Senior Security Engineer

Senior Security Engineer

18 May 2021
Virginia, Mclean, 22030 Mclean USA

Senior Security Engineer

They are a leader in the digital identity space, empowering users to control their personal information and authenticate their credential across a variety of different channels. They are serving over 20 million active users and are seeing growth of a million new users per month. They are growing rapidly so they are looking to be tripling the size of the company over the next year.

This position would be a Senior Security Engineer role. The ideal candidate would enjoy the challenges of planning, implementing, and upgrading security measures and controls, to include: Security Information and Event Management (SEIM) tools, Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), and other associated tools. Can be a fully remote position.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 7+ years of experience in information security
  • 5+ years experience engineering, implementing, and optimizing security measures for the protection of systems, networks, and information
  • 3+ years of experience supporting a Security Operations Center (SOC) or similar
  • Hands on experience with SIEM and centralized logging technologies (e.g. Splunk, Elastic, etc)
  • Experience with Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR)
  • Strong capabilities leveraging scripting languages to automate work or build features (Bash, Python, and/or Ruby)
  • Experience securing cloud environments such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and/or Azure
  • Ability to work EST hours
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Security certifications

Daily Responsibilities
  • Defend systems against unauthorized access, modification, and/or destruction
  • Provide subject matter expertise on security architecture and operations
  • Design, deploy and optimize security tools such as a SIEM, IDS/IPS, EDR, firewalls, etc
  • Troubleshoot systems to determine the root cause of issues impacting security infrastructure
  • Act as an escalation point for security analyst and a resource during incident response
  • Lead security integration and automation to improve detection, monitoring, and response
  • Collaborate with cross-functional groups such as DevOps, Software Engineering, etc
  • Build tools to close gaps in visibility and controls.
The Offer
  • Competitive Salary: Up to $170K/year, DOE

You will receive the following benefits:
  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

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