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Technical Security Engineer II
Ref No.: 17-17842
Location: Sunnyvale/San Francisco, California
Job Title: Technical Security Engineer II
Duration: 6 months

The Technical Security Analyst position is within the IT Security group whose mission is to deliver information security solutions and services to protect  information assets, computing infrastructure, applications and data. The Analyst will work within the compliance and vulnerability management team helping to identify and mitigate risks against us. The ideal candidate will have great interest in information security, has hands-on security engineering experience and be able to come up with creative and unique solutions to security- related problems.
The Analyst will perform technical security engineering activities including the following:
Perform vulnerability scans, analysis, validation and remediation activities.
Perform network and application penetration testing.
Classify and prioritize the risk of new vulnerabilities according to the specifics of environment's risk level, mitigating factors, and assessment of the impacts of internal and external threats.
Engineer application, system and network security solutions to meet security requirements for varied operating environments.
Research and assess new threats, vulnerability security trends and security alerts, recommend remedial action.
Work with customers to oversee remediation of identified security issues.
Perform technical and non-technical compliance activities.
Provide security subject matter expertise to product teams including developers and system administrators.
Perform security validation for configuration settings on different systems.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3 years of information security work experience.
A strong interest in the field of information security.
Strong scripting, system administration or software engineering background (e.g. Python, Ruby, Javascript, Perl, or Java).
Fluent in a variety of web application protocols, operating systems and networking technologies.
Strong Understanding of common network vulnerabilities, OS vulnerabilities (Linux, Windows and OSX), patching and attack patterns.
Strong analytical, problem solving and engineering skills.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Solid organizational skills and strong customer service skills.
Experience with parsing / analysis of large data sets (e.g. vulnerability scan results).
Desired Qualifications:
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Expertise with OWASP/NIST security concepts and common application security risks, such as XSS, XSRF, SQL Injection, Cookie Manipulation among others.
Familiarity with Enterprise Vulnerability Management tools such as Rapid 7 Nexpose, Nessus and Qualys.
Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS) security