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Senior Security Engineer in Overland Park, KS at Netsmart

Date Posted: 2/9/2018

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Job Description

Company Overview:

Netsmart Technologies is the largest supplier of enterprise-wide software solutions for health and human services providers. Netsmart’s clients include health and human services organizations: public health agencies, mental health and substance abuse clinics, psychiatric hospitals, and managed care organizations. We became the industry leader through the creation of cutting edge software solutions to meet our client’s needs. This level of creation and product evolution is only made possible by assembling a team of the best and the brightest technical talent in the industry. Do you have what it takes to join us on this journey?

At Netsmart we look for exceptional professionals who enjoy being part of a fast-paced and innovative environment. We value individual contributions in a team setting and offer the opportunity to work with cloud based services and technologies, big data stores, rules engines, AI, and more. If you have a passion for software development, being part of a creative and collaborative team, innovating through technology, and want to join us on our mission to change the lives of millions through the development of impactful software solutions, we want to hear from you!

Technical Project Manager Overview:

The Senior Security Engineer will work out of our Overland Park, KS office supporting our Cloud/Hosting environments. This individual has responsibility as a primary security and technical resource for the IT Security Engineering department and provides security and technical oversight for designing, testing, and implementing information security solutions in coordination with other IT groups as necessary. This individual will be performing a wide variety of functions such as administering complex security environments, performing reviews of internal systems and updating security procedures on best practices for testing methodologies for various environments. The individual will monitor the environment, relay issues to the senior team members and will remain up to date with new vulnerabilities and exploits.  This position may include on call time for security issues and after-hours maintenance.


  • Builds relationship and partners with member of IT Security and Compliance, Enterprise Architecture, Network Engineering, Support Operations and with functional areas across IT and the business to raise and support the security posture of the company
  • Support complex enterprise firewall clusters, VPN devices, IDS/IPS, Active Directory, Email Systems, SIEM and various vulnerability assessment tools and solutions
  • Designs, tests and deploys IT security systems and solutions
  • Develop security engineering requirements, standards and guidelines, processes and procedures
  • Review applicable security support models and identifies opportunities for continued process improvement
  • Monitor and review requests for change to assure they do not introduce any security and/or compliance risks to the enterprise and meet security requirements, guidelines and compliance requirements


  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, GSEC, CCSE or similar security designation
  • Demonstrated passion for cybersecurity, technology, solution design, and self-study
  • 5+ Years in a strong information security role in a regulated environment (HIPAA, PCI-DSS, Sarbanes-Oxley, SSAE 18)
  • 7+ Years working in Information Technology with history of progression in your technical role
  • Solid experience supporting corporate firewall, VPN, SIEM, IDS/IPS solutions and Active Directory
  • Solid experience with performing security assessments with various application and network tools
  • Experience supporting a corporate network with full understanding of network operations and design, including the OSI model

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Programming/scripting experience is a plus
  • Strong technical documentation and reporting skills
  • Understanding of regulatory compliance requirements (PCI, HIPAA, SSAE18)
  • Must be able to quickly master new technology / software for the purposes of evaluating or subverting the security functionality of the technology / software
  • Solid knowledge of IT standards, concepts, best practices, and procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills that can communicate to various levels of technical audiences
  • Ability to take initiative & manage multiple detailed tasks in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Must be organized, analytical and capable of identifying and solving problems
  • Must be current with latest technology monitoring and security programs and techniques

In Addition to a Competitive Salary, Successful Candidates Will Receive:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance available Day 1
  • Life Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Plan/EAP

Netsmart’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category.