Network Security / DNS Engineer

Additional Technology Information: 
Primary DNS subject matter expert capable of defining query path design and strategy for the enterprise. Network Security professional with the proven ability to work in a large/dynamic/distributed technology environment. The Engineer will be a member of the Network Security team with a strong focus on DNS design, implementation, and operations. The team is also responsible for firewall administration, IPS administration, Load Balancing, VPN, proxy, and certificate management. The candidate should have: · Minimum 5-10 years defining strategy and supporting hybrid enterprise DNS query path design: to include distributed networks, fault domains, hybrid datacenter (cloud + on premise) · Minimum 3-5 years in network security or security operations role · A strong working knowledge of network securitysecurity policy enforcement and detecting anomalous behavior · Proven ability to provide efficient security service delivery · Experience with risk management methodologies and prioritization · Strong knowledge of network routing and security protocols, practices, and implementations: TCP/IP, SSL, IPSEC VPN, SSL VPN, VLANs, BGP, etc. · Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams and provide organizational effectiveness and efficiency within the network security space. · Proven communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate information to customers and to all levels within the organization The Candidate will: · Acts as a key contributor to solve complex business problems, deliver standard solutions and minimize risk tied to business strategy · Through proactive monitoring and holistic view, identify potential gaps in IT security controls and recommend remediation actions. · Participates as security consultant to other IT and project teams for the evaluation, design, or implementation of secure computing architectures/design · Works with others to establish and improve processes and procedures · Focus on automation and self-service innovation · Act as role model and demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety of others.

Position Summary

Provide advanced and/or cross-technology engineering through all phases of the Technology/Project Life Cycle. Accountable for the overall systems infrastructure including engineering, implementation and integration, and technical services and support. Design, implement/install, maintain and administer infrastructure systems including hardware, software and various configurations. Monitor overall performance to proactively identify potential issues and tune appropriately. Perform root cause analysis on failed components and implement corrective measures. Mentor and coach others to establish and improve processes and procedures. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Design and successfully implement overall infrastructure components per project with infrastructure teams, ensuring that overall solution is designed to meet SLA , DR, monitoring, security and scalability needs required by the solution
  • Ensure that post-production operational processes/deliverables are well designed and implemented prior to the project moving into the solution support phase
  • Generate scripts and templates required for the automatic provisioning of resources, on prem, cloud and distributed
  • Discover, install, and execute processes and standards for optimal use of cloud service provider offerings
  • Debug technical issues inside a complex stack involving virtualization, containers and microservices
  • Collaborate with the engineering teams to enable their applications to run on Cloud infrastructure
  • Define and create operational procedures, processes and scripts
  • Ensure secure operations of infrastructure technologies (security updates, vulnerability management, role access management, configuration hardening)
  • Assist in the evaluation, selection, and implementation of new technologies to ensure adherence to architecture guidelines
  • Evaluate vendor technical and support capabilities
  • Provide technical leadership on enterprise work and establishing standards/guidelines
  • Design, implement and support multiple moderately complex systems or applications with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity, and accessibility
  • Develop enhanced production monitoring and additional capability
  • Support and maintain infrastructure solutions utilizing required tools and technologies
  • Provide off-hours support (24 x 7) as required
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience in support and/or engineering for the specific technical discipline
  • Proven communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate information to customers in all levels of the organization
  • Ability to understand company business problems and identify technical solutions

Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or related equivalent work experience
  • Certification within Infrastructure Discipline
  • Any experience in diagnosing and resolving complex hardware, software and connectivity problems
  • Ability to coordinate and work on multiple cross-functional base work initiatives and projects

Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]

Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest retailers, we employee nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names. At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

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