Information Security Engineer - Network
Nordstrom - Seattle, WA

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Nordstrom is one of the nation’s leading fashion retailers. We provide a unique, customer-centric culture and a supportive working environment, in which you’ll collaborate with technical and business team members toward top-quality solutions to address business needs.

As a member of a highly-skilled, collaborative team, the Security Engineer will administer, maintain, and implement security solutions in a multi-platform environment (Windows, Unix/Linux, iOS). They will be accountable for ensuring Nordstrom systems and electronic data are protected from internal and external unauthorized access, modification, deletion or disclosure in compliance with Nordstrom policies, standards, and security best practices.

In addition, the security engineer will have responsibility for designing, engineering and implementing security solutions in response to business requirements and that are appropriate considering the level of risk. The right person for the position is someone who wants to work on a variety of security efforts that span application and network level initiatives in a fast paced environment.


Work in collaboration with Nordstrom IT Infrastructure and Development teams to apply security best practices at the right level to meet business objectives

Evaluate, recommend, and implement commercial hardware and software security products to augment and enhance the Nordstrom enterprise security program

Act as a technical advisor for a variety of information security projects that arise from current business and technological developments

Ability to assess risks and provide innovative countermeasures and solutions that balance between security and business requirements

Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, communicate delivery expectations, and meet deadlines

Ability to evaluate, troubleshoot, and identify issues with security infrastructure technologies at an enterprise level

Provide guidance to security analysts, business partners and IT staff when new projects are introduced to the business through all phases of the application life cycle

Hands-on experience installing, configuring, and supporting security related hardware and software such as Certificate Management, Enterprise Anti-Virus/Malware, Data Loss Prevention, File Integrity Monitoring, Security Auditing, and Vulnerability Management

Strong understanding and experience in computer security incident response activities for network intrusions, virus infections, and internal security violations

Create and maintain project plans related to security systems analysis and implementation

Participate in department on-call rotation


5+ years information security experience on Windows, Unix, and Linux platforms

5+ years IT infrastructure proficiency and experience including: Encryption, Tokenization, Forensics/eDiscovery, Penetration Testing, Web Application Firewalls, Firewalls, Proxies, Routers, VPN, etc.

Strong knowledge of application development with a focus on information security

Development experience with a variety of common scripting languages - .NET, Java, PowerShell, PERL, VB, etc.

Solid understanding of cryptographic processes, techniques, PKI, and key management principles

Familiarity with current legal and regulatory requirements around information security and privacy, including PCI, SOX, HIPAA, GLBA, etc

Ethical Penetration Testing experience is a plus

Experience with a variety of common relational database systems and LDAP a plus

Wireless, Mobile and ActiveSync technology proficiency is a plus

The above information on this definition has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment.

Nordstrom offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision coverage, a generous merchandise discount, and employer matched 401(k) retirement savings plan and profit sharing plan.




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