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Information Security Engineer

Posted 26 days ago

This fast growing nationwide industry leader has an immediate 6 month contract-to-hire opportunity in Coppell, TX for an Information Security Engineer. This position requires working in the office Monday-Friday. Business Casual work environment with flexible hours.  Will be responsible for planning, implementing, and managing the overall system security strategy. The primary focus will be on Server, WLAN, and networks penetration testing.  Will be responsible for preventing and mitigating security breaches that may arise within company's computer systems. Requires an expertise in areas such as information security, network security, and mobile security. 

  • 4 years of Systems Security experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree and/or Security Certification (CISSP, CASP or CSSP).
  • Desktop, Server, or Network experience.
  • Experience with Proofpoint Security and/or Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection.
  • Strong documentation skills. 
  • Strong process/procedure oriented.
  • Knowledge of potential attack vectors such as XSS, injection, hijacking, social engineering, etc.
  • Knowledge of networking protocols, such as TCP/IP.
  • Knowledge and experience with HTTP and HTTPS, as well as their underlying implementations. 
  • Knowledge of Content Delivery Networks.
  • Basic programming knowledge.
  • Knowledge of Agile Development processes.
  • Critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills. 
  • Team player with good time management skills and great interpersonal skills.
  • Regularly perform security checks and troubleshooting.
  • Identify problems in a timely manner. 
  • Suggest and implement solutions for improvement.
  • Track existing processes and offer solutions for improvement.
  • Implement new processes with the goal to optimize company's security system.
  • Stay up to date with latest security technology and trends. 
  • Attend related conferences and educational events to stay competent.
  • Perform regular audits and provide reports. 
  • Monitor company's server traffic and tickets.
  • Ensure Patch Management is up to date for Server and Workstations.