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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/17/2016

Sears Hoffman Estates, IL

Hoffman Estates, IL
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree
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per year


The Security Engineer I ensures that security vulnerabilities are detected and reported to the appropriate teams. This position also monitors, alerts and reports on malicious activity and verifies the controls are monitored and issues are addressed.Job Duties/Responsibilities:

*Utilizes OS and Network security scanning tools and services to perform both scheduled and ad-hoc vulnerability assessments, analyzing and leveraging the resulting reports to ensure that any viable vulnerabilities are both documented and reported to the appropriate teams for mitigation.
*Develops data dashboards, to aggregate multi-sourced data, or to drill down into a specific source, for use in monitoring the OBU threat landscape for potential malicious activity.
*Responds to security incidents by initiating research into the IP- or user-based activity, identifying hosts involved and their known vulnerabilities, and engaging other internal and external support teams to provide further findings. Assists the Infra Ops team in active investigations by working through questions, validating processes, and confirming findings.
*Investigates and validates file integrity changes for critical (PCI/PII) hosts, comparing the file changes against existing change or maintenance JIRAs. Engages systems engineering to facilitate research on any changes that do not have a corresponding JIRA. Documents all findings in JIRA for audit and tracking purposes
*Trains Infra Ops on reporting, and responding to, security events using pre-established standard operating procedures. Provides Infra Ops with access to both in-house and external reporting tools and services. Trains Infra Ops on proper utilization of newly adopted security tools and implementations.

Job Requirements:

*Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, a related technical or scientific field, or equivalent experience
*0-2 years of professional related experience
*Solid knowledge of network and OS configurationsEEO EMPLOYER