About the job Security Engineer II

Our client is looking for a Security Engineer to be part of their Security Operations & Engineering (SecOps) team. SecOps is committed to proactively detect, respond to, simulate, and identify breach attempts and threat actors.

You will manage security platforms, systems, and applications that quickly identify breach attempts, work with the SecOps team to contain and eradicate threats, streamline the security incident response processes, continuously monitor the security stack (e.g. DLP, IDS/IPS, SIEM), and monitor and report threat intelligence. The position requires a hands-on technical administrator who is well versed in cloud security platforms, creating dashboards, reporting metrics that demonstrate continuous improvements, executes successfully on strategies for improvements, and works well in a collaborative fast paced cross-functional agile environment (security, product, infrastructure, engineering).

What youll be doing:

  • Improve the ability to respond to threats through technology selection, internal process development, and implementing automation of manual tasks and processes.

  • Respond to Security Incidents of varying severities and complexity.

  • Develop processes, procedures and playbooks that will be used during an incident response process.

  • Create detailed process management workflows to ensure audit trails of activities are reviewed, policies are followed, and audit requirements are met.

  • Assist peer teams in securing applications, business software and services, and infrastructure.

  • Participate in new solution requirements gathering and design development.

  • Assist with development, review, and execution of test plans to ensure effectiveness of security controls.

  • Assist teams with mitigating findings including assessment of impacts, possible solutions, and efficacy of remedies.

  • Assist with the secure integration of cloud applications and infrastructure.

  • Develop and maintain technical support/knowledge base.

  • Develops Service Level Agreements to set expectations and measure performance.

  • Be a member of the Incident Response Team.

  • Other duties as assigned. Management reserves the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

What they expect from you:

  • You are a dedicated, highly organised and motivated person who is passionate about technology and security.

  • You are inquisitive, have a can-do attitude and a remarkable positive track record for figuring things out and getting things done.

  • You work well within a team but also individually and with little direction.

  • You can communicate effectively in both written and oral forms to technical and non-technical audiences.

  • You can work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • You use scripting languages to automate tasks and integrate systems.

  • You have working knowledge about modern web application architecture and how to secure it (OWASP, SANS Top 25).

  • Experience implementing controls against various Frameworks such as NIST CSF, HIPAA, HITRUST, ISO-27001 and SOC-2

  • 3+ demonstrated hand-on years experience securing cloud services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)

  • 3+ demonstrated hand-on years experience configuring and implementing multiple cloud based security tools (e.g. SIEMs, EDR, UBA, PAM, IAM, MFA, DLP, etc.).

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively listen and communicate information in a clear and concise manner.

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, IT. Or related coursework and/or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional or technical experience in IT with a strong background in all aspects of security tools administration and incident response.
  • Must have within 12 months of hire Security+, CYSA+, GSEC, GCIH, Google or Azure or AWS Cloud Security Professional /Engineer unless alternative professional education is approved.



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