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Cyber Security Engineer
Ref No.: 18-07713
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Job Description: Financial client in Raleigh, NC I looking for Cyber Security Engineer for a long term contract.

The Cyber Security Engineering team is responsible for the design, engineering, testing, and transition to operations of Cyber Security systems used to protect, detect, respond, monitor, and report violations of Client security standards. This is a global team and Cyber Security engineers collaborate with teams in all regions and across multiple time zones within Client. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and enhance the Cyber Security platform at Client.

The candidate will work closely with Cyber Security Product Management and Operations teams to design and engineer Cyber Security solutions and technologies. This is a hands-on role where the candidate will build and test solutions in a lab environment. The candidate will also document the solution including designs, test plans/results, installation instructions and operational manuals. The ideal candidate should be passionate about security software and architecture and should not feel uneasy with new and unfamiliar software and tools.

  • Collaborate with other architects and engineers responsible for Cyber Security technologies and services (threat intelligence, threat detection, threat prevention, threat response, etc.)
  • Work with architects, engineers, and business analysts to ensure proposed technical solutions are compatible within the Client environment
  • Contribute to architectural standards
  • Analyze requirements and design technical solutions based on those requirements
  • Create test plans based on requirements
  • Build and test solutions in a lab environment
  • Develop configuration code and scripts as necessary for integration with other components, to fill gaps in the solutions or to automate manual tasks
  • Document test results, designs, and operational manuals for the solutions
  • Provide third-level support to Production operations teams as necessary
  • Work closely with external vendors
  • Maintain relevant industry, information security, and technical knowledge
5+ years of experience and excellent skills in:
  • Technical solution design, implementation, and integration experience in enterprise environments, preferably with information security software
  • Understanding of security technologies related to threat intelligence, vulnerability management, malware protection, secure configuration, incident response, and monitoring
  • Expertise in either Linux or Windows
  • Good understanding of IT infrastructure and IT security domains
  • Writing of complex scripts in Windows and Linux, including PowerShell, VBScript, bash, etc.
  • Experience with SIEMs (i.e. Splunk)
  • Packaging and package integration on both Windows (MSI) and Linux (RPM)
  • Programming experience (Java, PERL, Python, C# preferred)
  • Understanding of software development methodologies and lifecycle
  • Understanding of project methodologies and lifecycle
  • Understanding of banking industry preferred
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

Desired Skills
  • Experience with advanced end point protection/detection technology
  • Advanced experience with Splunk, including Enterprise Security and creating custom add-ons
  • Experience with threat response and forensics technology
  • Experience with threat intelligence platforms
  • Experience with Puppet, Chef, SCCM
  • Experience using Confluence and JIRA
  • Experience with ServiceNOW, including API integration
Experience with network equipment, configuration and concepts, including firewalls, firewall rules, intrusion detection systems