Senior IT Security Engineer

    • Arlington, VA

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

About this role:  This is a new role, created to support Gartner’s evolving information security program and initiatives. You will  a ssist with managing risk to Gartner’s reputation, customers and Information Technology by providing engineering assistance in implementation and operationalization of cyber security solutions across the enterprise

What you will do:

  • Assist with building and implementing tools to automate security monitoring and tasks
  • Assist with review of security-sensitive aspects of applications and systems
  •  Assist with developing solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities quickly and efficiently
  • Assist with or lead security projects from design, implementation to operational phase.
  • Assist with and collaborate with third party penetration-testing firms

What you will need:
  • Bachelors degree in Information Systems,Information Technology, or equivalent.
  • 5 years of experience in IT.
  • Experience with software development skills on modern languages like Python (Preferred) or Ruby.
  • Industry experience in the field of cyber-security or networking.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills; commitment to team collaboration, training and mentoring
  • Familiar with security best practices in IaaS/PaaS services such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud
  • Emphasis on Azure.   Hands on knowledge of Azure, Azure configuration, Azure service use and security is especially important
  •  Deep knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Azure PaaS features
    o Hands on experience on Azure App Service Model (Web Apps, Mobile Apps, API Apps and Web Jobs)
    o Hands on experience on Azure storage services like SQL DB, Tables, Files and Blobs
    o Hands on experience with Azure API Management Service
    o Hands on experience in Microservice development on Azure using Container Service and Service Fabric
    o Hands on experience of executing cloud native projects in Azure with DevOps using VSTS along with Microsoft as well as Open Source Tools
    o Hands on experience on Azure Integration services like Service Bus and Event Hubs
    o Good knowledge of Azure IaaS (VMs, VNET, NSG Rules, VPN Gateways and Express Route)
    o Creating, deploying, configuring and scaling applications on Windows Azure PaaS
    • Non-Technical Requirements
    o Excellent Communication Skill
    o Proven Customer Consulting Experience
  • Development experience with some application frameworks like – Python (Preferred) or Ruby.
  • Commitment to documentation and tracking results via enterprise ticketing/collaboration platforms
  • Experience working with fast-paced operations/dev teams and DevOps practices
  • Background in Linux and *nix operating systems
  • Foundational understanding in application security, cryptography, PKI, network security, security in server less environments and micro services based architecture
  • Familiarity with security assessment tools like Metasploit, Burp suite, Wireshark etc.
  • Understanding of concepts with Web Applications Firewalls and DLP

Who you are:
  • Motivated, high-potential performer, with demonstrated ability to influence and lead
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change
  • Teachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement
  • Consistently high achiever marked by perseverance, humility and a positive outlook in the face of challenges

What we offer:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:
  • An upbeat, positive culture.  Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mind set are central to our values
  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
  • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo
  • Exposure to industry leading training and development
  • Performance based recognition and rewards

Job Requisition ID:40181

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