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Linux Security Engineer
Ref No.: 17-01959
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/08/2017
Linux Endpoint Security solution engineer/architect required to work in the Enterprise Security Platforms (ESP) Engineering Team, providing the highest level of security consultancy and engineering support for Linux security agents. The role will focus on engineering Linux security agents and tooling utilized to manage the various solutions. The role is suited to an experienced Linux Engineer with a proven understanding in enterprise security. This role is primarily project based, with numerous activities to expand and enhance the services provided within the environment.

The Platform Security Engineering team provides a stable, yet agile and dynamic infrastructure platform to support the business functional requirements whilst managing associated risks.

The role in question concentrates on designing and engineering solutions for internal client groups. Security tool development experience is essential as part of a global team in developing and deploying security technology solutions.

The candidate must demonstrate very strong technical qualities - preferably in a global environment, ideally within the finance industry.
Engineering, analysis and development of Linux endpoint security agents / solutions
Provide consultancy services to other IT Security teams
Provide architecture assurance on Linux security initiatives
Work with global colleagues to provide globally consistent processes and solutions
Investigate & Troubleshoot root causes when escalated from operations
Escalate and liaise with additional internal/external groups when required
Active participation within and amongst teams and colleagues, providing constructive feedback when necessary
Input into Business Continuity Planning and Practices

Required Skills
Excellent understanding and experience of architecting, engineering and automating RHEL/Solaris Security solutions for a Global environment of 50,000+ Servers - Antivirus, Encryption, APT Controls, Sandboxing, OS Hardening, RBAC etc.
Expert Level RHEL/Solaris Operating System knowledge, including kernel debugging, Application Control, Application Containers and OS-Level Virtualization
Ability to write robust, maintainable, scripts in Perl or Python.
Experience of working with Enterprise Security Products and Frameworks
Interpersonal Skills - Communication, flexibility, self-driven, team player
Experience and demonstrable skills with RHEL (7+) SELinux, Puppet, Chef, Docker, Luks, Solaris Zones
Effective troubleshooting skills across all components of the plant (HW, OS, network, storage).
Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate all security-focused tools and services
Assist in the development and enforcement of security policies and best practices
5-10 years Experience

Desired Skills
SIEM experience with Splunk is a plus
Knowledge of Networks and Firewall Infrastructure
Additional programming languages and skills such as C, Java, SQL, Ruby.
General networking (Firewalls, Routing, NAT, OSI Model, packet trace and analysis, etc.