Information Security Engineer

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Randstad Technologies
Information Security Engineer
Full Time
USD130,000 - USD195,000

Job Description

job summary:

Our enterprise client has an immediate permanent job opening for an experienced information security engineer to help develop new solutions and architect initiatives.

Candidates will have experience in supporting information security best practices and working closely with the executive team to ensure corporate security deliverables. 

location: Edison, New Jersey

job type: Permanent

salary: $130,000 - 195,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors



The Information Security Engineer will be responsible for helping design solutions but also maintain full enterprise environment. Working closely with Technology Operations and Application Delivery teams to secure and monitor IT infrastructure and applications. A solid understanding of information security principles and hands-on experience of host configuration, cloud infrastructure, operating systems, and networking is required. The candidate is expected to implement defenses to prevent and detect resilient adversaries from accessing corporate resources. The position requires ongoing evaluation of implemented solutions as the security program evolves and the threat landscape changes.


  • Research, validate and deploy solutions to meet security and business requirements
  • Maintain an up-to-date level of knowledge related to security threats, attack techniques, vulnerabilities, and mitigations
  • Serve as lead engineer for the firm's Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tooling and related components
  • Implement, manage and maintain event and log collection within the environment
  • Proactively participate in incident response, forensics, troubleshooting and other security issues according to established procedures
  • Participate as a member of the Configuration Management Team to set standards and evaluate drift
  • Planning and participation in multiple disaster recovery testing events throughout the year
  • Interface with Audit to proactively manage any identified issues so they are addressed in a prompt and efficient manner
  • Participate in the Information Security Awareness program and promote security awareness to all employees
  • Consult with the Facilities to ensure appropriate physical security controls are implemented and operating as intended. Conduct light physical security systems administration.


  • At least 4-6 years of cybersecurity experience with at least 2 years in an engineering-based role supporting Security Operations or Information Security teams
  • Proficient in SIEM technology (e.g., LogRhythm, Splunk, QRadar, ArcSight)
  • Advanced knowledge and hands-on experience supporting SIEM systems, intrusion detection / intrusion prevention systems, endpoint solutions, Active Directory
  • Proven ability to analyze event and incident logs
  • Implement, manage and maintain event and log collection and strategies around alerting and reporting
  • Clear communication skills to explain highly technical topics in terms of business risk
  • Good written and presentation skills
  • Understanding of server and network configurations with regards to industry best practices
  • Knowledge of cloud services and associated risks (AWS, Azure)
  • Results oriented team player with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated with the ability to think strategically, tactically and with effective decision-making skills

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience REQUIRED
  • GSEC, GCIH, GCIA, GCFE, or CISSP preferable but not required



  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 4 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)

  • Network Security
  • R65/7

  • Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

    At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact

    Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

    For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.

    Company Information

    As one of North America’s largest and most trusted technology talent and solutions firms, Randstad Technologies provides collaborative, customizable solutions to companies of all sizes. Whether we’re helping you find the right job — or the right person for your team— or providing consulting, project or outsourcing services, Randstad Technologies is fully committed to supporting you.

    We accomplish that by leveraging our knowledge, experience, and innovative practices to uncover opportunities and provide solutions to your technology challenges. As a critical division of the world’s largest HR services firm, we’ve served clients across all industries since 1994.

    We offer discrete professional services focused on applications, infrastructure, end-user, and engineering services, along with shared services internally and client-facing related to PMO and strategy. The wealth of knowledge we’ve acquired over three decades of work in IT sets us apart from the competition.

    Dice Id : cxsapwma1
    Position Id : 940640
    Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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