Sr. Information Security Engineer

| Greater Denver Area
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Vertafore is a leading technology company whose innovative software solution are advancing the insurance industry. Our suite of products provides solutions to our customers that help them better manage their business, boost their productivity and efficiencies, and lower costs while strengthening relationships.

Our mission is to move InsurTech forward by putting people at the heart of the industry. We are leading the way with product innovation, technology partnerships, and focusing on customer success.

Our fast-paced and collaborative environment inspires us to create, think, and challenge each other in ways that make our solutions and our teams better.

We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices across the U.S., Canada, and India.


As a member of the Vertafore Privacy and Compliance team, you will be responsible for architecture review, roles, and access review, driving the methodology and execution of offensive penetration testing activities.

Core Requirements and Responsibilities:

As a member of the Privacy and Compliance team, you will be responsible for architecture review, roles and access review, driving the methodology and execution of offensive penetration testing activities.

· Monitor computer networks for security issues and respond accordingly, including:

· Creating/Managing firewall rules

· Managing anti-virus endpoint tools

· Performing event correlation analysis on potential threats identified through our SIEM

· Configuring/Managing log management

· Configuring/Managing file integrity monitoring

· Performing vulnerability scans and remediation of identified risks

· The methodology & analysis of identifying compromised servers

· Performing rule tuning in our SIEM for improved detection capabilities

· Interact with customers by phone, chat, or trouble ticket on any customer facing security issues

· Investigate, document, and assess security breaches and other cyber security incidents

· Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs

· Identify and fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard

· Work with other technology teams and customers to perform tests and uncover network or other vulnerabilities

· May be relied upon as a technical point of contact during Escalated Events relating to security

· Review, investigate and respond to any external "abuse" complaints coming from our IP space

· Develop best practices for IT security

· Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management

· Handle escalated internal or customer security issues from support or another operations team

· Takes part in any security-oriented projects or critical initiatives

· Stay up to date on information technology & security news, trends, and standards

· Deliver an exceptional customer experience every day

· Flourishes in cooperative work environments

· Excellent communication and client-facing skills

· Self-motivated and takes initiative to enhance or improve processes, procedures, and solutions.

· Mentor teammates less familiar with AWS services and architectures

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (certifications preferred):

· CCNA, CCNP, CompTIA Security+, CCNA-Security, CISSP

· AWS certifications (SAP/DEP)

· AWS Specialty certifications

· Various security appliance working knowledge e.g., Checkpoint, Imperva, IDS/IPS

· AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional, AWS Certified Security, AWS Certified Advanced Networking, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator

· AWAE, OSCP, OSCE, OSEE certifications

· Network, Database, System administration experience and certifications


· Bachelor's degree preferred or 3-5 years of quivalent experience in CCNA, CCNP, CompTIA Security+, CCNA-Security, CISSP, etc.

· Must have excellent customer-focused problem solving and communication skills

· Proven track record of success working cross functional.

· Minimum of 5 - 10 years of real-world experience with AWS application architectures including:

o Deep, progressive experience with AWS security concepts, including IAM, STS, and AWS specific security controls and security architecture design patterns.

o Experience with serverless design concepts and supporting services including S3, SQS, SNS, CloudFront, DynamoDB, Lambda and, API Gateway.

· Familiarity with DevOps engineering concepts, infrastructure automation, pipelines, version control, and deployment strategies are also a plus.

· Proficiency with a variety of programming languages JavaScript, Java, Python, Go etc.

· An ability to validate that an environment meets security objectives through offensive security techniques, including:

o Experience with web application and API penetration testing methods and tools

o Experience with XSS, CSRF, IDOR, AuthN/AuthZ, and Confused Deputy attacks

o Practical knowledge of cryptographic concepts

Is this role not an exact fit for you? Keep an eye on our Careers Page for other positions!

Vertafore is a drug free workplace and conducts preemployment drug and background screenings.

The selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the job responsibilities, duties, skill, or working conditions. In addition, this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

Vertafore strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

We do not accept resumes from agencies, headhunters, or other suppliers who have not signed a formal agreement with us.

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Great location in the heart of downtown Denver just a block away from the RTD lightrail.

What are Vertafore Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Vertafore offers employees 1 paid day to volunteer at the non-profit of their choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vertafore offers opportunities to join several committees, including Women of Vertafore, LGBTQ+, etc.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Vertafore employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary for up to 90 days of disability.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $1500 of expenses per person.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $175 for glasses or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Vertafore offers three different health plans to meet the needs of our employees.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
We offer a Pet Insurance plan through Nationwide.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Vertafore's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga, a partnership with Planet Fitness, and other recreational team sports.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Vertafore provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match up to 50% of contributions up to 3% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vertafore provides up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $2,500 for eligible adoption expenses and 6 weeks of paid leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vertafore sponsors family oriented events semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Vertafore hosts company outings annually.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
In various areas of the office, Vertafore provides weekly fresh fruit services, bagels and donuts on specified days, as well as snacks and drinks.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Mondays and Fridays.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Vertafore sponsors recreational clubs that include sports, board games, video games, book clubs, etc.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5,250.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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