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Cybersecurity Engineer

Company: Global Data Consultants
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Job Description:

Overview GDC IT Solutions is currently seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer in the Harrisburg, PA area. Position Overview The Cybersecurity Engineer is responsible for analyzing, developing, and implementing the information security controls in an effort to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. The Engineer hunts for threats lurking within our ecosystem, focusing on exposure and eradication. Leverage data analysis techniques, human intuition, expert security knowledge and implement and support tool to uncover malicious activity. The individual is responsible for ensuring the network environment is setup in best practice and using proactive monitoring to prevent new and future threats. Responsibilities

  • Work under the direct supervision of the Information Security Operations Manager.
  • Recommend and coordinate the implementation and installation of technical controls to support and enforce defined security policies, focus on industry best practice and best of breed technologies.
  • Work with ITS to ensure that security is factored into the evaluation, selection, installation and configuration of hardware, applications, and software.
  • Maintain familiarity with multiple systems and attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures in order to triage and perform rapid analysis of real-time data feeds, looking for indicators of compromise.
  • Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend, or implement new and updated information security hardware or software, and analyze its impact on the existing environment; provide technical and managerial expertise for the administration of security tools.
  • Work with the enterprise architecture team to ensure that there is a convergence of business, technical and security requirements; liaise with IT management to align existing technical installed base and skills with future architectural requirements.
  • Perform malware analysis to help determine initial infection vectors, behavior or to assess the extent of an issue in support of a timely and successful incident response process. Develop detection rules for various monitoring systems based on current threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Experience with administrating IPS/IDS devices, network firewalls, web application firewalls, network load balancers, data loss prevention systems, microsegmentation, and general networking devices.
  • Build a strong network security model to include firewalls, IDS/IPS, signature analysis, web application firewall, API security, database monitoring. Work in unison with Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP).
  • Collaborate between multiple ITS technological teams to develop and implement controls and configurations aligned with security policies and legal, regulatory, and audit requirements.
  • Author and implement custom detection rules for various monitoring systems based on current threats, vulnerabilities, or other specifics to the computing environment.
  • Develop a relationship with peripheral departments, including IT, to maintain and communicate situational awareness of the security posture as it relates to the current threat landscape.
  • Monitor critical information security vendors to ensure KPI and KRI compliance with contracted service-level agreements.
  • Provide network intrusion and detection expertise to support timely and effective decision making for incident declaration in conjunction with MSSP resources.
  • Review security events utilizing a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
  • Analysis of network and host-based security logs to determine remediation actions and escalation paths for incident.
  • Lead the digital forensics and malware analysis triage.
  • Independently follow procedures to contain, analyze, and eradicate malicious activity.
  • Document all activities during an incident and provide leadership with status updates during the life cycle of the incident. Work with the Information Security Operations Manager to create a final incident report detailing the events of the incident.
  • Provide information regarding intrusion events, security incidents, and other threat indications and warning information to teams
  • Support the Security Awareness Program for employees, members, vendors, and other third parties.
  • Assist Internal Audit Services in coordinating all audit and regulatory examination activities for the ITS Department. Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Management, or a related field and three to five years of experience in Information Security, Networking, and/or IT-related field or any equivalent combination of experience and education.
    • Strong networking background and experience with Cloud security.
    • Experience with:
      • Intrusion
      • Firewalls
      • WebApp Firewalls
      • DataLoss Prevention
      • Splunk Preferred Experience
        • Certification in field of expertise is desired, i.e., Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security).
        • Threat Hunting.
        • IAM background. What We Do GDC is a full-service IT Staffing and Solutions company specializing in the areas of IT talent placement, application development, multilingual service desk, networking and infrastructure, business intelligence, and project management.Why Work for GDC?
          • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation
            • Career Growth Opportunities
              • Employee-Centric Environment
                • Comprehensive Benefits Package
                  • Holiday and VacationEqual Opportunity Workplace:GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. - provided by Dice

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