IT Engineer Infrastructure Security at Kaiser Permanente (Atlanta, GA)

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Description: In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is responsible for designing, building, testing, and implementing information security technologies under the guidance of more senior engineers, including infrastructure and supporting applications related to data protection, network security, end-point security, threat monitoring, and/or IAM. This includes assisting in the management of IS projects through both pre-production and implementation phases by collaborating with internal technology risk teams, infrastructure management, and external business groups to understand requirements and design and implement solutions accordingly; testing and validating upgrades, enhancements, or new technologies prior to production implementation; providing incident support to help resolve and remediate application production issues; and implementing new security controls as appropriate to resolve incidences and mitigate threat risks.This position is also responsible for building and maintaining a general understanding of infrastructure security operations, providing insight to senior engineers and the IS Architecture & Strategy team to help develop and validate the long-term direction for security technologies, and providing technical subject matter expertise to support the ongoing assessment and mitigation of information security risks.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Completes work assignments by applying up-to-date knowledge in subject area to meet deadlines; following procedures and policies, and applying data and resources to support projects or initiatives; collaborating with others, often cross-functionally, to solve business problems; supporting the completion of priorities, deadlines, and expectations; communicating progress and information; identifying and recommending ways to address improvement opportunities when possible; and escalating issues or risks as appropriate.
  • Pursues self-development and effective relationships with others by sharing resources, information, and knowledge with coworkers and customers; listening, responding to, and seeking performance feedback; acknowledging strengths and weaknesses; assessing and responding to the needs of others; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
  • As part of the IT Engineering job family, this position is responsible for leveraging DEVOPS, and both Waterfall and Agile practices, to design, develop, and deliver resilient, secure, multi-channel, high-volume, high-transaction, on/off-premise, cloud-based solutions.
  • Develops or modifies solutions by identifying technical solutions to business problems.
  • Collaborates with various IT Teams (e.g., database, operations, technical support) throughout system development and implementation.
  • Translates business requirements, and functional and non-functional requirements, into technical specifications that support integrated and sustainable designs for designated infrastructure systems, with guidance from senior colleagues as appropriate, by collaborating with Business Analysts to understand business needs and functional specifications.
  • Reviews and makes changes to technical specifications and documentation.
  • Provides some consultation and technical advice on IT infrastructure planning, engineering, and architecture for assigned systems.
  • Assists in providing recommendations and input on options, risks, costs, and benefits for systems designs.
  • Adheres to company architecture standards when developing system designs.
  • Facilitates the maintenance and implementation of assigned enterprise infrastructure systems to ensure successful deployment and operation by developing and documenting detailed standards (e.g., guidelines, processes, procedures) for the introduction and maintenance of services.
  • Evaluates new service options, identifies issues and impacts, and informs recommendations on feasibility and ROI.
  • Evaluates existing systems to make recommendations on resources required to maintain service levels.
  • Serves as a liaison with business partners, Solutions, and enterprise architects to help define and understand target strategies.
  • Serves as a liaison with architects and software engineers to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable designs.

  • Minimum Qualifications:

    • Minimum two (2) years experience in the configuration, implementation, and/or operation of infrastructure or security technologies.
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field and Minimum three (3) years experience in an IT operations environment with technical experience in distributed technologies , systems development, and/or networking. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Two (2) year experience working with UNIX System Services (USS).
    • Two (2) years scripting experience using UNIX/Linux scripting languages.
    • Two (2) year experience in the configuration and design of web server infrastructure.
    • Two (2) year experience working in IT Security or Identity Access Management
    • Two (2) year experience working with server management tools and/or server hardware.
    • Two (2) year experience working with an IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework.
    • Two (2) year experience working with databases.
    • Two (2) year experience working with operating system and client/server utilities.
    • One (1) year experience in the design and implementation of complex middleware infrastructure solutions.
    • One (1) year experience in IT middleware infrastructure consulting.
    • One (1) year of experience working with advanced features of network diagnostic and management tools.
    • One (1) year experience working with load balancing technologies.
    • Security certification (Security+, CISSP, CISA).


    Primary Location: Georgia,Atlanta,Pershing Point Plaza IT
    Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
    Shift: Day
    Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
    Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM
    Working Hours End: 05:00 PM
    Job Schedule: Full-time
    Job Type: Standard
    Employee Status: Regular
    Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-IT-01|NUE|Non Union Employee
    Job Level: Individual Contributor
    Specialty: IT ENG Infrastructure
    Department: KPIT ADMIN - ARS Risk Tech Ops - 9601
    Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
    More Information on Kaiser Permanente
    Kaiser Permanente operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Oakland, CA. Kaiser Permanente was founded in 1945. It has 127523 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 88 open jobs at Kaiser Permanente, click here.
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