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Sr. Network Security Engineer

Company: Lincoln Financial Group
Location: Montpelier
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Alternate Locations: Work from Home

Work Arrangement:

Hybrid/Flexible : Work at home and use the office as appropriate for in-person collaboration.

Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #: 72877

The Role at a Glance

Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) is looking for a team-oriented network security engineer. This position is primarily responsible for implementing, maintaining, and administering the network security tools for preventing, detecting, and responding to security events. S/he will work closely with other LFG security and infrastructure teams to configure and tune tools per security requirements to facilitate business objectives.

What you'll be doing

Collaborates with LFG security and infrastructure teams as needed to configure and ensure appropriate data flows and integration with various systems.

Assess and assists in the development of network security requirements and evaluate security services and technologies.

Identifies systems misconfigurations and serves as a resource to others to correct and analyze the configurations.

Maintains availability of security technologies, including but not limited to intrusion prevention system (IPS) and web application firewall (WAF) especially system health, upgrades, logs, and policies.

Manages and provides engineering support to endpoint and network detection/response (EDR/NDR) solutions including client and system health, upgrades, protection policies, and logs.

Manage LFG multifactor authentication (MFA) infrastructure health and availability. Collaborate with other LFG security teams as needed on configurations and enforcement for user and application access.

Reviews firewall security policies and profiles and makes recommendations to LFG infrastructure teams as needed based on security best practices.

Maintain LFG secure web gateway including traffic steering configuration, client health, and client configuration.

Proactively identify and determine priority for any network security gaps and facilitate collaboration between LFG security and infrastructure teams as needed.

Partners with project teams ensuring control techniques are incorporated into the overall security model regarding operating systems, applications, database management, and network management.

Provide clear and concise documentation of technical solutions and communicate plans to management and customers.

Assesses new and changing security needs and selects the right tools for those needs.

Builds scripts and techniques to automate and speed up tasks.

Researches, evaluates, and recommends new or improved information security software and tools.

What we're looking for

7 - 10+ years of Information Security / Infrastructure Protection experience that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities of this position.

Four-Year undergraduate degree in a technical field or equivalent experience.

Strong networking knowledge and understanding of traffic flow.

Strong security policy implementation experience.

Network security architecture and design experience.

Experience with installation, deployment, and management of security tools/devices, both hardware and software.

Demonstrated experience with cloud networking in Amazon and Microsoft cloud environments.

Experience in deploying, configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting secure web gateway.

Knowledge of National Institute of Standards and Technology Cyber Security Framework, MITRE Adversary Tactics, Techniques and Common Knowledge, Center for Internet Security Critical Security Controls, and similar frameworks.

Scripting experience - Python, PowerShell, and Shell scripting

What's it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.

What's in it for YOU:

A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career

Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

PTO/parental leave

Competitive 401K and employee benefits (

Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

Tuition assistance program

A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations

Effective productivity/technology tools and training

Pay Range: $105,301 - $190,000

Actual base pay could vary based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to work experience, education, location, licensure requirements, proficiency and qualifications required for the role. The base pay is just one component of Lincoln's total rewards package for employees. In addition, the role may be eligible for the Annual Incentive Program, which is discretionary and based on the performance of the company, business unit and individual. Other rewards may include long-term incentives, sales incentives and Lincoln's standard benefits package.

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group helps people to plan, protect and retire with confidence. As of Dec. 31, 2023, approximately 17 million customers trust our guidance and solutions across four core businesses - annuities, life insurance, group protection and retirement plan services. As of December 31, 2023, the company had $295 billion in end-of-period account balances, net of reinsurance. Headquartered in Radnor, Pa., Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. Learn more at

Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive ( environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Be Aware of Fraudulent Recruiting Activities

If you are interested in a career at Lincoln, we encourage you to review our current openings and apply on our website. Lincoln values the privacy and security of every applicant and urges all applicants to diligently protect their sensitive personal information from scams targeting job seekers. These scams can take many forms including fake employment applications, bogus interviews and falsified offer letters.

Lincoln will not ask applicants to provide their social security numbers, date of birth, bank account information or other sensitive information in job applications. Additionally, our recruiters do not communicate with applicants through free e-mail accounts (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or conduct interviews utilizing video chat rooms. We will never ask applicants to provide payment during the hiring process or extend an offer without conducting a phone, live video or in-person interview. Please contact Lincoln's fraud team at if you encounter a recruiter or see a job opportunity that seems suspicious.

Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln's Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln's current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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