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Information Security Engineer at Sentry

Information Security Engineer

Sentry Stevens Point, WI Full Time

The Information Security Engineer will build, implement and maintain assigned security platforms. This includes working with internal and vendor applications, hardware, software and a variety of teams across the organization to deliver adequate monitoring solutions that mitigate risks while meeting business objectives. You will utilize in-depth knowledge to address issues identified through monitoring or audit findings and implement solutions that protect the organization. You will also serve as subject matter expert for assigned platforms, providing technical guidance and handling communications across the organization.

  • Review the maturity and effectiveness of multiple security platforms ensuring proper performance, availability and capacity management.
  • Conduct monitoring through automated functional and performance testing, investigating potential problems and determining solutions, as necessary, to avoid service interruptions.
  • Recommend and implement new features and functions within platforms to streamline processes and enable continuous deployment of new capabilities.
  • Build, configure and administer assigned security platforms ensuring accurate, consistent and compliant configuration and documentation.
  • Provide moderate to complex technical maintenance services and oversees implementation of patches to integrated security systems and solutions ensuring continuous availability and operation. This includes evaluating functionality, overseeing and conducting testing, overseeing vulnerability scanning, virus management, and intrusion detection and monitoring, providing recommendations and maintaining information security policies, procedures and systems.
  • Communicate, implement, enforce and monitor security controls to protect the organization's technology assets from intentional or inadvertent modification, disclosure or destruction. Provides training, informational and educational materials to support technology users.
  • Conduct audits and code testing to identify data security vulnerabilities and undertake necessary actions to eliminate identified threats.
  • Implement architectural changes when intrusions occur and monitors effectiveness of implemented changes.
  • Create reports to summarize findings to management.
  • Ensure that security plans, controls, processes, standards, policies and procedures are aligned with overall information standards.
  • Identify security risks and exposures, determines the causes of security violations and suggest procedures to halt future incidents and improve security.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience. 
  • 5+ years of related work experience
  • Demonstrated experience with Windows, Cisco, Unix, Firewall, Intrusion Detection, Audit, compliance systems.
  • Possess strong knowledge of Internet security, client/server, and network security systems such as firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems, and vulnerability scanners.
  • Previous scripting or programming experience beneficial.
  • Possess strong communication skills, human relation skills, organizational skills and analytical skills.
  • Professional certification, such as CISSP, CCSP, CISA, CISM, CPP, ISSMP, ISSAP is beneficial.
  • Working experience in compliance, audit or security frameworks such as ITIL, CobIT, or ISO.

We take great pride in making Forbes’ list of America’s Best Midsize Employers since 2017. A lot of different factors go into that honor, many of which contribute to your job satisfaction.  At Sentry, your total rewards go beyond competitive compensation.  Below are some benefits and perks that you’ll receive.

  • To best support our associates and our culture, Sentry is happy to offer flexibility through a scheduled work from home (Monday and Friday)/in office days (Tuesday through Thursday) after we begin to return to the office.
  • Generous Paid-Time Off plan for you to enjoy time out of the office.
  • 401(K) plan with a dollar for dollar match on your first eight percent, plus immediate vesting to help strengthen your financial future.
  • Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
  • Pretax Dependent Care and Health Expense Reimbursement Accounts to ease taxes on health spending.
  • Extensive Work-Life Resources to lend a helping hand.
  • Sentry Foundation gift matching program to encourage charitable giving.
  • Continue your education and career development through Sentry University (SentryU).

If you are interested in joining Sentry’s team, select the one position that you are most interested in being considered for and complete your online application details. If you have applied with us before, you will only need to provide your email address and password. If this is your first time applying, you’ll need to create an account. Please complete your application and upload your resume online.


All of us at Sentry—more than 4,000 associates—have various talents, skills, and backgrounds. We work together to deliver on our promises to our policyholders every day. We’re proud to offer a full line of property, casualty, and life insurance products to help protect businesses, cars, homes, lives, and retirement income.

Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with claims and service offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth.

Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we’re one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We’re rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority.

Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await.


It is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.


Thank you for your interest in Sentry!

Zach Wierzba
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