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Senior Network Security Engineer

Illinois

GoHealth Intro: GoHealth is a leading health insurance marketplace and Medicare-focused digital health company. Through the efficient, multi-tiered guidance of our highly specialized licensed insurance agents, GoHealth meets Medicare consumers where they are in their enrollment journeys and empowers them to choose the plan and carrier best suited for their healthcare needs. Our extensive industry expertise, including the use of data science and machine learning with key investments in proprietary technology, helps consumers cut through the confusion and enroll confidently.

Why Apply: As an industry leader in the Medicare marketplace, we are compelled to not only embrace change but to actively be the change to adapt to our consumers complex needs. We believe in hiring risk-takers, innovators, and collaborators within our industry to create individualized, simplified healthcare solutions for our beneficiaries.

Our #TeamGoHealth employees are at the core of our collective success; that's why we are committed to discovering the best in-class talent and ensuring that each team member receives the development tools and support they need to flourish in their professional endeavors.

We also understand that you may not check every box in our requirements list -- most applicants don’t! In fact, frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply today!

About the role:  

GoHealth is seeking a highly motivated Senior Network Security Engineer to join our growing security team. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and maintaining our network security infrastructure. You will be responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our data and systems. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Design, implement, and maintain network security solutions, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), and secure access controls. 
  • Conduct security assessments and vulnerability scans to identify and mitigate network security risks. 
  • Monitor network activity for suspicious behavior and investigate security incidents. 
  • Respond to security incidents and implement appropriate containment and remediation actions. 
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest security threats and vulnerabilities. 
  • Develop and implement security policies and procedures. 
  • Collaborate with other IT teams to ensure security is integrated throughout the organization. 
  • Experience working in Enterprise AWS environment (certification preferred)  

What we’re looking for: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field (Master's degree preferred). 
  • 5+ years of experience in network security engineering. 
  • Proven experience with firewalls, IDS/IPS, and secure access controls. 
  • Strong understanding of network security concepts and best practices. 
  • Experience with security information and event management (SIEM) systems a plus. 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Valid security certifications (PCNSE, CCNA Security) a plus. 

Benefits/Perks: 

  • Open vacation policy because work life balance is important 
  • 401k program with company match 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program 
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits 
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Work from Home Stipend
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

Location: Hybrid 

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