Information Security Engineer

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Job Summary


Job Type
-

Seniority
Senior Mid

Years of Experience
Information not provided

Tech Stacks
Python

Job Description

The Information Security Engineer II position operates in a support role implementing security, technology and innovation in the Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) environment.The Info Security Engineer II is virtually the same role as Info Security Engineer I, but is a promotion path for individuals that have been in the role for 5-7 years. The centers operate 24x7x365. The GSOC is a pivotal function in the Global Security organization responsible for operation, maintenance, and monitoring of the Managed Security portfolio. This function facilitates the ingress, implementation and egress of advanced client trouble / change requests for DDoS mitigation and Threat Intelligence products as well as active monitoring/response to DDoS alerts/events.

The Information Security Engineer II is expected to perform in an advanced capacity, including escalation support and on-call. Provides mentoring, training and escalation support to front line SOC personnel.

Principal GSOC Duties And Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

Perform basic to moderate changes within the managed security environment

Manage and resolve customer fault, service outage and impairment events

Monitor, triage and response to security alerts for client security events. Investigation and resolution of impairment scenarios on Managed Security products.

Mentor and train peers in the Security Operations environment

Research and implement customer generated change requests for Managed Security products

Generate incident cases and escalate to superordinate teams in accordance with time and severity-based SLAs

Possess exceptional customer service skills

Multi-task during events

Communicate effectively with managers, customers and vendors

Maintain solid working relationships, including collaborative technical activities with peers

Develop relationships with other teams both within and outside of Security to enhance the customer experience

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Analytical and problem-solving skills

Attention to detail with good organizational capabilitiesPrioritize with good time management skills

Qualifications & Skills

Required (education / experience / skills / competencies) Requires Bachelors degree in related field plus 2 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred

4-5 years in a Security Operations environment

Demonstrated understanding of Denial of Service concepts and attack vectors, mitigation options

Demonstrated proficiency in routing and networking skills, including the ability to:

otroubleshoot BGP and BGP community strings

oreview and analyze packet captures

Demonstrated proficiency in configuring Access control Lists

Certifications In specific security technologies such as Fortinet, Arbor, Radware, Palo Alto, Cisco or Checkpoint.

Security Industry Certifications (examples)

CISSP

CRISC

CISM

Security+

CCNA

ACIA

CCNA

CEH

ITIL Foundations

Advanced knowledge and skills of at least one programming language (python preferred)

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