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Senior Security Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02190
Location: Norwalk, Connecticut
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 100,000.00 - 150,000.00 /Year
Our Client is a Billion Dollar start-up unicorn that focuses on Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery solutions. Since established in 2007 they have grown to about 1000 employees with over 10 offices around the world.
They are currently looking to add a Senior Security Engineer to their recent established Security Team. As a member of the CISOs staff you will go out into the organization identify opportunities for security improvement and facilitate change. You will be responsible for overseeing efforts that drive the enhancement of organizational and engineering security controls and processes. You will assure the achievement of important outcomes through these efforts. You may conduct risk assessments, manage social engineering exercises, facilitate security training of employees, analyze results of vulnerability assessments, manage remediation activities, implement process and control improvements, define specifications and requirements to close visibility gaps with new controls and processes, field internal and external security questions and escalations or participate in the response of security incidents, amongst other assigned tasks. 

Primary Responsibilities for Senior Security Engineer:
  • Independently lead information security program enhancement projects of varying size, scope and technical complexity
  • Act as a subject matter expert to other teams and assist as necessary on the design, implementation, deployment and maintenance of security controls and processes
  • Work with other teams to identify, resolve, and mitigate vulnerabilities and risks
  • Generally, works to solve security challenges at scale while balancing usability, stability, scalability and performance
  • Participate in the implementation of the information security framework to support the achievement of program and compliance objectives
  • Provide responses to external vendor security due diligence questionnaires (DDQs) and internal and external auditors regarding information security topics
  • Facilitate vendor risk management and due diligence exercises on behalf of the company
  • Stay up-to-date with news and trends in information security including new vulnerabilities, methodologies, and products
  • Performs other relevant duties as assigned
Qualifications for Senior Security Engineer:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Engineering or equivalent IT work experience
  • Experience designing, implementing and managing security controls and processes
  • Experience implementing controls in alignment with the NIST Cyber Security Framework
  • Experience with open source technologies and environments
  • Experience analyzing security events and responding to security incidents
  • Experience with tools such as Nessus, OSSEC, WAF, IPS/IDS, firewalls and SIEMs
  • Foundational understanding of Linux operating systems and networking is required
  • Basic understanding of, or ability to quickly learn, one or more common compliance regulations or standards (e.g. SOC2, PCI, HIPAA, GDPR, etc.)
Benefits for Senior Security Engineer:
  • Unlimited vacation Days
  • 401k match up to 6% and it is fully vested after 2 years
  • If you are single 100 percent of your health plan is covered. If you have a family they will cover 75% of your plan.
  • Up to 250/yr on gym membership
  • Pet insurance 100% paid
  • Frequently catered lunch and breakfast as well as fully stocked kitchens.