Senior Systems Engineer, Information Security

Internal I.T. Cincinnati, Ohio


Senior Systems Engineer, Information Security


Job Description:


  • Senior Systems Engineer, Information Security is responsible for architecture, implementation and operation of security infrastructure both on and off premise. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the security environment and ensures that all systems, applications, and related procedures adhere to organizational guidelines.   
  • Senior Systems Engineer, assists the information technology team as necessary to maintain corporate security and network resiliency.
  • Senior Systems Engineer, works with the Systems Administrators to ensure they are performing similar tasks at corporate standards by training and mentoring the SA in security operations at the enterprise level. 


Essential Job Functions: 



  • Evaluate new industry solutions to stay current on emerging technologies, market trends, and future expectations. Plan and recommend system or application modifications as necessary to improve performance or security.
  • Update/implement new security policies as appropriate in coordination with CIO and other members of the technical staff.



  • Develop and implement project plans, risk assessments and contingency plans
  • Analyze proposed and actual projects in terms of equipment and resource needs. 
  • Lead the development and implementation of systems for upgrades and overall improvement needs.



  • Primary resource responsible for configuration and proactive maintenance of the information security environments, both on-prem and cloud based including firewalls, identity access management, email filtering, security training, privileged access management, endpoint protection, mobile device management, and monitoring tools.
  • Be backup contact for escalation for IT manager with involvement in active directory, backup applications, virtual (on prem) and cloud environments, office 365 and  endpoint management as well as participate in incident response simulations and actual response scenarios.
  • Participate in the rotating “on call” schedule with other members of the team for providing support to the business and partners for systems related emergencies as well occasional weekend maintenance
  • Participate in or run change management meetings related to IT functions as a backup to the IT manager.
  • Be able to lead emergency resolution of security incidents
  • Define and document best practices and support procedures
  • Maintain system documentation and departmental procedures.  Maintain inventory and asset configuration documentation relevant to the security infrastructure.
  • Mentor team members to ensure redundancy across the team regardless of support level.  Knowledge share has to be fluid and continual. Perform other duties as assigned.


Other Functions:

  • Maintain currency of technological skills and knowledge base.
  • Promote a positive image of RoundTower Technologies at all times.
  • Operate in coordination with other Systems Engineers, Systems Administrator(s) and IT Manager as needed.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned. 


Job Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of enterprise level information security operations.
  • 10+ years working experience in an IT support environment. This includes ticketing process, change management, project management, full documentation, process improvement, and supporting remote users.
  • Senior level experience with administration and support of the following technologies: 
    • Security policy creation and management
    • Firewall administration (Palo Alto)
    • MDM solutions rollout and management (VMware AirWatch)
    • Endpoint Security (Carbon Black)
    • IAM Solutions (Okta)
    • PAM Solutions (Thicotic)
    • DNS Protection Solutions (OpenDNS / Umbrella)
    • Email protection (Proofpoint)
    • Cloud Services (AWS EC2)
    • Windows PowerShell and other scripting experience
    • Security policies and standards.
  • Experience with the following technologies or concepts:
    • Desktop management software (Kaseya or equivalent)
    • Backups (Druva)
    • Change management/ ITSM
  • Nice to haves:
    • Networking (Cisco Route/Switch)