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Security Engineer

San Ramon, CA or Libertyville, IL, CA, IL
Description of Position:

This Cyber Security Engineer is a hands-on role that requires a high level of technical expertise. The person in this position is responsible for a broad range of tasks, including the day-to-day administration of cybersecurity tools and devices and first-level and second-level support for security information and event management (SIEM). Their role will also include significant responsibilities for the security administration of a wide variety of IT systems across the enterprise.

  • Utilizes information security technologies.
  • Performs access administration on designated systems and applications in accordance with the defined policies, standards, and procedures of the organization.
  • Performs system security administration on selected technology platforms, including operating systems, applications, and network security devices, following the defined policies, standards, and procedures of the organization, as well as with industry best practices and vendor guidelines.
  • Performs installation and configuration management of security systems and applications, including policy assessment and compliance tools, network security appliances, and host-based security systems.
  • Performs threat and vulnerability assessments, in some cases followed by appropriate remedial action, to ensure that systems are protected from known and potential threats and are free from known vulnerabilities.
  • Applies patches where applicable and, at the direction of the Infrastructure Manager, removes or otherwise mitigates known control weaknesses, such as unnecessary services or applications or redundant user accounts, as a means of hardening systems per security policies and standards.
  • Monitors system logs, SIEM tools, and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity. Interprets such activity and makes recommendations for resolution. Performs normal and exceptional processing of user access and change requests, escalating such requests when appropriate.
  • Reports unresolved network security exposures, misuse of resources, or noncompliance situations using defined escalation processes.
  • Assists and trains team members in the use of security tools, the preparation of security reports, and the resolution of security issues.
  • Develops and maintains documentation for security systems and procedures.
  • Participates in infrastructure projects to develop, plan and implement specifications for network and distributed system security technologies in support of crucial information systems.
  • Researches, recommends, evaluates, and implements cybersecurity solutions that identify and/or protect against potential threats and respond to security violations.

  • Minimum of 7+ years IT and network security experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, or equivalent work experience.
  • Certifications CISSP or CISM preferred.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles, including risk assessment and management, threat and vulnerability management, incident response, and identity and access management.
  • Technical proficiency with security-related systems and applications, especially MS Active Directory, Palo Alto firewalls, Silver Peak SD-WAN, Crowd Strike endpoint protection, ProofPoint email filters.
  • Experience in developing, documenting, and maintaining security procedures.
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and associated network protocols and concepts.
  • Working technical knowledge of current systems' software, protocols, and standards.
  • Proven ability to work under stress in emergencies, with the flexibility to handle multiple high-pressure situations simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well under minimal supervision.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to enable effective security incident and problem resolution.
  • Strong team-oriented interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface effectively with a broad range of people and roles, including vendors and IT-business personnel.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Experience in developing, documenting, and maintaining security procedures.
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