IT Security Engineer

About the job

Summary

The IT Security Engineer will help design, implement, and maintain different security solutions to mitigate cyber threats within the organization network. On a daily basis, will ferret out the weaknesses of the company’s infrastructure and find creative ways to protect it.

SCOPE Enterprise

Essential/ Non-essential Job Functions

  • Establishes plans and protocols to protect information systems against unauthorized access, modification and/or destruction.
  • Ensuring that the organization’s data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls
  • Troubleshoot security tools related issues.
  • Analyze new threats and vulnerabilities and suggest the appropriate remediation.
  • Performs vulnerability scans, risk analyses and security assessments.
  • Conducts internal and external security audits.
  • Anticipates security alerts, incidents and disasters and reduces their likelihood.
  • Manages network, intrusion detection and prevention systems.
  • Analyzes security breaches to determine their root causes
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education And Experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or the equivalent (e.g. Math, Electrical Engineering, Cyber Security, etc.) and 6+ years of IT experience (3+ years of Cyber Security experience)

Preferred Education And Experience

  • Web Proxy (ForcePoint, Zscaler), EDR (Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, SentinelOne), NDR, PAM (Thycotic, CyberArk, ByondTrust)
  • NGFW and intrusion detection/prevention solutions (Palo Alto, Cisco FTD)
  • Vulnerability Managements Solutions (Qualys, Tenable)
  • Scripting Languages such as Python and PowerShell
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
  • Deep understanding of the Cyber Kill-Chain and MITRE ATT&CK frameworks.

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS

  • CISSP, OSCP, OSCE, GCIH, GPEN, GXPN, CCNP Security, would be desirable certifications though other comparable certifications and experience would be considered.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervises others No

Has hiring and terminating responsibilities No

Number of employees report to this job 0 Subordinate Supervisory Employees, 0 Non-Supervisory Employees

Budgetary Responsibilities

Direct amount $ 0 (No, but all team members provide input into the annual planning process and

tool evaluation/selections.)

Indirect amount $ 0

Travel Requirements

Travels Yes, possibility of light travel.

Percent of time Less than 15% of time and only to assist subsidiaries in solution deployments.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

Language Skills English, Intermediate level of knowledge

Mathematical Skills Intermediate level of knowledge

Computer Skills Intermediate level of knowledge

  • IDS/IPS, penetration and vulnerability testing
  • TCP/IP, computer networking, routing and switching
  • Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems
  • Cloud computing

COMPETENCIES

  • Self-starter who is able to work independently while supporting the needs of the team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong decision making skills.

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