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IT Security Engineer


Salary band: $100k +
Location: North America, United States, Illinois
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Request Technology - Sasha Michaels
Category: Engineer
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Full Time Direct Hire Position.

Large Fortune 500 Company Located in Northbrook, Illinois In Search For a Security Incident Engineer To join a Security Team of professionals who are dedicated to the company's Security Operations Center (SOC), leading technical investigations for security incidents, overseeing process improvements and driving implementation of new capabilities. You will perform tasks to enhance SOC monitoring, investigation, and response, as well as perform mentoring for skill development

DUTIES

Serving as an escalation resource and mentor for other analysts
Perform investigation and escalation for complex or high severity security threats or incidents
Work with SIEM Engineering and other security partners developing and refining correlation rules
Work on complex tasks assigned by leadership, which may involve coordination of effort among Tier 1/2 analysts
Coordinate evidence/data gathering and documentation and review Security Incident reports
Assist in defining and driving strategic initiatives
Create and develop SOC processes and procedures working with Tier 2 Analysts
Provide recommendations for improvements to Company's Security Policy, Procedures, and Architecture based on operational insights
Define and assist in creation of operational and executive reports
Define tool requirements to improve SOC capabilities
Provide leadership and technical guidance in project planning, task definition, estimating, reporting, scheduling, documentation, and workflow.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

At least 10 years of technical experience in Information Security, System Administration, or Network Engineering with at least 5 years of experience in Information Security. Experience in Security Operations and Incident Response. College degree in related field or equivalent work experience.

Preferred Competencies:
Advanced event analysis leveraging SIEM tools (ArcSight preferred)
Advanced incident investigation and response skill set
Advanced log parsing and analysis skill set
Advanced knowledge of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, network layers, Ethernet, ARP, etc)
Advanced knowledge of current threat landscape (threat actors, APT, cyber-crime, etc)
Advanced knowledge of malware operation and indicators
Advanced knowledge of penetration techniques
Moderate to Advanced knowledge of DDoS mitigation techniques
Moderate to Advanced knowledge or IDS/IPS systems
Moderate to Advanced knowledge of Windows and Unix or Linux
Moderate knowledge of Firewall and Proxy technology
Moderate knowledge of Data Loss Prevention monitoring
Moderate experience with Scripting
Moderate knowledge of forensic techniques
Moderate protocol analysis experience (Wireshark, Gigastor, Netwitness, etc.)
Moderate knowledge of audit requirements (PCI, HIPPA, SOX, etc.)
Experienced in mentoring and training Junior Analysts

Security Certifications Preferred (Including but not limited to the following certifications):
- Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
- Certified Intrusion Analyst (GIAC)
- Certified Ethical hacker (CEH)
- Certified Expert penetration tester (CEPT)
- CISSP
- Networking Certifications (CCNA, etc)
- Platform Certifications (Microsoft, Linux, Solaris, etc)

Full Time Direct Hire Position.

Large Fortune 500 Company Located in Northbrook, Illinois In Search For a Security Incident Engineer To join a Security Team of professionals who are dedicated to the company's Security Operations Center (SOC), leading technical investigations for security incidents, overseeing process improvements and driving implementation of new capabilities. You will perform tasks to enhance SOC monitoring, investigation, and response, as well as perform mentoring for skill development

DUTIES

Serving as an escalation resource and mentor for other analysts
Perform investigation and escalation for complex or high severity security threats or incidents
Work with SIEM Engineering and other security partners developing and refining correlation rules
Work on complex tasks assigned by leadership, which may involve coordination of effort among Tier 1/2 analysts
Coordinate evidence/data gathering and documentation and review Security Incident reports
Assist in defining and driving strategic initiatives
Create and develop SOC processes and procedures working with Tier 2 Analysts
Provide recommendations for improvements to Company's Security Policy, Procedures, and Architecture based on operational insights
Define and assist in creation of operational and executive reports
Define tool requirements to improve SOC capabilities
Provide leadership and technical guidance in project planning, task definition, estimating, reporting, scheduling, documentation, and workflow.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

At least 10 years of technical experience in Information Security, System Administration, or Network Engineering with at least 5 years of experience in Information Security. Experience in Security Operations and Incident Response. College degree in related field or equivalent work experience.

Preferred Competencies:
Advanced event analysis leveraging SIEM tools (ArcSight preferred)
Advanced incident investigation and response skill set
Advanced log parsing and analysis skill set
Advanced knowledge of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, network layers, Ethernet, ARP, etc)
Advanced knowledge of current threat landscape (threat actors, APT, cyber-crime, etc)
Advanced knowledge of malware operation and indicators
Advanced knowledge of penetration techniques
Moderate to Advanced knowledge of DDoS mitigation techniques
Moderate to Advanced knowledge or IDS/IPS systems
Moderate to Advanced knowledge of Windows and Unix or Linux
Moderate knowledge of Firewall and Proxy technology
Moderate knowledge of Data Loss Prevention monitoring
Moderate experience with Scripting
Moderate knowledge of forensic techniques
Moderate protocol analysis experience (Wireshark, Gigastor, Netwitness, etc.)
Moderate knowledge of audit requirements (PCI, HIPPA, SOX, etc.)
Experienced in mentoring and training Junior Analysts

Security Certifications Preferred (Including but not limited to the following certifications):
- Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
- Certified Intrusion Analyst (GIAC)
- Certified Ethical hacker (CEH)
- Certified Expert penetration tester (CEPT)
- CISSP
- Networking Certifications (CCNA, etc)
- Platform Certifications (Microsoft, Linux, Solaris, etc)


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