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Info Security Engineer - Remote

  • Location: Des Moines, Iowa, 50392
  • Salary: 58.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position:  Information Security Engineer
Location: Des Moines, IA 50392 or Remote
Term: 7 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Independently develop and implement software solutions
  • Understand and make well-reasoned design decisions and trade-offs
  • Participate in technical design of features
  • Demonstrate knowledge of security requirements/guidance and effectively communicate to stakeholders and team members
  • Info Security Engineer Responsibilities: Come join a team that is highly motivated, self-driven, and passionate about cyber defense
  • Will have the opportunity to help us build and mature our cyber defense engineering service across the globe and in the cloud
  • Will help develop and drive our cyber defense service and strategy including research, architecture, and project management
  • Will work side-by-side with a team of other highly talented security analysts and engineers, defending against a variety of threats and potential cyber security related incidents
  • Experience with cloud technologies including security monitoring for SaaS/Paas/IaaS environments
  • Assist with the development, testing and implementation of new cyber-security processes and procedures while ensure existing processes and procedures are kept accurate and up to date with rapidly changing methodologies and technologies
  • Work with cyber defense investigators and other IT security functions to determine requirements and opportunities for threat detection and policy / prevention recommendations
  • Help drive strategy and prioritization of our threat detection and response service
  • Develop metrics across the Cyber Defense Operations organization
  • Manage projects and initiatives to broaden security across the enterprise

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 4 years of experience equates to an Associate’s degree when defining equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of IT related experience
  • 2+ years of experience working in a cyber defense, threat intelligence or similar role within information security
  • Experience in project management and leading new initiatives
  • Experience with analyzing and interpreting data from multiple sources, documenting the results and providing meaningful analysis reports and briefings
  • Familiarity working with SIEM’s, Intrusion Detection and Prevention systems, and other security monitoring tools
  • Experience with incident response or threat detection in cloud environments
  • Experience with scripting languages (Python, PowerShell, .NET, Bash, etc.)
  • Hands-on troubleshooting, analysis, and technical expertise to resolve incidents and service requests
  • Previous experience in troubleshooting day-to-day operational processes such as security monitoring, data correlation, security operations etc.
  • Proven experience performing analysis of security events and incidents, to determine root cause and provide resolution
  • Working experience against advanced persistent threats is well seen
  • Associate's or bachelor’s degree with a preference in a science, technology, engineering, or math related field or equivalent work experience
  • Experience within the cyberspace with this position and would like to consider less cyber experience as long as there is a networking, infrastructure engineer/analyst, or programming background
  • Must have technical aptitude
  • Previous work in Cyber preferred but at a minimum an infrastructure background
  • Willingness to work somewhat independently and without much direction, challenge team, think differently

Desired Skills: 

  • Python
  • Linux administration
  • Networking

If this sounds like the perfect fit,Apply Today!