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Security Operations Engineer

  • Location: Jersey City, NJ
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 21-02576
  • Date: May 05, 2021
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Job Description - Security Operations Engineer

The Security Operations Center (SOC) VP of Engineering is responsible for monitoring the safety and security of employees and assets worldwide for the firm and its affiliates in a fast paced and exciting global organization. In this role, you will collaborate on the strategy, development and deployment of a comprehensive cyber-security operations program that aligns with our organizational and operational risk profile globally. The successful candidate will be a thoughtful and tenured leader, with proven experience leading a global team in a multinational company. You will also have a track record of designing and implementing and support security programs and processes that are able to adapt to support company culture and stakeholder goals.

The candidate will use a variety of tools, ranging from global access control and event monitoring systems to business intelligence sources, open source media, and in-house tools, to detect, analyze, and alert others about adverse conditions that may impact the security and continuity of the firm.

Security posture will be managed and enhanced through the use of tools such as Breach Attack Simulation, Tabletop Exercises, EDR, DLP, etc.

Additionally, the candidate will report directly to the SOC Manager and assist with the management of a global team as well as policy management.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Actively monitor multiple systems and sources to detect potential threats and anomalies;
  • Monitor the security and cyber-behavior of employees;
  • To be on call as a first responder to concerns as they pertain to cybersecurity;
  • Work with corporate security, IT teams, Legal and other internal and 3rd party organizations
  • Timely production of Advisories and other notification products.
  • Assist SOC manager to develop policy and procedures to enhance cybersecurity and SOC team efficiency
  • Assist SOC manager in global team management

Minimum Training and Qualifications

  • College Degree preferred (Cyber Security, Computer Science, Management Information Sciences) or equivalent work experience (4-6 years) in the field
  • Good working knowledge of ServiceNow, Splunk, MS Windows, Networking, Firewalls & Office 365
  • Experience with SIEM, Run Books, Automation & Orchestration
  • Scripting/Coding Skills a plus (Python, Java, etc.)
  • Attentive, organized, and detailed oriented;
  • A quick learner with the ability to multi-task;
  • Flexible and comfortable with a changing and high-tech work environment; willingness to learn new tools;
  • A strong team player with the ability to work independently as needed;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong customer service skills;

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