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Cyber Security Engineer

Posted on Mar 17, 2020 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Lake Forest, IL 60045
Immediate Start
$80k - $100k Annual

*Permanent Full time role*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking an IT Security Engineer. Candidate will help provide guidance and cybersecurity consulting services to IT leadership.


  • Ability to assess technology projects, initiatives, or strategic direction and serve as a collaborative and strategic cybersecurity partner in identifying complex, multi-faceted or new cybersecurity solutions required to support the desired goals.
  • Provides expert advice into the conceptual and technical design/execution of the enterprise wide cybersecurity solutions. (Windows, UNIX, Network, Web, TCP/IP, etc.)
  • Ability to manage internal cybersecurity-related projects including; documented scoping, assessments, milestones and key deliverables, timeline and reporting.
  • Provide service-oriented and value add cybersecurity guidance across all Information Technology
  • Manage and optimize existing cybersecurity tool investments, proactively assess, evaluate and provide guidance on effectiveness to Company's cybersecurity posture.
  • Actively engage with Security Operations to assess overall data points being tracked, reported, and monitored and collaborate on better methods, metrics, data sources, or a combination thereof to increase effectiveness and value in security alerting and monitoring.
  • Serve as the driver in our security posture visibility and alerting maturity through partnered and purposeful analysis efforts; drive maturity beyond alerts, incidents and tickets into proactive analysis.
  • Provide supportfor escalated incidents; Perform root cause analysis for cybersecurity, availability failure, and direct the remediation of cybersecurity related causes.
  • Assist in the maturity and growth of the team by sharing knowledge, insight and mentoring the team to help expand overall capabilities.
  • Serve as advisory resources to projects led by cybersecurity architecture and operations.
  • Partner and design changes in the cybersecurity Landscape based on results from analysis received from Risk & Compliance, Internal Audit, External Audit and other functions as deemed appropriate.
  • Full understanding of industry standard security frameworks such as ISO, NIST SP 800-53, HIPAA, PCI, CIS, HITRUST, or NIST CSF and how to confirm security alignment operationally and in consulting or solution engineering.


  • 1-4 years of experience in Information Security, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field and 1+ years of experience in IT industry experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Strong communication capabilities
  • Business acumen

Preferred Certifications:

  • Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Information Systems Security Engineer Professional (ISSEP)
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional
  • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) or any other GIAC/SANS Certification
  • COMPTIA Security+

Reference: 864542104

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