Secure Infrastructure Engineer (ITS5)


Olympia, WA

Industry: Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 14 days ago

  by    Sam Hewlett

Washington Technology Solutions (WaTech) operates the state's core technology infrastructure, the central network and data center and supports enterprise applications. WaTech also houses the State Office of the Chief Information Officer and the Office of Cyber Security. Our customers include state agencies, county, city and tribal governments as well as nonprofits. We enable public agencies to better serve the people of Washington through technology.

What would you be doing in this role?

The Secure Infrastructure Engineer serves as a technical expert supporting WaTech Security Services. This position is responsible for highly complex tasks and makes recommendations and decisions that directly impact the security posture of WaTech's critical technology operations. This role is accountable to ensure the managed solutions are securely configured and in compliance with OCIO policies, standards, and procedures and any related customer requirements for security control framework compliance (PCI DSS, HIPAA, IRS Pub 1075, NIST, FIPS, etc.)

This position will work directly with agency customers, IT security, network, and application administrators throughout the State of Washington to design, implement and operate WaTech Security Services. The Engineer is to ensure best practice control objectives are achieved for system integrity, availability, confidentiality, accountability and assurance.

As a Secure Infrastructure Engineer, this position is one of the expert technical security specialists in support of designing, implementing and maintaining the architecture needed to provide F5 based technologies including SSL VPN, Forward Proxy, Reverse Proxy, and Local Traffic Management. This position maintains the health of the F5 based services while proactively and effectively, fulfilling customer service requests using the agency ticketing system to track requests and establish troubleshooting methodology to isolate incidents. Additionally serves as a subject matter expert within the remote access environment, as well as our F5 environment. The Secure Infrastructure Engineer is expected to have subject matter focus on firewall, remote access, and apply advanced technical knowledge of the underlying security technology. The security services based in our F5 environment supported by this position affect highly visible, mission-critical services which the State infrastructure depends on and is critical as part of their disaster recovery path.

Here's what we are looking for:

  • Three (3) years of hands-on experience in administrating, troubleshooting, analyzing, shared securityinfrastructure including proxy servers, firewalls, denial of service protection, intrusion detection & prevention, and authentication systems.
  • Three (3) years of experience with F5 administration or equivalent technical experience.
  • Two (2) year of experience with enterprise logging and monitoring technology administration.


$80K base, Excellent Benefits Package bonus