Security Engineer Lead Job Description

Security Engineer Lead Job Description

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Security engineer lead provides expertise as it relates to the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB)/Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requirements, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications and Standards, and other Federal guidance.

Security Engineer Lead Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Coordinate with cross functional teams to identify remediation options for network infrastructure and data access management security vulnerabilities
Assess data management policies for security compliance
Lead cross functional teams to develop assessment reports for management review
Advise leadership on remediation option costs and benefits
Develop processes to conduct security testing on a regular basis
Assist with third party security audits
Administration and support of Identity Manager products (SailPoint preferred)
Responsible for supporting the planning, design, development and testing of Cyber Products, leading the integration and deployment of those services
Lead a team that contributes to defining, designing and implementing cutting edge storage system products with an over-arching mandate for security
Work with product management and across engineering to help identify and address potential security concerns in and around the product

Security Engineer Lead Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Security Engineer Lead

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISSP, CISM, CISA, IAT, III, IAM, GSLC, CASP, ITIL, CEH

Education for Security Engineer Lead

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the security engineer lead job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Education, Information Security, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Technical, Technology, Business

Skills for Security Engineer Lead

Desired skills for security engineer lead include:

Boundary defense
Cybersecurity concepts
Federal IT and Cloud security policies
Risk management

Desired experience for security engineer lead includes:

Self-motivation, great passion and people person
MS or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
Knowledge of various database security tools (e.g., activity monitoring)
Experienced DBA ( of Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, DB2 UDB)
Strong SA level skills on Unix platforms ( of Linux, Solaris, AIX)
Proficiency in C or C++ an advantage

Security Engineer Lead Examples


Security Engineer Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a security engineer lead. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for security engineer lead
  • In conjunction with the Pre-construction Team Leader take the implementation role throughout the Pre-Assembly phase working with both internal and external teams to produce fully integrated and co-ordinated completed builds
  • Liaise with the Project Manager / Project Engineer to ascertain the Commissioning requirement/strategy for the project, in accordance with the technical specification
  • Liaison with commissioning team
  • Assist with creation of all testing and commissioning documentation to the required standard and in accordance with the contract
  • Be involved with progress meetings both internally and externally taking responsibility to document and record output and actions
  • Leverage your deep understanding and hands on experience of secure software development practices including threat modeling, secure design principles, secure coding, code analysis, security testing
  • Bring cybersecurity expertise to a team of instructional designers, learning program managers and cross-discipline engineers to design, build and deliver learning experiences across all areas of cybersecurity
  • Collaborate with peers in other Tech College disciplines such as Cloud, Software Engineering and Data Engineering to integrate appropriate cyber security knowledge and skills training into their curriculum/learning experiences
  • Design, build and conduct live learning experiences such as labs, hacking challenges, and boot camps
  • Review and select third party educational materials
Qualifications for security engineer lead
  • Analytical skills at a systems level
  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering and system security engineering and protection methods
  • Experience in applying cyber security best practices in a medical or health environment
  • Experience with US MDA systems
  • Ability to lead a small team of 5-10 people, providing work direction, tracking deliverables, managing a small budget
  • Enterprise modeling and simulation

Security Engineer Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a security engineer lead. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for security engineer lead
  • Plan Kaizen activities in line with Kaizen Targets
  • Mentor and train engineers in the team
  • Maintain a folder structure for the projects being executed and create and update the job workbook on a periodic basis in compliance with the processes
  • Raise Safety Observations as per targets defined
  • Active participation in Organization initiatives such as Six Sigma, HOS, and MOR
  • Advocate usage of engineering reusables in project deliveries by the team
  • Creation of procedures, training / operations manuals, Documentations (Technical, Customer)
  • Serve as an example to the team
  • Infratructure Management
  • Engineer and support large security event collection environments
Qualifications for security engineer lead
  • Experience with managing federated identities using cloud scale technologies like Okta, ForgeRock, Google IDP
  • Proven ability to build relationships and influence individuals at all levels in a matrixes environment, external vendors and service providers, to ensure that segregation and overlapping roles are identified and coordinated
  • Proven experience in developing and/or architecting complex web/mobile applications with backend services expertise such as API Gateway, Identity and Access Management Services, Data Deep knowledge of protection technologies, Security Information Event Management
  • Previous experience with cyber security, HIDS/NIDS, Networking, WAFs, Edge/endpoint security, DNS security, Cryptography, layered security, defense in depth practices
  • Solid understanding OWASP top 10, SANS top 25 threats, expert in threat modeling, and tools used
  • Knowledge of cryptographic systems running on mobile devices and mobilized services

Security Engineer Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a security engineer lead. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for security engineer lead
  • The Network Engineer will perform the assigned functions within an Operational Support Model by utilizing Network Monitoring Tools to maintain and report on the health, consumption and availability of the network via Metrics and KPI’s
  • Collaborate with Network Architecture team to develop a plan to lifecycle the Network incorporating Standardize Designs, Technical Roadmaps, Feature Matrices, Financial Requirements, Risk Matrix and Lifecycle status
  • Negotiates Information Security-related contracts and contract language with business partners and customers
  • Experience with Nessus, dbProtect and AppScan or similar security tools
  • Perform IS security briefings, report all security incidents to the ISSM (Information Systems Security Manager), and investigate, document and report, provide protective and corrective measures in response to such incidents
  • Researches, evaluates and recommends different cutting edge security technologies to implement business goals
  • Designs, maintains, monitors and enhances the assigned security infrastructure, including security applications, patch remediation, performance monitoring, backups and restarts, service pack and operating system upgrades
  • Provides a high level of technical support in the planning, coordination and implementation of releases, upgrades or changes to the system software
  • Provide 24 x 7 x 365 support
  • Point of escalation for unauthorized internal and external systems and access attempts with recommended remediation as needed
Qualifications for security engineer lead
  • Professional security certifications CISSP, CISM, CSSLP, OSCP
  • Awareness of standards relevant to the software industry
  • You will have extensive experience across the attack lifecycle and a demonstrated capacity to lead an offensive security team
  • You consider yourself an articulate and creative bug hunter, with a disciplined approach to methodology coupled with the willingness to constantly collaborate with some very bright security minds
  • Extensive experience providing leadership and counsel to both business & technical audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and eagerness to expand technical knowledge

Security Engineer Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a security engineer lead. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for security engineer lead
  • Maintain stability of global network security infrastructure
  • Develop roadmap for deployment of additional controls as determined by the Network Security Strategy
  • Provide expert level security consultation on internal projects focusing on business needs, security’s role in change management, and how data is transmitted internally and externally
  • Evaluate and monitor project efforts, timelines, and task management
  • Serve as the subject matter expert on security issues and provides expert level consultation to the business units
  • Sign off on architectural designs and lead other team members in the execution of security projects
  • Provide side by side coaching for less experienced architects and engineers
  • Participate in Information Security projects throughout the entire project lifecycle
  • Provide security review and guidance for projects driven by groups outside of Information Security
  • Lead enhancement efforts for security product implementations
Qualifications for security engineer lead
  • Collaborate in a team environment and mentor less experienced staff
  • Competency to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience with Vormetric, Alienvault USM, Security Onion, and other security tools or technologies a plus
  • Exhibits ability to work in a team environment, able to train and coach other team members
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year accredited college/university or substantial relevant experience
  • Relevant technical and industry certifications are a plus, , Security +, GIAC certifications, CISSP

Security Engineer Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of security engineer lead. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for security engineer lead
  • Leading security architecture/design analysis and reviews with dozens of applications throughout the company, including cloud, mobile and desktop environments
  • Identifying and completing targeted exploit testing through white-box testing
  • Improving the accessibility of security through automation, continuous integration pipelines, and other means
  • Conduct R&D to build the US Government's next generation containerized, protected, and scalable mission platform
  • Design and implement suites of operating system sensors for Windows and Linux
  • Develop host-level defensive protection arrays for Windows and Linux
  • Develop a machine learning architecture for efficient, risk-based, and automated command and control of cyber protections
  • The incident response should include host and network based log analysis, correlation of network indicators, PCAP data, incident timeline generation, and root cause analysis among other data sources
  • Perform Application Penetrations testing as needed and analyze any findings that may result
  • Perform Vulnerability Scans as needed and analyze any findings that may result
Qualifications for security engineer lead
  • Experience with multi-layer information systems and cloud solutions architecture (cloud computing orchestration and automation with AWS and OpenStack focus a plus)
  • A high degree of discretion
  • Must be an intelligent, articulate and an individual who is able to communicate security-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff
  • Candidate is considered a SME in DDoS operations
  • Work with the Manager – DDoS Ops Engineering, to develop delivery metrics, product evolution and operational delivery roadmaps to enable delivery excellence
  • Excellent experience and knowledge of DDoS mitigation technologies, Netflow sampling, routing/MPLS, packet inspection, BGP/GRE, IPv4/IPv6, and computer networks

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