I.T. Security Engineer

Rancho Penasquitos, CA

Posted: 09/13/19
Employment Type: Direct, Full-Time

One of our clients in the Rancho Penasquitos area of San Diego is looking to hire an Information Technology Security Engineer. This is a direct, full-time placement with our client, not a consulting position. A description of the position is listed below.

This is an individual contributor position with the responsibility of maintaining company information security systems, processes, and procedures to protect and maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all data and information systems. This position will also serve on a team which contributes technical expertise and analysis to various customers, including end users, IT professionals, and Management. In addition, this position will drive support for security programs through a steering committee and be involved with other customer-facing engagements as needed.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

— Identifies appropriate security controls and network design to maximize efficiency and data integrity.
— Assists in planning and design of enterprise information security topology. Assists in the design and continuous improvement of defense-in-depth architecture.
— Provides technical expertise and assistance in the evaluation, configuration and maintenance of security systems such as firewalls, mail gateways, proxies, endpoint detection and protection, CASB, etc.
— Assists in defining high-availability architecture and disaster recovery planning, and maintains secure configuration controls.
— Has a high level of knowledge in defining strategic direction for security solutions.
— Investigates, analyzes, coordinates, and reports on all security events, incidents, and intrusions.
— Tracks incidents through analysis, diagnosis, correction, and resolution.
— Performs various security assessments and review for evidence of vulnerability or non-compliance.
— Assists with or coordinates implementation of security solutions.
— Tracks resolution of findings and follows up to conclusion.
— Assists in the study of vendors and products for the network and desktop security to determine those which best meet the needs of the company.
— Serves as an expert technical resource, to advise and assist in security issues, both proactively and reactively.
— Assists with the creation, evaluation, and implementation of policies and procedures for monitoring standards, incident investigation procedures, and minimized security risks.
— Ensures the integrity of the Company’s data and systems, security of confidential information, and protection of physical property.
— Follows established security and disaster recovery procedures.

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field is required
  • A minimum of 5 years prior experience in secure systems architecture; defense-in-depth analysis; and configuring and managing security devices
  • Candidates must have a working knowledge of ITIL and ISO 27001 requirements.
  • Experience with FDA, SOX, HIPAA, and NIST requirements is preferred.
  • Candidates with a CISSP certification or another security focused certifications are desired.

From a technology standpoint, our client needs to manage the following:

  • Email Gateway (Ironport, Proofpoint)
  • Identity Management (Okta, Ping)
  • Vulnerability Management (Nessus, InsightVM)
  • PAM ( CyberArk, Thycotic)
  • CASB (Varonis, Netskope)
  • SIEM/SOC (Splunk, Qradar)

Our client also needs to provide audit/compliance oversight for:

  • Firewalls/Web Filter (Palo Alto, Fortinet)
  • Endpoint Protection (Symantec, Sophos)
  • Network Access Control (ForeScout, ISE)

Candidates for this IT Security position must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

For immediate consideration, please email a MS Word or PDF version of your updated resume to Amy Moehlman at amoehlman@theprosourcegroup.com. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Amy Moehlman
Sr. Technical Recruiter
The ProSource Group, Inc.

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Amy Moehlman

Amy Moehlman
Sr. Technical Recruiter
The ProSource Group, Inc.
(916) 276-8236

Email: amoehlman@theprosourcegroup.com
Phone: (916) 276-8236

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