Security Engineer

Chicago, IL

Post Date: 12/01/2016 Job ID: 7927 Category: Security

Our client’ s global Security Engineering team is looking for a talented Security Engineer  to join the team in the Chicago HQs office.  To flourish in this role, you will need a strong  drive to learn and improve.  And when it comes to new technology, you’ ll enjoy researching and evaluating  new solutions using custom and commercial testing tools.



In this role you will be:  
  • Handling incident response to security alerts generated from various security related sources (IPS, Web Security, Endpoint Protection, Event Logs)
  • Analyzing and responding to security events
  • Performing SIEM product administration for event correlation and detection
  • Performing periodic vulnerability scans and associated remediation
  • Reverse engineering Malware and identifying Indicators of Compromise (IoC)
  • Performing computer forensic analysis
  • Independently planning and executing penetration tests that maximize learning opportunity without creating business risk
  • Developing forensic tools
  • Building or identifying tools to enable automated detection of security problems
  • Working on physical security projects and tasks
  • Staying up-to-date on Infosec related trends and events affecting financial institutions
  • Assessing security risks as they relate to new projects and initiatives
  • Collaborating with internal Infosec peers to continuously improve security posture
  • Educating users on security best practices


You’ ll be right at home if you have:
  • Knowledge of Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX Operating Systems
  • Knowledge of core Networking Concepts
  • Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) products
  • Experience with data analysis of even data in security related sources such as IPS, Web Security, Endpoint Protection, Event Logs
  • Experience with an interpreted language such Python, Ruby, or Perl
  • A passion for security
  • Worked in an InfoSec role for at least two years
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
SIEM, Networking, Linux, some scripting

Evan Pollock

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