Cyber Security Engineer

Sharp Decisions - Union Beach, NJ3.7

30+ days agoFull-time
A client of Sharp Decisions Inc. is actively looking to bring on a Cyber Security Engineer to be based in Union Beach, New Jersey. This is on a direct hire basis with our client. *Citizen or GC Holders Only.*

Our client is looking for a Cyber Security Engineer to:
Be responsible for architecting, designing, and implementing Cyber and Information Security systems, solutions and computer security tools for the organization.
Be responsible to creating complex security structures focused on the security design of networked systems, maintaining performance analysis of network security and the installation of security hardware and software
Perform daily operations and maintenance of Client’s networks and security systems, as well as monitoring and responding to threat detection, potential malicious attacks, access violations, and all required security enforcements.
Protect organization's endpoints - including computers, mobile devices, networks and data against threats, such as security breaches, computer viruses or attacks by cyber criminals.
Collaborate with Security Operations, Network Operations, IT Engineering and other technical teams in applying and upholding global security standards, delivering innovative security projects, continuously improving and designing to secure architectural standards in support of a standardized secure approach to systems, application, and network development, and to monitor, log, and protect corporate systems from unauthorized access.
Assist with developing secure configuration standards as well as the design, implementation, deployment, and support of various best of breed security technologies consisting of Managed Services, Cloud services, and on-premise solutions.
Develop and execute corrective action plans and remediation plans for the identified risk in order to protect the company’s computer systems, networks, and vital information assets and mitigate the risk of exploitation.
Provide expert security consultancy during requirements and design phases of the project development cycle. Ensure information security representation in the change management process.
Leverage emerging threat intelligence (IOCs, updated rules, etc.) to identify affected systems and the scope of the attack. Reviews and collects asset data (configs, running processes, etc.) on systems for further investigation. Determines and directs remediation and recovery efforts.
Review vulnerability scans and reviews vulnerability assessment reports and penetration tests.
Review and evaluate compliance to applicable security standards and policies
Prepare comprehensive reports, including assessment-based findings, outcomes, and propositions for senior management review and to further security enhancement.
Liaison with security vendors for support and expert advice. Participate in meetings and planning as required
Stay up-to-date on the latest intelligence, including hackers' methodologies, in order to anticipate security breaches.

Required Skills:
Experience working with securing highly-available, large-scale distributed networks and applications
Strong experience and understanding in configuring and troubleshooting security infrastructure devices and technologies (Firewalls, SIEM, Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention Systems and logging platforms).
Experience with securing large-scale cloud infrastructure and services
Sound understanding of various network and communication protocols, technologies, and data flows, in addition to their associated risks and vulnerabilities.
Demonstrated understanding of VPNs and remote access
Strong understanding of virtualization and OS principles
Knowledge of encryption techniques and PKI infrastructure
Network routing and virtualization technologies: BGP, GRE, MPLS, IPSEC, etc.
Experience with network analytics tools, scanning and security assessment tools, such as Rapid 7, Nessus, Qualys, Wireshark, NMAP, Kali, MetaSploit, etc.
Ability to conduct deep packet inspection, interpretation, and troubleshooting/experience with HTTP/HTTPS proxies,
An understanding of the software development lifecycle from an Information Security and Risk Management perspective
Intermediate to expert knowledge of endpoint protection systems, anti-virus, anti-spam, and anti-malware
Ability to conduct research into security issues and products, as required.
Experience with creating clear, comprehensive and current information security documentation, security operations run books, security guidelines, policies and procedures
Knowledge about security standards frameworks, such as SOX, NIST, and ISO and CIS.

Please submit your resume only if you possess the skills required. Be sure to properly articulate the functionality of your background as it pertains to this role.

For more than 25 years, Sharp Decisions has provided superior, award-winning service in strategic business and technology consulting services to government agencies at all levels, as well as domestic and global corporations. With subject matter expertise in Investment Banking, Finance, Healthcare, Media & Telecommunications, and Manufacturing, Sharp Decisions is well equipped to serve your needs.

Headquartered in New York City, with locations throughout the U.S., Europe and Canada, Sharp Decisions has been the technology backbone for a client portfolio that includes an array of well-known companies. As a Certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise and approved vendor, Sharp Decisions offers a powerful, cost-effective advantage. We actively partner with other MBEs to add value and meet diversity program requirements. Sharp Decisions is also committed to hiring and training post-9/11, tech-savvy U.S. armed forces veterans through our V.E.T.S.™ (Vocation, Education and Training for Service members) Program.

Sharp Decisions is an equal opportunity employer. In all aspects of employment, Sharp Decisions recruits, hires, trains, pays, and promotes regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class or condition.

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