Aug 14, 2020

Engineer, Web Application Firewall Security

  • TransUnion
  • Chicago, IL, USA
Accounting Customer Service Finance Information Technology (IT) Management Program Management Sales

Job Description

What We'll Bring:
At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation we're consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.
Come be a part of our team - you'll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring:
Protecting the health and wellness of our associates and candidates considering a career at TransUnion is our highest priority. In supporting this vision, our recruitment and new hire experience for this role is fully virtual for the time being. Candidates interviewing will get to know our team over the phone and video, and this role will operate virtually upon hire until we return to the office. Even though we're not physically together right now, our goal is to provide you a supportive candidate and new hire experience that will immerse you in our culture and set you up for success at TransUnion.\n\nStrong understanding of on premise and cloud based Web Application Firewall Technologies.\nDevelop, maintain, test and troubleshoot WAF, policies, and rule sets. Monitors systems activities and fine tunes system parameters and configuration to optimize performance and ensure security of systems.\nIn-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF). Expertize in networking firewall concepts and configuration\nExperience with responding to WAF events and developing incident response plans. Ability to improve effectiveness in incident response practices. Be a champion of continuous improvement initiatives.\nInstall and tests new hardware and software releases. Evaluate and install patches, perform system upgrades and resolves security issues.\nKnowledge of information security concepts, OWASP web application vulnerabilities and web-based attacks.\nGood understanding of Linux or Cent OS command structure and experience creating shell scripts.\nIn-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF). Expertize in networking firewall concepts and configuration\nStrong background in supporting the development of information security awareness training materials.\nKnowledge and ability to support infrastructure, cloud security engineering & automation initiatives.\nStrong background in implementing and maintaining event management best practices.\nAbility to ensure the adoption and governance of standard operating procedures.\nAble to conduct research and support development of information security policies, standards, procedures, and/or guidelines.\nGood working knowledge of information security risk identification, assessment and reporting activities.\nSupport business continuity risk management and disaster recovery planning activities.\nAdept at security monitoring, and investigation activities.\nProvider tier 3 support as needed.\nAbility to demonstrate technical knowledge and consultative skills. Strong communication skills.\nBachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology.\nWe'd love to see:\n5+ years of networking experience, including configuring, analyzing & troubleshooting complex TCP/IP networks.\n2+ years of working in a Security Operations Center (SOC).\n2+ years of tier 3 network & WAF support experience.\n2+ years of experience working on projects with agile methodologies.\n2+ years of experience with cloud technologies like AWS, Azure, GCP.\nExperience in automation using Ansible, Scripting or Puppet.

Impact You'll Make:
  • In the first 90 days - Ramp up to project specifics and contribute to new WAF deployments and troubleshooting issues by closely with technical leads.
  • Beyond 90 days - Effectively perform WAF deployments independently across TU regions with support from local resources. Participate in Tier 3 support activities and BAU as needed.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

TransUnion's Internal Job Title:
Engineer, Info Sec Engineering

Security Clearance

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