Senior Engineer, Security in Grapevine, TX at GameStop

Date Posted: 10/2/2019

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Job Description


Working under the Manager of Security Engineering, the Senior Security Engineer will be responsible for enterprise level security programs that safeguard organizational and customer data. Leveraging expert knowledge of security concepts and technologies, the Senior Security Engineer will take lead roles for identifying potential risks and for creating preventive strategies that effectively prevent the loss of propriety information, operating data, and confidential customer information.  Associate is mission oriented instead of task oriented and is a self-starter who seeks opportunities to improve.


  • Hands on technical engineer with the ability to lead, mentor, and participate in a growing technical team.
  • Architetecture, implementation, and management of endpoint security software.
  • Host controls – enterprise A/V, file integrity monitoring, host-based intrusion detection/prevention systems.
  • Network controls – network-based intrusion detection/prevention systems, zero-day malware sandbox technologies, Internet web filtering, web application firewalls (on-prem and cloud based), DDoS protection management, and firewall reviews.
  • Vulnerability management – vulnerability scanning, reporting, and remediation management.
  • Logging – administration of enterprise logging, SIEM.
  • Encryption – enterprise PGP solutions, internal and external PKI infrastructures
  • Identity and access – 802.1x, Radius, PKI, 2-factor authentication, content filtering.
  • Incident response – capable of leading incidents on a technical level and performing forensics.
  • Continuously conduct information security risk assessments. Proactively recommend strategies in response to projected risks.
  • Ability to work with teams based around the globe, and in a security-as-a-service oriented environment.
  • Actionable data – developing metrics to measure team effectiveness and drive actionable results.
  • Ability to perform discovery around new organizational initiatives and drive security focused solutions aligned with requirements.
  • Support a 24x7 global enterprise environment.
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends and best practices within the community of network and security professionals.
  • Model the behaviors expected of all GameStop leaders, including a strong bias for action and drive for results; high levels of maturity and professionalism; providing effective feedback to others, a consistently focus on high service orientation that commitments to diversity, a respectful workplace, and integrity.
  • Manage relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization; adhere consistently with all organizational policies related to our respectful workplace.
  • Demonstrate a consistent commitment to field-focused service by prioritizing field-based requests, responding quickly and favorably to field-based feedback, by minimizing tasks, and proactively seeking ways to help store teams focus on customer service as productively as possible.
  • Work collaboratively with others within and outside of his or her function to achieve goals, simply processes, reduce costs, prevent loss, and to ensure that work is completed safely, accurately, and on time.
  • Responsible for adhering consistently with all employment policies as stated in the employee handbook provided or as provided by his or her supervisor.
  • Model the high level of customer service expected of all GameStop associates including, but not limited to, responding to voice mails and emails within organizationally defined timeframes, completing projects as committed, responding to others’ feedback appropriately, and making optimal use of organizationally limited resources by offering assistance to other functional teams when appropriate.


  • Building Partnerships – Identifies opportunities and takes action to build strategic relationships between one’s area, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
  • Information Monitoring – Establishes ongoing procedures to collect and review information needed to manage individual and team activities.
  • Planning and Organizing- Establishes courses of action for self, sets an example for others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills – Having achieved an expert level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keeps up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise.


  • Bachelor of Science (or academic equivalent) preferred, degree with an accredited program in general information systems, information technology, IT network and security, or comparable field of study is preferred.
  • 8+ years experience in IT engineering required 5+ years specifically focused on Information Security — experience installing, configuring and troubleshooting security monitoring and tools required environments preferred.


  • Expert understanding of infrastructure security concepts, technologies, industry best practices, and related forensics and metrics

•      Proficient understanding of access control and authentication infrastructure with particular emphasis on Microsoft .NET, LDAP, PKI, RADIUS/Tacacs+ and two-factor authentication

•      Proficient understanding of security tools and techniques, including performing internal and external network vulnerability assessments and penetration tests, malware detection, and incident response

•      Proficient understanding of secure IP network design/operation in both LAN and WAN environments

•      Proficient understanding of leading networking products including firewall, VPN Concentrators, switches, and routers

  • Proficient understading of cloud-based network architecture and security controls

•      Proficient understanding of security, administration, design and implementation with Microsoft Active Directory and UNIX systems

•      Proficient ability to communicate effectively with others using written and spoken English

•      Proficient ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others; conducts working relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization

•      Working ability to work under demanding time constraints and production goals

•      Working ability to remain flexible and adapt to changing priorities with promptness, efficiency and ease

•      Proficient relationship building skills, including the capacity to predict and manage behavior, build and leverage cross-functional partnerships within and outside of the organization, and leverage influential leadership

•      Proficient presentation skills to present information to an audience of varying responsibility within the company effectively

•      Proficient project planning skills, including the ability to organize, prioritize and control job responsibilities in order to meet deadlines in an environment with overlapping and potentially conflicting priorities

•      Demonstrated capacity for gathering and scrutinizing data to identify issues, opportunities, patterns, and sustainable business solutions

•      Proficient ability to positively model the organization’s commitment to integrity, diversity, inclusion, and maintaining a respectful workplace

•      Proficient ability to remain effective under stress, and respond to pressure in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization

•      Proficient knowledge of Windows-based business computers and Microsoft Office programs; specifically, Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word

•      Demonstrated ability to model customer-focused behaviors leading to outstanding customer experiences

•      Consistently demonstrates a commitment to GameStop policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities