#Job – Security Engineer – Manhattan, NY (#SecurityEngineer #IDS #IPS #Intrusion #Vulnerability #Firewall #Manhattan #NYC #NY)

Role: Security Engineer

Location: Manhattan, NY

Job Type: Permanent


· The Security Engineer’s responsibilities include security system deployments, configuration, monitoring and reporting. This position will have a lead role in performing vulnerability assessments, security testing, and working with operations and development teams on remediation and mitigation of findings. This position will have a primary role on the Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) and with Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations Planning (DR/COOP). The Security Engineer provides support to planning, designing and implementing security controls which safeguard and monitor events for information systems, enterprise applications and data.

Position Responsibilities:

· Analyze, troubleshoot, and investigate security-related, information systems’ anomalies based on security platform reporting, network traffic, log files, host-based and automated security alerts.

· Maintain, configure, and analyze network and host-based security platforms:

· Vulnerability scanning systems and tools

· Network-based Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)

· Host-based Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (HIDS/HIPS)

· File integrity verification and monitoring software

· Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) platform

· Application (Layer 7) Firewall

· Network Access Control (NAC)

· Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

· Log Indexing and Correlation platform

· Anti-virus and anti-spyware console

· Firewall and network access controls lists

· Web and E-mail proxy and filtering systems

· Physical access control systems

· Evaluate systems using vulnerability scanners and manual techniques to verify system security settings and configurations.

· Provide reoccurring reports for network and host-based security solutions.

· Provide CSIRT support as needed in response to information security related events.

· Participate in DR/COOP exercises and continuous improvement processes.

· Maintain and update relevant system and process documentation and develop ad-hoc reports as needed.

· Assist the development of security tool requirements, trials, and evaluations, as well as security operations procedures and processes.

· Establish and maintain a strong working relationship with all team members.

· Provide off-hours support on an infrequent, but as needed basis.

· Successfully manage time and technical responsibilities, set accurate expectations and meet deliverable deadlines while working in a team and information sharing environment.


· Comfortable working on both Linux-based and MS Windows-based system platforms with a strong IT technical understanding and aptitude for analytical problem-solving.

· Strong understanding of enterprise, network, system and application level security issues.

· Understanding of enterprise computing environments, distributed applications, and a strong understanding of TCP/IP networks.

· Understanding of the system hardening processes, tools, guidelines and benchmarks.

· Fundamental or greater understanding of encryption technologies.

Thanks & Regards,

Abraham (Ibrahim) | 678-720-3170 | abraham | Tweet Me @abraham_vdart

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