Senior Cyber Security Engineer in Danbury, CT at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 10/19/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This role is the senior most technical resource on the Security Operations team under management. The individual will serve as a primary escalation point for incident response matters to ensure the security of technical resources and data.   


Essential Responsibilities

  1. Manage security responsibilities, including SIEM, EDR, SOAR, and other security solutions.
  2. Serve as the lead for technical matters in the Security Operations Center and the highest escalation point prior to the Manager, Security Operations.
  3. Strong skills implementing and configuring security components.
  4. Create and review reports on event anomalies.
  5. Investigate and respond to security violations.
  6. Network threat hunting followed by the remediation efforts of any discoveries.
  7. Identifies essential logs ensures they are being ingested by SIEM.
  8. Configure SIEM to optimize SOC response efforts.
  9. Ability to maintain in depth knowledge of security and networking infrastructure utilized by the SOC including the management and reporting of each.
  10. Active in a rotation of 24/7 on call hours.
  11. Serve as the technical lead for the incident response team and plan to contain and investigate security events, and prevent future information security breaches with detailed root cause analysis 
  12. Assist in the enforcement and monitoring of compliance regulations.
  13. Demonstrates regular, reliable and predictable attendance.


Skills Requirements:

  • 6 Years of Security Operations Experience
  • Demonstrated experience in information security principles, control frameworks and governance models.  
  • Demonstrated understanding of modern Security concepts and best practices required.
  • Understanding of HITRUST Common Security Framework
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Be available on an on-call basis to respond to pending issues or problems arising during non-business hours and provide support and response.
  • Superior analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities.

License, Registration, or Certification Requirements:

  • CISSP, CISA or Other Senior Level Information Security Certification Preferred

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