Senior System Engineer (Security)

Location: St. Louis, MO, United States
Position Purpose: Provide technical support for the Centene Server environment and associated applications
  • Provide technical support for the Centene Server environment and associated applications
  • Perform daily tasks to ensure the stability and optimization of the server environment, which includes proactively identifying potential system issues before they become a problem, working with team members in deciding a resolution, and implementing the agreed upon resolutions
  • Responsible for maintenance of the operating systems on all Corporate servers, end user support, monitoring system usage and performance, patching, management of backup and recovery of the operating system and third-party applications, file-system management, process automation, server installation/configuration, and third-party application support including installations and configurations
  • Interface with business users and stakeholders to determine needs
  • Review operational and organizational changes, assess how these changes will affect the server environment and incorporate the changes into the system architecture, as needed
  • Coordinate, test, and implement all enhancements or new releases of the Operating Systems and business critical software
  • Monitor, analyze, and evaluate system utilization to ensure the appropriate and efficient use of applications and system resources

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of related experience.
  • Expert level knowledge and hands-on experience with deploying, configuring, documenting, and troubleshooting network and endpoint security technologies such as firewalls, proxies, anti-malware, DLP (data loss prevention), IPS / IDS (intrusion prevention / detection system), email security, vulnerability assessment, and endpoint intelligence.
  • Systems security experience including scanning, hardening, data loss prevention, IT Infrastructure regulatory reporting tools, and configuring systems (Windows, UNIX, Linux).
  • Experience with SIEM technology.
  • Understanding of patch and change management processes for Windows, UNIX and Linux environments.
  • Knowledge of system communication / networking protocols, TCP/IP, VLANs, VPNs, and general routing / switching.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks such as NIST SP 800-53, ISO 27001, and/or CIS Critical Security Controls is preferred.

License/Certification: Information Security Certifications like Security+, CISSP, and/or GSEC are a plus.

Skills: Experience with programming languages like Python and PowerShell are a plus.
As a government contractor, this position requires U. S. citizenship and proof of favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense form SF86 or higher security

April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct 

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