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  • Location: Austin
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #18676

Our client is seeking a Senior Security Engineer in Austin (Hybrid) Full Time.

Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Deploy and maintain security technology including vendor management, installation and configuration, ongoing maintenance, and continuous improvement.
  • Research and stay informed of information security technology and best practices to advise on the selection, deployment, integrations and continuous improvement of solutions.
  • Test, implement, deploy, maintain, and administer cybersecurity infrastructure hardware and software. 
  • Respond to escalated security/fraud events and requests from Internal Audit as needed.
  • Perform security reviews, identify gaps in security architecture, and develop security risk management plans. 
  • Develop appropriate controls and mitigations.  
  • Conduct or support 3rd party penetration tests and vulnerability assessments. 
  • Coordinate with other teams to manage configurations for security purposes. 
  • Perform targeted threat-hunting activities as requested.
  • Assist in the development of security-related policies.
  • Develop and document standard operating procedures. 
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Education, Experience & Skills: 

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information security, or related field and a minimum of ten years dedicated system engineering experience, plus hands-on experience with: 

  • New and emerging cybersecurity in information technology
  • Firewall, IPS, WAF, SIEM, and EDR technologies
  • Network access, identity and access management.
  • Defense in depth and zero-trust architectures
  • Cloud security tools and concepts 
  • Designing countermeasures to security risks. 
  • System, network, and OS hardening techniques.  
  • Vulnerability scans and recognize vulnerabilities in security systems. 
  • Network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, layer 2/3 network segmentation, and principles. 

Additional applicable industry experience may be substituted for college degree.

 
Preferred Qualifications: 

  • CISSP or CISM certification.
  • Detailed oriented with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • At least one additional vendor certification (i.e. Microsoft, Cisco, Palo Alto, Fortinet, etc.).
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