HBR Consulting LLC

  • Security Operations Engineer

    Posted Date 4 months ago(8/3/2018 11:52 AM)
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    IT Managed Services
  • Overview

    The Security Operations Engineer will work to ensure the operational requirements of the client are adhered to. The position requires strong technical skills, allowing for execution of security processes with minimal guidance and helping to achieve operational efficiencies therein. This individual will assist with reviewing existing tools, applications and processes to help strengthen and optimize current capabilities, as well as identifying any gaps or technical solutions to further enhance the team’s effectiveness.


    • Compliance and governance: help achieve compliance, identify compliance initiatives, and author and promote appropriate security policies.
    • Lead, analyze, and review security events for anomalous activity, collaborate with client security team as well as 3rd party groups to take appropriate action to safeguard company information assets against current and foreseen threats.
    • Lead the exploration of practical security solutions to address emerging threats and compliance requirements, including design and implementation of recommended solutions.
    • Execute project deliverables; communicate to affected stakeholders including departments within the company; develop program procedures including guidelines and flow diagrams to be implemented on an ongoing basis; and develop tools or metrics that allow for the measurement of successful program implementation.
    • Maintain communication with peers throughout the organization and security contacts including Business Units and subsidiary locations; survey clients to determine appropriate communication methods; deliver solutions to help raise security awareness; and develop and disseminate information regarding security controls and newly identified risks.
    • Respond to events from Managed Security Service vendor to ensure client is protected and any events are remediated quickly.
    • Will manage security specific tools and/or vendors (SIEM, Vulnerability scanning, VM tools, etc)
    • Additional duties as assigned.


    • BS Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required
    • 5+ years of IT security experience
    • Licensing/certification desired (at least one of the following): CISSP, CISM, SANS, GIAC (or related), ethical hacking/penetration tester certification, and/or security risk assessment certification.
    • Strong understanding of compliance and governance initiatives.
    • Ability to analyze security events for anomalous activity; ability to identify emerging security threats.
    • Strong understanding of Cystographyhy, certificates and HSMs – ability to manage certificates, processes and troubleshoot
    • Proven ability to monitor security systems for threats; ability to conduct vulnerability assessments, threat analysis, and reporting.
    • Installation/troubleshooting in web-based environments.
    • Strong organization/project planning, time management, and change management skills across multiple functional groups and departments.
    • Strong problem-solving experience working across teams in identifying, researching, and coordinating the resources necessary to effectively troubleshoot/diagnose complex project issues; prior success extracting/translating findings into alternatives/solutions; and identifying risks/impacts and schedule adjustments to facilitate management decision-making.
    • Strong communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills. Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills applicable to a wide audience including senior and executive management, customers, etc., including diction/terminology and presenting information in a concise and effective manner to clients, management, and various departments using assorted communication mediums.


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