Cyber Security Engineer

Job Overview
Our client in the Summit area of NJ has an excellent opportunity for a Cyber Security Engineer!   


  • Support the overall vision and strategy of the Information Security department.
  • Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend and implement of new or updated information security solutions.
  • Provide technical expertise for the administration of all security tools.
  • Consult with IT staff to ensure that security is factored into the evaluation, selection, installation and configuration of hardware, software, and business applications.
  • Monitor and report on emerging risk and compliance with organizational security policies, including the enforcement of policies within the IT department.
  • Recommend and coordinate the implementation of technical controls to support and enforce defined security policies.
  • Enhance Data Protection and enterprise Data Loss Prevention technologies and procedures for on-premises and Cloud Services.
  • Enhance controls to secure, manage and monitor Privileged Access.
  • Work closely with a “24×7” external cyber threat monitoring service. Maintain and support its on-premises detection technology and SIEM.
  • Respond to, investigate, and where appropriate, resolve, or escalate reported security incidents. Provide postmortem analysis to illuminate the issues and possible solutions.
  • Administer the multi-factor authentication (MFA) and single sign-on (SSO) solutions and continue their integration across various business systems, including SaaS-based platforms.
  • Support the Vulnerability Management Program by maintaining its infrastructure and conduct recurring scans of all systems and applications.
  • Provide guidance to System Administrators and Application teams to remediate identified vulnerabilities.
  • Provide technical guidance, training and documentation covering the usage and impact of security technology.
  • Provide configuration management guidance to IT staff and ensure systems are hardened to prevent unauthorized access or misuse.
  • Monitor internal control systems to ensure that appropriate information access levels and security clearances are maintained.
  • Support third party audits and penetration tests.
  • Prepare technical reports for IT senior management.
  • Participate in IT problem and change management forums.
  • Monitor security vulnerabilities and the threat landscape.
  • Stay current on technology trends.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, Information Systems, Cyber Security or equivalent related technical field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a Cyber Security Engineer, or comparable role.
  • Certifications in one or more areas or willingness to obtain: CISSP, a GIAC certification (GSEC, GCIH, or other), CEH, ECSA, CompTIA Security+, or comparable.
  • Experience with NIST Cybersecurity Framework, NIST 800-53, ISO 27001/27002, CIS CSC Top 20, OWASP, Top 10 and CWE/SANS Top 25.
  • Experience supporting regulatory compliance audits.
  • Network and cloud security architecture development and definition.
  • Demonstrated experience within multiple security disciplines including Network Security, Privileged Access Management, Cloud Security/CASB, Endpoint Protection, Data Loss Prevention, Identify and Access Management, Incident Management and Vulnerability Management.
  • Management of firewalls, web application firewalls (WAF), intrusion detection systems, and other network security devices a plus.
  • Strong experience in securing Windows and Office 365 environments.
  • Administration of SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) platforms, log collection, and tuning.
  • Incident Management and Response Planning.
  • Experience working with managed security service providers.
  • Secure coding practices, ethical hacking, and threat modeling.
  • Familiarity with third-party audits and cloud risk assessment methodologies.
  • Ability to work well under minimal supervision.
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to effectively convey complex information.
  • Strong business process knowledge and application of technology solutions.
  • Strongly self-motivated and team oriented.
  • Comfortable working with a variety of technologies supporting large scale deployments, troubleshooting solutions issues and proficient in monitoring and investigating security events.
  • Strong customer/client focus, with the ability to manage expectations appropriately.
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