Engineer, Web Application Firewall Security

| Chicago

What We'll Bring

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation we’re consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring

Protecting the health and wellness of our associates and candidates considering a career at TransUnion is our highest priority. In supporting this vision, our recruitment and new hire experience for this role is fully virtual for the time being. Candidates interviewing will get to know our team over the phone and video, and this role will operate virtually upon hire until we return to the office. Even though we’re not physically together right now, our goal is to provide you a supportive candidate and new hire experience that will immerse you in our culture and set you up for success at TransUnion.

Strong understanding of on premise and cloud based Web Application Firewall Technologies.

Develop, maintain, test and troubleshoot WAF, policies, and rule sets. Monitors systems activities and fine tunes system parameters and configuration to optimize performance and ensure security of systems.

In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF). Expertize in networking firewall concepts and configuration

Experience with responding to WAF events and developing incident response plans. Ability to improve effectiveness in incident response practices. Be a champion of continuous improvement initiatives.

Install and tests new hardware and software releases. Evaluate and install patches, perform system upgrades and resolves security issues.

Knowledge of information security concepts, OWASP web application vulnerabilities and web-based attacks.

Good understanding of Linux or Cent OS command structure and experience creating shell scripts.

In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF). Expertize in networking firewall concepts and configuration

Strong background in supporting the development of information security awareness training materials.

Knowledge and ability to support infrastructure, cloud security engineering & automation initiatives.

Strong background in implementing and maintaining event management best practices.

Ability to ensure the adoption and governance of standard operating procedures.

Able to conduct research and support development of information security policies, standards, procedures, and/or guidelines.

Good working knowledge of information security risk identification, assessment and reporting activities.

Support business continuity risk management and disaster recovery planning activities.

Adept at security monitoring, and investigation activities.

Provider tier 3 support as needed.

Ability to demonstrate technical knowledge and consultative skills. Strong communication skills.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology.

We’d love to see:

5+ years of networking experience, including configuring, analyzing & troubleshooting complex TCP/IP networks.

2+ years of working in a Security Operations Center (SOC).

2+ years of tier 3 network & WAF support experience.

2+ years of experience working on projects with agile methodologies.

2+ years of experience with cloud technologies like AWS, Azure, GCP.

Experience in automation using Ansible, Scripting or Puppet.

Impact You'll Make

In the first 90 days – Ramp up to project specifics and contribute to new WAF deployments and troubleshooting issues by closely with technical leads.

Beyond 90 days – Effectively perform WAF deployments independently across TU regions with support from local resources. Participate in Tier 3 support activities and BAU as needed.

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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