IT Security Engineer, Long-term role (Schenectady)


: $118,140.00 - $187,860.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology


Note: We need folks who have Incident Response experience and less focus on risk and compliance.

Seeking information security professional for 6-12 month contract to augment IT Security Operations.

Client may convert to full-time at the end of contract.

Should have strong knowledge of day-to-day security operations activities, including: analyzing threats, monitoring network devices, managing vulnerabilities, and providing technical support to triage, prioritize and establish appropriate information security countermeasures to detect and respond to security incidents.

Ability to:

1) Specify security requirements in support of the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information

2) Contribute to designing security architecture, including, cloud security

3) Perform certification prior to releasing new systems and software to production

4) Conduct problem management and root cause analysis

5) Handle any and all cyber attacks in an efficient and effective manner;

6) Think like a hacker and anticipate hacker moves.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1) Strong IT skills and a deep understanding of cyber hacker methodology

2) Rapid7 Nexpose, SPLUNK, PaloAlto Firewalls, NAC - Network Access Control (CISCO ISE, Aruba, Forescout)

3) Certifications that would be helpful: GCIH/incident inhandlin, GMON /monitoring, GOSCP / offensive security certified professional

4) Global experience or not daunted by size and complexity

5) Self-starter, tenacious, resilient

Possibility to hire at end of contract

- provided by Dice
Associated topics: attack, cybersecurity, identity, identity access management, information technology security, leak, malicious, security engineer, violation, vulnerability * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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