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Security Engineer - 21045

World Wildlife Fund
Lima, Lima 00000
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Security Engineer - 21045

Type: Regular
# of Openings: 1


World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the worlds leading conservation organizations, seeks a Security Engineer in one of our offices in Latin America (Bolivia, Chile, Guatemala, Belize/Honduras, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay or Peru).

The Security Engineer is responsible for the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of data processed in WWF information systems. The Engineer will provide firewall administration to assist in day-to-day operational security duties on Palo Alto Networks firewalls. Management of remote access administration and a large global meshed environment interconnected to support multiple needs and information systems On an as-needed basis, evaluates, recommends, and justifies appropriate products that support the security program requirements. Serves as a subject matter expert in systems and network security. Interprets security scan results, identify critical vulnerabilities, reduce false-positives, and either performs or recommends corrective actions to remediate vulnerable systems and applications. Installs, implements, and maintains network firewalls that prevent unauthorized access to internal networks at WWF US and Country Offices. Verifies log collection and maintains Security Intrusion and Events Monitoring (SIEM) solutions.


  • Proficient in the setup, configuration, and administration of firewalls, including web application and application aware firewalls.
  • Experience with deploying and managing site to site connections across a global network.
  • Management of Advanced Endpoint Protection
  • Provides technical support and troubleshoots security equipment. Provides tier 3 support to security appliances.
  • Administers physical onsite appliances as well as virtually deployed cloud appliances (AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Coordinating complex firewall rule sets and configurations to enhance the security posture of the organization.
  • Documents all security systems, operating systems, and mission critical applications under the responsibility of Information Security. Document all proposed changes in the CM system and record appropriate migration and rollback steps, test approvals and system outages (planned and unscheduled).
  • Maintains a security strategy to reduce the risk of a security breach. Manages security technology on server operating systems, firewalls, switches, routers, and email systems. Implements changes (in accordance with change management procedures) as requested by the CISO.
  • Supports Office365 security features and rules.
  • Supports remote access solutions implemented at WWF, VPN and remote application portals.
  • Coordinates and maintains Disaster Recovery and Backup procedures to insure recovery of all identified systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent experience is required. 10 years of experience in Cloud, Network or Security Engineering can be substituted for a degree.
  • Requires six years of related experience supporting computer networks. In depth experience supporting the following technologies: internetworking equipment (switches, routers), SIEM, virtual environment (VMWare), remote access technologies, firewalls, backups and disaster recovery. Experience with Active Directory, Azure AD and Office365
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • A consistent team player and customer service orientation
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a matrixed and global team environment.
  • Strong organizational, documentation, project management skills including development of detailed project plans.
  • Strategic and business skills along with strong technical skills.
  • Well-developed methodologies for troubleshooting technical problems.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is required
  • International travel may be required.
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect, and Collaboration.

Please note: The position will close on April 5th , 2021

If you are interested in applying please be mindful of the closing date.

Please ensure that you submit your resume and cover letter in English.

To Apply:

  • Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page, Requisition #21045
  • Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone

As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicants race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status. WWF values diversity and inclusion and welcomes diverse candidates to apply.



Posted: 2021-07-11 Expires: 2021-08-11
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