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Senior Information Security Engineer
Job Code:2018-10-6-001
Location:Sunrise, FL
Status:Regular Full Time

As a Senior Information Security Engineer, your responsibilities will be to:
• Ensure compliance of company security standards.
• Design, implement and support information security solutions.
• Perform security assessments and review of networking infrastructure and implementation of new security-based technologies.
• Provides direct support to the business and IT staff for systems security related issues.
• Interface with members of the entire IT organization and business to manage security vulnerabilities.
• Analyze security landscape and technologies to ensure data protection.
• Work systems, networks and devices using technology toolsets.
• Work as part of an incident security response team as needed.
• Work with IDS/IDP and firewall infrastructure.
• Vulnerability scans and pen testing.
• Perform other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

• CISSP or ability to get one within next 6 months.

• Deep understanding of Microsoft Windows operating systems, MS active directory and Red Hat Linux.

•Understanding of security/computer incident response methodologies.

• Strong technical writing skills.

• Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork skills.

• High level of work independence.

• Strong requirements gathering, analysis and organization skills.

• Strong desire to learn new skills and technologies.

• Deep understanding of any of the following NIST, PCI, HIPAA, SOX or other security related regulations.

•Understanding of security auditing methodologies, including documentation and system/network auditing.

•Understanding of vulnerability management and risk assessment methodologies.

Physical Requirements:
• Sit/stand/walk 8-10 hour/day
• Lift/carry/push/pull under and over 10lbs occasionally
• Keying frequency, handling, reaching, fine manipulation

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree computer science or in a related field, or an equivalent level of competence obtained through experience, education and/or training.

• 8-10 yearsof Information Security experience.

• Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies including encryption, VPNs, firewalls, IDS/IDP, content filters and syslog correlation tools.

• Experience with SIEM technologies.

• Experience with firewalls and other networking technologies.

• Experience with vulnerability scanning using commercial and open source tools.


Other Requirements:

Performant is a government contractor, and has certain requirements based upon applicable regulations and client requirements.

• Ability to successfully receive clearances for client requirements (facilitated through the company).

• Must submit to and pass background check.

• Must not have any Federal or State liens resulting from County, State or Federal tax issues.

• Must not have any current defaulted student loans.

• Must be able to pass a criminal background check; must not have any felony convictions or specific misdemeanors.

• Must submit to and pass drug screen.


Performant Financial Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Performant Financial Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, political belief status, or any other consideration made unlawful by law.