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Senior Information Security Engineer

  • Location:
    Holmdel , New Jersey
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A Senior Information Security Engineer job in Holmdel, NJ is available through Modis Engineering on a contract-to-hire basis. To be considered for this position you need to possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related field along with demonstrated abilities in cyber security including PCI, HIPPA, HITRUST and/or SOX additionally must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder available to work on a W2 basis. In this position you will be responsible for maintaining, managing, and deploying both current and new security appliances. Further responsibilities include identifying risk in both existing and new infrastructure, vulnerability and risk management functions, incident response, hunt team, and firewall reviews.

Senior Information Security Engineer job responsibilities include:
• Communicates, presents, and discusses vulnerabilities with on-prem infrastructure teams, systems engineers, and cloud infrastructure teams
• Be the subject matter expert for cloud and network based security
• Recommend or apply appropriate security controls
• Expert knowledge of networking technologies and firewall configurations
• Apply security best practices to virtual private cloud (VPC)
• Expert knowledge of network security best practices
• Knowledge and application of Terraform, Puppet, and Chef security best practices
• Manually evaluate firewall logs and network infrastructure diagrams to identify security gaps
• Use and configure tools such as Red Seal, Trend Deep Security, and Tenable Security Center
• Identify misconfigurations in AWS security group settings

• Bachelor of Science in a related field
• Must demonstrate high technical aptitude and experience in Information/Cyber Security
• Must have a combination of PCI, HIPAA, HITRUST and/or SOX experience
• Ability and experience in working with Amazon and associated security applications
• Basic understanding of telephony technologies, ie UCAAS, VoIP, Telco, MSO, Cloud and/or Hosting companies
• Experience and understanding of multiple security platforms and layers including Firewalls, Proxy servers, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Web Application Firewalls and Logging Correlation
• One or more of the following certifications is highly desired; CSSP, CISSP, CCSK, GSEC CCNA, or CCNA Cloud
• Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to explain technical concepts to technical or non-technical personnel
• Ability to work a flexible schedule based on infrastructure change needs. This may include nights and weekends
• Ability to achieve tasks independently with little direction
• Knowledge of SIEM products and big data related technologies such as AlienVault, Splunk, Logrythm, Hadoop, and Elk Stack are a plus
• Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder available to work on a W2 basis

If you are interested in this Senior Information Security Engineer job in Holmdel, NJ then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering go to If you have questions about the position or would like more information please contact John Perkins at 615-514-3501 or by email at

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