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Web Application Firewall Security Engineer

Full Time

  • No Travel Required

Job Description

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What We'll Bring:
At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation we're consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

You will be a part of our Network Security team that is responsible for implementing & improving WAF security posture, which is key to meeting and providing the robust security for web based applications. You will have opportunity to contribute to technology modernization by moving network visibility tools to a variety of cloud solutions like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud and alike.

Come be a part of our team - you'll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring:
  • Strong understanding of on premise and cloud based Web Application Firewall Technologies.
  • Develop, maintain, test and troubleshoot WAF, policies, and rule sets. Monitors systems activities and fine tunes system parameters and configuration to optimize performance and ensure security of systems.
  • In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF). Expertize in networking firewall concepts and configuration
  • Experience with responding to WAF events and developing incident response plans. Ability to improve effectiveness in incident response practices. Be a champion of continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Install and tests new hardware and software releases. Evaluate and install patches, perform system upgrades and resolves security issues.
  • Knowledge of information security concepts, OWASP web application vulnerabilities and web-based attacks.
  • Good understanding of Linux or Cent OS command structure and experience creating shell scripts.
  • In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF). Expertize in networking firewall concepts and configuration
  • Strong background in supporting the development of information security awareness training materials.
  • Knowledge and ability to support infrastructure, cloud security engineering & automation initiatives.
  • Strong background in implementing and maintaining event management best practices.
  • Ability to ensure the adoption and governance of standard operating procedures.
  • Able to conduct research and support development of information security policies, standards, procedures, and/or guidelines.
  • Good working knowledge of information security risk identification, assessment and reporting activities.
  • Support business continuity risk management and disaster recovery planning activities.
  • Adept at security monitoring, and investigation activities.
  • Provider tier 3 support as needed.
  • Ability to demonstrate technical knowledge and consultative skills. Strong communication skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology.

We'd love to see:
  • 5+ years of networking experience, including configuring, analyzing & troubleshooting complex TCP/IP networks.
  • 2+ years of working in a Security Operations Center (SOC).
  • 2+ years of tier 3 network & WAF support experience.
  • 2+ years of experience working on projects with agile methodologies.
  • 2+ years of experience with cloud technologies like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform.
  • Strong scripting skills, i.e., PowerShell, Python, Terraform etc.
  • Cloudflare WAF experience is a plus

Impact You'll Make:
  • In the first 90 days - Ramp up to project specifics and contribute to new WAF deployments and troubleshooting issues by closely with technical leads.
  • Beyond 90 days - Effectively perform WAF deployments independently across TU regions with support from local resources. Participate in Tier 3 support activities and BAU as needed.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, TransUnion has several safety protocols in place to protect associates, customers, and visitors. You may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and/or to participate in certain work-related activities. Exemption is available to qualified candidates as a reasonable accommodation.

TransUnion's Internal Job Title:
Engineer, Information Security