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Information Security Engineer - Remote

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position:  Information Security Engineer
Location: Des Moines, IA 50392
Term: 6 Month Contract to hire

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
  • 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 focusing on technologies such as SIEM, Network Security Monitoring, EDR, Phishing response, and SOAR
  • Develop metrics across the Cyber Defense Operations organization
  • Manage projects and initiatives to broaden security across the enterprise
  • Help plan work for the engineers on the team based on strategy and technology advances in our current products and detection abilities

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Associate's or bachelor’s degree with a preference in a science, technology, engineering, or math related field or equivalent work experience (6 years of experience equates to an Associate’s degree when defining “equivalent work experience”)
  • 6+ years of IT related experience
  • 4+ years of experience working in a cyber defense, threat intelligence or similar role within information security
  • Experience with cloud technologies including security monitoring for SaaS/Paas/IaaS environments
  • 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
  • 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
  • Familiar with intelligence enrichment sources and integration processes
  • Experience with scripting languages (Python, PowerShell, .NET, Bash, etc.)
  • Experience with common network defense languages/tools (yara, snort, bro, etc.) 
  • Ability to communicate/interact with various audiences, including senior executives
  • Strong working knowledge of at least three of the following security tools: host-based antivirus, anti-spam gateway solutions, firewalls, IDS/IPS, server and network device hardening, data loss prevention, forensics software, vulnerability management, website security

If this sounds like the perfect fit,Apply Today!