Security Engineer Group: Information Security

New York City
Posted 7 months ago

Position: Security Engineer

Group: Information Security

Location: New York or Chicago


In this role he/she will be focused on looking at innovative technologies that will allow for the most secure computing environment. 

General Responsibilities

  • Lead the design, implementation and administration of various security technologies. These include, but are not limited to:
  • Firewalls
  • Proxies
  • Remote Access VPNs
  • Two-Factor Authentication
  • Network Based Anomaly Detection Systems
  • Vulnerability Management Solutions
  • Threat Intelligence Solutions
  • Threat Emulation Solutions
  • SIEM Solutions
  • Secure architecture designs relative to both on-prem and cloud environment
  • Familiarity with cloud deployments, technologies, etc.
  • Continuously evaluating, designing and implementing security solutions to improve the confidentiality, integrity and/or availability of the firm’s intellectual property and systems
  • Assist in the creation or modification of forward-thinking security policies and procedures as needed
  • Troubleshooting cyber issues down to the packet decode level if necessary
  • Member of the firm’s cyber incident response team
  • Periodic after hours and weekend support is required


Required Skills

  • 5+ years of security experience
  • Strong understanding of both security and network fundamentals and protocols
  • Experience automating security activities, such as incident response actions, configuration changes, and threat hunting
  • Understanding of proxy solutions and protocols, including explicit and transparent modes of operation, various authentication mechanisms, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows or Linux security best practices
  • Proficient in Python and basic shell scripting
  • Familiarity with Identify and Access Management solutions relative to Multi-factor authentication
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong team player, but can work independently when required
  • Financial Services industry experience is a plus

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