Security Engineer in Seattle, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/9/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

VOLT is seeking candidates for “Security Engineer” role with my client in Seattle, WA. This is a contingent role of 6 months with possibility of conversion to FTE.

The successful candidate for the Security Engineer role will engage in a consulting/security engineering role with both internal clients and product teams to assess, develop and architect client’s infrastructure and security operations solutions. The Security Engineer will contribute expertise to infrastructure threat models and design reviews, as well as provide security consulting and security architectural guidance to the clients SaaS Operations and Infrastructure teams.

You’ll be responsible for providing guidance and real world mitigation steps to identified information risks. The successful candidate will be required to assess security flaws, determine mitigation strategies and drive fixes to resolution. A thorough understanding of security architectures and experience deploying complex enterprise solutions will be valuable experience for the right candidate.


  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
  • Identify and define system security requirements
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security weaknesses and automate repeatable tasks
  • Perform technical consulting in the areas of infrastructure and operations security
  • Work autonomously as well as in team environments, often in stressful, high impact situations


  • 5 years + work experience as a System Security Engineer or Information Security Engineer
  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems
  • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Experience conducting enterprise infrastructure security assessments
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills are required
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills are essential and required

Preferred Qualifications

An understanding of SSAE18 SOC 2, PCI-DSS, NIST, and ISO 27000 standards, plus related assessment methodologies is highly desired

Experience with a variety of cloud providers such as AWS or Azure, and how to properly design secure architectures

Experience managing Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) or other certificate related services

CISSP, SANS certifications, technology certifications and other security certifications is a plus

VOLT is an Equal Opportunity Employer