• Security Engineer

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/26/2018 1:29 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Dublin, CA 94568
  • About Us

    Providing IT solutions nationally since 1987, PCM, Inc. is an industry recognized, publicly traded, value-added direct marketer of technology products, services and solutions to businesses, government, education, and individual consumers. Fully accredited and authorized by major manufacturers including HP, Apple, Cisco, Microsoft, Dell, and 1500 others, PCM offers product and service solutions through field sales, call center, and eCommerce venues. With annual sales of $1.5B+ , 3000 employees and over 400,000 products available, PCM delights in serving small, medium and enterprise level businesses. 


    The Security Engineer position provides support of Infrastructure security and network administration on network and security systems and applications running in the Company's environment. The position will assist with planning and designing security and network software, including installation and upgrades, structure, documentation, operational support, process maintenance and security/data protection. The position will maintain the voice and data network communications by ensuring the availability, capability, and reliability based on published service level agreements.


    • Write and maintain systems and infrastructure procedural and process documentation
    • Responsible for Infrastructure Security Administration on a variety of security and network systems.
    • Provide support in the development of infrastructure requirements with the business and solution teams.
    • Assist in the integration and synchronization of business applications, security, and infrastructure technologies.
    • Support the introduction of new/incoming technology projects into production; manage integration management systems for security systems, availability, administration, operational processes, vendor management, and best practices across the enterprise.
    • Build and maintain security and network system environments both in physical and virtual environments.
    • Support strong interface with the threat and vulnerability management, system administrators and desktop architecture and support teams
    • Utilize tools to monitor and alert on issues and problems within network and security and remediate those problems within established service levels
    • Proactively monitor security systems and provide system enhancements considerations to management.
    • Document all of the technical phases of the system lifecycle including installation/configuration, environment variables, scheduled jobs, important file systems, maintenance history and upgrades.
    • Provide performance monitoring, configuration management, issue escalation and resolution, systems engineering, administration, security/network documentation, and strategic technical planning.
    • Maintain governance and compliance requirements including IT portions of Financial audits, HIPAA and PCI
    • Provide technical assistance by responding to inquiries from others regarding errors, problems, or questions about security and network software, hardware, systems and infrastructure
    • Use established methodologies and documented procedures to perform assigned tasks and keep network and security environments clean, secure and well-maintained
    • Recommend and evaluate new and more effective approaches to security and network administration, including procedural changes, future hardware/software needs and tools to enhance productivity
    • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and provide recommendations
    • Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical and/or diagram form, identifying and working with several abstract and concrete variables
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    • Expert in in Firewall Administration, VPN Administration, Two-Factor Authentication, Authentication Services Management, (Cisco, TACACS+, RADIUS), SIEM, File Integrity Systems, SQL, PCI, HIPAA regulations Network, routing, security principles and practices, advanced router and switch maintenance and configuration using CLI, phone and extension configuration, VoIP, SIP, routing protocols such as BGP, iBGP, and EIGRP, MPLS, LAN and Spanning Tree Protocol, VLAN troubleshooting, Level 3 support, voice and data, and some knowledge of telecom (MPOE, POTS lines, cabling, etc.)
    • Understanding of network topology
    • Knowledge in troubleshooting pertaining to forms of integration management, security, and application issues
    • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to problem solve in fast-paced environment under tight time constraints
    • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to communicate with others in the company who are in both a technical and non-technical role
    • Ability to teach, worked in a team oriented environment with a strong desire to improve the operational efficiency of the company integration management infrastructure
    • Customer Service focused approach in resolving challenges
    • Advanced computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio)  
    • Excellent analytical, planning and organization/time management skills 
    • Able to analyze results, determine and resolve bottlenecks, and create documentation of testing scenarios and results

    Location: Modesto, CA

    Education:  Four-year college degree or equivalent knowledge gained through formal education, specialized training, or additional job experience

    Experience:   Minimum of five years of related experience

    Other: Occasional travel required. Maintain timely and regular attendance. Must be able to work overtime, when needed.

    Physical: Basic office and store environment:  ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, stoop, use stairs, reach, pull and lift objects, with occasional climbing and handling equipment (up to 40 pounds)



    Why work for Us?

    Our Client Offers: Competitive base salary, 401K with a company match, medical/dental benefits and paid time off.   


    We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Disclaimer: PCM extends offers of employment only to qualified candidates who have applied for a position using our official application through our career site, iCims.  Please be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment or "phishing" actions that may come from individuals or entities impersonating PCM.  PCM will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.  Once employment has been confirmed and as part of the onboarding process, new hires will receive instructions from PCM to set up their direct deposit information from our payroll department.


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