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Host Security Engineer



Exact Job Duties to be Performed:

  • Design, develop, implement and maintain host and endpoint security solutions with guidance from Architecture, Compliance, Information Security, and other teams
  • Provide support to Security and Operations teams to solve correct technical challenges related to implementation of security solutions
  • Assist in analyzing and defining security requirements
  • Analyze the results of quality review from other staff and make recommendations to address gaps in the current solutions and/or to improve overall security
  • Understand how the implementation of security solutions supports the technology blueprint and information security vision of Global Payments
  • Develop and maintain security design and operations documentation
  • Provide evidence as requested, to support audit and compliance initiatives
  • Assist with evaluation and pilot deployment of new host and endpoint security protection technologies
  • Collaborate with internal engineering partners to support the design of security solutions
  • Provide secondary support for other security tools and technologies
  • Continue self-development of knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Develop a personal support network by developing and building relationships throughout the  Information Security and Business Technology Services groups
  • Develop effective teamwork and leadership skills


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Search

  • Bachelors degree in engineering, computer science, information security, or information systems with relevant security engineering certifications
  • 3+ years of information security experience with minimum 5+ years of design, implementation, management and troubleshooting endpoint and host protection solutions.
  • Preferred certifications include: CISSP, CISA, CISM, RHCE
  • Experience working with multiple operating systems, with working knowledge of Linux.  
  • Desired: experience working within a cloud-enabled environment, such as Azure, Google, AWS
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience working in a globally dispersed, team-oriented, collaborative, matrix-oriented environment.
  • Minimum 1 year demonstrated hands on experience coordinating endpoint deployment and managing policies for a minimum of 3,000 endpoints distributed across at three geographical locations.
  • 3+ years demonstrated hands on design, implementation and management experience in at least two of the following areas:
  • Endpoint protection technologies (i.e. Digital Guardian, Forcepoint/Websense, Symantec DLP, Bit9, Fireeye, etc.)
  • Host configuration monitoring and management technologies (i.e.  Tripwire, Symantec CCS)
  • Host-based Data Loss Prevention technologies (i.e. Log management, event monitoring and reporting
  • Database activity monitoring tools (i.e. Guardium, SecureSphere, Imperva, Idera)

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