Information Technology Security Engineer



As an IT Security Engineer, you will be responsible for firewall and information security systems. In this role you will ensure appropriate system resources and configurations are in place to support secure enterprise solutions. The ideal candidate will have a strong networking background with load balancing and content delivery skills as well as experience administering next-generation firewalls with advanced features such as NAT, transparent deployments, IDS/IPS, URL inspection, HTTPS decryption, and anti-virus. Primary responsibilities will include support and administration of next-generation firewalls, network security monitoring systems, and other related technologies. This role is to be based out of our office in St. Petersburg, FL with some ability to work remotely as needed.





CISSP certification is highly desirable


Ability for up to 10% travel, particularly to the United Kingdom (post COVID)


Pole Star Space Applications offers benefits that are designed to lead an evolving marketplace and encourage a health balance between work and life. Highlights of those benefits are listed below:


While this position is scheduled for a traditional Monday – Friday work week, our systems run 24/7/365 and as such, you will be expected to perform out of hours, on-call support on an as needed basis. This may include weekends and/or holidays and is worked on a rotation system with other team members. Additional compensation may be available for working on-call, standby or holiday hours.

This position requires completion of an FBI Summary History Report (i.e. background check) and may require a security clearance in the future. Employment is based on satisfactorily being able to complete both the FBI Summary History Report and the future security clearance.

This position requires use of or access to information subject to the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”). Accordingly, all applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of these regulations. Under ITAR, a U.S. person is defined as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, or a person who is a protected individual under the immigration and Naturalization Act (8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)).

Pole Star Space Applications is a U.S. Government contractor and is subject to and shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against employees or qualified applicants based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Pole Star Space Applications USA abides by the instructions and guidance of the CDC and WHO in order to protect all staff during the COVID 19 pandemic. The following measure have been put in place for the health and safety of our employees:

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