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Lead Cyber Security Engineer

Posted on Jan 16, 2020 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Schaumburg, IL 60159
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Lead Cyber Security Engineer. Candidate will drive the efforts to safeguard the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the enterprise infrastructure and information assets. Candidate will be identifying, implementing, maintaining, and configuring of key enterprise security tools and initiatives while taking some direct responsibility for driving the results. Included are key security tool such as Web Application Firewalls, WIPS, DLP, File Integrity monitor, Firewall Rule Auditor, Forensics Tools, Vulnerability Scanning Tools, and Key Encryption as well as other security devices and operations. Candidate will be be responsible for management of all Security tools, executing the Security Incident Response process for any alerts or events found within their tools set or from additional sources as well as identifying and scoring risk related to the Enterprise.


Proactively implements (new, upgrade, maintenance), monitor and support enterprise Security Tools.

Acts as the subject matter expert for key security tools, technologies and processes owned by the security team

Performs change control and device configuration management activities on all security technologies

Provides management level reporting of all critical intrusion or vulnerability detection tools.

Invokes the security incident response process including security response team activities as well as providing and implementing tactical risk mitigation to incidents

Actively protects the availability, confidentiality, and integrity of customer, employee, and business information

Participates in the Risk Assessment Program including identifying and scoring risk.

Provides vulnerability and threat management monitoring and mitigation response

Participates in tactical and operational planning of vulnerability assessment activities

Contributes to Enterprise security team effectiveness by accomplishing additional security related results as needed

Assists in the review, development, testing and implementation of security plans, products and control techniques

Act in a supporting role in the execution of EIS projects and initiatives

Participates in operations and tactical planning


College degree in related technical/business areas or equivalent work experience required

10 years relevant work experience preferred

Working knowledge of relevant technology, operations and key business processes.

Member of SANS or other leading security organizations preferred

Proven change management skills

At least one (1) of the following Industry certificates CEH, CISSP, or OCSP required

Influencing and negotiation skills

General knowledge and understanding of UNIX/Linux operating systems. Familiarity with common UNIX and Windows utilities, diagnostic and monitoring tools.

Scripting experience with Perl, Shell and/or Java is a plus

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Good organizational and interpersonal skills

Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills

Proven change agent who consistently delivers results

In depth knowledge of network protocols, LAN, WAN, SSL, Firewall, Load Balancer, and DMZ configurations.

Knowledgeable of the PCI (Payment Card Industry) data security standard and other regulatory concerns (SOX, FCRA, FISMA, etc.)

Technical Skills:

Information Risk Management: Content filtering technologies, application Firewalls, vulnerability scanners, LDAP, SAML, forensics software, security incident response

O/S: Linux (Red Hat, SUSE), Windows Desktop (XP, Win7, Win10) and Server (2000, 2003, 2008, 2012), UNIX (HP/UX, AIX, etc...)

Network: Firewall and Switching technologies (Cisco ASA, Juniper SRX, Checkpoint, etc.) OSI Model, VPN, IDS/IPS, Proxy/Reverse Proxy, WAF, Two Factor Authentication, RADIUS, Netflow, Anti-SPAM, Vulnerability Scanning/Reporting (Qualys, Rapid7, Nessus, NMAP, etc )

Software Languages: Perl, PowerShell, Python, SQL.

End Point: Anti Malware, HIPS, Client based Firewall, Whitelisting/Blacklisting technologies, GPO, WMI, BASH.

Reference: 828732551

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