I/T Security Engineer

TruShield Security Solutions, Inc. - Sterling, VA (30+ days ago)1.7


The Security Engineer will engage with other engineering and operations teams, spanning the entire technology stack including endpoints, networks, databases, and applications to engineer cutting-edge defensive solutions to modern cyber threats. They will be responsible for deploying Firewalls, IPS, IDS, host-level protection and detection mechanisms across complex, global environments. They will also be responsible for successfully designing and deploying advanced automated protection capabilities such as quarantining, IPSec isolation, whitelisting, etc. at scale across the enterprise. This role requires the Security Engineer to leverage a solid understanding of authentication protocols, core network, and system security principles, along with an up-to-date understanding of modern attack patterns and methods, especially in the targeted attack/APT space.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing information security expertise and consulting.
  • Implementing an information security framework.
  • Planning, designing, implementing and operating security-related technologies.
  • Ensuring new and existing products conform to information security policies, standards, and best practices.
  • Conducting research on emerging technologies in support of enterprise operations.
  • Reviewing new and existing system designs for compliance with security standards and best practices.
  • Conducting vulnerability assessment on new and existing systems.
  • Leading system and application architects through security acceptance testing.
  • Developing plans for vulnerability mitigation.
  • AlienVault knowledge a plus.

Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in Cybersecurity or related field
  • 3-5 years of job-related experience
  • Security + or other relevant certifications a plus
  • 5-10% travel required for the position

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Information Security: 3 years

Education:

  • Bachelor's

Required work authorization:

  • United States