Senior Systems Engineer - R0008119

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Senior Systems Engineer - R0008119

About the role:  

As a member of the Infrastructure Engineering and Cloud Operations (IECO) team, the Senior System Engineer plays a key role in developing and maintaining of our solutions and platforms, with a strong focus on ensuring the security, compliance and privacy of our software and infrastructure. As a member of the team, you will be focused on scripting processes for security best practices, vulnerability management and foundational system changes. You will be working closely with Application Development, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Engineering teams to create, enhance and maintain secure solutions and processes to provide world-class offerings that serve the not-for-profit industry.  


What you'll be doing:  


  • Partnering with varied technical and business unit teams in assessing security and patching processes and being responsible for driving items to closure and policy adherence 

  • Contribute to reusable automation scripts, libraries, services, and tools to increase system and process efficiencies, especially focused on environmental and configuration improvements. 

  • Build automation leveraging scripting or code, automated testing, unit testing, code coverage and other development best practices in both public and private cloud technologies 

  • Collaborate with others to promote, design and create tactical and strategic plans to for innovative ways to improve the infrastructure, focused on optimizing or security processes   

  • Drive technical design and validation, while ensuring implementation aligns with our technical strategies and strategic business goals  

  • Partnering with the security teams and tools to continually review and understand new industry security threats, associated technologies and quickly addressing vulnerabilities 


What we'll want you to have:  

You are either a security interested software engineer who has been building modern, microservice oriented software in agile development, or a development interested security practitioner who understands security best practices, but wants to get closer to development and engineering. 


  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience required  

  • 2+ years of experience in the implementation of cloud technologies (Microsoft Azure) and an understanding of SAAS, PAAS, and IAAS models  

  • Experience with vulnerability and patch assessment including good understanding of Windows and Linux patching, vulnerability scoring systems as well as other various commercial offerings for application security testing and analysis. 

  • Experience partnering with development and systems engineers on impactful security initiatives.  

  • Understand DevSecOps cultural mindsets, and an engineering focused approach to solving complex security problems  

  • Experience building high performance, scalable, robust, 24x7 environments and/or applications   

  • Experience creating scripts or automation, such as Perl, PowerShell, Python, TCL/TK, Ruby or similar for cloud orchestration required (PowerShell preferred)  


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