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Lead Cyber Security Operations Engineer

Posted on Apr 5, 2019 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Information Technology
Immediate Start
$140k - $160k Annual

*This role can be remote, located anywhere in the continental US*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Lead Cyber Security Operations Engineer. Candidate will lead maturity efforts to implement the security operation and platforms process and technology road-map.. Candidate will be proactively identifying, recommending, implementing, maintaining and configuring key security technologies and initiatives. Candidate will lead ther 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 identifies gaps, makes plans, implements, updates, maintains, manages, monitors, and supports enterprise Security Tools.
Leads change control and device configuration management activities on all security technologies
Identifies the need for and 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
Helps to lead in the Risk Assessment Program including identifying and scoring risk.
Provides vulnerability and threat management monitoring and mitigation response
Helps to lead in tactical and operational planning of vulnerability assessment activities
Contributes to Enterprise security team effectiveness by accomplishing additional security related results as needed
Mentors Senior and Lead Security Engineers in the review, development, testing and implementation of security plans, products and control techniques
Helps to lead the execution of projects and initiatives
Participates in operations and tactical planning
Can act as a backup for the Security Operations manager in non-HR related scenarios
Manage individual workload to deliver to agree upon project milestones
Influence result driven tasks within the IS Security Team to complete successfully on time and on budget


College degree in related technical/business areas or equivalent work experience required.
10+years relevant work experience preferred.
Solid understanding of technology, operations and key business processes.
Member of SANS or other leading security organizations preferred.
Proven change management skills.
Highly flexible and able to adapt to change.
At least two (2) of the following Industry certificates CEH, CISSP, or OCSP required.
Influencing and negotiation skills.
Solid understanding of UNIX/Linux operating systems.
Solid Understanding of the common Unix and Windows utilities, diagnostic and monitoring tools.
Scripting experience with Perl, Shell and/or Java.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Strong team player with proven collaboration skills.
Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Proven change agent who consistently delivers results.
Solid understanding of network protocols, LAN, WAN, SSL, Firewall, Load Balancer, and DMZ configurations.
Understanding 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, and security incident response.
O/S: Linux (Red Hat, SUSE), Windows Desktop (XP, Win7, and Win10) and Server (2000, 2003, 2008, and 2012), and 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, and Vulnerability Scanning/Reporting (Qualys, Rapid7, Nessus, NMAP, etc. ).
Software Languages: Perl, PowerShell, Python, and SQL.
End Point: Anti Malware, HIPS, Client based Firewall, Whitelisting/Blacklisting technologies, GPO, WMI, and BASH.

Reference: 687231863

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