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Entry Level Security Engineer

Date Posted: 6/6/2019

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Job Description

What You'll Do:
 

  • You will be responsible for project managing broad and diverse group of security focal point (SFP) efforts, driving security related initiatives and meeting security KPIs
  • Lead and manage security related initiatives and activities across the SFP portfolio and support teams
  • Arrange for SME security personnel to present topics for discussion
  • Introduce new security initiatives, programs and processes as well as changes
  • Identify software vulnerabilities and assist development teams to re-mediate them
  • Serve as a liaison to other security organizations and ensure that all security related initiatives, activities and tasks are communicated internally to IT, Engineering, Operations, and Key Stake Holders
  • Through integration and active involvement with various CISO strategy architecture, incident, education and awareness, and risk programs, maintain a comprehensive understanding of the company's threat landscape to ensure the security trainers are focused on the correct priorities
 
What We Are Looking For:
 
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or any relevant degree
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Program/Project Management experience
 
Nice to haves:
 
  • A Master's degree
  • CISA Certification
  • Agile experience
  • Experience championing a security program
  • Hands-on experience with IT Operations
  • Broad yet mostly expert understanding of information security and the application of controls across a diverse infrastructure and management organization
  • Excellent planning, organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter capabilities with the ability to work with independently to drive results.


We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Job Requirements

What You’ll Do:

• You will be responsible for project managing broad and diverse group of security focal point (SFP) efforts, driving security related initiatives and meeting security KPIs
• Lead and manage security related initiatives and activities across the SFP portfolio and support teams
• Arrange for SME security personnel to present topics for discussion
• Introduce new security initiatives, programs and processes as well as changes
• Identify software vulnerabilities and assist development teams to re-mediate them
• Serve as a liaison to other security organizations and ensure that all security related initiatives, activities and tasks are communicated internally to IT, Engineering, Operations, and Key Stake Holders
• Through integration and active involvement with various CISO strategy architecture, incident, education and awareness, and risk programs, maintain a comprehensive understanding of the company’s threat landscape to ensure the security trainers are focused on the correct priorities

What We Are Looking For:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or any relevant degree
• 5+ years of relevant work experience
• Program/Project Management experience

Nice to haves:

• A Master’s degree
• CISA Certification
• Agile experience
• Experience championing a security program
• Hands-on experience with IT Operations
• Broad yet mostly expert understanding of information security and the application of controls across a diverse infrastructure and management organization
• Excellent planning, organizational, written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Self-starter capabilities with the ability to work with independently to drive results.
Posted By: almills@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Los Angeles, CA
  • Job Type:I.T.
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:6/6/2019
  • Contact: Alexandra Mills (310) 598-7092
  • Pay Range: $30.00 - $45.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-1906-61135