Middleware System Security Engineer

  • location: Saint Louis, MO
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $40 - $47 per hour

job description

Middleware System Security Engineer

Middleware System Security Engineer

  • 6 mo Contract to Hire (Must be able to convert)
  • St. Louis, MO (Maryland Heights)




Job Description: The Middleware System Security Engineer for Workforce Solution will assist in system security hardening efforts within the Workforce Solutions Technology area for infrastructure and application systems.



Responsibilities Include:

  • Patch 3rd party/middleware applications to current, n-0/n-1
  • Apply O/S, Firmware and Application security updates
  • Work with application teams assisting in system hardening efforts
  • Provide infrastructure support as needed
  • Provision, support and decommission physical and virtual systems
  • Deploy and manage security application agent software
  • Utilize system deployment tools (SCCM/Solarwinds)
  • Troubleshoot infrastructure systems as needed
  • Provide system support to application teams
  • VM creation, user/group administration, performance tuning
  • Provide Level 2 support of in-house and 3rd party distributed applications
  • Aid in the design/development of equipment and systems and redesign of existing systems to fulfill the needs of customers
  • Triage system issues and outages


Minimum Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in MIS or Computer Science, or equivalent experience in related field
  • 2-5 years technical experience supporting Windows and Linux based server Operating Systems in a large enterprise environment
  • 2-5 Years system patching and security engineering support
  • 2-5 years technical experience supporting and configuring application, web and data base servers
  • SCCM or other deployment tooling experience
  • Technical experience in current Windows Server Operating systems preferred, including experience with IIS
  • Advanced level of building and executing MS PowerShell scripts preferred
  • Basic level in building and executing Oracle SQL statements preferred
  • Managed Cloud systems experience
  • Intermediate level proficiency in networking/TCP/IP
  • Linux System experience a plus
  • Understanding of the Agile software development process and principles
  • Experience with Service Management Tools such as Service Now preferred


Minimum Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Must possess the ability to handle multiple projects concurrently and function in a fast-paced, demanding, high growth environment and be customer-service oriented
  • Must maintain the highest level of integrity, courtesy and respect while interacting with internal customers, Equifax employees and business contacts
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to interface with customers (internal & external) and strong interpersonal skills
  • Must possess creative problem-solving, logical troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and be able to work with minimal oversight
  • Ability to understand new technologies quickly
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required




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