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Senior Systems Engineer - 1st Shift

Bedford, MA 01730

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering, Technology Job Number: 59679 Office Location: Salem

Job Description

Our client  is a women-owned, family business that has been providing innovative IT solutions to business, government, and educational organizations for more than 50 years.
This company currently has a need for a Senior Systems Engineer.

The Sr. Security Engineer will work with a team of managed services analysts and engineers to deliver excellent support and management of the company's customers’ environments. Their managed services security practice focuses on delivering comprehensive security solutions and ongoing management of risk to their customers. This role is ideal for someone who is hands-on but can also think strategically about designing solutions and analyzing risk. This role is heavily customer-facing and requires excellent communication skills and a commitment to providing the highest quality customer service.

  • Assist with the design and implementation of Security tools, (SIEM, IDS/IPS, Behavioral Analysis, XDR)
  • Mentor team members and provide training on Security technologies and threat analysis
  • Design and document processes, procedures, and reporting to ensure our customer environments are operating efficiently and in line with best practices
  • Lead and participate in Security related projects and customer onboarding
  • Identify and become proficient at emerging technologies in the security space
  • Participate in interviewing future team members
  • Collaborate across teams to ensure compliance with cybersecurity policies
  • Scope and implement effective monitoring of customer’s security environments
  • Troubleshoot, remediate, and perform root cause analysis on security incidents
  • Document and perform patching and upgrades on security infrastructure
  • Provide “on-call” support for off-hours incidents and patching
  • Provide meaningful updates to customers and accurately maintain Incident, request, problem, and change tickets
  • Create security reports with proactive findings and recommendations for improvement
  • Perform periodic security reviews, and publish findings for team awareness
  • Perform configuration changes within security products as needed
Education and Training
  • BS or BA with a technical concentration.
  • Relevant certifications strongly preferred:
    • CISSP
    • CCNA/CCNP/CCIE Security or Routing & Switch
    • AlienVault AVSE/ACSE
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH/ECSA/LPT)
    • Security+
    • ITIL v4 Foundation
  • 10+ years in a technical field
  • 5+ years focused on security
  • Experience with engineering standards, design, and maintenance best practices for enterprise networks
  • Experience implementing security policies, and using data to measure successful implementation and compliance
  • Experience providing support and remediation for critical security breaches
  • Experience in 24x7x365 Managed Services or SaaS organization preferred
  • Experience using ITSM and Monitoring toolsets.
  • Ability to configure and support a wide range of security tools including IDS/IPS, SIEM, and Endpoint solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of LogRhythm  AlienVault is strongly preferred
  • Comfortable working with both Linux and Windows-based systems
  • Strong understanding of enterprise network technologies
  • Strong understanding of the current security threat landscape
  • Ability to present findings and recommendations to customers
  • Ability to articulate technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to manage projects efficiently from scoping through completion
  • Ability to develop and implement processes and procedures

Job Requirements

Senior Systems Engineer, Technical, Security, Enterprise Networks, Engineering Design, Implementation
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