Systems Security Engineer Job Description

Systems Security Engineer Job Description

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Systems security engineer provides assessment and authorization (A&A) services in accordance with ICD 503 Risk Management Framework.

Systems Security Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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The Engineer will be responsible for understanding complex business IT needs specifically focused in the Information Security sector and will research, design and develop solutions
Research, Design and Develop repeatable solutions for Customer’s IT needs
Predict and plan for data center needs including
Enforce the company’s information systems security policies that support business objectives and requirements
Assist with complete the PCI–DSS Assessment annually
Review and address daily – weekly security reports and alerts generated from in house security solutions
Contribute in building security architecture
Identify, evaluate and document computing system requirements estimating, planning and scheduling overall tasks
Build security utilities and tools for internal and external use that enables secure software
In-house expert on design for security

Systems Security Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Systems Security Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISSP, SANS, CEH, CASP, CISM, CCSP, PCI, CSSP, GIAC, DSS

Education for Systems Security Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Systems Security Engineer

Desired skills for systems security engineer include:

Microsoft Office
Advance briefings to senior leadership
Facility coordination and management
Post event reports
Relevant topics
U.S. Coast Guard organizations and relationships
ICD 503

Desired experience for systems security engineer includes:

Of backups (e.g., full, incremental), and recovery concepts and tools
Operating systems is required
BS degree in Computer Science or related field or commensurate experience
Installation, configuration, monitoring and response to security system
Hands on experience with Enterprise Splunk implementations
Hands on experience in systems monitoring, service anomaly detection, log management, firewalls, anti-virus software, authentication systems and intrusion detection systems

Systems Security Engineer Examples


Systems Security Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of systems security engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for systems security engineer
  • Collaborate with security managers (both corporate and local), other SSE’s and SSM’s to define, improve, implement and maintain information security policies, strategies, and procedures
  • Meeting with key vendors to stay current on products and technologies
  • Drive service revenue Security technologies
  • Enable technical readiness, training and development on Security solutions within assigned region
  • Regularly leads multiple medium to large-scale projects and provides guidance to staff members and peers
  • Responsible for finding and fixing any security breaches in EPB that leads to fraudulent orders
  • Conduct security code reviews and identify potential security risks
  • Subject Matter Expert for B2B Application Security, works hand in hand with Enterprise Security team, Fraud, Audit, Compliance & Legal
  • Manage and monitor eco-system of ALM tools, provide prompt attention to service interruptions and work with IT and others to restore as quickly as possible
  • Engineer perimeter and internal network security infrastructure at Kasasa's colocation facilities (Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, DDoS Mitigation, Web Application Firewalls, Network Access Control, Virtual Private Networks)
Qualifications for systems security engineer
  • Minimum of 1 or 2 years of Information Security specific experience is needed but not required
  • Experience/knowledge about different security tools
  • Experience with building automated engineering solutions
  • Nice to have CISSP, CEH or any other certifications
  • Strong technical skills across variety of technologies such as multi-tiered architecture, databases, operating systems, LDAP and directory services, application servers, COTS products, and cloud solutions and understanding security and dataflow within these components
  • Minimum of three years of IT specific experience with the DoD or Navy

Systems Security Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of systems security engineer. 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 systems security engineer
  • Interpret and evaluate systems security requirements as they apply to the program, assess vulnerabilities, conduct risk analyses, and develop plans for compliance
  • Off-hours implementations and remote site travel a must
  • Lead deployment activities related to new solutions/technologies
  • Provide remediation guidance and recommendations to programmers and administrators
  • Work closely with program integrated product teams, information technology, and other system stakeholders to coordinate a system security approach
  • Evaluate and apply industry and government guidance and regulations [e.g., Common Criteria, DoD Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation Process (DITSCAP), National Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (NIACAP), ] to produce secure systems
  • Review system documentation (e.g., system requirements, detailed design/architecture, interface documents)
  • Identify security gaps and provide security recommendations to address gaps, and complete risk profiles for systems
  • Support Cybersecurity/Anti-Tamper (AT) Program Lead, Program Managers, IPT’s and Systems Engineers in identifying Critical Program Information, network architecture vulnerabilities, message protocols and developing and implementing network security designs for supported programs
  • Perform Cybersecurity analyses, program reviews, and work on V&V and test events
Qualifications for systems security engineer
  • Knowledge of common Linux and Windows utilities, diagnostic and monitoring tools
  • Technical requirements/ design/ documentation
  • Thorough understanding of the latest advanced security principles, techniques, standards, and protocols
  • We thank all applicants for their interest
  • Provide expertise guidance and work product evaluation to security engineers that support Engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments
  • CISSP Certifications are required

Systems Security Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of systems security engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for systems security engineer
  • Contribute to the development of the security engineering roadmap of Lennar’s security infrastructure
  • Collaborate and provide input to Lennar’s security teams in the areas of Risk Management, Compliance, and Incident Response to establish and enforce security policies for all system security controls
  • Promotes and facilitates effective communication between the security engineering, operations and other departments and or business units
  • Assist in the acquisition and vendor risk assessment, procurement and evaluation of vendors and products
  • Evaluate and recommend new and emerging services and technologies
  • Be a member of the Security Incident Response Team
  • Coordinate efforts with other system security engineering (SSE) disciplines as it relates to Anti-Tamper including cyber security, software assurance, and program protection
  • Support the government program office’s Information Assurance team with Authorization to Operate (ATO) and Authority to Connect (ATC) certifications, required for software releases
  • Hardening of Operating Systems, applications, and network infrastructure using Department of Defense Security Requirement Guides (SRGs), Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA)
  • Working closely with the Chief Engineer to establish a system security engineering (SSE) process to plan, organize and manage efforts to achieve maximum system cybersecurity, cyber resiliency and survivability
Qualifications for systems security engineer
  • Awareness of current information security and privacy issues and the ability to interpret the requirements of relevant policies and standards set forth in OMB memoranda and NIST documentation, specifically, 800-37, 800-53A, FIPS-199/200, and 800-30
  • Ability to assess and weigh current and evolving security and privacy risks in an operational environment
  • Proven problem management skills with the ability to think critically
  • Experience integrating cloud services, especially Salesforce
  • Experience with inter company authentication and federation (SAML, OAUTH)
  • Scripting skills (e.g., Python, shell scripting)

Systems Security Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of systems security engineer. 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 systems security engineer
  • Develop, test, & implement secure host or device FW
  • Work with third parties and internal teams to develop security architecture and provide guidance for deployment of new technologies and integration with existing technologies
  • Extensive experience in OS hardening
  • Resolve security incidents & tickets generated from the Security Operations Center
  • Deploy, manage and maintain security systems and their corresponding or associated software, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, file integrity monitoring , web application firewalls, cryptography systems, and anti-virus software
  • Perform threat hunting of log data and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity
  • Monitor Vulnerability Management Lifecycle
  • Improve security efficiency, streamlines work processes and works collaboratively with IT department personnel to accomplish objective
  • Good knowledge of Local Area Networking technologies such as TCP/IP, configuration and security of switches, routers, wireless, firewalls, load balancers, web proxies, web application firewalls and VPNs
  • Ability to resolve security issues in diverse and decentralized environments
Qualifications for systems security engineer
  • Working knowledge of application and infrastructure security
  • Experience in systems integration & test
  • Linux and Windows experience, especially as a sysadmin
  • Good communication skills, Able to interact with customer & handle independently, Good written and verbal communication in English is must
  • Must be committed to developing and adhering to best practices
  • Must be a solutions-oriented team player, and must possess a high level of self-initiative

Systems Security Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a systems security engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for systems security engineer
  • Review and analyze IDS/IPS, Firewall, Antimalware, and other critical logs along with output from security tools in order to identify potential malicious activity and possible misconfigurations that could lead to data loss
  • Research and advise the organization of current information security technologies, related regulatory requirements, industry standards and relevant security topics, issues and risks
  • Identify, plan and lead security projects and tasks necessary to assess, optimize, proactively manage and maintain security of enterprise systems and infrastructure
  • Provide technical guidance of compliance efforts for enterprise, client and regulatory security/privacy rules, requirements and best practices
  • Efficiently troubleshoot all security related issues and problems to ensure a timely identification of root cause, appropriate resolution and detailed documentation and briefing of the incident to applicable entities
  • Train and mentor team members in a matrix management model
  • Complete any other assigned tasks as necessary
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, and support of the SailPoint environment (Configuration & Development for application integration/support)
  • Makes recommendations towards the development of new code or to reuse existing code (Application Onboarding/Production Support)
  • Design of all Security system
Qualifications for systems security engineer
  • WAM architecture
  • AWS Exposure
  • Have the core competencies of an IT Specialist
  • Comfortable being self-driven and actively acquires knowledge of and the ability to demonstrate the effective use and management of established and leading edge technology, software, processes, critical information and data equipment and tools required for success in your area
  • 2+ years of experience with systems security planning and vulnerability analysis
  • Experience with conducting system security assessments on federal government IT or communications systems

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