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Sr Engineer - IT Security

Req #: WHQ00012326-ZN
Location: Chicago, IL US
Job Category:Professional Opportunities
Department overview

United Airlines is seeking talented people to join the IT Security, Risk, and Compliance team. This team helps to protect the information of our customers and employees and reduce business risk through strong security practices.

Job overview
Come join a leading information security team to help protect our customers and employees. If you're looking to further develop your skills through a variety of challenges and perform impactful work, this job is for you!
The Senior Security Engineer primarily responsible for improving visibility into our infrastructure, identifying gaps in ingress security visibility and rule coverage, building out automated alerting and notifications for security events, working with teams to understand critical services/devices and how to monitor them for security events. The position will provide great opportunities to grow technically in a fast-paced and exciting environment.
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  • Own and improve our security monitoring pipeline
  • Experience with log collection and storage
  • Design, implement and support various on-prem or cloud security solutions/technologies (including support off hours)
  • Provide technical consultation, guidance, and assistance to UAL teams in regards various IT  systems
  • Interface with various teams such as management, architecture, applications, engineering, deployment, and operations on a regular basis
  • Draft new processes and procedures, technical risk remediation efforts and support documentation
  • Work with architecture and engineering resources to research, evaluate, and select technologies/solutions based upon business needs and current UAL standards
  • Develop security requirements and test plans for various security solutions followed with assistance during validation.
  • Act as a mentor to your team members.
  • Bachelors in Computer Science,  MIS or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in cloud security (experience with AWS or Azure IaaS cloud desired)
  • 3 + years' of demonstrated experience in network security
  • Familiarity with cyber apps, scripting skills, SQL knowledge, DBA background, networking
  • Proven experience with various security technologies, like:
    • SIEM
    • IDS/IPS
    • NGFW
    • Packet Aggregation Technology (Network Packet Broker)
    • SSL decrypt technology
    • Wireless Security
    • Load Balancers
    • endpoint security tools
    • Email Security
    • DLP
  • Hands on experience with Linux/UNIX and Windows operating systems
  • Experience with regulatory requirements such as PCI and SOX
  • Knowledge of GDPR
  • Proven experience with creation of technical documentation
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives
  • Strong communication skills to work with both collaborative cross-functional team of peers and departments within the company
  • Strong motivation and desire to learn
  • Should be comfortable working in a global, distributed environment with a remote workforce
  • CISSP certified
  • Experience in travel industry, especially airline related
  • Coding/scripting skills is a plus
  • QRadar experience is a plus
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship


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




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

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