Linux Endpoint Security Solution Engineer/Architect - job id 30801

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Linux Endpoint Security Solution Engineer/Architect

Contract Pay Rate

Downtown, NYC - Financial District

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Kyle Barlics


(732) 791-4723


(212) 616-4800 ext-580

A Contract position at a preeminent global financial services firm.

Pay Options: IC - Self Incorporated or w2 or 3rd Party (Subcontract).

Contact Kyle Barlics. call (732) 791-4723 / (212) 616-4800 ext.580 or email with the Job Code KTB30801 or Click the Apply Now button (Sorry, NO 1099 for this position!).

Location: Downtown, NYC - Financial District.

Skills required for the position: SECURITY, LINUX, REDHAT, SOLARIS, PUPPET, CHEF.

Optional (not required):SPLUNK, JAVA

Detailed Info: The role is suited to an experienced Linux Engineer with a proven understanding in enterprise security. This role is primarily project based, with numerous activities to expand and enhance the services provided within the environment. The Platform Security Engineering team provides a stable, yet agile and dynamic infrastructure platform to support the business functional requirements whilst managing associated risks. The role in question concentrates on designing and engineering solutions for internal client groups. Security tool development experience is essential as part of a global team in developing and deploying security technology solutions.


The candidate must demonstrate very strong technical qualities - preferably in a global environment, ideally within the finance industry.

Engineering, analysis and development of Linux endpoint security agents / solutions. Provide consultancy services to other IT Security teams

Provide architecture assurance on Linux security initiatives

Work with global colleagues to provide globally consistent processes and solutions

Investigate & Troubleshoot root causes when escalated from operations

Escalate and liaise with additional internal/external groups when required

Active participation within and amongst teams and colleagues, providing constructive feedback when necessary

Input into Business Continuity Planning and Practices

Development/Computing Environment:

Required Skills:

Excellent understanding and experience of architecting, engineering and automating RHEL/Solaris Security solutions for a Global environment of 50,000+ Servers - Antivirus, Encryption, APT Controls, Sandboxing, OS Hardening, RBAC etc.

Expert Level RHEL/Solaris Operating System knowledge, including kernel debugging, Application Control, Application Containers and OS-Level Virtualization? Ability to write robust, maintainable, scripts in Perl or Python.

Experience of working with Enterprise Security Products and Frameworks

Interpersonal Skills - Communication, flexibility, self-driven, team player

Experience and demonstrable skills with RHEL (7+) SELinux, Puppet, Chef, Docker, Luks, Solaris Zones

Effective troubleshooting skills across all components of the plant (HW, OS, network, storage).

Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate all security-focused tools and services

Assist in the development and enforcement of security policies and best practices

Desired Skills

SIEM experience with Splunk is a plus

Knowledge of Networks and Firewall Infrastructure

Additional programming languages and skills such as C, Java, SQL, Ruby.

General networking (Firewalls, Routing, NAT, OSI Model, packet trac).

The position offers competitive rate.

Job Id: 30801