Security Engineer, / Security Engineer Job Description

Security Engineer, / Security Engineer Job Description

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Security engineer, / security engineer provides network forensic and analytic support of large scale and complex security incidents such as targeted attacks and network/system infiltration.

Security Engineer, / Security Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Applies technical and analytical techniques for gathering information from users, defining work problems, designing technology solutions, and developing procedures to resolve the issues
Design, implement and deploy security solutions in accordance to the organization's' policies and standards industry best practices
Engaging with the Incident, Problem and Change management processes to follow correct incident ticket management, own changes end-to-end and perform RCA via problem tickets
Production and development of IDS/IPS Reports as required
Conduct Information Assurance compliance testing using automated tools (DISA SCAP, Nessus Professional), and manual test cases (DISA STIGs and SRGs)
Assist in the development process of automated tools for compliance testing
Perform end-to-end application security reviews to ensure critical information is appropriately protected
Provide security architecture and design consultations to product teams, to help them build applications that are secure from the start
Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate security tools and services
Implement and maintain device control

Security Engineer, / Security Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Security Engineer, / Security Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISSP, PKI, GIAC, ITIL, CE, OSCP, CCNP, MCSE, CEH, GSEC

Education for Security Engineer, / Security Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Security Engineer, / Security Engineer

Desired skills for security engineer, / security engineer include:

NIST 800-53
RMF Assessment & Authorization activities
Areas however
CSRF
Dictionary attacks
How to mitigate real world attacks
Latest industry trends and developments in enterprise IA solutions
XSS
Compliance standards
TCP/IP and network security concepts

Desired experience for security engineer, / security engineer includes:

Implement and maintain application control (whitelisting/blacklisting)
Assist with various security projects
Participate in security related testing
Manage and maintain enterprise content filtering and transparent proxy
Design, implementation and management knowledge of the following products
OAuth implementation

Security Engineer, / Security Engineer Examples

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Security Engineer, / Security Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of security engineer, / security engineer. 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, / security engineer
  • Provide Level 3 support for security incidents, investigations, running forensics tools and event documentation/reporting
  • Documents support guidelines and procedures
  • Utilize his/her technical (area of) expertise on fairly complex, high-priority projects and/or processes
  • Based on documented procedures, perform moves, adds, and changes to Huron’s enterprise monitoring solution
  • Educate developers, users and management on risks and best practices
  • Function as lead engineer for several IT Risk projects
  • Manage and maintain the Log Archiving (Splunk) platform
  • Work with topics related to Cyber Security in support of State of South Carolina and Marine Corps customers
  • Document the results of testing in standardized test artifacts
  • Present the results of the data analysis through formal reporting – both written and verbal
Qualifications for security engineer, / security engineer
  • Enterprise caliber security appliance / system configuration, deployment, and management experience ranging from firewalls & IPS’ to SIEM’s and proxies (and more!)
  • Experience using commercial and open source security software such as Nmap, Nessus, Wireshark, Rapid7, WebInspect, Metasploit Framework, Ettercap, Burp Suite
  • Significant experience with enterprise Linux-based architectures and security design
  • A strong level of comfort with core Windows security principles and intricacies and the roles they play within an enterprise
  • Strong general networking and security knowledge (Firewalls, Routing, DNS, NAT, packet trace and analysis)
  • A bachelor’s degree in a technology, science or mathematics discipline is required for this position
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Security Engineer, / Security Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a security engineer, / security engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for security engineer, / security engineer
  • Troubleshoots network access problems and implements network policies and procedures
  • Investigate incidents and lead response efforts, while identifying methods to improve preparedness
  • Perform product evaluation on security tools and services
  • Work with application and system owners to follow logging policies and develop methods to feed relevant security data into SIEM systems
  • Expand our security automation processes (enabling to move faster, more securely)
  • Work alongside operations and development teams to remediate all security findings
  • Serve as the liaison to a central SOC for incident response and vulnerability remediation
  • Supervise and assist in the adoption of corporate security policies, business risk register, and corrective action reports for ISO27001
  • Participate in internal and external audit programs
  • Pen testing and vulnerability assessments for products and IT assets
Qualifications for security engineer, / security engineer
  • Take a lead role in problem management and issue triage related to security technologies
  • 4+ years of IT experience that encompasses a variety of roles
  • Knowledge of passive security monitoring tools
  • Penetration tools
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), current certification is strongly preferred
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Government security clearance of MBI
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Security Engineer, / Security Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a security engineer, / security engineer. 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, / security engineer
  • Develop methods and procedures to secure Web Application, SQL Database, and Microsoft Azure PaaS environment
  • Develop methods and procedures to implement Role Based Access Control for a complex system
  • Acts as a recognized technical expert in performing assessments of present levels of cyber security, defines acceptable levels of risk, trains all personnel in proper cyber posture and establishes formal maintenance procedures
  • Develop methods and document to secure system interconnections
  • Act as an escalation point for alerts generated by a SIEM and other related tools
  • Assists in the evaluation of issue priority and provides front line response to various internal groups regarding product and solution support
  • Coordinate and, in many cases, implement fixes (patches, configuration changes and so much more) for discovered issues
  • Manage ongoing penetration testing efforts for our products, including in-team testing, targeted penetration testing and external penetration test by 3rd parties
  • Track and guide for secure deployment
  • Interact with auditors to maintain our SOC2 audit compliance
Qualifications for security engineer, / security engineer
  • Solid operational knowledge of common security technologies and advanced support and complex change configuration ability in at least one security platform
  • Operational experience with multiple security platforms that can affect change management, security management, audit and control, encryptions, ect
  • Administrative experience in multiple versions of operating systems such as Windows, Solaris, BSD, Linux, SCO, HPUX
  • Solid scripting ability in Shell, PERL, Python, or other similar use language
  • Ability to follow documented daily procedures and policies
  • Highly specialized in phases of software or infrastructure development, integration, or network engineering
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Security Engineer, / Security Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of security engineer, / security engineer. 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, / security engineer
  • Assess available technologies and processes and recommend .solution options
  • Planning, coordination, assistance and documentation of Security and rollout scenarios based on the current corporate standards
  • Requires thorough knowledge of security practices, procedures, and capabilities in order to perform no repetitive, analytical work
  • Identifies potential vulnerabilities to cyber and information security using penetration testing and red teams
  • Provides technologies for identification, modeling, and predictive analysis of cyber threats
  • Worked as a part of a development team
  • Week-long secondary on-call shifts approximately once every 2 months
  • Develop and lead incident reports to closure, write summary and dashboard reports, and coordinate identification and resolution of issues with partners and management
  • On / Off boarding of security devices to health platform
  • Escalation point for security device based incidents
Qualifications for security engineer, / security engineer
  • Good knowledge of network security solutions, IDS/IPS systems, anti-malware solutions preferred
  • Experience with Security Information and Event management (SIEM) solutions
  • Experience with payments systems and compliance requirements
  • Familiarity with vulnerability scanning, intrusion detection, anomaly detection and associated technologies
  • Familiar with commercial and open source web penetration testing tools
  • Familiar with endpoint protection technologies and products
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Security Engineer, / Security Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a security engineer, / security engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for security engineer, / security engineer
  • Provide hands-on security architecture leadership to a team of technical subject matter experts and specialists throughout the entire development life cycle
  • Experience with infrastructure and security tools for audit logging, netflow, syslog, auditing, endpoint protection and vulnerability assessments
  • Optimize security infrastructure and security operations procedures
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with RSA 2-factor authentication systems (AM7, tokens, smartcards)
  • In-depth knowledge of IP traffic flow, protocol analysis, capturing and monitoring of live traffic streams
  • Working knowledge of LAN and WAN configurations and how they interact
  • Working with AWS teams to help identify areas where data can drive security improvements and where monitoring can be implemented to protect AWS and our customers
  • Developing highly accurate identification of anomalous and potentially malicious behavior by leveraging pattern detection over large datasets
  • Splunk administration and development
  • Developing and maintaining new platforms, services, and scripts using Ruby, Java, or Python to make sense of piles and piles of data
Qualifications for security engineer, / security engineer
  • Linux/Unix, Splunk, Kali Linux, Metasploit, Rapid7, and a programming language a plus, Java, Java-script, python
  • Bachelors degree in Information Security field
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience in related security industry
  • Must be able to communicate across all levels of the organization, from non-tech end user community to c-suite audiences
  • Expertise in Windows, Mac and/or Linux administration skills
  • Solid knowledge or expertise with Enterprise infrastructure components - DNS, AD, Radius, Kerberos, PKI Management and systems monitoring

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