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Senior Information Security Engineer
Job Code:2018-10-OP-001
Location:Remote - Sunrise, FL
Status:Regular Full Time
  
Responsibilities:
As a Senior Information Security Engineer, your responsibilities will be to:

• Ensure compliance company security standards
• Design, implement and support information security solutions
• Perform security assessments and review of networking infrastructure and implementation of new security-based technologies
• Provides direct support to the business and IT staff for systems security related issues
• Interface with members of the entire IT organization and business to manage security vulnerabilities
• Analyze security landscape and technologies to ensure data protection
• Work systems, networks and devices using technology toolsets
• Work as part of an incident security response team as needed
• Work with IDS/IDP and firewall infrastructure
• Vulnerability scans and pen testing
• Perform other incidental and related duties as required and assigned
Required Skills and Knowledge:
Physical requirements:

• Sit/stand/walk 8-10 hour/day
• Lift/carry/push/pull under and over 10lbs occasionally
• Keying frequency, handling, reaching, fine manipulation
Education and Experience:


• CISSP or ability to get one within next 6 months
• Deep understanding of Microsoft Windows operating systems, MS active directory and Red Hat Linux
• Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies including encryption, VPNs, firewalls, IDS/IDP, content filters and syslog correlation tools
• Experience SIEM technologies
• Experience with firewalls and other networking technologies.
• Understanding of security/computer incident response methodologies
• Experience with vulnerability scanning using commercial and open source tools
• Strong technical writing skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork skills
• High level of work independence
• Strong requirements gathering, analysis and organization skills
• Strong desire to learn new skills and technologies
• Deep understanding of any of the following NIST, PCI, HIPAA, SOX or other security related regulations
• Understanding of security auditing methodologies, including documentation and system/network auditing
• Understanding of vulnerability management and risk assessment methodologies
• 8-10 years of Information Security experience
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree computer science or in a related field, or an equivalent level of competence obtained through experience, education and/or training.