Senior Security Engineer
Note: This is a full-time employee role – the client is only open to US Citizens and Green Card holders
The candidate will manage and maintain our client’s security program. They will need to pro-actively identify security risks, recommend solutions, work with affected departments to address the risk, and ensure that the solutions remain in effect. They must have extensive hands-on experience with an understanding of theory and practice. The candidate’s responsibilities include security for all areas of I.T. including servers, networks, desktops, third-party services and application development.
Work with a small team of security engineers to implement technical solutions and provide operational capabilities.
Provide overall technical design & architecture for all aspects of security in the infrastructure.
Need to be hands-on both from a mentoring standpoint, as well as from an execution of tasks when team members are not available standpoint.
Supervise third-party vendors for various projects or services.
Create operational capabilities within the security organization.
Review security platforms, identify deficiencies, recommend and implement improvements
Work with vendors and colleagues to assess different technologies and determine their impact on security.
Troubleshoot security issues and assist with security incident responses and forensic investigations
Prepare risk reports to senior management including security incidents, system vulnerabilities, and ongoing compliance functions
Strong hands-on technical experience in the security domain. .i.e. must have hands-on experience with some of the key security technologies --IDS, SIEM implementations, Firewalls, Endpoint Security; SSL intercept etc.
Self-driven -- Ability to lead projects from initiation to completion.
Educational background with BS / MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related area.
Strong knowledge of internet, web, application and network security platforms.
Strong knowledge of Linux & Windows operating system security.
4+ years’ of experience in a similar position.
Ability to perform and interpret vulnerability assessments
Ability to administer the operations of a security infrastructure
Experience with threat modeling, penetration testing or running security scans with third party software
Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies including Encryption, VPNs, PKI, Firewalls, IDS, Proxies, NAC, SIEM, AV, DNS, Email, Wireless
Experience working with leading firewall, network scanning and intrusion detection products and authentication technologies
Some scripting experience is necessary.
Possess security certifications (CISSP, CCNA, etc)
Experience with project management and industry best practices
Experience working within the Financial Services industry
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