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Sr Network Security Engineer

Date:  Aug 24, 2021
Job ID:  1860

Redmond, WA, US, 98052 Bothell, WA, US, 98011 Kent, WA, US, 98032 Bellevue, WA, US, 98004 Snoqualmie, WA, US, 98065

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.


PSE's IT Infrastructure team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Sr Network Security Engineer position!

Job Description

Puget Sound Energy’s IT Security Infrastructure Department is looking for a Senior Identity Security Engineer to join our team.  This role provides the planning, design, acquisition and implementation of the company’s identity infrastructure and technologies.  These technologies include Identity and Access Management (CA Identity Suite including Siteminder and Identity Minder is being replaced with Okta), Thycotic Secret Server, Active Directory, and security incident and event management solutons.   The opportunity requires the engineer to work in design, deployment, documentation, management, maintenance, upgrade, recovery and other responsibilities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for production support - administering, monitoring, troubleshooting, configuring, enhancing and providing advanced infrastructure support for the existing IT idnetity infrastructure technologies.
  • Responsible for deployment/implementation - planning and executing identity designs, configurations, or enhancements to existing identity related infrastructure technologies.
  • Responsible for design - researching, recommending and designing new technologies, new configurations and enhancements to security infrastructure technologies; providing consulting advice to customers on the capabilities of the network environment.
  • Assists in development and implementation of enterprise information systems security and input into overall application design, including
  • Works with project manager to develop realistic work estimates, financial budgets and project schedules.  Reviews project deliverables for accuracy and provides assistance and mentoring to others.
  • Designs Identity infrastructure and interfaces to external services for SSO.
  • Participates in the design of new or modified Identity services, advises on infrastructure design.
  • Evaluates and monitors PSE Identity flows and settings, ensuring compliance with security policies and architecture standards/guidelines.
  • Evaluates security gaps and operational functionality of third-party product architecture and processes and provides effective solutions that bridge gaps and provide confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Participate in an off hours on-call rotation with other members of the team.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer sciences or related field.
  • 5 years of directly related experience specifically in IT security technologies such as firewall, SEM, endpoint protection, intrusion detection systems, antivirus, patch management, etc.
  • Computer networking skills (TCP/IP, Ethernet, etc.) and understanding of networking protocols. Security of virtual machine environments.
  • Experience in network architecture and design, network security, wireless security and client/server security as well as securing Linux/Unix and Windows systems.
  • Familiar with development and maintenance of VPN technologies
  • Intermediate knowledge of information security concepts.
  • Knowledge of multiple types of firewalls and technologies.
  • Highly skilled with extensive level of proficiency.
  • Strong customer service and communications skills.
  • Effective in relationships with business partners, professional peers, and other team members.

Desired Qualifications

  • 5 years of related experience specifically in IT security technologies such as IAM, PAM, SSO, IGA, MFA, idP, Kerberos, etc.
  • Experience in Identity architecture, design, governance and administration.
  • CA and or Okta engineering experience in a complex environment
  • Knowledge of vulnerability assessment/network discovery and associated tools.
  • Familiar with regulatory compliance efforts such as PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, and NERC/CIP.
  • Familiar with NIST security policy and ability to review against security architecture technical requirements.
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
  • Certification in advanced identity infrastructure fundamentals such as Certified Identity Governance Expert (CIGE), Certified Identity and Security Technologist (CIST), Certified Identity and Access Manager (CIAM), Certified Identity Protection Advisor (CIPA).

Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.


Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.

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