Security Engineer

United States, Chicago, IL
Job ID: 1640

Job Description

Our client, a hugely successful, multinational trading firm, is looking for a talented Security Engineer to join their US-based team. To flourish in this role, you will need a strong drive to learn and improve, and when it comes to new technology, you’ll enjoy researching and evaluating new solutions using custom and commercial testing tools.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Handling incident response for security alerts generated from various sources (IPS, Web Security, Endpoint Protection, Event Logs)
  • Analysing and responding to global security events
  • Performing SIEM product administration for event correlation and detection
  • Performing SOAR playbook management and product administration
  • Performing periodic vulnerability scans and associated remediation
  • Reverse engineering Malware and identifying Indicators of Compromise (IoC)
  • Driving automated detection, response and configuration through various scripting and programming languages
  • Evaluating commercial and open-source tools
  • Attending security conferences, seminars and regular training to stay ahead of the ever-changing security landscape
  • Assessing security risks as they relate to new projects and initiatives
  • Collaborating with internal Infosec peers to continuously improve security posture

Technical Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Knowledge of Windows, MacOS, and Linux operating systems
  • Knowledge of core networking concepts
  • Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) products
  • Experience with data analysis of even data in security related sources such as IPS, Web Security, Endpoint Protection, Event Logs
  • Experience with an interpreted language such Python, Ruby, or Perl
  • Worked in an InfoSec role for at least two years or equivalent

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