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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Information Services
Lead Imperva WAF Engineer
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Job Description

Lead Imperva WAF Engineer
Chicago, IL

Lead Security Engineer/Imperva

  • Primarily responsible for operational support of Imperva Web Application Firewalls (WAF) and secondary responsibility for other network security tools as required
  • Oversee functionality of security systems to ensure security policies are being withheld including Internet browsing restrictions and software downloads
  • Responsible for implementation, maintenance and monitoring of security systems with emphasis on web application Firewalls
  • Responsible for managing change management process on security systems
  • Responsible for keeping as-build documentation up to date
  • Execute enhancement efforts for one or more security product implementations
  • Provide network and system troubleshooting expertise for rapid system recovery
  • Partners with Security Architects to understand system requirements and functionality and implements changes to system against the requirements and functional design
  • Provide on-call security support for the company on a rotational basis
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

The duties and responsibilities described above are the essential functions of the job. The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  • Bachelor Degree in an Information Technology related field or equivalent experience.
  • CISSP or related certification preferred
  • 5-7 years of broad experience in Information Security, performing the setup and administration of web proxies, intrusion detection systems and Firewalls
  • 3-5 years of network technology experience with devices such as Switches (layer 2 and 3), and Routers, CISCO in particular
  • 2-4 years of Imperva Web Application Firewalls management and configuration
  • 2-4 year or hands on network security Infrastructure deployment experience
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP and related protocols and packet analysis tools
  • Intermediate automation and troubleshooting Scripting skills a plus.
  • AWS Cloud experience a plus
  • High level of analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to conduct research into security issues and products as required
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Strong organizational, oral communication and project management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Must be willing to be on call 24x7 on a rotational basis


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location