real-time production issues and restore service from an operations stand-point
  • Willingness to be part of a 2nd level 24x7 on-call escalation rotation.
  • Experience in evaluating other brands of Directory Server (such as OUD, IBM Tivoli Identity Manager, RedHat Directory, etc.)
  • Ability to make audit-related assessments, document changes needed, deploy feasible audit-related changes
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Experience with VMware containers and Cloud Hosting
  • Experience working in an environment utilizing Agile methodology and processing workflow using Jira.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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