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Security Engineer Job
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DSW | Columbus, OH
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Job Description

Req #: 53363 
Mall/Shopping Center: Home Office, Columbus 
Department: Information Technology 


At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!



The Security Engineer is responsible for supporting security tools and initiatives. The role will support the direction of DSW security and infrastructure governance strategies. This position reports to the Manager, IT Security and has no direct reports.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide security device technical administration
  • Ensure appropriate security considerations and industry-standard best practices are applied to all aspects of the corporate environment and infrastructure
  • Support requests and incidents from internal customers
  • Create of detailed security process documentation
  • Handle the responsibility of ownership of assigned tickets/incidents until resolved or escalated
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Provide on-going research and strategic planning
  • Handle the responsibility for assigned project deliverables


Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Understanding of OSI model and the role security plays within the stack
  • Working knowledge of LAN, WAN and VPN technologies
  • Develops/designs solutions based on established technical design with minimal guidance from senior-level associates
  • Accurately updates documents
  • Able to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Able to promptly answer support-related email, phone call and other electronic communications
  • Provides second/third level support and maintenance
  • Troubleshoots intermediate to complex problems and recommends appropriate action
  • Involved in projects as a contributor
  • Open minded and willing to accept directional changes
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and organized
  • Refined communication skills, both  verbal and written
  • Completes tasks with minimal supervision


Minimum Qualifications


  • 5-8 years of IT infrastructure-related experience
  • Broad knowledge of network security, cryptology, access management and access controls, risk assessment, system security, end-user support, system administration, and environmental security with expertise in at least four of these categories
  • Experience with common scanning and pen testing methodologies
  • Experience with industry-standard encryption methodologies and key management principles and system monitoring tools
  • Experienced in troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • Experience in Windows 2003 or above, Solaris 9 or above or AIX 5.3 or Redhat ES 4 or above.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security and/or Network certification desirable i.e. Security +, Network +, CCNA, ITIL



  • Required Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university with an emphasis in Computer Science


DSW believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identify or any other protected classification recognized by state or federal laws.