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Cybersecurity Engineer

  • Location: San Francisco, 94105
  • Salary: $86.20 - $103.45 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

Title: Cybersecurity Solutions Engineer
Location: Remote
Type: Contract

Job Description: 

The Cyber Security Engineer will be responsible for the planning, development and implementation of enterprise information security solutions (such as authentication and authorization, public key infrastructure, data loss prevention, and security event information management) to address the current and emerging security needs of the business. This role requires the solution of complex enterprise-scale information security problems. The role will design and develop new technologies, architectures, and security products that will support security requirements for the enterprise and its customers, business partners, and vendors. The person in this role will contribute to the execution of strategic information security architecture to enable effective business operations, manage enterprise risk, and address business or regulatory issues.

  • Contributes to a team that ensures the security of enterprise data and systems by developing enterprise information security solutions.
  • Creates and updates a view of IT assets, related attack surfaces, and threat actors to illustrate the flow of data and associated security threats.
  • Researches, designs, and develops new enterprise technologies, architectures, and security products that will support security requirements for the enterprise and its customers, business partners, and vendors.
  • Serves as a security expert in one or more of application development, database design, network, and/or platform (operating system) efforts, helping project teams comply with enterprise and IT security policies, industry regulations, and best practices.
  • Analyzes business impact and exposure based on emerging security threats, vulnerabilities, and risks and contributes to the development and maintenance of information security architecture.
  • Engages with security specialists and other functional area architects to ensure adequate enterprise security solutions are in place to sufficiently mitigate identified risks, and to meet business objectives and regulatory requirements.
  • Serves as a cybersecurity subject matter expert, assessing the business impact of cybersecurity risks to the enterprise and identifying options and recommendations for mitigating those risks.
  • Serves as an expert in one or more of platform, application, storage, network, virtualization, cloud and mobile security best practices.
  • This list is not all-inclusive and you are expected to perform other duties as requested or assigned

Mandatory Technical Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of network security protocols, best practices, and perimeter security tools
  • Strong knowledge of identity and access management controls, including SAML and OAUTH/OIDC based authentication, Active Directory, and role mapping
  • Understanding of common security control solutions for event logging, remote access, endpoint management, and mobile device management
  • Understanding of common data protection technologies such as cryptography, tokenization, and hashing

Additional Technical Skills:
  • Understanding of Azure native security services and best practices
  • Strong knowledge of threat modelling and risk assessment technologies or frameworks

Non-technical skills:
  • Able to manage ambiguity
  • Collaboration and team skills with a focus on cross-functional collaboration
  • Verbal and written communication skills