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Infrastructure Security Engineer
Ref No.: 18-05334
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 100,000.00 - 120,000.00 /Year
Infrastructure Security Engineer

Looking for an Infrastructure Security Engineer to join the Infrastructure Operations team.  The team is responsible for Daily System Operations, Server Patching, Monitoring, Backup systems and our Configuration Management Database (CMDB). The Infrastructure Operations team is expanding to cover security response and monitoring.

  • The position is responsible for security information and event management systems and procedures.
  • They will partner with our Information Security Team, and Infrastructure Engineering teams to investigate and mitigate security events. The Infrastructure Operations Security Engineer will be accountable for the development and documentation of our security operations playbook including all related policies and procedures.
  • The Infrastructure Operations Security Engineer will be the primary liaison for a team of offshore security analysts and ensuring that the offshore Security Analysts are following proper procedures and are completing their tasks within established SLA windows. The Infrastructure Operations Security Engineer is also involved in evaluating and scheduling system patches, upgrades and changes. 
  • Infrastructure Operations Security Engineer determines root cause of complex network and system problems. Additional responsibilities include: resolving escalated trouble tickets; preforming server maintenance and updates, replacing hardware as needed; updating Operating Systems; performing PC imaging as required; assisting in maintenance calls relating to workstations, software and servers; trouble shooting and resolving server event logs and communication systems; and participating in the implementation phase for projects

  • High level proficiency with Infrastructure Security concepts
  • Working knowledge of the Linux and Windows Operating Systems
  • Working knowledge of AWS and Cloud based systems.
  • Highly Effective problem solving skills
  • A minimum of 5 years of hands on information security experience
  • Ability to formulate and develop security response strategy that aligns with the goals of the business.
  • Experience with Linux and Microsoft servers, enterprise monitoring, digital forensics, system performance monitoring tools
  • Experience with SumoLogic a plus
  • Experience with Security monitoring tools such as ATA, Upgaurd, or similar
  • Solid background in network, storage and DNS services
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well on collaborative, cross-functional teams. Solid interpersonal skills with ability to work effectively with people of all levels of information technology expertise with a wide range of constituencies and organizational relationships
  • Fluent in a scripting/programing language such as Python, Perl or Php