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Information Security Engineer

Location : Downtown Loop
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2+ years
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree Required
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Information Security Engineer 



The Information Security Engineer will engineer, implement and monitor a comprehensive set of security controls as a part of client's security strategy for the protection of client's computer systems, networks and data.


Ideal Candidates will have:

* 2-5 years experienced in Security Engineering or Security Analysis
* DLP (Data Loss Prevention) a plus
* Experience verifying vulnerability a plus


  • Contribute to the identification and definition of system security requirements and advise on the design of security monitoring infrastructure for on-premise and cloud solutions.

  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks.

  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices and ensure the proper operation of security processing routines.

  • Help establish and maintain processes to monitor network traffic for anomalous activity.

  • Apply INFOSEC best practices and principles to network protocols, architectures, equipment, services, standards and technology.

  • Monitor client's network, devices and computer systems for accuracy, consistency and/or abuse.

  • Develop security test plans based on system architecture, dataflow, and hardware/software profile information.

  • Perform vulnerability assessments and application security evaluations utilizing recognized security assessment tools.

  • Vet new software or hardware configurations for compliance with established security standards.

  • Assist with the engagement and coordination of third party security assessments.

  • Assist in the prompt investigation of security incidents and be prepared to isolate and remediate incidents pursuant to established procedures.

  • Inspect suspicious files to determine potential threats.

  • Perform malware analysis to understand origin and risk of potentially malicious code.

Required Qualifications :


  • Two or more years of experience working in an Information Technology security capacity. 

  • A college degree (i.e. B.A. Information Systems or B.S. Computer Science) is preferred.

  • One or more information security certifications such as GCIH, GCIA, GMON, CISSP or others are preferred.

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