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Information Security Specialist (Network Security Engineer) (2019-7955)

Camas, WA, United States
Information Technology


Job Description


It’s an exciting time to join Fisher Investments; we’re investing heavily in the future of our firm’s technology and information security.  Our business is growing internationally, which emphasizes the need to build an unparalleled team that drives future global growth and scale through strategic solutions and continuous innovation.  We play a foundational role in supporting our firm’s diverse businesses, and we’re excited to continue solidifying that foundation as we add more talented technologists to our Information Security Team.


Our Information Security Department is now seeking a highly talented Information Security Specialist to join our team. This position will be located in our Camas, WA, (near Portland, OR) office. This will be a contract-to-hire opportunity. 


The Opportunity:

The Information Security Specialist will be working as a mid-level Network Security Engineer and report to the Information Security Team Leader. 


Are you a motivated, self-driven independent thinker, passionate about security?  Do you thrive on developing innovative solutions to complex security problems?  Can you stay ahead of the business with solutions that allow for flexibility while addressing risk?  Do you enjoy owning projects, and want to continue to be empowered to get things done?


If this sounds like you, then bring your expertise to our team as an Information Security Specialist. The successful candidate needs to enjoy a fast paced, high growth, detail oriented, tight knit team environment where input is valued and success is rewarded.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Support the Global Information Security Infrastructure of the firm
  • Leverage tools and technologies to identify and manage risk in the environment
  • Create templates, processes and workflows while working with IT/Technology teams and Project Management teams
  • Develop and implement process in support of departmental and company goals
  • Design and perform upgrades of existing security infrastructure
  • Projects - Work with the business and IT to develop or integrate systems while addressing and reducing risk.

Your Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years’ experience in Information Security or Network Security in an enterprise environment
  • Candidates must have a strong understanding of the following:
    • Cisco Firewalls – 4-5 years of experience
    • Routing and Switching
    • Experience adding proper Network Segmentation and working on Segmentation projects
    • Experience with IPS, IDS and IDPS
    • Proxy technology experience and PA Firewall experience are nice to have as well
    • Experience in Finance, DoD, large Pharma or other high security and regulated environment a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability to introduce ideas, influence change, and train other technical teams
  • Must be able to work independently demonstrating risk assessment and mitigation expertise in IT or IS, along with a track record owning information security/technology projects from start to finish
  • Prefer candidates with experience as a Team Lead or who have managed a team of at least 3/had at least 3 direct reports

Why Fisher Investments:

 Fisher Investments is a different kind of investment firm. We don’t come from Wall Street, nor do we believe we fit in with most of the finance industry, and we’re proud of that. We work for a bigger purpose: bettering the investment universe. From unmatched service to innovative perspectives on investing, it’s the people that make the Fisher purpose possible. After all, it’s our people that enable us to offer the level of service that we do. And we invest in them accordingly, offering exceptional benefits like:

  • 100% coverage of premiums for health, vision and dental insurance
  • A 50% 401(k) match, up to the IRS maximum
  • 20 days of PTO*, plus 9 paid holidays
  • 8 week paid Primary Caregiver Parental Leave
  • And much, much more 

We also provide a cumulative, continuous learning and development framework customized for every employee. This emphasis on personal and professional growth has yielded an award-winning work environment; we’re Great Place to Work Certified, and The Oregonian named us as a 2017 and 2018 Top Workplace.


But in the end, it’s not the perks that keep people here. They stay because they believe in our mission of service—our employees want to make a difference in an industry that can do better.


* California employees accrue up to 17 days of PTO and 3 days of sick time per year.


Apply now to bring your expertise to our team as an Information Security Specialist.






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