Senior Information Security Engineer

Posting Number 2022-9929
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/20/2022 8:41 PM)
Location : Location
Global Cybersecurity Detect Response & Forensics
NYU IT (WS1170)
Compensation Grade
Band 53

Position Summary

The Senior Information Security Engineer is immersed in the day-to-day operations of the Cyber Incident Response Team. In cooperation with the team, this role uses experiences and observations to initiate, develop, design, implement and test data-driven security solutions including analysis of threat intelligence information. This position is responsible for enhancing monitoring and incident response capabilities through the use of various tools, and contributes to operational excellence and guides efforts from the beginning to the end of processes to support the technical cybersecurity infrastructure, tool, and services This position reports to the Director, Global Cybersecurity Detect, Response & Forensics. The Senior Information Security Engineer participates in training student workers and vendor contractors when they participate in work efforts related to the Global Office of Information Security


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Information Security, Information Assurance, or related field, i.e. Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science

Required Experience:
3+ years of experience in technical systems administration, monitoring and development of security tools

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to analyze and solve problems with innovative, creative solutions. Ability to obtain and effectively use information, including ability to identify the information needed, seek the information from a variety of sources, and skillfully extract and report the information for business benefit. Ability to absorb complex technical information and communicate effectively verbally and in writing to both technical and non-technical audiences. Ability to synthesize large sets of data and determine high level key messages and gaps. Ability to present findings effectively to management. Ability to adapt to changing circumstances through learning, flexibility and resilience. Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities. Ability to demonstrate effective and successful contributions to team and/or cross-functional team objectives. A strong understanding of optimal SIEM operation, data source requirements. Demonstrate a clear understanding of security operations, incident handling, practical networking, systems administration, firewall management, and general information technology concepts.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
SIEM Administration Skilled in data analysis Networking and System Administration Knowledge of SOAR

Additional Information

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