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Cyber Engineer

  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JB0108171130
  • Sector: Technology, Cyber Security , Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 08/01/2018

Cyber Engineer (New York/Chicago)-Contract

In this role he/she will be focused on looking at innovative technologies that will allow for the most secure computing environment.

General Responsibilities

  • Lead the design, implementation and administration of various security technologies.  These include, but are not limited to:
  • Firewalls
  • Proxies
  • Remote Access VPNs
  • Two-Factor Authentication
  • IDS/IPS
  • Network Based Anomaly Detection Systems
  • Vulnerability Management Solutions
  • Threat Intelligence Solutions
  • Threat Emulation Solutions
  • SIEM Solutions
  • Wireless Networking
  • Automating existing solutions in place, for faster time to response and remediation
  • Secure architecture designs relative to both on-prem and cloud environment
  • Familiarity with cloud deployments, technologies, etc.
  • Continuously evaluating, designing and implementing security solutions to improve the confidentiality, integrity and/or availability of the firm’s intellectual property and systems
  • Assist in the creation or modification of forward-thinking security policies and procedures as needed
  • Troubleshooting cyber issues down to the packet decode level if necessary
  • Periodic after hours and weekend support is required

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of network security experience.  CISSP is highly desirable
  • Strong understanding of both security and network fundamentals and protocols
  • Demonstrated experience administering a market leading SIEM solution
  • Understanding of proxy solutions and protocols, including explicit and transparent modes of operation, various authentication mechanisms, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows and Linux security best practices
  • Proficient in Python or Perl and basic shell scripting
  • Proficient with Cisco IOS commands
  • Understanding of wireless networking and associated security protocols
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong team player, but can work independently when required
  • Financial Services industry experience is a plus