YRC Freight – Senior Security Engineer




The Senior Security Engineer will serve as the lead technical contributor in providing support and development of capabilities in the Information Security Areas of involvement. In addition to day to day support and maintenance work within the team’s incident and request activities, this engineer will help lead the technical team’s activities around system design, architecture and integration of security frameworks with the company’s application development, and infrastructure teams.


  • Install, configure, test and maintain Security systems, application software and system management tools
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test Security architectures, identify possible solutions, and work with “developers” to implement those fixes
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level support
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution


  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Proven working experience with all aspects of Active Directory (ADFS, AD Connect, WAP etc.)
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX /Linux based environments.
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Windows based environments
  • Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks (e.g. Tomcat, JBoss, Apache)
  • Solid Cloud experience
  • Thorough understanding of virtualization and containerization concepts (e.g., VMware)
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g., Power shell scripts, Perl, Python)
  • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
  • Professional experience showing ability to research, develop plans and procedures, coordinate, schedule projects and prioritize work; demonstrating ability to respond to multiple projects within acceptable time frames, and ability to prepare and maintain accurate reports and records;
  • Professional experience demonstrating the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of employees and contractors, to prepare reports and to communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to proactively self-initiate and continually expand professional development of all necessary skillsets, as well as keep abreast of related emerging technologies that would be used from a wide variety of sources (i.e., self-paced online training, training materials, and some training courses as available)

YRC Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity Employer

YRCW has a tobacco-free work environment policy at this location

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