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Security Operations Engineer II in Downers Grove, IL at Solution Partners

Date Posted: 5/11/2018

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Job Description

Security Operations Engineer II

Security Operations Engineer will be responsible for day-to- day support and maintenance of security infrastructure. Security Operations Engineer will be responsible for conducting eDiscovery activities, information security investigations, and acting on potential security and/or privacy breach issues.
Maintains knowledge of changing technologies, and provides recommendations for adaptation of new technologies or policies. Recognizes and identifies potential areas where existing data security policies and procedures require change, or where new ones need to be developed, especially regarding future business expansion. Evaluates and recommends security products, services and/or procedures to enhance productivity and effectiveness.

Responsibilities:
Responsible for day-to-day support and maintenance of security infrastructure systems such as LogRhythm, Radware DefensePro, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec Endpoint Protection, Anomali ThreatStream, Tanium, Empow Networks, EnCase and more
Provide technical expertise and guide the administration of security tools that control and monitor information security
Train teammates in the implementation of necessary computer security controls or new/upgraded security technology
Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend and plan implementation of new or improved information security software or devices.
Proactively protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data in the custody of or processed by the company by responding in a timely manner to a loss or misuse of information assets
Lead investigations of suspected information security misuse or stemming from compliance reviews as requested and approved by the SVP-CISO

Required Skills:
Bachelor degree with 5+ years of relevant work experience OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience and education

Strong knowledge across multiple information security domains
CISSP, GIAC, and other relevant certifications highly desired
Knowledge of risk assessment procedures, policy formation, role-based authorization methodologies, authentication technologies and cyber-attack techniques
Experience or certification on common forensic tools
Scripting and web programming skills highly desired
Ability to relate business requirements and risks to technology implementation for security-related issues
Experience implementing, supporting, and/or maintaining PCI, ISO, AT101, and other security frameworks and certifications for medium and/or large enterprises
Technical proficiency in UNIX, DNS, Windows Server, Internet routing, TCP/IP protocols, Network technologies, and other foundational technology concepts
Ability to function as a respected subject matter expert and consultant to other IT and business groups
Self-driven, highly-motivated with a strong customer focus
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Solid project management skills, especially in a cross-functional environment
Deep level knowledge of Security Incident & Event Management platforms
Expert-level knowledge of next-generation firewall platforms, such as Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet, and Checkpoint.
Advanced-level knowledge of intrusion detection and/or prevention systems
Proven knowledge of Threat Intelligence architectures and technologies.
Advanced knowledge of cyber-attack techniques and exploits as well as mitigation strategies.