Senior Cloud Security Engineer

  • location: Syosset, NY
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $150,000 - $170,000 per year
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Senior Cloud Security Engineer

job summary:
Our client, a growing Data Analytics firm that handles massive amounts of data in a unique way to make better decisions for their clients is looking for a Sr. Cloud Security Engineer to help implement the company's information security program, comprised of cloud infrastructure, on-premise networking, and end-user endpoints. The Senior Security Engineer will be directly responsible for implementing and managing cloud and on-premise firewalls and the various security tools to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the environment.

location: Melville, New York
job type: Permanent
salary: $150,000 - 170,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Works with the Director to implement and maintain all security services and infrastructure, with special emphasis on cloud technologies and tools to integrate into a CI/CD development environment
  • Works with IT and DevOps teams to apply appropriate patches and system hardening procedures including updating necessary firmware on all systems to ensure the network remains secure from unauthorized access
  • Troubleshoots issues and provides hands-on support as needed, to ensure smooth and efficient operation of security systems.
  • Monitors established network and security controls to ensure compliance with Information Security policies.
  • 5+ years hands-on with network/systems engineering and security systems
  • Administration and Engineering of Palo Alto firewalls (physical and virtual)
  • VPN setup and administration (P2P and Global Protect end-point clients)
  • Linux operating systems installation and troubleshooting (AWS-Linux and Ubuntu)
  • System hardening and infrastructure security
  • AWS security configuration, including IAM roles, security groups, EC2 instance creation, S3 bucket policies, JSON creation, VPC engineering, and Cloud Trails setup and auditing
  • Cylance end-point protection troubleshooting
  • Splunk Cloud dashboard creation and monitoring
  • Vulnerability scanning tools such as Tenable's Security Center, Nessus
  • Airwatch / Jamf / scripting
  • Must have an understanding of NIST, CIS, and ISO security frameworks
  • Must be hands-on, with a strong technical ability to perform security engineering and operations functions as part of this role
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computers Science, Management Information Systems, Cybersecurity or equivalent
  • CEH, CCNP, CCIE, TIA Security+, LPIC2, or similar Linux certifications
  • Duo MFA implementations and integrations
  • Email protection solutions such as Proofpoint
  • Experience with integrating LDAP, SAML, federated identity services and MFA services
  • Penetration testing tools such as Burp Suite, Metasploit, Nmap, Aircrack-ng, Kali Linux
  • Implementation and setup of static and dynamic code assessment tools

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