Information Security Engineer

  • location: Jacksonville, FL
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $88,000 - $110,000 per hour

job description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops, implements and maintains security strategies, platforms and overall architecture
  • Installs, configures, monitors, troubleshoots and maintains security platforms and solutions
  • Configures and monitors security event management platform (SIEM)
  • Serves as security subject matter expert to organization and vendors
  • Defines, measures and reports on security metrics
  • Provides technical guidance to security analysts and other IT teammates
  • Takes initiative to conduct research and remain current with the latest security trends and threats
  • Investigates, remediates and reports on security threats and incidents
  • Evaluates new technologies and processes that enhance security capabilities
  • Designs and configures data encryption and data loss prevention solutions
  • Performs vulnerability scans, risk analysis and security assessments, and leads remediation efforts
  • Analyzes existing security measures and recommends improvements
  • Participates in the evaluation, selection and implementation of technology solutions
  • Prepares and maintains security documentation to include the development of security training
  • Other related duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • Strong knowledge of identity management, access controls, permissions and privileges, encryption, web security, intrusion prevention and data loss prevention
  • Passionate about technology and solving IT security challenges
  • Ability to work effectively with staff, peers, and others in and outside the organization to accomplish goals, objectives and to identify and resolve problems
  • Strong documentation and training skills
  • Highly analytical - strong problem analysis/diagnostic and resolution skills
  • Strong configuration and design skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work within a project-based environment; takes initiative to drive projects to completion
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Exercise confidentiality and good judgment when working with sensitive issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively communicate with users of diverse backgrounds and skill levels
  • Unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of personal and business ethics and conduct
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Contribute to a positive work environment and overall team effort in the department and organization
  • Ability to influence others without having direct authority
  • Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; team player
  • Ability to work in an extremely fast paced and changing environment
  • Independent thinker with the ability to utilize critical and analytical skills in problem solving
  • Strong problem determination and resolution skills
  • Team-oriented and a desire to engage with others on day to day activities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Visio

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience working in information security
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience performing incident and vulnerability management
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience working with software and hardware vendors preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with defense in depth, access controls, privileges and permissions
  • Demonstrated experience with defining security strategies and architecture
  • Deep-seated experience with recent Microsoft desktop and server operating systems

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Information Security certifications preferred (CISSP, CISM, CEH)

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