Senior Associate – IT Infrastructure & Security Engineer

Champlain Investment Partners
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

Champlain is seeking an experienced, technologically proficient, and detail-oriented Senior Associate – IT Infrastructure & Security Engineer to join the Vermont-based IT Infrastructure and Support Team. Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintain essential IT infrastructure, including server operating systems, servers, software, and hardware;
  • Manage, monitor, and configure cloud infrastructure components;
  • Assist and/or lead deployment of IT solutions in on-premises, hybrid, and cloud environments;
  • As part of a team, maintain security operations by managing and maintaining various security and log aggregation tools;
  • Triage alerts and events, perform follow-up investigations;
  • Tune security tools used for monitoring and managing the firm’s various environments;
  • Participate in security incident investigations and respond to potential intrusions;
  • Assist and/or lead the deployment of new security solutions and tools;
  • Work with the IT Infrastructure and Support Team to manage, update, and create procedures related to key IT functions and processes;
  • Serve as the subject matter expert and escalation point for infrastructure management and support incidents;
  • Backup internal and external support teams as needed to manage and triage IT incidents; and
  • Work with the Director of Technology to research, architect, and deploy best-in-class technology and security solutions.


About the Successful Candidate:

To excel in this role, candidates should be experienced at identifying and building robust and reliable IT infrastructures, developing testing methodologies, and have a background in systems and infrastructure engineering. Strong proficiency with network security administration, tooling, and management/deployment of security solutions is required.


The successful candidate will be a self-starter who offers suggestions and thrives on building new processes. Excellent communication, collaboration, analytical, problem-solving, and time-management skills, as well as an extensive knowledge of system and network administration of a hybrid-cloud infrastructure environment, is required.


Education and Experience:

A Bachelor’s Degree in computer science/engineering or a related field is required, as is at least 7 years of relevant IT experience – including implementing and managing virtualization solutions, systems administrator, configuring routers/switches/firewalls, implementing and managing enterprise storage solutions, managing enterprise email systems.

Previous experience with and familiarity of the following is preferred:

  • Security frameworks, access control and compliance requirements based on industry standards such as: ISO27001, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, PCI-DSS-DSS, FINRA, SEC guidelines
  • Identity and account management
  • Vulnerability management systems and SIEM solutions
  • Networking and firewall management
  • Provisioning solutions with appropriate levels of user enablement and access on cloud and hosted systems
Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

Champlain is committed to providing and preserving a work environment that promotes diversity and inclusion and is free from discrimination or harassment. Working with diverse teams help us become better humans, make better decisions, and execute on our mission to deliver exceptional investment results and develop enduring client relationships. We strive to build a firm culture that welcomes employees from a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences and fosters equitable opportunities for growth and success.

We recognize there are many opportunities to further this commitment to diversity and inclusion and, in that spirit, have undertaken numerous initiatives focused on various components of a more inclusive workplace, including firm-wide training on strategies for fostering inclusion, feedback and management training for multiple employee cohorts in leadership roles and unconscious bias training for all Partners, among others; the firm’s Sustainability and Culture & Development Committees also continue to look for additional ways to further this commitment.

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Commensurate with experience