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Senior Platform Security Engineer

Thomson Reuters Technology Operations 10/11/2017 3:20:26 PM Richmond, VA United States of America
Job Description

Thomson Reuters is looking for a few highly skilled cyber security specialists to help staff a new location in the central business district of downtown Richmond. This new facility will be home to a number of critical cyber security disciplines, designed to improve the overall security posture of Thomson Reuters – including its assets, data and operations. Be part of an exciting, fast-paced environment that will help Thomson Reuters strengthen its position as the trusted “Answer Company” in the market.  

The role is within Platform Security Strategy & Operations team of our Information Security Risk Management (ISRM) group. The PSSO team is responsible for the design, engineering and 3rd level support of Thomson Reuters’ platform security infrastructure and tools. You will have the opportunity to learn - and provide skilled technical support - for our current platform security toolset as well as engagement in the design, testing and delivery of our future security services within the technical operations environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Consulting with our internal partners to define and apply security services that meet their needs.
  • Design and engineering of endpoint protection tools such as: Trend anti-virus, McAfee anti-virus. Data Loss Prevention (DLP). Deep Security Manager and encryption tools, e.g. Vormetric and Symantec FDE.
  • Operational 3rd line support, e.g. Responding to raised alerts, troubleshooting, root cause analysis and problem resolution.
  • Liaising with vendor partners to engineer solutions to meet TR requirements.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborate with the other IT disciplines inside the larger organization, including network engineering, storage engineering, systems management engineering, and platform engineering to provide consultancy for security-related issues.
  • Design and engineer future security products/solutions as defined by ISRM requirements. - Lead strategic design and implementation of solutions - Life-cycle management of security tools.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years experience managing/supporting at least 2 of the above tools within an enterprise environment.
  • Systems administration experience in Windows Server and/or Linux.
  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure is an advantage.
  • Good understanding of basic TCP/IP principles and current LAN technology including use of system based Network Capture utilities.
  • Excellent customer service and communication (oral / written) skills required.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with Storage technologies, Monitoring tools, and Microsoft SQL.
  • Scripting experience (vbscript, powershell, etc.)
  • Knowledge of and experience with virtualization platforms a plus (VMware, Hyper V)  

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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Req #: JREQ083104
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America|Richmond-Virginia-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Operations
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