Lead Information Security Engineer


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Lead Information Security Engineer

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San Luis Obispo
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Lead Information Security Engineer #1099

Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cyber Security expert to join a dynamic team as Lead Information Security Engineer.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for security technologies and finding creative technological solutions to challenging problems.  This high-level, fast-paced role requires a detail-oriented problem solver looking to broaden their security skill set in a robust start up environment within a large corporation.

Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or a combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years cyber security experience
  • Expert at Windows
  • Expert at Linux, especially Red Hat Linux
  • Hands-on experience in a variety of security tecnologies
  • Experience with the development of security tool requirements, trials, and evaluations, as well as security operations procedures and processes
  • Experience and detailed technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security

Technology Skills and Strengths:

  • TCP/IF
  • OSI Model
  • System Logs (WMI, syslog, etc.)
  • Antivirus
  • Packet analysis
  • Configuration standards
  • Group Policy
  • Vulnerability analysis
  • Event Correclation
  • Forensics
  • IDS/IPS rule sets and signature creation
  • Web application security
  • Pen-testing
  • Reverse engineering
  • Honeypots
  • IOC
  • Advanced threat detection
  • Code analysis
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
  • Log Indexing and Correlation platform
  • Network Access Control (NAC)
  • Physical access control systems
  • SIM tools
  • Splunk Enterprise Security
  • Ability to modify in a triage situation
  • Java
  • Python
  • Bash scripting
  • Command scripting
  • Powershell scripting
  • .Net
  • Good understanding of the development lifecycle
  • Comfortable working in an Agile work environment
  • Comfortable working on Linux-based, MS Windows-based and OSX-based system platforms
  • Strong understanding of enterprise, network, system, and application level security issues
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong problem solving capabilities
  • Strong communication skills

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing, troubleshooting, and investigating security-related system issues on security platform reporting, network traffic, log files, host-based and automated security alerts
  • Maintaining, configuring, and analyzing network and host-based security platforms
  • Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans
  • Implement, support, and evaluate security-focused tools and services including project leadership roles
  • Mentor junior members of the team, including summer interns
  • Participate in security compliance efforts (e.g. PCI, DSS, SOX)
  • Acquisition and vendor risk assessment due diligence
  • Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security produts and technologies
  • Participate in tier 2 and tier 3 security operations support
  • Participate in incident handling
  • Participate in projects that develop new intellectual property
  • Evangelize security within Company and be an advocate for customer trust
  • Maintain and update relelvant system and process documentation and develop ad-hoc reports as needed
  • Provide reoccurring reports for network and host-based security solutions
  • Experienced with the development of security tool requirements, trials, and evaluations, as well as security operations procedures and processes
  • Provide off-hours support on an infrequent, but as-needed basis
  • Evaluate documented resolutions and analyze trends for ways to prevent future problems
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks
  • Identify approaches to solutions that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale
  • Keep current with the latest technologies
  • Integrate security solutions into existing technology to help lower tiers sustain solutions

Company Details:

Ranger Technical Resources is an information technology firm based in Ft. Lauderdale that has been providing IT solutions to South Florida custo mers since 1996.  We are a unique firm in that we have 2 groups that support both our client’s needs for individual IT professionals (contract or direct hire) and technology implementation services.

Job Type: Direct Hire

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

Experience: 5+ years

Email: recruitingcoordinator@rangertech.com

Phone: 954-527-0090 

Job Reference # 1099

Location: San Luis Obispo, CA

Company: www.rangertech.com