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Batteries Plus Bulbs IT Security Engineer in Hartland, Wisconsin

IT Security Engineer

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  • Hartland, WI, USA

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  • Full Time

    Full-benefits package including medical/dental insurance options, PTO, 401(K), pet insurance, tuition reimbursement program, employee discounts, and more

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General Function

The Security Engineer will be responsible for growing the security practices at Batteries Plus, LLC into a mature function. The Security Engineer will identify opportunities to implement security best practices to ensure that the perimeter, end points, users, and applications are secure from cyber threats. You will have a background in system administration, network security, and current cyber security disciplines. You must be mindful of the impact of changes as they are introduced to our environment.

Essential Responsibilities

System and Platform Maintenance

  • Sustain, enhance, and build automation tools to detect, remediate, and prevent security threats

  • Implement and maintain Intrusion Response and Detection (IDR) Systems

  • Know how effective our current security measures are at Batteries Plus, LLC

  • Identify our compliance strategies in regard to PCI, and NIST security frameworks

  • Review Vulnerability and Risk Management tools for opportunities to reduce threat count

  • Maintain relationships with external network consultants and security experts to build on your knowledge

  • Work with external vendors to identify opportunities to reduce attack surface and improve security posture

  • Coach other teams on security best practices

    Key Performance Indicators

  • Create a list of services and related service levels that you will design our security environment around

  • Identify necessary Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness of the security infrastructure

  • Track service performance against agreed upon service levels and goals

  • Deliver weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual reports that indicate future needs

    Improve Threat Posture

  • Lead the charge against cyber attacks through identifying opportunities to reduce attack surface by fortifying existing servers, network hardware, and applications

  • Work with the desktop team to identify security opportunities for end users and store employees

  • Keep a list of active threats in the wild and have a mitigation plan to stay ahead of threats

  • Maintain regular patching schedules for all infrastructure systems

    Security Incident Detection and Response

  • Lead Security Incident Response (SIR) Management efforts during suspected attacks

  • Responsible for training others on their roles during a SIR

  • Will conduct Security Event Post Mortems

  • Track and steer the the implementation of Post Mortem Implementations

    Other Duties

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Qualifications

  • 5-7 years experience working as a Systems Administrator (Windows and Linux preferred)

  • 5 + years experience scripting (Powershell preferred)

  • Proven strong system/network debugging

  • Strong working knowledge of TCP/IP networking, network, and application-level security

  • Proven experience with management/automation tooling

  • Consistent record of leading strategic technical projects

  • Experience with ITIL process for Change and Incident Management

    Physical Requirements / Work Environment

    The physical demands required to perform the essential responsibilities of this position are as follows. Reasonable accommodations, if necessary and/or as required by law, will be made available.

  • This position requires the employee to regularly stand/walk/crouch/crawl, sit, use hands to handle or touch, and talk or hear, see at close distances and occasionally lift up to 70 pounds.

  • The position also requires the employee to regularly use a computer, phone and copier

  • Special vision requirements include close vision

  • The level of noise in the working environment is quiet

    Affirmative Action / EEO Statement

    It is the policy of Batteries Plus to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

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