IT Security Engineer
Job Details
Experienced
Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Description

The Security Engineer will report directly to the Information Security Officer and have an opportunity to have day-one impact in supporting the acquisition, configuration, integration, and transformation of security platforms, processes, and applications across the firm. This position is an opportunity to drive a security program to new levels through active innovation, ideas, and creativity. The Security Engineer should be an excellent communicator and unafraid to ask the tough questions, to challenge the status quo, and inspire change as he/she will be a meaningful culture carrier for the organization, who models the right behaviors for the team, and helps craft a shared sense of leadership and accountability across technology.

 

Job Functions

  • Respond to security alerts/events (such as email, endpoint, firewall, and data loss prevention) from various security solutions and technologies in a timely manner.
  • Generate security-related reports, metrics, and dashboards for team, business unit, and organizational consumption using available technologies.
  • Document current process for general consumption across the various teams.
  • Work closely with Technology Infrastructure teams on the deployment and configuration of security solutions.
  • Identify opportunities for process and/or technology efficiencies through integrations, scripting, and automation.
  • Provide critical input into the selection, configuration, and implementation of new and existing security technology solutions.
  • Maintain situational awareness of meaningful cyber defense initiatives, indicator lists, threat reports, incident response techniques, and cyber defense technologies to ensure that cyber defenses are effective and incorporating the best protections.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in the fields of Information Security, Engineering, Computer Science, or Psychology
  • 3-5 years of experience as a security engineer and/or analyst
  • One or more active technical cybersecurity certifications (e.g. SANS, Offensive Security, ISC2, CompTIA)
  • Applying security best practices in a Microsoft Azure environment
  • Using and configuring one or more vulnerability management tools
  • Familiarity with using and configuring NGAV and/or EDR solutions
  • Scripting experience (Python, PowerShell preferred)
  • Proficiency using Microsoft excel (such as pivot tables, graphs/charts, macros)
  • Familiarity with the financial sector as it relates to cybersecurity
  • Familiarity with MDR and/or MSSP relationships
  • Enhancing/improving a vulnerability management program
  • Building and/or managing a third-party risk program
  • Experience using an ITSM system (e.g. JIRA, ServiceNow)
  • Experience using penetration testing tools
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