Senior Security Engineer

Jessica Wong

Senior Security Engineer

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, please apply here.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As the Senior Security Engineer you will be responsible for assessing and protecting Seyfarth Shaw’s technology infrastructure. You should have a thorough knowledge of security technologies as well as experience in practical application of best practices. You must be able to adopt the hacker mindset to anticipate and defend the Firm against information security threats.

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, you will be working with IT colleagues, end users and external service providers on a variety of projects and requests. You will:

  • Assist with identifying security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements. Assist in designing and/or modifying security architecture elements for new IT service offerings and in response to the changing threat landscape.
  • Work with development and deployment teams to ensure secure releases.
  • Administer firewalls and other infrastructure technology, optimizing for security and reliability.
  • Be a self-starter; able to work in a fast-paced environment; and exercise independent judgment in performing all aspects of your role.
  • Other responsibilities, as required.

YOU HAVE:

  • At least five years’ experience in a technical information security position, preferably within a large global, multisite environment
  • Experience working with project teams to plan and implement security best practices in architecture and design
  • Experience with building and maintaining security infrastructure including firewalls and VPNs
  • Experience with Windows and Linux operating systems, VMWare, Cisco networking and security technology, and LAN/WAN infrastructure
  • Understanding of microsegmentation technology
  • Tireless drive to improve security

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our allied professionals are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 2.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 17 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Seyfarth Shaw maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the followinglink:https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Seyfarth is an EO Employer –M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

It is an essential job requirement to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for this role.  If you need an accommodation of any kind for religious or disability reasons, including related to this job requirement, please contact Human Resources. 

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