Sr Engineer - Perimeter Protection

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Sep 15, 2017
Feb 04, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time
Join our Information Security Engineering team and build world class security solutions in support of Target's Information Security and Network Security strategies!In this role, you will own the lifecycle of network security capabilities that utilize leading edge security technologies:  cloud-enabled Web Proxy platforms, behavior-recognizing threat prevention systems, and enterprise Network Access Control solutions. You will rapidly design, build and run these solutions in partnership with other Target technology teams in an Agile/DevOps culture.  Use your skills, experience and talents to inspire groundbreaking thinking and achieve visionary goals.  As a Senior/Lead Engineer, you'll take the lead as you…

• Design and implement network security controls to counter real threats to Target

• Develop new network security function that expands capabilities available to other IT teams

• Collaborate with Network and Infrastructure teams to develop seamlessly integrated solutions and support processes

• Automate work flows and monitoring/alerting to minimize manual operations

• Perform preventative maintenance to avoid infrastructure and application issues

• Maximize infrastructure platform stability, security and scalability


• BA/BS or equivalent experience

• Minimum of 5 years (for Senior level applicants) or 7 years (for Lead level applicants) of relevant work experience

• Exposure to network infrastructure (route/switch/load balance/firewall)

• Exposure to layer 2, 3, and 4 networking protocols as used in an enterprise environment

• Exposure to the following network security capabilities:  web proxy, SSL inspection and Network Access Control

• Comfortable working as part of an Agile and/or DevOps team

• Comfortable programming in at least one programming or scripting language:  Python, Ruby, Java, PowerShell

• Communication skills: clearly articulates technical diagrams and documentation

• Continuous learner with a passion for new and evolving technologies

Preferred Skills and Expertise

• Exposure to enterprise cloud-based IaaS platforms and techniques for securing them.  Examples at Target:  AWS, Google Compute Engine, Azure, OpenStack

• Exposure to one or more logging and reporting platforms.  Examples at Target:  Logstash, Elasticsearch, Kibana and Grafana

• Has directly contributed to building high-performance, scalable and resilient technology platforms

• CISSP, GIAC or similar certification a plus

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