Security Engineer - job id 33808

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Security Engineer

Market Rate-w2

Lower Manhatten (NOHO)

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Jessica Ohmer


(646) 876-9549


(212) 616-4800 ext-570

A Contract position at Premier New York Education Institution.

Pay Options: w2

Contact Jessica Ohmer call (646)876-9549 or email with the Job Code JO33808

Location: Lower Manhatten (NOHO)

Skills required for the position: Information Security, RAPID7


*We need folks who have Incident Response experience and less focus on risk and compliance*

Seeking information security professional for 6 month contract to augment IT Security Operations. Should have strong knowledge of day-to-day security operations activities, including: analyzing threats, monitoring network devices, managing vulnerabilities, and providing technical support to triage, prioritize and establish appropriate information security countermeasures to detect and respond to security incidents.

Ability to:

  1. Specify security requirements in support of the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information

  2. Contribute to designing security architecture, including, cloud security

  3. Perform certification prior to releasing new systems and software to production

  4. Conduct problem management and root cause analysis

  5. Handle any and all cyber-attacks in an efficient and effective manner

  6. Work independently as well as part of a team

  7. Think like a hacker and anticipate hacker moves

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Candidates should have:

  • Strong IT skills and a deep understanding of cyber hacker methodology

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and analytical skills
    thorough work ethic and attention to detail

  • Skills of perception, critical thinking, and problem-solving aptitude.

  • Rapid7 Nexpose, SPLUNK, PaloAltoFirewalls, NAC - Network Access Control (CISCO ISE, Aruba, Forescout)

  • Global experience or not daunted by size and complexity

  • Self-starter, tenacious, resilient

Certifications that would be helpful:

  • GCIH/incident inhandlin, GMON /monitoring, GOSCP / offensive security certified professional

*Possibility to hire at end of contract*

The position offers competitive rate.

Job Id: 33808