Sr. IT Security Engineer - Hybrid Position

Posted 09 September 2022
Location Oklahoma City, United States of America
Job type Full Time

Job Description

Sr. IT Security Engineer

Location: Oklahoma City, OK - Hybrid


The IT Security Engineer Sr functions include day-to-day operations of the in-place security solutions (Firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.) and the identification, investigation, and resolution of security incidents detected by those systems. Secondary tasks may include the development and/or implementation of security solutions, which fit into the security architecture. The IT Security Engineer Sr is expected to be fully aware of the enterprises security goals as established by its stated policies, procedures and guidelines and to actively work towards developing and upholding those goals.

  • Architect and deploy security solutions which solve security needs and fit appropriately within the company environment

  • Provide direction to our current security program

  • Participate in the creation of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures)

  • Participate in the planning and design of an enterprise Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan

  • Manage global security projects and communicates progress to team members and management

  • Demonstrate a mastery of security best-practices, network security appliances, and other security solutions

  • Develop the deployment, integration, and initial configuration of new security solutions and of any enhancements to existing security solutions.

  • Maintain up-to-date baselines for the secure configuration and operation of all in-place devices, whether under Information Security control (i.e., security tools) or other asset owners (i.e., workstations, servers, network devices, etc.).

  • Maintain operational configurations of all in-place security solutions as per the established baselines.

  • Monitor all in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations.

  • Review logs and reports of all in-place devices, whether under Information Security control (i.e., security tools) or other asset owners (i.e., workstations, servers, network devices, etc.).

  • Interpret the implications of that activity and devise plans for appropriate resolution.

  • Provide on-call support for end users for all in-place security solutions.

  • Perform analysis of network traffic and alerts to assess, prioritize and differentiate between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms.

  • Document and report on specific duties, activities, problems solved, and issues resolved.

  • Perform additional duties and assignments as requested.


  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related Field


  • 6+ years of Network and/or IT Security Administration experience



  • Industry Certification (GCIH, GCIA, CISSP, GSE, PCNSA, PCNSE etc.)

  • Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong experience with IPS/IDS, packet/traffic analysis and related tools

  • Strong experience of information security principles and practices including but are not limited to the following areas: Vulnerability Scanning; Security Information and Event Management systems; Next Generation Firewalls; Network Intrusion; Host Based Security; Data Loss Prevention; Malware Prevention, Digital Forensics, Application Penetration Testing

  • Strong experience with TCP/IP, Microsoft operating systems, and networks

  • Strong experience with the following programming or computer languages is recommended but not required: T-SQL (MySQL/MSSQL), PHP, Python, Perl, JavaScript, C#, HTML

  • Strong experience with the following Operating Systems is recommended but not required: Linux distributions (Ubuntu, Kali Linux, Debian), iOS (current versions), Android OS (current versions), macOS (current versions)

  • Strong experience with SIEM and SOAR tools

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Highly responsive with an ability to handle escalations quickly and professionally

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Interpret and apply laws, regulations, and policies