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IT Security Engineer

Date Posted: 2/19/2024

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Job Description

IT Security Engineer

Employment Type: Direct Hire

Workplace Type: Hybrid (3 days onsite)

Location: Irvine, CA

Industry: Manufacturing

Compensation: $125,000 -$150,000

Responsibilities:

  • Take necessary actions and preventive measures, such as analyzing security system logs, to protect company information systems, including employee, dealer and consumer facing systems, from being compromised
  • Investigate the security vulnerabilities of company information systems and provide solutions and methods to remediate them.
  • Create, update, and test the company's incident response procedures for handling security events, incluncluding conducting regular table-top exercises to continuously improve the effectiveness of these procedures and minimize the recovery time and business impact of an actual security event.
  • Work with internal and external parties to conduct forensic analysis to determine root causes and implement corrective and preventive plans.
  • Establish security incident response policies and procedures and conduct regular training. In the event of a security breach, analyze the logs and investigate the details of the incident to take appropriate actions
  • Conduct testing to identify vulnerabilities on applications, infrastructure, and computer systems.
  • Collaborate with the IT teams (both internal and external) to remediate or update security controls when necessary.
  • Collect data on current security systems for risk analysis and write regular status reports on findings.
  • Design and implement internal threat monitoring scenarios using data analysis tools. Analyze and detect signs of data leakage and report to management if unauthorized activity is found.
  • Provide information security consulting services to key stakeholders across all business departments.

Qualifications:

  • S. Degree or comparative experience with emphasis on Information Security - required
    • Advanced degree and/or certification(s) in cyber security - plus
  • 8+ years of experience working in a technical role with an organization with a mature information security process - required
  • 5+ years of experience within information security incident response, cybersecurity, and/or IT risk management - required
  • Professional certifications in information security (i.e. CISSP, CISM, Ethical Hacking/Pen Testing) - highly desired
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience performing penetration testing and strong working knowledge of Pen Testing tools & methodologies - required
  • Prior experience conducting internal & external threat hunting and vulnerability management in professional setting - required
  • Hands-on experience managing a major information security incident, including coordinating the efforts of the technical teams, documenting incident events, and reviewing & communicating incidents to executive leadership & stakeholders - required
  • Ability to conducted table-top incident simulations that include both technical and business participants
  • Experience managing external vendors in the development and delivery of related products, programs, and services - required
    • Understanding of Third-Pary Risk Assessment/Management
  • Demonstrated understanding of evidence recovery techniques, log data analytics, incident categories, IR event handling methodologies, intrusion detection systems, network protocol and packet analysis - required
  • Excellent customer service ability and strong verbal and written communication skills
    To apply please email your resume to pjohnston@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Irvine, CA
  • Job Type:I.T.
  • Experience:3-5 years
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:2/19/2024
  • Contact: Patrick Johnston (424) 455-2455
  • Pay Range: $125,000.00 - $150,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JN -022024-359027