Lead Security Engineer - Application Penetration Testing
Home Depot - Atlanta, GA

This job posting is no longer available on Home Depot. Find similar jobs: Lead Security Engineer jobs - Home Depot jobs

Do you want to be part of a thrilling revolution influenced by technology? The Home Depot is a $70 billion business-focused environment where you can contribute in a variety of functional areas covering all aspects of the consumer value chain. We are currently managing leading software packages and technology platforms to deliver creative results to our business partners and customers. We need people who understand how best to apply technologies to solve problems and develop innovative solutions. If you are looking for an opportunity to see instant, progressive, and substantial business benefits from your technology talents and experience, it's the perfect time to join The Home Depot.

As an IT professional you have expert knowledge in one or more programming languages or databases. Because of your excellent understanding of the entire project life cycle, you have the ability to direct project teams in the gathering, design, and development of complex applications/programs. You get to work closely with and learn from the brightest minds to ensure proper system design. Your role ensures highest quality implementations from design through quality insurance to production. You anticipate hardware and software design needs to take pre-emptive action. Our IT professionals support multiple team members and other project leads in day-to-day activities related to project work.

On- site and local perks:
Choose from a variety of benefit plans designed to meet your individual and family needs.
Take part in company Success Sharing - an incentive program based on sales performance.
Receive "Homer Awards" that lead to cash incentives for consistently demonstrating behaviors that reflect The Home Depot's values.
Work out at our on-site gym that offers classes and state- of- the- art equipment.
Eat at our on-site cafeteria that offers a plethora of options or enjoy discounts at neighborhood restaurants.
Pick up prescriptions on-site at the CVS pharmacy.
Bank On-site at our Credit Union.
Drop your child off at one of the largest corporate on-site daycare facilities.

The Security Engineering team is peers and partners with other engineering teams at Home Depot; such as, Mid-Tier Engineering (Windows, Unix, Virtualization), Network Engineering (firewalls, routers, switches), Database teams (Oracle, Informix), andHomeDepot.com. We are responsible for championing security throughout the solutions development lifecycle and providing SME support on various security topics such as Device Hardening, Access Control, Identity Management, Application and Web Development, Database Security, etc. Working with the organization, the lead security engineer will be responsible for performing various security assessments, educating teams on the inherent risks, and providing meaningful mitigation strategies. The ideal candidate will exhibit strong leadership skills, will be forward thinking, and will be able to work effectively in a diverse, highly talented team, continuously striving for excellence.

The Lead Security Engineer utilizes solid business knowledge and expert technical experience of security to provide a secure information environment for the business. Assists in the investigations of high level, complex violations of Information Security Policies by analyzing forensic data from Sr. Analyst. Develop recommendations and take appropriate action. Develop and drive the Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity strategy. The purpose of the position is to provide effective Information Security services that: Continuously protect our critical information assets and brand name. Assure compliance with corporate and regulatory policies/standards & industry best practices. Simplify, enhance and enable business initiatives. Operates as a team lead providing technical direction to team members. May perform the function to automate access provisioning across supported systems and applications with documentation. May direct, define and provide audit reporting.

Lead investigation of high level complex violations of Information Security Policies and direct activity to analyze forensic data from Sr. Analysts. Develop recommendations and take appropriate action.

Present to Information Technology management development/implementation plan for secure solutions.

Present findings to manager on compliance reporting for Information Securities Policies.

Drive the Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity strategy.

Provide technical direction to analysts, associates and contractors.

Develop Information Security Policies, Standards and Guidelines.

Automate access provisioning across supported systems and applications with documentation. Direct, define and provide audit reporting.

Typically reports to Manager, Information Technology

No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the leadership of a work group: assign and review work, train and contribute to performance appraisal (but not hiring, firing or disciplinary action).

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must pass the Drug Test.
Must successfully complete any required training or orientation courses.

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.


Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Direct hands-on experience with one or more of the following InfoSec solutions: Anti-Virus, intrusion detection, firewalls, content filtering, rick assessment.

Industry certifications - CISSP, GSEC, GPEN, GWAPT, OSCE, CEH & OSCP
3+ years of experience performing penetration testing/assessments
2+ years of experience in network, system or application security design, implementation or support.
2+ years of application development experience
7-10 years of related experience.
BS Computer Science, Information Assurance or related field, MS a plus.

Assessment tools, technologies and methods.

Designing secure network, systems and application architectures.

Disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods.

Planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures.

System administration role with experience in supporting multiple platforms/applications.

Home Depot - 22 months ago - save job
About this company
12,026 reviews
The Home Depot is the global leader in home improvement and fourth largest retailer in the world. Providing superior customer service and...