STS - Perimeter Security Engineer in Chicago, Illinois
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Technology has always been at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. We need technology to keep an organization the size of ours working efficiently. We have 250,000 people in more than 140 countries, all of whom rely on secure technology to be able to do their job every single day. Everything from the laptops we use, to the ability to work remotely on our mobile devices and connecting our people and our clients, to enabling hundreds of internal tools and external solutions delivered to our clients. Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and is key to us being more innovative as an organization.
EY Technology supports our technology needs through three business units:
Client Technology (CT) - focuses on developing new technology services for our clients. It enables EY to identify new technology-based opportunities faster and pursue those opportunities more rapidly.
Enterprise Technology (ET) – ET supports our Core Business Services functions and will deliver fit-for-purpose technology infrastructure at the cheapest possible cost for quality services. ET will also support our internal technology needs by focusing on a better user experience.
Information Security (Info Sec) - Info Sec prevents, detects, responds and mitigates cyber-risk, protecting EY and client data, and our information management systems.
This exciting role is inside the Perimeter Security space of Perimeter Engineering, part of the STS organization in Information Security. In the role of a Perimeter Engineer you'll be responsible for the design, engineering, implementation and documentation of all Perimeter Security services, including key technologies associated with Perimeter and border control across all aspects of the EY environment. Additionally, you will provide consulting services to other teams, as well as acting as a level four escalation for the Operations teams for complex issues.
Your key responsibilities
Your role is essential to the team’s service delivery activities, you will be providing consultative engagement in the most complex problem management activities, thus helping to drive client satisfaction, demonstrated using various KPIs and metrics. You’ll be responsible for Solution Design and Engineering, Solution Certification, Service Documentation and Operational Escalation support. In the Solution design aspect; you will create designs based on industry best practices, solid engineering principles while clearly ensuring fit for purpose localization. As part of solution certification, you will ensure appropriate software versions have been selected, reviewed and deployment instructions are available allowing the technology estate to be updated by deploying certified code and configurations globally. In the Service documentation aspect, you will develop and maintain documentation for configuration guidelines and templates. Document new services as built for handover to Service Management team and provide consultancy on service operationalisation.
Skills and attributes for success
Create designs based on industry best practices, sound solid engineering principles incorporating both local and global requirements while clearly understanding that one size does not fit all
Advanced skills in planning, designing and troubleshooting complex security environments including delivering projects within scope and budget
Able to make technical decisions in support of Architecture, Strategy, Service Management and Operations functions within the project and escalated troubleshooting contexts
Demonstrated experience in dealing with external vendors and suppliers in the network industry
Excellent knowledge of perimeter security and border protection technology, environments, management and monitoring tools associated with EY security systems
To qualify for the role, you must have
You must be a Self-starter who can operate without direct supervision on multiple complex projects and tasks in parallel
Present complex and difficult messages skilfully, using a variety of media and methods.
Produce writing that contains clear, precise descriptive language.
Experience with infrastructure implementation/management, service/operations management, etc.
Maintains awareness of related new and emerging technologies.
Check Point Firewall (also Palo Alto/Fortinet Firewalls)
AlgoSec Firewall automation platform
Zscaler Cloud Security
SD-WAN awareness preferably Versa
Cloud technologies, SAML Integrations, Azure AD
SonicWall/Pulse Secure/Prisma VPN technologies
In depth understanding of networking concepts, including IoT, IPv4 and IPv6 and how to deploy and configure in the security product set.
Ideally, you’ll also have
Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline such as Engineering or Computer Science or a related discipline, plus an industry accreditation or equivalent work experience
Demonstrable experience in various aspects of Security technology infrastructure design and implementation.
Security related Professional qualifications [Check Point CCSE, Blue Coat BCCPA
Service management qualifications [ITIL Foundation]
What we look for
In Perimeter Secure we look for inclusive, proactive, high achieving team players who show a passion for the technology and services that it delivers. We are a small team, in diverse locations providing a service at global scale. This will necessitate an individual who is flexible in their working patterns with a strong work ethic to do the right thing at the right time – even if that is late evening or at weekends.
What we offer
We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $87,200 to $158,200. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $104,600 to $179,800. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team.
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