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Cyber Security Engineer

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Job Description

12 months

Phone and skype

Onsite – New York, NY (onsite)

Job Title: Cyber Security Engineer

NO H1B

Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience in cyber security, system administration, or a related role.
  • Proven experience in cyber security & system administration, including Windows, Linux, and cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Oracle).
  • Strong knowledge of networking protocols, firewalls, and intrusion detection/prevention systems.
  • Familiarity with bulk deployment tools and automation. Scripting or programming skills (Python, PowerShell, Bash) for automation is a plus.
  • Knowledge of encryption, authentication, and access control mechanisms. Experience working with distributed systems and microservices architectures.
  • Experience with network security tools such as NIDS/NIPS/Proxy/Secure Web Gateway/Firewall. Experience with AV/EDR/XDR solutions.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail. Versatility, adaptability, and a willingness to learn new technologies. Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.

Nice To Have:

  • Certifications such as CISSP, CEH, or CompTIA Security+ are a plus.
  • We are seeking a skilled and experienced Cyber Security Engineer to join our team on a contract basis.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong background in system administration, bulk deployment, working with distributed systems, a deep understanding of networking principles, network security, and incident response, along with proficiency in tools such as EDR/XDR, SIEM, and SOAR.
  • As a Cyber Security Engineer, you will play a crucial role in safeguarding our organization’s digital assets, ensuring compliance with security policies, and proactively identifying and mitigating cyber threats.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and maintain security solutions.
  • Monitor and analyze security logs, alerts, and incidents.
  • Bring fresh perspectives and innovative ideas to enhance our security posture.
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments, and risk assessments.
  • Creating metrics on security tools coverage across the organization.
  • Configure and manage EDR/XDR solutions to detect and respond to security incidents on endpoints.
  • Develop and enforce security policies, standards, and best practices.
  • Investigate and respond to security incidents, including incident containment and recovery.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to resolve security/operational incidents promptly.
  • Maintenance and upkeeping of security systems including security patching/system upgrades.
  • Participate in security architecture reviews and provide recommendations.
  • Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders, translating complex security concepts into actionable recommendations.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of security procedures, configurations, and incident response playbooks.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and security technologies.