IT Security Engineer

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Interactive Business Systems

IT Security Engineer Russell IL

Planet Technology is teaming up with a Russell, IL area client to locate and bring on an IT Security Engineer for a long term contract to hire opportunity!



  • Provide direction and support for the secure operation of the enterprise level network, focusing on security devices, security controls, and security monitoring systems
  • Conduct security reviews on existing network security technologies to offer plans for improvements, and remediation where needed
  • Mitigate security risks associated with projects, which have a high technical complexity and/or involve significant challenges to the business
  • Medium to advanced level knowledge and understanding of network security components, application design, security engineering, and integration as required
  • Communicate technical application security concepts to business users, developers, architects, and managers
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert in the discovery and investigation of critical security vulnerabilities affecting the enterprise network
  • Provide detailed risk and remediation guidelines, as well as perform remediation activities where applicable
  • Ability to interact with technical managers and development teams to articulate requirements and processes while collaborating on design options, implementation, testing and user acceptance
  • Knowledge of application security technical controls and common vulnerabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to develop metrics, perform critical analysis, and develop executive decision support content


  • Bachelor’s Degree required or relevant experience preferred
  • 5+ years experience in IT in large to enterprise level organizations
  • 2+ years experience in an IT Security Network role for large to enterprise level organizations
  • CISSP, Security+, CCNA, or related information security certifications are preferred
  • Experience in PCI compliance, or similar compliance frameworks
  • Familiarity with enterprise level network architecture and topologies

Interested candidates should send a resume and brief cover note to the attention of Chris Douglas at Planet Technology (

Planet Technology offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package to all employees. Referral and sign-on bonuses may also be available.

Interactive Business Systems combined forces with Planet121, Planet Interactive, and WinterWyman’s Technology and Software divisions to form Planet Technology. Planet Technology, part of The Planet Group, is a global staffing and recruitment firm that specializes in sourcing top talent for roles within the Core Technology, Enterprise Systems, and Creative & Digital sectors. Our holistic vetting and consultative approach ensure the highest level of satisfaction and service. Our team of specialized technology recruiters spans a range of industries but maintains a singular focus: connecting top-shelf core technology talent with unique opportunities across the globe.

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