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Security Support Engineer
Ref No.: 18-05812
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
A Major Financial Firm located in Jersey City, NJ has an immediate contract opportunity for a Security Support Engineer.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The missions of the Security Support Engineer are:
  • To support and maintain one or several security solutions (platform or tool) on a daily basis
  • To contribute to the security operations
Main activities
In his/her area, the Security Supports Engineer is responsible for the following activities:
  • Lead the deployment, testing and transition of security solution(s)
  • Support and maintain the security solution(s) on a daily basis
  • Implement product upgrades and service improvements, including technical and operational documentation
  • Work closely with other IT teams on integrating security capabilities in the IT solutions (tools, processes and services)
  • Create, maintain and ensure adherence with security procedures, technical baselines, guidelines and controls
  • Leverage multiple security focus areas to ensure that protective measures are appropriate, effective in combination, and interact properly with other system capabilities
  • Participate in internal audits
He/she also contributes to
  • Identify and assess vulnerabilities in his/her area of responsibility, assist in or facilitates the implementation of protective and mitigating controls
  • Analyze security alerts or investigate security incidents
Professional Knowledge
  • Requires a minimum of 5+ years' professional experience in the information technology field, including a minimum of 2+ years' of security operations experience
  • Exhaustive technical knowledge and hands on experience in the security solution(s) in his/her scope of responsibility (same product is a plus)
  • Thorough understanding of technologies and security concepts
  • Detailed knowledge of network, operating system and database security
  • Experience in maintenance of tools and procedures
Behavioral skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Flexibility
  • Rigor & Accuracy
  • Communication skills
  • Collaboration