Systems Security Engineer

We are looking for a capable systems security engineer who enjoys all facets of security work and possess both deep and wide expertise in the security space.You will make things more secure by protecting system boundaries, keeping computer systems and network devices hardened against attacks, running vulnerability and penetration tests, and securing highly sensitive data. Qualified candidates will have a background in security or systems engineering. 

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Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engineer, implement, and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks, and information.
  • Identify and define system security requirements to be used as standards within ITS.
  • Perform log reviews of all systems using monitoring tools (SIEM), and provide documented baseline security standards.
  • Develop documentation to support ongoing security systems operations, maintenance, and specific problem resolution.
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices.
  • Interface with available 3rd party security vendors to ensure proper security monitoring and alerting is in place.
  • Manage security audits, investigations, and breaches with appropriate internal and 3rd parties.
  • Provide CAB members with risk analysis for vulnerabilities, incidents, and change requests.
  • Write comprehensive reports including any assessment findings, outcomes, and propositions for further system security enhancements.
  • Be an active member in all technical workgroups to recommend effective security configurations and architecture.
  • Perform security tool administration providing risk analysis and remediation steps for all IMO systems.
  • Provide escalated support for other ITS team members.
  • Other tasks as assigned by senior staff.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor's degree with a technical major such as engineering or computer science
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in Information Technology as a Security Administrator or Engineer
  • Strong understanding of networking technologies and topology/design
  • Advanced knowledge of SIEM or other logging tools
  • Web application penetration testing and analysis experience
  • Experience with standards compliance (PCI and HIPAA)
  • ISC2, GIAC, ISACA or other security certification required
  • Knowledge of Antivirus technologies or ITIL a plus

Personal Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • High level of commitment to customer service and teamwork
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to think logically and to resolve problems
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment and make critical decisions based on experience and direction of other team members
  • Ability to acquire new skills quickly and to meet deadlines
  • Problem solving skills and troubleshooting skills

Customer Base

  • All employees of IMO
  • All consultants of IMO

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements of the Job

  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • May require working evenings and weekends with or without advanced knowledge
  • On-Call rotations