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Senior Security Engineer - 6+ month contract - Austin, TX - Top Pay!!


Requisition Number: 74747 

Insight Enterprise is seeking a Senior Information Security Engineer to work on site with client in Austin, TX. This opportunity is a 6+ month contract with the possibility of permanent hire.


The main responsibility of the Senior Security Engineer will be responsible of Vulnerability management, MSP management, endpoint security, network security, the secure configuration of systems and access control. This position requires an advanced understanding of current and emerging threats and technologies. In addition, this position is responsible for designing and deploying information security technologies to directly support the organization’s efforts in securing the company’s information and enforcing directives and policy.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as subject matter expert on various special projects and initiatives within the organization.
  • Lead the planning, design, documentation, and engineering of security solutions across the enterprise.
  • Monitor or manage IDS/IPS, firewalls, anti-malware tools, DLP, and other security solutions.
  • Promote acceptance of security technologies within the organization, balancing business goals, security controls, and customer usability.
  • Design, review and update information security policies, standards, procedures, and other related documentation.
  • Investigate Information Security related incidents as reported to the organization or identified with our security tools.
  • Perform root-cause analysis on Information Security related incidents and updates procedures or other controls to stop/mitigate future incidents as well as determined and implement enhancements to improve security in the future.
  • Solve complex security related problems and take a broad perspective to identify strategic solutions.
  • Promote security awareness and provide training/communications to internal end users.
  • Maintain broad knowledge of best practices and stay informed on trends and issues in the field of Information Security, including current and emerging technologies.
  • Evaluate and implement security devices such as firewalls, IDS, IPS, threat correlation tools, vulnerability management tools, encryption capabilities, etc.
  • Analyzes network elements and designs to ensure secure and optimal system and network performance and cost effectiveness.
  • Oversees the purchase, installation, and support of security devices.
  • Responsible for assessing and managing information security risks to pre-existing current systems.
  • Assists in the planning of large scale systems projects through vendor comparison and cost studies.
  • Monitors, reports and resolves all security related problems and discrepancies.
  • Participates as a member of the Information Security Incident Response Team.
  • Interacts with internal and external clients on security requirements, identifies security process and develops strategies/solutions to security issues while maintaining tight security discipline.
  • Develops test plan and implements rigorous testing prior to rollout of new systems into the production environment.
  • Lead Cyber Security incident investigations


Minimum Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge of information security products and implementations, with an emphasis on design in the areas of networks, servers, endpoints, applications, databases, and integration.
  • Advanced knowledge regarding common attacks, attack methods, and defense architectures.
  • Advanced knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security.
  • Advanced knowledge of network and host-based intrusion detection systems and architecture.
  • Familiarity with common Information Security frameworks and standards and compliance and regulations such as ISO 27001/27002, NIST, PCI DSS, HITRUST, HIPAA, HITECH.
  • Experience with Information Security Policy and Procedure development and implementation.
  • Understanding of risk management principles and methodologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills including the ability to articulate to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, deadline-driven, and able to handle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to collaborate in a team setting, as well as work independently.
  • An understanding of organizational mission, values, and goals and consistent application of this knowledge.


Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used

  • Experience in implementing Information Security technologies and/or processes required.
  • Experience in product evaluation and managing vendor relationships required.
  • Experience in defining Information Security strategy and integrating security technologies into corporate frameworks.
  • Must have hands on working knowledge of UNIX/AIX, Microsoft NT/2000, firewall multi-layer design and implementation, router access list/packet filtering (CISCO), WANs, LANs, the Internet, Intranets, network protocols and network services (i.e., telnet, ftp, etc.), Intrusion detection systems, Virtual Private Network (VPN), two factor authentication.
  • Solid knowledge of solutions from vendors like Cisco, Palo Alto, Splunk, F5, RSA, Imperva, Websense, CyberArk, Sophos, MobileIron, ForeScout, NetSkope, Skyhigh Networks, Crowdstrike, Cylance etc.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Security, or related field of study or equivalent work experience. Master’s degree a plus.
  • 7+ years of related work experience in information security or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • 10+ years of progressive work experience in information technology/security overall.
  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) or other related information security certification.


The position described above provides a summary of some the job duties required and what it would be like to work at Insight. For a comprehensive list of physical demands and work environment for this position, click here.

Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 6,800 employees help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. Discover more at


  • Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona
  • 7,400+ teammates in 19 countries providing Intelligent Technology Solutions for organizations across the globe
  • $7.1 billion in revenue in 2018
  • Ranked #417 on the 2018 Fortune 500, #12 on the 2018 CRN Solution Provider 500
  • 2018 Dell EMC Server Partner of the Year, 2018 Intel Retail Solution Partner of the Year, 2018 Microsoft Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Partner of the Year
  • Ranked #23 on the 2019 Fortune 50 Best Workplaces in Technology and #5 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2018 list of Best Places to Work (Extra Large Business)
  • Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance



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Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.



Posting Notes: Austin || Texas (US-TX) || United States (US) || None || None || US - Austin, TX ||

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