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Endpoint Security Engineer

  • Location: Addison, Texas, 75001
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 6 days ago

Terrific Long-Term Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

Position: Endpoint Security Engineer 
Location: Addison, TX
Term: 18 months

Responsibilities 

  • Work to educate users and desktop support globally on secure endpoint practices.
  • Revise and/or create standards for endpoint structuring methodologies.
  • Investigate and help remediate any found issues or incidents.
  • Research/implement new technologies to increase endpoint security.
  • Work with COE teams to improve overall knowledge level and endpoint security.
  • Train other team members on intermediate endpoint security and methods of detection.
  • Aid development of endpoint standards and design architecture.
  • Maintain strong working relationship with desktop support teams.
Required Skills and Experience 
  • 2+ years of experience in Endpoint security.
  • Experience with endpoint security assessment tools.
  • Working knowledge of server and desktop operating systems to include Windows, Linux, and MacOS.
  • Understanding of various authentication mechanisms.
  • In-depth understanding of how users impact endpoint security.
  • In-depth knowledge of endpoint security principles and attack vectors.
  • Experience deploying and maintaining EDR Security Solutions.
  • Experience creating and deploying packages within Client Management tools (SCCM, Ivanti, IBM BigFix, etc.)
  • Technical and functional knowledge of computer hardware.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detailed understanding of holistic endpoint system design, configuration, and operation.
  • A strong desire to improve endpoint security and endpoint deployment practices.
  • Ability to work well with various levels of management across departments.
  • Detailed and process oriented.
  • Strong organizational skills and analytical/problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage deadlines and work effectively under pressure.
  • A self-starter, adaptive and flexible to change.
  • Ability to stay up-to-date in the ever-changing security environment.
  • BS or BA with an emphasis on Information Technology/Information Security OR 5+ years of Information Security Experience.
Desired Skills and Experience 
  • Technical documentation skills.
  • Mobile endpoint security development.
  • Experience working with decentralized teams across multiple time zones.
  • Teaching experience a plus.
  • CompTIA Security+ and Microsoft Certified IT Professional(MCITP) desired but not required.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification desired but not required.
  • Other security certifications, such as SANS GIAC, (ISC)2, CompTIA, Microsoft, or Mac certifications preferred.