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Irving, Texas
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What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

Security Engineer

Dallas, TX

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

Job Description:

Gartner's Enterprise Security Engineering team is looking for a high-performing, self-driven, motivated team player for the role of Security Engineer to expand company’s information security capabilities within its global information security organization. The person will be responsible for leading and working on security engineering projects to provide security solutions as per business needs. The role will enhance the corporate technology landscape by integrating or enhancing security into it.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work on security projects/ technologies related (but not limited) to:

-cloud-based security solutions

-network proxies

-secure remote access

-multi-factor authentication

-host-based/endpoint security solutions

-Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

-Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)

-IAM, PAM

-Firewalls

-Vulnerability management platforms

-Network security approaches like segmentation

-etc.

  • Work closely with the project management team to deliver the projects in time.

  • Communicate status of projects to business and highlight risks, if any.

  • Collaborate with other IT teams to jointly deliver security solutions.

  • Provide hands-on support and take ownership of all documentation initiatives.

  • Work with various vendors, test, analyze their products, identify and document risks and gaps.

  • Act as the third  level of escalation and should be reachable for issues needing urgent attention.

  • Work with the performance management/monitoring team to setup necessary alerting and reporting on capacity utilization of various security components.

  • Provide cross-trainings to other teams or other team members as and when needed

  • Perform other day-to-day tasks as required.

Role Qualifications:

  • 4-6 year experience of working on IT security projects in a fast-paced, time-bound environment.

  • Certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, AWS, Azure like AWS CSA-Associate, SANS, GIAC, CCNA etc. preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of networking and security fundamentals like TCP/IP, SSL, TLS, DNS, DHCP, NACLs, certificates, encryption, switching and routing etc.

  • Strong functional knowledge of firewalls, proxies, VPNs.

  • Good knowledge/ understanding of cloud IaaS/PaaS (AWS, Azure), active directory, host-based firewall, CASB, vulnerability management platform.

  • Experience with SIEM, IAM, PAM.

  • Strong scripting skills in languages like Python, Perl, C#, power shell etc.

  • Knowledge of endpoint security solutions, DLP, anti-virus etc.

  • Excellent communications skills interacting with technical and business audiences

  • Good documentation and network/workflow diagram skills.

  • Skilled in technical troubleshooting of various aspects of network and security infrastructure.

  • Ability to work independently and make appropriate decisions or escalations with minimal supervision in a dynamic geographically dispersed team environment.

  • Aptitude to rapidly learn and apply new, highly technical skills.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Job Requisition ID:46687

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