Senior IT Security Engineer
Carmel, IN Merchants Bank of Indiana
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The Senior IT Security Engineer will be responsible for all IT security activities for Merchants, including general IT security, firewall, MDR, security vendor oversight, network, and communications systems. Security audit planning and support will also be an important part of this role.  Effective communication and excellent customer service are equally important to technical skill and experience.  

  • Supervise the IT security team
  • Help design and implement general IT security measures including cybersecurity preventative and incident response duties.
  • Lead IT security projects and provide project updates to department managers.
  • Recommend additional security solutions or enhancements to existing security solutions to improve overall enterprise security.
  • Analyze and make recommendations for security improvements to cloud services usage, configurations, and best practices.
  • Evaluate Infrastructure -as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) vendor provided cloud services and document controls that manage the risk of usage
  • Monitor security applications for alerts. Respond to and take appropriate actions to notify and remediate threats and infections.
  • Support network and communications systems planning and security.
  • Help review and update IT security policies and procedures.
  • Support IT audits and associated documentarian as needed
  • Mentor IT staff to help build a technically excellent and people centric team.


Expected Experience, Skills and Education:

  • A degree in Computer Science, IT, Systems Engineering or a related qualification.
  • 5 + years of experience with designing and implementing security programs, incident detection, incident response and forensics.
  • Threat hunting and ethical hacking experience.
  • Experience with Firewalls (functionality and maintenance), SIEM tools, Office 365 Security, AWS cloud and Endpoint Security.
  • Good understanding of networking best practices.
  • IT security Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CEH or CCSP desired.
  • Preferred experience with supporting a financial services organization.

All employees are expected to contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing requested duties regardless of explicit inclusion in the job description or reasonable relation to an employee’s primary role. Additionally, all employees must understand and adhere to all federal and state laws and banking regulations and company policies and procedures applicable to assigned job responsibilities, including compliance as appropriate under the Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering regulations.

Additionally, all employees are expected to demonstrate the following Core Competencies:

Professionalism – acting with responsibility, integrity and accountability; demonstrating consistent trustworthiness and reliability; always remaining flexible, adaptable and willing to accept coaching; building and managing professionally healthy relationships; deliberately managing career decisions; and continually developing awareness of business-related topics.

Communication – understanding various active and passive tools and styles and their effects; and exhibiting appropriate, effective, timely use of tools and styles to connect, collaborate, facilitate teamwork and serve customers.

Work Quality – demonstrating an ongoing commitment to compliance, safety and security; executing work with efficiency, a sense of urgency and attention to detail; and displaying organized work practices and a results-oriented mindset.

Analytical Ability – navigating work-related circumstances with practical, sound reasoning; and demonstrating creativity in problem solving.

Leadership – displaying good judgment and certainty in decision making; taking initiative with job-related demands; demonstrating innovative thinking and sound planning with business practices; managing individual performance toward shared organizational goals; and thinking strategically to set and accomplish goals.