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Sr. Security Engineer

DATE:  Nov 12, 2020
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  109669
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus - East 5th
DEPARTMENT:  Information Technology

The Sr. Security Engineer, is a highly seasoned network defender and incident handler with a broad range of skills across multiple IT disciplines and platforms.  Primarily a threat hunter, the Senior Security Engineer spots indicators of compromise, quickly drills into data to determine incident scope, and thwarts attacks at multiple points within the cyber kill-chain.  The role is also responsible for continuous vulnerability assessment activities, secure architecture review, and security control tuning based on intelligence feeds.


Reports To:  Manager, Cyber Security Operations


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leverage the combined outputs of network and system log data, protocol analyzers, intrusion detection systems, and information gathered from external sources to quickly identify and remove malicious actors from Designer Brands networks
  • Analyze network flows and protocol usage
  • Design compensating controls around security deficiencies
  • Tune security controls including next-gen firewalls
  • Conduct forensic memory and disk triage-imaging activities
  • Deploy security infrastructure as required
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Highly skilled communicator
  • Experience with one or more log-aggregation / SEIM platform (e.g. ELK, Splunk, Rapid7 etc.)
  • Thorough understanding of the cyber incident lifecycle and kill-chain
  • Ability to identify, classify and appropriately escalate security events, alerts, and incidents
  • Penetration testing experience
  • Understanding of network protocols and protocol analyzers
  • Familiarity with IDS/IPS concepts of operation
  • Working knowledge of Linux and Next Generation Firewalls



Experience and Certifications:

  • 6+ years of experience in field of security
  • One or more of the following industry certifications: OSCP, GPEN, GCIH, GCIA, GMON, CCNP, RHCSA


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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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