Job Summary

Security Engineer

  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Category:
    Information Systems
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Modis has a 9-12 month role for a Security/SIEM engineer for a large financial organization in Boston. This person will play a major role in implementing best practices for SIEM and enterprise security projects.
Job Duties

  • Development and creation of Arcsight content and rules, with a primary focus on application rules and user behavior analytics.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and problem solving a wide variety of client issues and issues affecting the security of our computing resources
  • Implement analytics-based rules to enhance and maintain visibility for the Information Security team across endpoint & network activity and audit logs
  • Perform analysis against large data sets to identify potentially malicious behavior
  • Implement and communicate best practice on SIEM and Enterprise Security products to both technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Actively audit log sources to ensure all infrastructure and application log data is properly flowing into the SIEM.


  • 5 years of experience administering SIEM technologies in a complex global environment.
  • Experience building, implementing and tuning SIEM event correlation rules, logic, and content in a large environment to filter out false positives and known errors.
  • Experience creating scheduled and ad-hoc reporting with SIEM tools
  • Strong knowledge of networking and web related protocols, open-source command line utilities and scripting languages, network security controls, and log management and SIEM solutions (e.g. Arcsight, ELK, Syslog-ng, etc),
  • CISSP and/or CISA Certifications preferred
  • Experience with computer forensics and investigations
  • Experience with Cloud services such as Azure, Softlayer, or AWS.
  • Must be able to  effectively work self-sufficiently across a geographically distributed team environment
  • Familiarity with DevOps is a plus
  • experience working with networks and network architecture is a plus


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