Systems Engineer- IT Network Security Architecture

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Home Depot / THD
Computers General
Full Time, Mid-Career
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description


The Home Depot in Marietta, GA is looking for an experienced Network Security Engineer to be part of the IT Security team that supports the corporate network, Store Network Services. In partnership with other groups inside and outside IT Security, The Systems Engineer- IT Network Security Architecture will work directly for the Network Perimeter Managers of Information Security to Plan and implement network security measures to protect computer systems, networks and data; work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams and business units to investigate, implement, and support existing and future solutions. Plan and participate during architecture design activities of new and existing network security tools; this includes risk and impact assessments of various Network devices such as Juniper, Fortigates & Palo Alto Firewalls, NAC, Web Gateways environment.
The Systems Engineer work with Security Operations, Engineering and product teams in implementing network and security solutions that meet current and future needs of a growing enterprise, provide industry expertise for maintaining Corporate and DataCenter infrastructure on premise and cloud based google infrastructure, including storage connectivity, switching, routing and security; Leverage commercial and open source tools to continually monitor, detect and mediate network, applications, and ensure availability and resilience of infrastructure services to corporate users, vendors and our customers in Production and non-production environments. Take pride in your work, work hard, play hard and have fun!The Systems Engineer develops, maintains and supports technical infrastructure, hardware, and system software components for small to mid-sized projects. Performs configuration, debugging and support for multiple infrastructure platforms on mid-sized and smaller projects. Performs root cause analysis for service interruption recovery; create preventative measures and present to management. Ability to listen to user issues and translate to determine appropriate technical solution.

10% - Planning & Analysis:
Uses critical thinking to approach problems and create solutions
Collaborates with senior leaders on assignments
30% - Delivery & Execution:
Performs configuration, debugging, and support for infrastructure, network, database, and security solutions
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met
Performs field and corporate roll-outs of technology
Executes basic project planning and reporting
Stands up the 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
Leverages tooling and custom applications to monitor the operational status of applications, infrastructure, networks, databases, and security; optimizes and tunes performance as appropriate
Performs 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
Produces in-house documentation around solutions
Monitors tools and proactively helps teams struggling with systems issues
Provides application support for software running in production
Supports the creation of scripts and tools that 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 impact 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
Typically reports to the Systems Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager.
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1+ years experiencing in infrastructure security on premise and in cloud platforms
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field.
  • Industry certifications in network and security are a plus (for example: CCNP/JNCIP Security, JNCIE Security)
  • Knowledge of network scripting languages such as Python (preferred but not mandatory)
  • Experience with managing 802.1x across multiple OS and MDM platforms (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android).
  • Experience with Juniper or Alto Networks firewalls, Cisco ASA VPN
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP troubleshooting tools (tcpdump/wireshark/protocol analysis)
  • Broad understanding of application protocols, including DNSSEC, Sinkhole, HTTPS, and TLS
  • Thorough understanding of crypto protocols including SHA2, AES, PKI
  • Monitoring and alerting champion to provide visibility into network infrastructure
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 
1 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting or standing in the same location or there may be a need to stoop regularly or move/lift light material or equipment (typically less than 8 pounds).

Additional Qualifications:

Knowledge and experience with computer hardware, operating systems and system software.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Working knowledge of the PC (hardware and software) is essential. 
Ability to listen to user issues and translate to determine appropriate technical solution. 
Ability to work autonomously and with a diverse team. 
Ability to communicate at all levels within the organization.

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