Information Security Engineer

Skills

  • Information Security Engineer
  • IT Security Engineer

Job Description

***We are unable to sponsor for this permanent full-time role***

***This role requires working onsite 3-4 days per week***

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking an Information Security Engineer. Candidate is responsible for maintaining and implementing the cybersecurity infrastructure and program. This position will work very closely and collaborate with other technical teams to respond to threats as well as on a daily basis to maintain the security posture of the environment.

Responsibilities:

This position works on highly complex projects and maintains knowledge across multiple domains (networking, server, end points, mobile, cloud, etc.). The Information Security Engineer has a thorough understanding of network defense technologies, TCP/IP networking, Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, network security monitoring tools, secure engineering principles and technical security testing.

This is a hands-on role which will be involved in patching, maintaining firewalls, scanning for vulnerabilities, keeping current on the latest security threats and trends, and reviewing technical architecture for security compliance. This individual will be regarded as an expert in all things cybersecurity related.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Science or related field.
  • 3-5 years of enterprise IT security engineering experience. CISSP preferred.
  • Must possess expert understanding of Information Technology, Information Security, and Risk Management.
  • Knowledge of security and control frameworks, such as ISO 17799, COBIT, and NIST CyberSecurity Framework.
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), CompTIA Security+, or GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC) certification required or must be obtained within 2 years of hire.
  • Experience with ProofPoint, Cisco AMP, SpecOps and other industry standard security tools.
  • Experience with Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Advanced knowledge of Network Security
  • Advanced knowledge of Endpoint Security
  • Advanced knowledge of Server hardening, patching, and base-lining
  • Advanced knowledge of Mobile device security
  • Advanced knowledge of Data Loss Prevention
  • Advanced knowledge of IDS/IPS
  • Advanced knowledge of Log analysis
  • Skilled Critical Thinking
  • Cisco ISE or NAC experience desired
  • Keeps current on emerging threats and mitigation strategies.
  • Scripting (Python, Perl, Powershell) knowledge preferred.