Security Engineer

AllianceBernstein Holding LP Nashville, TN
Job Number:9705

Position Title:B4-Professional-5

Location_formattedLocationLong:Nashville, Tennessee US

External Description:

Security Engineering is responsible for innovating, designing and implementing enterprise information security technology, standards and architecture. This includes: host based security and hardening; cloud security and surveillance; security services, e.g. DMZ, remote access, network security, multifactor authentication, scanning services, log management systems, and security monitoring/systems. In addition to providing senior management with technology recommendations based on established security policies and business requirements.

IT Job Description:

This is a hands-on position which requires a person with a great deal of system management experience together with a thorough understanding of various technology principles. The role must proactively collaborate with IT and SBUs to imbed cyber threat detection, prevention and best practices into our enterprise technology, core platforms and business systems.

As well as providing vulnerability analysis of our core components, providing leadership and prioritization for our services regarding vulnerability patching and suggesting workarounds and temporary solutions to mitigate urgent cases. This role is a member of our 24x7 on call incident response team, which ensures rapid response of incidents, limiting potential damage and executes forensic analysis as require.

The key job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Drive strategy, determine the roadmap for new features, capabilities and advanced architectures including setting the standards for design, implementation, operation and monitoring/management. Weekend and weeknight work should be expected to ensure that any implementation work does not interfere with the operation of the production environment.

* Manage multiple security projects and infrastructure across multiple platforms; networks, firewalls, proxies, public cloud and/or applied security technologies

* Make recommendations on strategic planning, financial planning, administration and management of the department

* Deploy and maintain new security technologies designed to offset current and anticipated security risks

* Assist the Chief Security Officer (CSO) office in performing security reviews, assessments, and/or forensic investigations

* Develop standards and procedures supporting department and corporate policies and operating guidelines

* Work effectively with other departments to analyze business and functional requirements; determine security impact and design security solution with assistance from your peer groups

* Manage staff resources, set objectives, distribute work assignments, adjust workloads based on changing requirements, and communicate and promote departmental strategy

* Provide technical support related to the enterprise security infrastructure. The candidate will join a team of professionals to design, engineer, plan, implement, and support security solutions globally.

* Provide management with direction and recommendations based on established policy and business requirements as well as collaborate with peer groups to identify scope and implementation approach to a project

* Ensure compliance of Audit requirements by proactively educating team and integrating compliance requirements into our project life cycle

* Actively participate in the day-to-day technical tasks as well as participate in the monthly on-call rotation

* Provide 24x7x365 on call support of our global internet point-of-presence security infrastructure

Thought Leadership

* Provide thought leadership in industry and to fellow team members across business and technical project dimensions solving complex business requirements

* Demonstrate forward thinking around where the organization is going and how technology can support these efforts


* Act as the coach and mentor to team members and technical staff on their assigned project tasks

* Develop a cohesive team and ensure their continued success

* Manage, develop and evaluate performance, coach and mentor, and provide career development guidance for staff.

This is a uniquely challenging role. The size of both the team & company allow for flexibility, a wide range of responsibilities along with a variety of technical challenges. In addition, our organization is beginning an exciting time as we venture into the public cloud and new data center technology is being implemented. These challenges will present the engineer with significant opportunity for growth and to make his or her mark on the firm.

Job Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or closely related subject; an advanced degree is preferred. In addition to 10+ years' experience designing and managing large, complex infrastructure. The position requires strong leadership and team-building skills, and must be able to collaborate effectively with a group of high performing individuals.

Qualifications & Skills Required

* Extensive knowledge of information security principles, theories and concepts, plus advanced knowledge of current systems, networks, or specialized security technologies.

* Hands-on experience in designing, engineering, and implementing internet facing infrastructure and defining security strategies, such as:

o Firewalls and Firewall Management Technology

o Data Loss Protection

o Remote Access Technology

o NAC Technology

o Web and FTP Proxy Technology


o Load Balancing (Local and Global)

* In-depth understanding of TCP/IP

* Knowledge of data networking, with experience with routing protocols, e.g. BGP, EIGRP, OSFP

* Experience in scripting (shell, perl, or any other scripting language)

* Experience with solutions to secure AWS and Azure as an enterprise implementation

* Strong analytical skills, demonstrable curiosity in quantitative research and analysis

* Excellent communication skills and be comfortable working closely with senior business partners, including advance presentation skills

* Candidate must be a self-starter, a dependable partner, as well as a team player

* A strong desire to document and share work done to aid in long term support of our infrastructure

* Knowledge of all components of a technical architecture, e.g. O/S kernels, network, SAN…

* Ability to build efficient internal relationships and communicate extensively with key internal stakeholders

* Experience to lead and manage senior technical individual contributors

* Ability to provide functional and strategic guidance to staff and recommend policy or strategic direction changes to management

* Ability to drive consistent and repeatable results

* Ability to provide overall technical project planning for product enhancements

Location: Nashville, TN

Community / Marketing Title:Security Engineer

Company Profile:

AB is a leading global investment-management and research firm with more than $500 billion in assets under management and a presence in 22 countries, with more than 3,400 employees worldwide. We serve clients ranging from institutions to individuals and private clients, and we offer independent research, portfolio strategy and brokerage-related services tailored to our clients' unique needs. With forward-looking perspective and expertise in equities, fixed-income, alternatives and multi-asset strategies, more than 500 investment professionals collaborate to share ideas and make connections across disciplines, geographies, asset classes and sectors. These collective insights drive innovation and better solutions, helping us keep our clients AHEAD OF TOMORROW®.

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