• Security Engineer, Information Technology

  • Overview

    NISA Investment Advisors, LLC (NISA) offers customized investment solutions for tax-exempt and taxable institutional clients. NISA manages over $180 billion in fixed income and equity securities and over $130 billion in derivative notional value. We seek bright, motivated individuals who can contribute to our growing team of professionals. Candidates with a high degree of independent thinking skills, strong analytical and quantitative skills, and team playing abilities are encouraged to apply.


    NISA is seeking a Security Engineer who will be responsible for providing engineering design, analysis, and support for routers, firewalls, networks, and operating systems. They will help build a formal security review program whereby all new applications and network designs are reviewed for adherence to a set of security standards. The Security Engineer will work with technology leaders to improve overall security practice and educate on emerging security threats.


    Key responsibilities for this role include:

    • Research, design, and implement information security solutions for organization systems and products that comply with all applicable security policies and standards
    • Work with IT and other internal business partners to ensure that security is factored in the evaluation, selection, installation and configuration process of hardware and software
    • Analyze and make recommendations to improve network, system, and application architectures
    • Examine network, server, and application logs to determine trends and identify security incidents
    • Assist with 3rd party security assessments
    • Aid in the review and update of information security policies, architectures, and standards
    • Assist in responding to audits, penetration tests and vulnerability assessments


    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Security or a minimum of 5 years of experience in information security
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and deliverables
    • Technical expertise in network security knowledge, to include VPN, Firewall, network monitoring, intrusion detection, web server security, and wireless security
    • Strong knowledge of common vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques
    • Practical experience with database security, content filtering, vulnerability scanning, and anti-malware
    • Proficiency with at least one scripting language (e.g.: Perl, Python, PowerShell)
    • Experience building effective information security governance, procedures, and plans
    • An understanding of organizational mission, values, and goals and consistent application of this knowledge
    • Familiarity with ISO 27001 or equivalent standards preferred
    • Strong decision-making capabilities, with a proven ability to weigh the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and identify the most appropriate one

    NISA Investment Advisors, LLC is an equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.


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