Senior Cyber Security Engineer


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Posted 2 weeks ago

StraighterLine is an innovative online educational platform that helps solves the #1 issue facing students today – the skyrocketing cost of college.  
Do you want to be a part of a company that drive the direction and future of education? Do you want to pave the way and know you are fundamentally changing people’s lives?  Do you want to join a vibrant team that is passionate about their mission? Did you answer yes to the above questions? Are you ready for a unique challenge? Then this is the job for you! Our ideal candidate will safeguard information/product system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems.

Key objectives for this role include:

  • Protects systems by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources.
  • Recognizes problems by identifying abnormalities; reporting violations.
  • Implements security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
  • Determines security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits.
  • Upgrades system by implementing and maintaining security controls.
  • Keeps users informed by preparing performance reports; communicating system status.
  • Maintains quality service by following organization standards.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience
  • 4+ years of prior relevant experience
  • Advanced certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP and/or SIEM-specific training and certification
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
  • Hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning solutions
  • Proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture, Host-Based Forensics, Network Forensics, and RSA Security
  • In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform
  • Experience developing and deploying signatures .
  • Understanding of technology and OS (i.e. Android, iOS, Windows and Unix).
  • Experience with CCPA, PCI, SOC 2 compliance

Core Skillset

  • System administration
  • Network security
  • Problem solving
  • Information security policies
  • On-call network troubleshooting
  • Firewall administration
  • Network protocols
  • Routers, hubs, and switches
  • Informing others
  • Process improvement
Job tags: Architecture Audits CASP CISSP Firewall Forensics GCIH GIAC Network security PCI SANS SIEM SOC 2 TCP/IP Unix Windows