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Sr. Security Operations Engineer

Philadelphia, PA
Our client is looking for a Sr. Security Operations Engineer for a fulltime perm position.

Security Engineer

  • Responsible for the design and engineering of security solutions for an evolving environment
  • Must have experience working with vendor APIs and integrating with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platforms and ticketing systems
  • Will collaborate closely with other IT Operations & security functions.  Validate security configurations, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, web applications firewalls, and network/endpoint detection and response platforms
  • Design, develop, integrate, and implement security solutions to defend against advanced cyberattacks, hacking and persistent threats
  • Tier 2/3 security incident response, including supporting the identification and remediation of infrastructure-related security incidents
  • Conduct proof-of-concepts for new security technologies
  • Maintain, support and improve security architecture
  • Participate in infrastructure and application projects to advise other Enterprise teams of security best practices
  • Continuously automate repeated tasks and processes
  • Maintain contact with vendors, industry peers, and professional associations to keep informed of existing and evolving industry standards, technologies, and cyber threats
  • Be central point of contact for assigned platform/workplace and interface with key stakeholders to ensure security
  • Be responsible for all aspects of security and ensure remediation of issues and/or automated methods to inhibit violations of security

Security Operations:

  • Oversee the team of cyber security vendors, managed services and employees
  • Develop state-of-the-art security tools to correlate threats, detect and respond to incidents.
  • Oversee SIEM (Security information and event management) or SOAR (Security Orchestration, Automation and Response) functions/tools
  • Oversee and manage Incident response and 24/7 SOC
  • Manage policies and alerts for Network Security, Firewalls, and content filtering
  • Mange Endpoint Security policies and operational functions for both endpoint and servers (antivirus, app white listing, encryption, privileged access management)
  • Mange Vulnerability Management function (tool administration, automation and reporting, KPI production)
  • Manage alerts and policies for Email Security
  • Mange Data Loss Prevention policies for network and endpoint
  • Facilitate Cyber Forensics investigations (eDiscovery, Forensics, and Investigations)
  • Communicate and coordinate with other IT, groups and business units.
  • Assist developing high-level strategic plans and roadmaps.
  • Assist developing long-term threat horizons and roadmaps.


  • Define, publish, and maintain Information Security policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Partner with the enterprise Engineering team and other key IT leaders to create, publish, and continuously improve the information security architecture for the enterprise.
  • Align Information Security processes with Cyber Security Framework such as ISO 27001, PCI, NIST, GLI-33 and SCF.
  • Drive Security Awareness efforts throughout the organization
  • Assist with implementing information security program and security control assessment strategy.
  • Provide guidance on security controls involving password and access management, segregation of duties, logging and monitoring, data encryption, data backup and recovery, disaster recovery, business continuity management, etc.
  • Review compliance with the information security policy and standards.
  • Provide periodic reporting on information security issues and gaps for compliance with the enterprise information security policies, standards, and procedures among employees, contractors, alliances, and other third parties.
  • Coordinate the execution of security governance and assessment control initiatives.
  • Provide high quality work by ensuring accuracy and seeking to continuously improve information security processes by embracing new and better ways of doing things.
  • Investigate, recommend, and follow up appropriate corrective actions for identified security deficiencies and policy exceptions.
  • Identify security risks to the business units and ensure appropriate data security procedures are in alignment with policies.
  • Act as a liaison to the business and IT groups and assist them in the implementation of data security, compliance requirements, and information security technologies.
  • Assist projects as needed by business and provide guidance/training to less experienced staff within the team.

  • Carbon Black – Protection & Defense
  • JAMF
  • Checkpoint
  • Stealth Bits
  • FireEye EPT
  • Tenable
  • PDQ
  • Bomgar
  • McAfee Encryption
  • Cisco email security (CES)
  • PKI (DigiCert / Microsoft)


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