Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Security Engineer

Senior IT Security SIEM Engineer required to work in the IT Security Engineering Team, providing the highest level of security consultancy and engineering support of Security Incident and Event Monitoring (SIEM) platforms. The role will focus on evaluation, architecture and engineering of SIEM platforms and tooling utilized to manage and integrate the platforms. The role is suited to an experienced SIEM Engineer with a proven understanding of enterprise security. This role is primarily project based, with numerous activities to expand and enhance the firm's event monitoring capabilities.

The role in question concentrates on engineering SIEM solutions for internal client groups. Security platform engineering and integration experience is essential as part of a global team responsible for deploying security controls at the firm.


The candidate must demonstrate strong technical qualities - preferably in a global environment, ideally within the finance industry.

  • Evaluate, architect, integrate and deploy Event Monitoring platforms based on requirements from incident response teams and other clients.
  • Onboard new log sources, with log analysis and parsing to enable SIEM correlation.
  • Maintain security infrastructure, providing stability by following and using the tools, policies, processes and procedures available
  • Provide reporting and metrics
  • Provide consultancy services to other IT Security teams
  • Create, review, maintain and update documentation in central knowledge base
  • Work with global colleagues to provide globally consistent processes and solutions.
  • Investigate & Troubleshoot root causes when escalated from operations.
  • Escalate and liaise with additional internal/external groups when required.
Required Skills
  • Prior experience engineering and deploying SIEM solutions in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience with one or more of Splunk, ArcSight ESM, IBM QRadar, RSA Security Analytics (NetWitness).
  • Scripting and development skills (Perl, Python, Java, C#) with strong knowledge of regular expressions.
  • Linux Sysadmin experience
  • Interpersonal skills - Communication, flexibility, self-driven, team player
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong general networking and security knowledge (Firewalls, Routing, DNS, NAT, packet trace and analysis, etc.)

Desired Skills
  • Database and ?Big Data? knowledge ? SQL, Hadoop, HIVE
  • Knowledge of indicators of compromise (IOC) of systems and applications
  • Familiarity with key security events on common platforms
  • Industry Certifications such as CISSP, SANS etc.


Princeton Information
100 Harborside Financial Center, 11th Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07311

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