Sr Security Engineer in Atlanta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 10/2/2019

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Sr Security Engineer

Job Description:

The Security Engineer is responsible for security system evaluation, design, configuration and deployment. The Security Engineer provides support to planning, designing and implementing security controls which safeguard and monitor events for information systems, enterprise applications, outsourced services and data.


  • Deep understanding of security threats and researches, designs, configures and deploys solutions to protect from current and future threats. Reviews firewall and critical system access changes for possible security risks.
  • Performs reviews of security solutions deployed on-premises and in the cloud to identify potential gaps in coverage.
  • Advises on security concerns and provides options and solutions to resolve these concerns.
  • Reviews proposed security infrastructure changes of all other team members as well as other groups and departments to maintain a high level of security integrity.
  • Implementation experience with enterprise security solutions on-premises and in the Cloud including WAF, IDS/IPS, DDOS prevention, and SIEM.
  • Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment.
  • Proposes and helps review security plans and policies to improve the security environment.
  • Performs on-going security system maintenance and device change management to maintain persistent availability and uptime.
  • Researches and implements new technologies to improve and grow the security infrastructure (e.g. applications, systems, outsources services).
  • Plans and monitors capacity of all security devices to keep ahead of future growth, reporting capacity needs and works to ensure maximum uptime.
  • Works towards providing a fully redundant high availability security infrastructure at all times.
  • Maintains operational guidelines, diagrams and documentation for security and infrastructure.
  • Obtains information and stays up to date on the latest threats and security trends in a fast and efficient way so as to keep secured against these threats.
  • Assists in the investigation and resolution of security issues.


  • Working experience with information security
  • Working experience with Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) & Intrusion Protection Systems (IPS)
  • Working experience with Firewall configuration and monitoring
  • Working experience with web application firewalls
  • Working experience deploying and maintaining security solutions both on-premises and cloud
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science degree or related field or equivalent combination of industry
  • CISSP, CISM, or CSSP certification(s)