Information Security Engineer

Oak Ridge, NJ | Direct Hire

Post Date: 11/14/2017 Job ID: 9733 Industry: Technology
  • Job Title: Information Security Engineer
  • Location: Rockaway, NJ
  • Status: Direct Hire
  • Salary: $100, 000

Information Security Engineer needed for a full time opportunity in North Western NJ.  Qualified candidates must possess  a Solid Understanding of network components (WAN, LAN, routers, switches, firewalls),  Advanced: 10-Key, Database, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing and  Intermediate: Alphanumeric Data Entry, Presentation/PowerPoint skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Monitor security systems including firewalls, virus protection systems, Web/Email filters, activity logging and reporting systems, and network and host-based intrusion prevention system. 
  • Work closely with CISO/ISO for troubleshooting security related problems, identifying and implementing security strategy.
  • Monitor server logs, firewall logs, intrusion detection logs, and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity, and make recommendations based on those findings.
  • Work with managed security services vendors to maintain optimal performance – including reviewing periodic reports and addressing areas that may require attention and managing vendor and company resources to complete tasks as necessary and as allocated in budget.
  • Review security violation reports and investigate possible security exceptions.
  • Perform regular review of hardware and application hardening configurations and validate they are working effectively.
  • Perform vendor technical security assurance and compliance reviews to assure vendor controls meet the company  standards for confidentiality, integrity and availability.
  • Identifying adverse events in a timely manner and reaching an understanding of the potential impact of events and anomalies.
  • Create and maintain procedure documents detailing security controls and associated processes.
  • Develop and maintain detailed playbooks to quickly and effectively analyze trends and potential threats.
  • Establish mitigation procedures and practices that allow for the expeditious containment and mitigation of a threat.
  • Ensure that the detective processes are maintained and tested to ensure that they are operating effectively.
  • Monitor inventory of infrastructure components, computing resources, data repositories, data flows, people and processes throughout the company.
  • Maintain appropriate procedures documentation and consult with CISO/ISO on policy maintenance and  development.
  • Stay abreast of Information Security threats and trends through monitoring of FS-ISAC alerts, newsletters and other industry information sources that are useful in identifying vulnerabilities and determine potential impact to the environment.
  • Cross train and assist with Business Continuity Program, Business Impact Analysis, and system administration for Information Security systems.
  •   Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

Qualified Candidates:

·        7 years’ related experience and/or training in Information Technology/Information Security, plus 3 years’ related system management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·        Knowledge of issues and problems related to information security

·        Knowledge of contemporary hardware, software, and network architectures

·        Strong technical background in systems and networking

·        High level of integrity and sound judgment concerning security, privacy issues and complex situations

·        Effective, efficient written and verbal communication skills

·        Strong service commitment

·        Excellent planning skills

·        Ability to work as a productive, responsible, self-motivated member and/or leader of a team

·        Ability to work independently and manage time effectively

·        Ability to understand and implement cultural change related to technology

·        Solid Understanding of network components (WAN, LAN, routers, switches, firewalls)

·        Advanced: 10-Key, Database, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing

·        Intermediate: Alphanumeric Data Entry, Presentation/PowerPoint

·        Basic: Accounting, Contact Management

·        Bondable

Preferred Candidate qualifications:

·        Technical degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Technology, or similar discipline preferred.

·        Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

·        Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

·        GIAC Certification

Rebecca Piro

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