Security Engineer

  • location: Marlborough, MA
  • type: Permanent

job description

Security Engineer

  • Performs all procedures of basic to high complexity necessary to ensure the core objectives of IT Security. Reviews and maintains security operations for large organizational units and/or complex enterprise-wide projects
  • Serves as technical lead on functional teams or projects and serves as a best practice / quality resource
  • Interfaces with user community to understand their security needs. May implement procedures to meet user needs
  • Acts as a subject matter expert for at least one area within IT Security (ITIM, SOC, etc.) to ensure that the user community understands and adheres to necessary procedures to maintain security
  • Performs root cause analysis of moderately complex to highly complex security issues and determines the best course of action to remedy the problem
  • Performs other duties as required
  • Investigates and resolves security incidents as needed
  • Ensures that IT Security architecture / designs, plans, controls, processes, standards, policies, and procedures are aligned with IT standards and overall IT Security objectives
  • Identifies security risks and exposures, determines the causes of security violations, designs and implements procedures to prevent and mitigate future incidents
  • Able to create and execute short to medium term strategies
  • Proactively determines if an event needs to be escalated to management or outside of the unit
  • May recommend new policies and procedures to management and has wide latitude to decide on the best course of action for new procedures
  • Recommends course of action for low to moderately complex situations
  • May provide guidance and training to more junior associates
  • May provide budgetary recommendations for future projects / security tools / applications

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