Sr Network Security Engineer

Date: Jun 4, 2022
Job ID: 2698
Location: Redmond, WA, US, 98052 Bellingham, WA, US, 98225 Olympia, WA, US, 98501 Chehalis, WA, US, 98532 Sumas, WA, US, 98295 Bremerton, WA, US, 98312 Burlington, WA, US, 98233 Puyallup, WA, US, 98372 Kent, WA, US, 98032 Ellensburg, WA, US, 98926 Snoqualmie, WA, US, 98065 Bothell, WA, US, 98011 Kent, WA, US, 98032 Bellevue, WA, US, 98005 Tacoma, WA, US, 98446 Everett, WA, US, 98201 Concrete, WA, US, 98237 Poulsbo, WA, US, 98370 Bellevue, WA, US, 98007 Blaine, WA, US, 98230 Bellingham, WA, US, 98229 Thorp, WA, US, 98946 Kent, WA, US, 98032 Redmond, WA, US, 98052 Vashon, WA, US, 98070 Redmond, WA, US, 98052 Redmond, WA, US, 98052 Ellensburg, WA, US, 98926 Pomeroy, WA, US, 99347 Enumclaw, WA, US, 98022 Dayton, WA, US, 99328 Bellevue, WA, US, 98004 Seattle, WA, US, 98103 Renton, WA, US, 98055 Snoqualmie, WA, US, 98065 Tacoma, WA, US, 98409 Mount Vernon, WA, US, 98273 Tacoma, WA, US, 98499 Goldendale, WA, US, 98620 Longview, WA, US, 98632 Redmond, WA, US, 98052 Oak Harbor, WA, US, 98277 Bellevue, WA, US, 98004 Seattle, WA, US, 98133 Seattle, WA, US, 98108
Remote and Hybrid Work Opportunities: Full Remote (WA Based)

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you! With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

PSE’s IT Infrastructure team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Sr Network Security Engineer position!
Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.

Job Description

  • Provides the planning, design, acquisition and implementation of the company’s telecom (including transport, fiber, microwave and radio) voice and data network services. Evaluates business requirements to develop and implement solutions. Conducts project planning, cost analysis and vendor comparisons. Peforms traffic study analysis to determine the best configuration of a system.
  • Manages infrastructure related to telecom, voice, and data networks including related hardware and software to ensure availability, recoverability, performance, integrity and supportability through production support and maintenance of existing systems, as well as development and implementation of system enhancements.
  • Responsible for production support – administering, monitoring, troubleshooting, configuring, enhancing and providing advanced infrastructure support for the existing voice, telecom and data network systems.
  • Responsible for deployment / implementation – planning and executing network designs, configurations, or enhancements to existing telecom, voice and data network services.
  • Responsible for design – researching, recommending and designing new technologies, new configurations and enhancements to existing voice and data networks; providing consulting advice to customers on the capabilities of the network environment.
  • Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.
  • Demonstrates commitment to conduct business honestly, ethically and consistent with our core values and Code of Conduct. Ensures duties are performed in accordance with all regulatory compliance obligations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoots and investigates straightforward problems independently.
  • Intuitively grasps familiar, stable system performance situations.
  • Responds to unfamiliar, undefined, unexpected, or unstable situations with the professionally prescribed standard response.
  • Assists in development and implementation of enterprise information systems security and input into overall application design, including automated testing tools.
  • Conducts studies and performance analyses and recommends changes.
  • May function in a lead capacity within department and represent department in workflow and escalation discussions with others.
  • Researches best practices for IT security. Presents solutions and options for clients.
  • Leads implementation and deployment efforts on intermediate projects.
  • Participates in mid- to long-term security infrastructure systems planning.
  • Provides cost/benefit analysis on intermediate projects.
  • Works with project manager to develop realistic work estimates, financial budgets and project schedules. Reviews project deliverables for accuracy and provides assistance and mentoring to others.
  • Designs IT security infrastructure and interfaces to external networks.
  • Assists in designing security products
  • Participates in the design of new or modified IT security services, advises on infrastructure design.
  • Evaluates and monitors PSE IT information flow and settings, ensuring compliance with IT security policies and architecture standards/guidelines.
  • Evaluates security gaps and operational functionality of third-party product architecture and processes and provides effective solutions that bridge gaps and provide confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems.
  • Ensures internal and external security as well as adherence to compliance standards.
  • Participates in evaluation of vendor proposals.
  • Manages vendor/contractor relationships for assigned projects.
  • Updates or creates documentation based on work performed.
  • Works with IT professionals and managers, primarily within own segment.
  • Proficiently applies IT methods, professional knowledge and PSE standards and practices to complex tasks and situations.
  • Effective in relationships with business partners, professional peers, and other team members.
  • Coaches less experienced IT professionals.
  • Operates under general direction.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

As part of the IT Workforce Architecture Project, assigned level P3.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer sciences or related field.
  • 5 years of directly related experience specifically in IT security technologies such as firewall, SEM, endpoint protection, intrusion detection systems, antivirus, patch management, etc.
  • Computer networking skills (TCP/IP, Ethernet, etc.) and understanding of networking protocols. Security of virtual machine environments.
  • Experience in network architecture and design, network security, wireless security and client/server security as well as securing Linux/Unix and Windows systems.
  • Familiar with development and maintenance of VPN technologies
  • Intermediate knowledge of information security concepts.
  • Knowledge of multiple types of firewalls and technologies.
  • Highly skilled with extensive level of proficiency.
  • Strong customer service and communications skills.
  • Effective in relationships with business partners, professional peers, and other team members.

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of vulnerability assessment/network discovery and associated tools.
  • Experience with VPN technologies.
  • Familiar with regulatory compliance efforts such as PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, or NERC/CIP.
  • Familiar with NIST security policy and ability to review against security architecture technical requirements.
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
  • Certification in advanced network fundamentals such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE).

Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we’re building the Northwest’s energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.

Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.

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