Job Summary

Senior InfoSec Engineer

  • Location:
    Oakland , California
  • Category:
    Security
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_6_17192_59149657

 
Position Details:
 
The Senior Information Security Engineer is a position with broad, company-wide responsibilities across multiple security domains. The ideal candidate should have a proven history in proactive security risk mitigation and reactive incident response with the appropriate sense of urgency. The successful candidate will have a good mix of hands-on technical knowledge as well as higher level information security concepts, risk assessment methodologies, and security practices. This individual will have to be proactive, organized, analytical, detail oriented, and persistent.
 
Role Responsibilities:
 
Security Engineering: Strategic
 


  • Perform ongoing technical risk and vulnerability assessments including vulnerability scanning and vulnerability exploit testing (penetration testing) and threat modeling with clear reporting, threat identification and action plans for remediation with prioritization.

 
Security Operations: Tactical
 

  • Manage day-to-day security operational tasks such as security event monitoring, log monitoring and security incident management, compliance monitoring, data loss prevention, and monitoring and responding to emerging threats varying from endpoint to server to public cloud system.
  • Act as primary support contact for security incidents, and provide direction to infrastructure and applications teams to initiate incident response. Liaison with internal and parties to address security concerns. Perform root cause analysis so we can continuously improve our prevention, reaction, and remediation of incidents.

 
Security Infrastructure
 

  • Research, recommend, deploy and integrate the security tools and processes needed to protect the information assets and infrastructure.
  • Consult with applications teams on secure applications development and perform security reviews on third party applications as well as providing technical guidance and security training to development teams.

 
 
Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in technical security positions, SOC experience preferred
  • Superior communication skills, written using MS Office (Powerpoint, Word, Excel)
  • Strong security research and root cause analysis skills to identify and analyze  potential security vulnerabilities
  • Self-organize: ability to plan, document, and execute complex tasks to a high quality standard
  • Background in security operations, project management, or information security, with knowledge of Cloud security models and controls (AWS)
  • Experience and knowledge of network firewalls (Palo Alto, Checkpoint) and security technology (FireEye NX,HX,PX, Splunk) and other IDS/IPS and network monitoring tools
  • Technical knowledge in system and network security, authentication and security protocols, and application security
  • Strong understanding of web vulnerabilities and weaknesses (cross-site scripting, cross-site request forgery, etc)
  • Experience working with internal and external auditors on compliance initiatives
  • Working understanding of networking concepts and protocols (BGP, TCP/IP layers, DNS, SMTP, SSL, etc.)
  • Experience managing vulnerability scanning tools (Qualys, Rapid7, Nessus, etc)
  • Experience with Identity and Access concepts and technologies to secure production and corporate access, such as: SSO, SAML Federated Identity, RBAC, authentication & authorization solution etc
  • Security related certifications a plus - Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), etc

 
Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent degree)
  • 5+ years hands-on security experience.
  • Security certifications a plus.

 
**Please contact Spencer Jerome at 925-948-1221 OR at Spencer.Jerome [at] Modis.com for further consideration**
 


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