Full Job Description
The Home Depot is able to offer virtual employment of this position in the following states: AL, AK, AZ, AR, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY.
This position offers an exciting opportunity as a Systems Engineer - Senior within the Data Protection Enablement team. The initiative is a critical success factor to adapt to a rapidly changing technology environment and deliver the key program deliverables for space. You will need self-starting abilities to deployment plans, risk analysis, configuration changes, and policy tuning. You will be a key contributor to the deployment and optimization of advanced Data Protection security controls across a large enterprise. To succeed you will need the ability to work with various cross-functional teams both within and outside of Cyber-Security. You will also lead the deployments and technical integrations for new solutions, and improve the resiliency and function of current capabilities. A strong work ethic is required to deliver meaningful value in this role. A strong partnership with the business will be key to delivering value and reducing data loss and risk to the organization. On a typical day, you can expect to deploy data loss prevention capabilities to new customers/vectors in the business, define requirements for new or existing solutions, develop and troubleshoot code, help team members with technical problems, bring fresh ideas, participate in vendor support calls, help both internal and external customers and more.
The Sr. Systems Engineer develops, maintains, and supports The Home Depot's technical infrastructure that includes network, hardware, database, and system software components.
The Sr. Systems Engineer is responsible for collaborating with and enabling product teams with infrastructure. Sr. Systems Engineers are expected to leverage tooling and custom applications to monitor and optimize performance. In addition, Sr. Systems Engineers may be involved in routine upgrades and application support as well as root cause and post-mortem analyses around security incidents and service interruptions.
As a Sr. Systems Engineer, you will be able to operate independently, though typically working as part of a team with varying skillsets.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
10% - Planning & Analysis:
Researches and analyzes business trends and behavioral data to identify opportunities for improvements and new initiatives
Drives the evaluation, development, and recommendation of specific technology products and platforms to provide cost-effective solutions that meet business and technology requirements
Researches and designs best fit infrastructure, network, database, and security architectures for products
Proactively creates and maintains tools for monitoring and support
Participates in project planning and reporting across multiple efforts
30% - Delivery & Execution:
Drives configuration, debugging, and support for infrastructure
Drives field and corporate roll-outs of technology
Drives the stand up of necessary system software, hardware, and equipment (physical or virtual) to meet changing infrastructure needs
50% - Support & Enablement:
Collaborates with product and project teams to understand needs and enable them with infrastructure
Supports technology architecture design review efforts for project and product teams
Leverages tooling and custom applications to monitor the operational status of applications, infrastructure, networks, databases, and security; optimizes and tunes performance as appropriate
Drives root cause analysis, debugging, support, and post-mortem analysis for security incidents and service interruptions
Maintains, upgrades, and supports existing systems and infrastructure to ensure operational stability
Opens and manages vendor problem tickets to resolution
Drives the production of in-house documentation around solutions
Monitors tools and proactively helps teams struggling with systems issues
Provides application support for software running in production
Creates scripts and tools that drive automation and enable product teams and end users to move towards self service
10% - Learning:
Keeps abreast of innovations and industry trends as well as changes to internal systems and determines how they impacts tools, training, and support necessary to keep systems up, running, and secure
Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern systems engineering core practices (communities of practice)
Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to the Systems Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager.
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition would be infrequent and unobjectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years
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.
Work closely with business units to review and understand Data Protection requirements for new and in-flight projects and initiatives, with the ability to articulate the impacts clearly and concisely, while recommending solutions and offering practical suggestions as to remediation activities
Work closely with business units on the deployment and operation of Data Protection related technology
Manage the configuration, testing, and deployment of policy rules to help mitigate the risk to THD as it relates to data protection.
Designs and build Data Protection infrastructure and solutions to align with program objectives, policies, procedures, and technical control requirements
Work with Data Protection Software like Netskope (CASB), Prisma SaaS (CASB), O365 (DLP), Forcepoint (DLP), BigID (Data discovery).
Write and define solution requirements and identifying the business value.
Define key performance indicators (KPIs) and key risk indicators (KRIs) for data governance and protection controls
Define/Create operational and strategic metrics for the data protection program.
Work in a collaborative cross-matrix environment and be able to build and maintain key relationships throughout the business
Have the ability to prioritize top threats and likelihood for data loss vectors
Develop API use cases, scenarios, requirements in support of integrations with other platforms.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful
Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Global Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lens
Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people
Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear
Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder
Self-Development: Actively seeing new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time
Pay Rate: -