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Security Engineer

Birmingham, AL 35211 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 07/03/2024 Industry: Technology Job Number: 20777 Pay Rate: $110,000-120,000

Job Description


Rezult Group continues to make great strides toward enhancing the technology services community nationwide. We are consistently looking for qualified professionals to join us in achieving success. Currently we are searching for a Sr Security Engineer to fulfill an immediate full-time vacancy.




This position is a Full-Time, Direct Hire position, not offering sponsorship or C2C, that sits onsite in Birmingham, AL four days per week.




SUMMARY: We are seeking a passionate and curious Senior IT Security Engineer with a deep understanding of security practices and vulnerability management. This role involves security advising, troubleshooting, and evaluating risks associated with ongoing tech migration projects within our hybrid infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have a mix of on-prem and cloud (Azure) experience.




ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership and Mentoring:
  • Lead and mentor IT Security personnel, promoting a culture of security awareness.

Cloud Security Strategy:
  • Develop and implement strategies to protect our cloud infrastructure, data, and applications.

Security Architecture:
  • Design secure cloud architectures, including network security, IAM, data encryption, and secure deployment.

Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Management:
  • Conduct regular risk assessments and vulnerability scans to identify security gaps and ensure compliance. Manage vulnerabilities

Incident Response and Threat Management:
  • Develop and maintain incident response plans, lead security incident investigations, and implement proactive threat detection and mitigation measures.

Identity and Access Management (IAM):
  • Implement and manage robust IAM solutions for cloud resources, including user authentication, authorization, and privilege management.

Security Automation:
  • Utilize security automation tools to streamline operations and enhance response times to security events.

Security Monitoring and Logging:
  • Configure and manage security monitoring tools to continuously monitor cloud environments for suspicious activities and events. Develop and maintain centralized logging solutions for comprehensive visibility.

Security Education and Awareness:
  • Conduct security training and awareness programs for employees.

Network and Application Security Controls:
  • Design, deploy, and manage network and application security controls, including intrusion detection/prevention, vulnerability scanning, log reporting, endpoint protection, and encryption.

Technical Solutions and Tools:
  • Develop technical solutions and security tools to mitigate vulnerabilities and automate tasks.

Security Assessments:
  • Plan and execute security assessments such as penetration tests and vulnerability scans. Report findings and assist with remediation plans.

Incident Response:
  • Respond to security incidents, investigate countermeasures, and coordinate with third-party responders as needed.

Advisory Role:
  • Provide guidance for IT process and technology improvements with security in mind. Collaborate with software development to establish secure development and application configuration standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Ideally 5 years of experience in network administration with 3 or more years in IT Security.
  • Proven experience in securing cloud environments (Azure, OCI).
  • In-depth knowledge of cloud security principles, best practices, and industry standards.
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts including TCP/IP, DNS, VPN, and firewalls.
  • Experience with security tools such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, WAF, and vulnerability management scanners.
  • Relevant certifications such as GSEC, Security+, or Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) preferred.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Highly analytical with a strong work ethic and organizational skills.

If you are a passionate, curious, and highly skilled security engineer looking for a challenging role with opportunities for growth, we want to hear from you! Apply today to join our client and help them secure their evolving tech landscape.




If your background, skills, and interest match the following; please apply online to ensure your credentials are reviewed by a skilled recruiter immediately. We look forward to working with you on this opportunity. For more information on Rezult and a list of additional job openings, please visit our website at www.rezultgroup.com.
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