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Sr. Security Systems Engineer - Network Security Architecture and Strategy

Home Depot


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
06/22/2017
2017-06-222017-07-22
Job Code:
106970
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Sr. Security Systems Engineer - Network Security Architecture and Strategy (106970)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Information Technology
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE

The Senior Security Systems Engineer - Network Security Architecture and Strategy will be responsible for the design and implement network security solutions within The Home Depot enterprise network with the goal of enhancing the overall security posture of our customers, systems and users. This would include the deployment of next-generation firewall solutions, configuration of security policies in a complex multi-vendor environment, and working with business units inside and outside of the The Home Depot to develop best-practice security solutions. The Senior Engineer will work with networking teams within The Home Depot to implement and improve new and in-place security solutions. Insure that The Home Depot's security posture is first and foremost in the consideration of any network designs.  Partner with operations staff to insure that proactive monitoring is in place and working.  Provide top-level troubleshooting for all network security related issues. Create documentation that is audience appropriate for existing and future-state network security solutions.  Work with vendor partners to insure that THD is abreast of current and in-progress solutions which may provide benefit The Home Depot's technology and business goals.

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.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
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

NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to the Systems Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

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

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
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:

Hands on experience with firewall and security products from Juniper and Palo Alto. This would include the Juniper Netcreen and SRX platforms, JUNOS Space and Spotlight as well as Palo Alto PanOS and Panorama platforms. Experience should include installation, configuration, policy management and troubleshooting.

Experience with routing and switching in an enterprise environment. Routing technologies would include OSPF and BGP. Switching would include Cisco Nexus platforms and Juniper MX, EX and QFX platforms.

Strong oral and verbal communication. Ability to create and present complex concepts and documentation to audiences of varying technical knowledge and abilities.

Hands on experience with Windows and *nix operating systems including installation, deployment, troubleshooting, resource and user management.

Understanding of load-balancer concepts including hardware load-balancers from A10, Citrix and F5.

Experience with virtualized and cloud environments. This would include hypervisors such as ESXi, VirtualBox, VMware Fusion/Desktop and cloud providers such as AWS, Azure and Google.

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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