Windows Security Engineer

  • location: Hoboken, NJ
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $125,000 - $130,000 per year
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Windows Security Engineer

job summary:
We are looking for a Windows Security Engineer to sit in Hoboken, NJ. The Windows Security Engineer reports to the Sr. Manager, Security Operations and Threat Intelligence, and is responsible for management of Windows, Office365, and Email security protection systems in support of Global Information Security functions. The Analyst is also responsible for proactively protecting information assets from unauthorized or inappropriate access, use or disclosure as well as business disruptions through proper identification and escalation of incidents. In addition to working closely with IT and the Business, regular interaction with internal and external auditors, Legal, Privacy and Ethics is also required of the position.

 
location: Hoboken, New Jersey
job type: Permanent
salary: $125,000 - 130,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Develop an understanding of companies current and forward-looking threat profile
  • Security Engineering leadership and support for Microsoft Windows Security initiatives, including Image Hardening, Host-based Firewalls, Device Driver Monitoring, Windows Security Event Monitoring, CIS-CAT Scanning, Delegation of Authority Monitoring, Group Policy (GPO) Auditing
  • Office365 Security functions including Office365 Security monitoring & alerting across the E-Discovery, MFA and Cloud App Security platforms in addition to MS Azure AD log monitoring & alerting.
  • Email Security platform management, monitoring and alerting including SPAM Filter Tuning, URL Protection Monitoring, Phishing protections and complex mail flow troubleshooting.
  • Protect valuable information and maintain the confidentiality and integrity of data through:

    • Knowledge of security management, network & protocols, data and application security solutions
    • Knowledge of industry trends and current and emerging risks
  • Collaborate with other information security and IT team members to develop governance and implement strategies for monitoring and preventing attacks
  • Build, install, configure, and administer specialized security applications and systems
  • Assist in identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating the protection of critical security infrastructure and key resources
  • Participate in incident response efforts and serve as the primary point of contact for email based investigation and root cause analysis.
  • Administer testing and evaluate applications, data flow, rules/signatures, access controls, and configurations of platforms managed by service providers
  • Provide expertise, guidance and advice related to all information security issues
  • Provide metrics and reports on security applications and systems
  • Participate in after-hours on-call incident management
 
qualifications:
  • 5+ years in an Information Security role
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Management Systems, or related field required
  • Applicable certification credentials highly preferred including - SANS/GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIA), Certified Windows Security Administrator (GCWN), Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) as well as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Experience with Office365 management and auditing required.
  • Experience managing host-based security products for the Windows platform
  • Experience with PowerShell required; including securing usage and monitoring
  • Experience with enterprise email filtering platforms required, Mimecast preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of Linux servers
  • Ability to demonstrate expertise in network security architectures, platforms, and protocols
  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of remote access control systems, Multi-Factor Authentication, VPN strategies, firewall and perimeter and endpoint protections technologies
  • Ability to demonstrate thorough understanding of current threats and exploits to include experience with threat detection, analysis, and remediation
  • Ability to tune alerts and monitoring thresholds
  • Ability to triage, define criticality, and resolve or escalate alerts
  • Ability to communicate technical information in understandable business terms
  • Availability via internet and phone outside of business hours
 
skills:
  • 5+ years in an Information Security role
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Management Systems, or related field required
  • Applicable certification credentials highly preferred including - SANS/GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIA), Certified Windows Security Administrator (GCWN), Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) as well as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Experience with Office365 management and auditing required.
  • Experience managing host-based security products for the Windows platform
  • Experience with PowerShell required; including securing usage and monitoring
  • Experience with enterprise email filtering platforms required, Mimecast preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of Linux servers
  • Ability to demonstrate expertise in network security architectures, platforms, and protocols
  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of remote access control systems, Multi-Factor Authentication, VPN strategies, firewall and perimeter and endpoint protections technologies
  • Ability to demonstrate thorough understanding of current threats and exploits to include experience with threat detection, analysis, and remediation
  • Ability to tune alerts and monitoring thresholds
  • Ability to triage, define criticality, and resolve or escalate alerts
  • Ability to communicate technical information in understandable business terms
  • Availability via internet and phone outside of business hours

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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