Sr Engineer - Perimeter Protection

Sr Engineer - Perimeter Protection Apply Now Job ID INF000BJ1 Date posted 09/13/2017 Location Brooklyn Park, Minnesota


Join our Information Security Engineering team and build world class security solutions in support of Target's Information Security and Network Security strategies!

You will enjoy platform ownership of leading edge technology implementations: designing, maintaining and implementing cloud-based Web Proxy platforms; behavioral-based threat prevention systems and enterprise Network Access Control solutions. You will design, build and administer these solutions in partnership with our network, compliance, operations, and support teams in an Agile/DevOps environment.

Use your skills, experience and talents to drive groundbreaking thinking and achieve visionary goals. As a Senior/Lead Engineer, you'll take the lead as you…

  • Design and implement network security controls to counter network based threats ensuring architectural and operational requirements are met
  • Implement automation and enhanced monitoring to minimize operational duties
  • Enhance platform infrastructure to maximize platform stability, security and scalability
  • Develop new functionality to continuously expand network security control capabilities
  • Perform preventative maintenance, troubleshoot and quickly resolve infrastructure and application issues
  • Collaborate with Network and Infrastructure teams to develop consistent technical solutions, implementation activities and support processes


  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years (Senior) or 7 years (Lead) of relevant work experience
  • In-depth network infrastructure experience (route/switch/load balance/firewall) and layer 2-4 protocols in an enterprise environment
  • In-depth knowledge of network security and security operations, including web proxy, cloud services, SSL inspection and NAC
  • Experience with programming and scripting languages: Python, Ruby, Java, PowerShell
  • Experience in enterprise cloud technology and cloud-based IaaS platforms
  • Continuous learner with a passion for new and evolving technologies
  • CISSP, GIAC or similar certification a plus

Preferred Skills and Expertise

  • Experience working in an Agile and/or DevOps environment
  • Experience with open-source logging and reporting solutions such as: Logstash, Elasticsearch, Kibana and Grafana
  • Experience building high-performance infrastructures that are scalable and resilient
  • Ability to create clear and detailed technical diagrams and documentation

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