Job Description

Ref No.:19-00023
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 03/04/2019

Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a contract opportunity with our client in Charlotte, NC for a Security Engineer

General Summary:

Our client is currently recruiting for an Information Security Engineer. This crucial role will be responsible for supporting the security aspects of enterprise projects and coordinating response to information security incidents. This person will work with the all the client's technology teams to ensure that all the necessary technical security requirements are met and the Innovation and Technology attestation of compliance is renewed. As a member of the Innovation and Technology Security team, this individual will focus on project-related security initiatives which will on-board new enterprise applications and services while also facilitating the use of technology to ward off attempts by hackers who are targeting sensitive consumer and corporate information.

The responsibilities for this position are as follows:
Coordinate and execute security tasks related to Innovation and Technology projects.
Configure and install security infrastructure to include scheduling and attendance of after hour's maintenance windows.
Produce Information Security architectures and documentation.
Assist the Information Security Supervisor in the maintenance and monitoring of the information security infrastructure.
Provide support in response to information security incidents.
Track project-related tasks in project timesheet.
Manage remediation plans for any gaps reported in audits or recommended process improvements.
Collaborate with all client departments to manage security vulnerabilities or investigations.
Conduct security research in keeping abreast of latest security issues.
Must be able to work efficiently, expeditiously and independently with limited supervision.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience:
Security Engineer

Required Software Specific Skills:
Eligibility for Federal security clearance is required, existing clearance preferred.
Extensive experience with Checkpoint, Palo Alto and Cisco products.
Extensive OS experience with Windows, Linux and BSD.
Working knowledge of information security tools such as Nmap, Saint, and Nessus.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.

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