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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Information Services
Senior IT Security Engineer
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Job Description

Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is currently seeking a Senior IT Security Engineer. Candidate will be responsible for defining and executing policies, strategies, and processes to identify, manage, and mitigate risks and ensure availability of systems and data corporate wide.


Analyzing, troubleshooting, and investigating security-related, system issues on security platform reporting, network traffic, log files, host-based and automated security alerts
Maintaining, configuring, and analysing network and host-based security platforms
Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans
Implement, support, and evaluate security-focused tools and services including project leadership roles
Mentor junior members of the team
Participate in security compliance efforts (eg, PCI, DSS, SOX)
Acquisition and vendor risk assessment due diligence
Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security products and technologies
Participate in tier 2 and tier 3 security operations support
Participate in incident handling
Participate in projects that develop new intellectual property
Maintain and update relevant system and process documentation and develop ad-hoc reports as needed
Provide reoccurring reports for network and host-based security solutions
Experienced with the development of security tool requirements, trials, and evaluations, as well as security operations procedures and processes
Successfully manage time and technical responsibilities, set accurate expectations and meet deliverable deadlines while working in a team environment
Evaluate documented resolutions and analyze trends for ways to prevent future problems
Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks
Identify approaches to solutions that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale
Keep current with the latest technologies


5 years IT experience; at least three of those years focused on IT security, infrastructure or application level vulnerability testing and auditing, and/or network security.
TCP/IP | OSI Model, system logs (WMI, syslog, etc.), antivirus, IDS/IPS, packet analysis, configuration standards, Group Policy, Vulnerability analysis, Event Correlation, Forensics, IDS/IPS rule sets and signature creation, web application security, pen-testing, reverse engineering, Honeypots, IOC, advanced threat detection, code analysis. Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Log Indexing and Correlation platform, Network Access Control (NAC), Physical access control systems
Experience using Microsoft Office and Visio to create documents, presentations, and detailed drawings
Comfortable working on both Linux-based, MS Windows-based and OSX-based system platforms with a strong IT technical understanding and aptitude for analytical problem solving
Strong understanding of enterprise, network, system and application level security issues
Understanding of enterprise computing environments, distributed applications, and a strong understanding of TCP/IP Networks
Knowledge of network and web related protocols (eg, TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)
Understanding of the system hardening processes, tools, guidelines and benchmarks.
Strong experience and detailed technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security - Basic knowledge of Linux, Windows, OSX systems
Knowledge of Networking fundamentals
Working knowledge of a range of diagnostic utilities
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening, and questioning skills
Strong documentation skills
Experience integrating Windows services with Unix/Linux environments is strongly desired
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or a combination of education and experience
Network and Security related certifications highly desired


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location