Information Security Operations Engineer, Sr.

Remote or Hybrid, CA 90032

Employment Type: Perm Job Category: Security Job Number: 23629

Job Description

Information Security Operations Engineer, Sr.

Minimum Education:
  • Bachelor Degree required
  • Master’s Degree preferred
Minimum Experience/Accountabilities:
  • Minimum 10 years In an IT role, Information Security preferred.  Experience leading project teams and driving change within an organization.
  • Minimum 7 years In a security operations role with strong emphasis on risk assessment and management (Healthcare and/or Academic industry preferred). 
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Knowledge of IT concepts and protocols such as physical computing components, operating systems, administration, and networking.
  • Knowledge of security controls related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of data.
  • Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Knowledge of cryptography and cryptographic key management concepts.
  • Knowledge of penetration testing principles, tools, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of application security risk assessments (e.g. Open Web Application Security Project Top 10 list).
  • Skill in generating and execution of penetration test operation plans in support of task objectives.
  • Skill in auditing network security devices, such as firewalls, routers, and intrusion detection systems.
  • Skill in conducting vulnerability scans, assessing vulnerability results, and recognizing vulnerabilities in IT or security systems.
  • Skill in reading, interpreting, writing, modifying, and executing scripts (e.g., Python, PERL, PS) on Windows and Linux systems used to aid in penetration testing or to analyze resulting data.
  • Skill in the use of penetration testing tools, techniques, and procedures to exploit and establish persistence on a target.
  • Skill in assessing security controls based on cybersecurity principles and tenets. (e.g., CIS CSC, NIST SP 800-53, Cybersecurity Framework, etc.).
  • Ability to identify systemic security issues based on the analysis of vulnerability and configuration data.
  • Ability to identify/describe techniques/methods for conducting technical exploitation of targets.
  • Ability to perform security operations tactics, techniques, and procedures for exploitation purposes.
  • Ability to share meaningful insights about the context of an organization’s threat environment that improve its risk management posture.
  • Ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal, written, and/or visual means.
  • Strong leadership skills with a high level of drive and initiative. Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Salary Range: $110,000 - $181,000 


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