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Security Engineer

Job Description

You will research, identify and implement security solutions as well as perform computer, system and/or network security vulnerability assessments and scans to identify, evaluate and mitigate security risks. You will have responsibility for day to day system and data security

  Description

•Ensure availability/coverage of critical systems/agents

•Prevent critical data loss

•Conducts technology and system assessments, provides technical consultation and ensures system security functionality

•Work with developers and engineers to improve Firms security posture

•Automate testing/scanning/mitigation tools

•Improve security infrastructure and reporting

•Influence security architecture

•Support compliance and audit activities

•Have familiarity with security tools

The Security Engineer will research, identify and implement security solutions as well as perform computer and network security vulnerability assessments and scans to identify, evaluate and mitigate security risks, threats and vulnerabilities. Audit systems to ensure compliance with mandated policies. Review log files across Endpoints. Monitor and maintain security systems in accordance with corporate policies. Evaluate and correct corporate security violations and breaches and report such violations as necessary.

This role will assist with all security technologies and services, including protection services, perimeter defenses, physical and logical access control.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

•Participate in technology and system assessments, provides technical consultation and ensures system security functionality

•Respond to system security weak points, work with other teams and third party vendors to resolve security issues

•Develop creative improvements to security system capabilities

•Provide advanced application level support for the resolution of security system faults

•Respond to security incidents and report on incident handling and resolution

•Participate in post-mortem investigation of security incidents and prepare security incident reports documenting the findings

•Design, implement and support security-focused tools and services

Required Skills:

  • Curiosity and creativity in breaking and defending modern web applications
  • Scripting skills to develop and improve security and user data analysis tools
  • Comfort with network, server, and application log analysis and correlation
  • Working experience and knowledge of Windows and Unix/Linux operating systems, Apache or similar web servers
  • Be results oriented, highly energetic and self-motivated
  • Ability to confidently and simply explain technical security issues without hype or buzzwords
  • Demonstrate outstanding teamwork skills
  • Dive deep into challenging issues and taking ownership for resolving them
  • Have the ability to work with technical and non-technical business owners to get things done
  • Have the ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years technical work experience.
  • Experience with the following: Application and network security testing tools, intrusion detection and prevention tools, event correlation tools. Strong understanding of application security.
  • CISSP or other security certifications a plus
  • Experience in a PCI-compliant environment
Req #: 150093081
Location: Houston, TX US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 1000 US Dollar (USD)

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