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Senior Engineer - Security Operations - Information Technology

Req #: WHQ00011345-JM
Location: Chicago, IL US
Job Category: Information Technology

Senior Engineer - Information Technology Risk Management


Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Travel subject to service charges/restrictions. Bonuses awarded only under terms of United's policies.



Security Operations Engineer- Position includes security policy management of CheckPoint Firewalls utilizing Provider-1, working knowledge of Cisco ASA firewalls, B2B VPN’s, Routing and some familiarity with Firemon management platform. Additional duties will include managing highly visible/risky changes, high priority incidents, and problem management utilizing ITIL v3 foundation best practices.


  • Works closely with Network Engineering, Network Architecture and Information Security to stay abreast of upcoming network related initiatives, as well as, notifies these groups of re-occurring issues within the network realm
  • Responsible for life cycle management of production devices

  • Effectively communicates with IT senior leadership, technical teams, and business leadership throughout United
  • Actively participate in the United Daily System Operations briefing, as needed, representing Security Operations Management with a focus on improving IT Services to all United end user



Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and / or training equaling 7years or more experience required



  • CISSP and/or relevant SANS/GIAC certification preferred
  • CCSE - CheckPoint certified security engineer preferred



  •  1 year of Checkpoint R77 experience
  • 1 year of Provider 1 experience
  • Knowledge of Cisco ASA's


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position


Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

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