Security Engineer IV (Network Security)

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GENERAL PURPOSE:

The Network Security Engineer IV is a big picture thinker with attention to technical details, who is responsible for envisioning solutions, defining architecture, and taking steps to implement security improvements to protect Ross' information and assets. The Network Security Engineer leads initiatives to harden Ross's network security posture and capabilities from concept through delivery, define and follow discreet procedures and protocols to ensure integrity and compliance. The Network Security Engineer leads the product area strategy, roadmap, design, and vendor/product due-diligence functions. The Network Security Engineer serves as a liaison to the other Information Security and IT functional groups, influencing outcomes as appropriate. The Network Security Engineer operates as the Network Security Subject Matter Expert (SME), provides 3rd level support and excels at production issue resolution.

The base salary range for this role is $156,200 - $266,950. The base salary range is dependent on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, qualifications, relevant education, certifications, seniority, and location. The range listed is just one component of the total compensation package for employees. Other rewards vary by position and location.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Research, evaluate, develop, and implement Network Security designs and standards following industry best practices.

• Understand business objectives, supporting systems and processes across the key business areas, align technical solutions with the company business needs, and ensure solution compatibility with Ross environment.

• Build and maintain strong working relationships in cross-organizational structure to help align technical goals and vision and implement Enterprise Security solutions.

• Lead, develop and mentor junior team members, provide technical expertise and assistance to other IT, Business groups and Operations team.

• Leverage technical and domain knowledge to earn a reputation of trusted advisor, influence new thinking and roadmap, provide long-term technology strategies and architecture, and propose technology solutions in addressing business needs.

• Operate the production environment toolsets and services

• Work with vendors to plan and deploy solutions, resolve issues, and implement enhancements

• Demonstrate strong meeting facilitation, spoken and written communication skills, lead productive discussions, and drive consensus working with technical, and business stakeholders

COMPETENCIES:

People

• Building Effective Teams

• Developing Talent

• Collaboration

Self

• Leading by Example

• Communicates Effectively

• Ensures Accountability and Execution

• Manages Conflict

Business

• Business Acumen

• Plans, Aligns and Prioritizes

• Organizational Agility

With particular emphasis on the following specific position-related:

• Customer Focus

• Problem Solving

• Dealing with Ambiguity

• Strategic Mindset

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

• In-depth knowledge of security technologies such as Palo Alto on-prem and cloud NextGen firewalls and IPS, email security like Proofpoint, WebProxy URL/ Content Filtering and DLP solutions like Forcepoint, Firewall auditing solutions like Skybox, Web Application Firewall like Citrix NetScaler, Network Authentication like Fortinet, and Advanced Network Threat Protection.

• Strong knowledge of current information security space with general understanding of current security threats, techniques, and landscape, as well as a dedicated and self-driven desire to research current information on the security landscape

• At least 12 years of Information Security architecture, project, and engineering experience and at least 10 years with a large organization

• Conceptual and practical understanding of SDLC, IT Infrastructure designs, technologies, products, and services. This should include knowledge of network protocols, operating systems, databases, encryption, and other technologies.

• Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience

• Understanding of fundamental networking protocols & concepts: TCP Handshake, IP subnets, VLANs, ARP, DNS, UDP, static routing.

• Preferred experience with security solutions automation and scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python, and JavaScript.

• Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills

• Senior level technical certification or equivalent (CISSP, CCSP, MCSA) with demonstrated relevant experience

• Able to provide leadership, guidance, influence, and training to others

• Able to work independently and creatively problem solve complex technical problems

• Able to provide accurate timeline and cost estimates necessary to complete potential projects, develop project milestones and implementation plans

• Ability to analyze and solve complex problems and to work in a group setting as well as independently

• Excellent attention and orientation toward meticulous work

• Proficient in Microsoft Office products

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work. #LI-Hybrid

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

N/A

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

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