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Sr. Security Engineer in Tampa, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/21/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Duties and Accountabilities

  • Ensure all security technologies are appropriately managed, resilient, documented and are in line with industry best practices.

  • Develop security programs and security related process flows
  • Participate in Firm projects and initiatives, with a focus on the security infrastructure product portfolio.
  • Provide advice and consultancy to senior management regarding the development, implementation and administration of security-related policies and procedures.
  • Proactively manage, maintain and monitor the security infrastructure and make technical recommendations based on these metrics.
  • Actively monitor new and emerging security infrastructure-related technologies, trends, issues and solutions.
  • Coordinate and perform internal/external security risk reviews.
  • Prepare information security assessment reports to highlight identified information security risks.


  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant work experience.

  • 5+ years IT security experience for a medium to large geographically dispersed enterprise including support of a Security Operations Center (SOC).
  • Interest to take a leadership role on in the near future.
  • Ideally be CISSP qualified or working towards this qualification.
  • Practical experience in implementation of security technologies in a datacenter environment serving a mobile and distributed user community, preferably at a medium to large size organization.
  • Strong understanding of network, device and application security concepts.
  • Experience with a broad range of technical security solutions, such as, NGFW, DLP, NAC, APT, AV, SIEM, wireless, and mobile security
  • Experience in security fine-tuning (hardening) of workstation, servers, applications, routers and firewalls.
  • Familiarity with ISO 27001 standards and Risk Management.
  • Solid experience and knowledge of Windows operating systems, moderate knowledge of Linux and basic understanding of Mac-OS.
  • Attention to detail. Clear logical and analytical thinker. A determination to get to the root cause of a problem.
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks under pressure.
  • Good verbal, written and numeric skills.
  • Ability to travel or work overtime, as needed.