Senior Cyber Engineer Job Description

Senior Cyber Engineer Job Description

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Senior cyber engineer provides security consultancy and advice to product and infrastructure teams with a focus on cloud security, network security and operating system hardening.

Senior Cyber Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Performs network security monitoring and incident response for a large organization
Automate intelligence ingestion utilizing scripting technologies
Support the on-boarding and maintenance of external intelligence feeds
Correlate internal data sets with Threat Intelligence’s to enrich intelligence
Interact daily with the CTI staff members to generate technology requirements and understand business imperatives
Manage Threat Intelligence’s product implementation pipeline
Drive completion against the Threat Intelligence technology roadmap
Maintain meticulous records of security monitoring and incident response activities
Be able to provide host-based forensics
Evaluate/deconstruct malware

Senior Cyber Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Cyber Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, II, IAT, VA, CISSP, CISA, SANS, OSCP, CEH, IASAE

Education for Senior Cyber Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior cyber engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Primary Degree in Engineering, Technology, Science, Technical, Information Security, Architecture, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management, Business

Skills for Senior Cyber Engineer

Desired skills for senior cyber engineer include:

Current IA policies as a contributor to the architecture and design of secure solutions to customer needs and requirements
Application security
Databases and networks in relation to hardening
Deployment and administration
Infrastructure hardening and security baselines
Network security
Networked environments
Networking concepts
Programming logic and methodologies

Desired experience for senior cyber engineer includes:

Task other analysts and directs efforts to analyze the IDS and remediate security issues found
Train other analysts in roles and responsibilities
Communicate alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure
Must be able to work independently collaboratively with a diverse team of highly skilled cyber and information assurance engineers
OpenSource (NoSQL) products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, CloudBase/Acumulo, Big Table
In-depth familiarity with TCP/IP network protocols, application layer protocols (e.g., HTTP, SMTP, DNS, ), and general techniques for parsing network protocols

Senior Cyber Engineer Examples


Senior Cyber Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a senior cyber 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 senior cyber engineer
  • Act as SME leading engineering requirements for Cyber Incident Response activities, reconfiguring designs and configuration of protection and detection capabilities without direct supervision
  • Strong networking background with personnel experience in the continued enhancement of network security devices for micro-segmentation and enterprise application protection
  • Gathering cyber-security intelligence from a variety of internal monitors and external sources
  • Preparing and reviewing project/system level cost and proposal inputs for the Systems efforts on assigned projects
  • Providing direction for the analysis and specification of the project technical requirements, leads project system engineering effort and coordinates that effort with all the other technical disciplines
  • Coordinating requirements and design solutions with the customer
  • Leading peer reviews of Systems Engineering work products and supporting peer reviews of other disciplines work products
  • Executing the project system engineering effort within the allotted budget and schedule
  • Ensuring the coordination of the project technical development, to maximize reuse and new technology design elements, consistent with company strategic objectives
  • Ensuring processes and procedures for analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of the project training system are cost efficient
Qualifications for senior cyber engineer
  • Experience with or the following
  • Experience developing security analytics is a plus
  • Network architecture design, implementation, and assessment
  • Cyber security devices and platforms
  • Commercial tool assessment and evaluation
  • Knowledge of network data types, protocols, and sensors

Senior Cyber Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a senior cyber engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior cyber engineer
  • Design & lead Cyber Security Operations technical roadmap and tooling, ensuring Cyber Security Operations technical capability remains in an optimum state at all times
  • Advise the CSOC Analysts in developing correlation logic and signatures associated with the supported Security Tools Establish, lead, maintain and grow the value of current and future partner relationships
  • SME consulting for projects in deploying security tools in both design and implementation phases
  • Design & lead reporting of SIEM (Arc sight), Bluecoat, Skybox, Lancope and other service reporting tools
  • Lead vulnerability assessment programs as engineering SME
  • Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and either hold or be able to acquire a Top Secret//Sensitive Compartmented Information security clearance within two years
  • Formal documentation of all department specific work products
  • Independent and group based technology and security research, development, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer and network vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Leveraging extensive experience in threat detection, penetration testing, forensics & response to identify opportunities to optimize and consolidate platforms, processes, and technical designs
  • Leading small to large-scale individual and matrix based groups, initiatives, or mentoring others in technical/functional areas as directed by management
Qualifications for senior cyber engineer
  • Secret security clearance with
  • Deep familiarity with federal information security standards (NIST SP 800-53r4, FedRAMP, CNNSI 1253, ) and practical experience implementing solutions that comply with these standards
  • Knowledge of the US Air Force domain a plus
  • Must have strong experience in cyber threat methodology, analysis or vulnerability discovery
  • Must have recent work experience in incident response directly related to defensive cyber operations (DCO)
  • Experience in Operational planning to drafts Operational Plans (OPLANs), Operational Orders (OPORDs) and Fragmentary Orders (FRAGOs)

Senior Cyber Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of senior cyber engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior cyber engineer
  • Plan and build well integrated security capabilities that align with the cyber security roadmap and span multiple operating environments including but not limited to internal, public cloud, private cloud, and mobile
  • Timely mitigate and remediate computer security vulnerabilities, phishing, malware, and forensic investigations
  • Analyze and test software applications and enterprise-level security solutions
  • Provide advice and guidance on the implementation of network/system security in accordance with mandates through the application of information assurance vulnerability alerts (IAVAs), Security Technical Implementation Guides, and other directives
  • Conduct network, endpoint, and log analysis by utilizing various consoles on a regular basis to analyze and triage cyber security events SIEM (Qradar, Splunk, Solarwind) IDS, IPS, firewall, etc and perform continuous hunt activities across the environment
  • Strong background of evaluating, creating and deploying global scale protection solutions with tailoring and adaptation plans reducing risk and internal support acceptance
  • Be able to reconstruct cyber events, assess cyber threat and scope of impact, identify and track any internal lateral or external movement, and develop response solutions
  • Ability to analyze current technology capabilities and develop/produce/deliver technical enhancement plans with consideration of integration capability in a global setting
  • The successful candidate must also serve in a digital forensics capacity
  • Maintains awareness and understanding of current and emerging cyber security policies, principles, regulations, and guidelines *
Qualifications for senior cyber engineer
  • Ability to program techniques to evade network
  • Based intrusion detection systems
  • Experience with Endpoint Detection and Response, malware sandboxing and analysis, cloud computing environments, secure web and email gateways, and content distribution networks is preferred
  • On technical activities and troubleshooting to support the engineering, deployment, and sustainment of heterogeneous information sharing networks
  • Speed, high
  • Availability access to information resources

Senior Cyber Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a senior cyber 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 senior cyber engineer
  • You will be engaged in proposal development, client interface, field investigation, project planning, field support, and project close-out
  • You will interface security technology vendors and technicians, client engineers and manager, field construction/installation professionals and testing and commissioning technicians
  • In addition, you may have the opportunity to travel to client offices and sites as needed
  • Ensures that the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for assigned information systems and as such, works in close collaboration with the team lead as a key interface with senior government leadership, DoD Test communities, the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM), and the Information System Owner
  • Provides review and oversight of contractor cybersecurity submissions for completeness and correctness
  • Decompose customer’s broad objectives into mission vision with actionable tasking and requirement sets
  • Roadmap open-ended research into risk aware time boxes
  • Perform systems integration functions to coordinate research and development between contractors, subcontractors, and outside component providers
  • Engage teams across multiple locations, motivating performance and maintaining accountability
  • Based on current threats, regulations, and other internal/external drives, research, select, test and deploy security products providing data and system protection capabilities
Qualifications for senior cyber engineer
  • Experience in red teaming/pen testing
  • Coding/Scripting experience Perl, VB Script, Python
  • Advanced critical thinking and problem solving skills with a proven ability to quickly analyze large amounts of often conflicting data and make sound decisions in extremely stressful situations
  • In-depth understanding of TCP/IP networking, including routers, switches, public/private networks, internet protocol security (IPSec), and virtual private networks (VPN)
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge with Packet Capture and analysis
  • In-depth knowledge of systems administration and systems analysis procedures

Senior Cyber Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior cyber engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior cyber engineer
  • Lead the design, implementation, and testing of Global Security tools, platforms, and applications across enterprise-wide deployments
  • Work closely with members of the Global Security team, including threat intelligence, IR, forensics, countermeasures, fraud, and insider threat to perform gap analysis, capture requirements, and provide robust solutions to operational challenges
  • Define, collect, and assess the security requirements for complex on-premises and cloud-based environments
  • Develop detailed design documentation, including architecture diagrams and artifacts detailing configurations, use cases, and operational procedures
  • Publish standards, policies, and procedures, and work with Global Security staff to standardize environment and improve efficiency
  • Lead efforts to develop and operate a cyber security testing lab
  • Perform routine vulnerability assessment of products, and provide assessments of the vulnerability of these products to known and emergent risks
  • Analyze and interpret test findings to identify inter-related findings, root cause of issues
  • Own the Governance and Risk Compliance processes, where test findings are captured and raised for review and incorporation in product engineering design
  • Develop systems design, operation, interconnection, technical documentation, testing, and troubleshooting
Qualifications for senior cyber engineer
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to lead and perform risk analysis for vulnerabilities, incidents, and change management requests
  • Working knowledge of operating system security controls (e.g., Windows, Unix)
  • Application or software-specific security certifications such as CSSLP, GIAC GWEB/GSSP-Java/GSSP-.NET, are strongly preferred
  • Travel or hospitality industry experience preferred
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Masters Degree is highly desirable)

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