Lead Cyber Security Engineer

Lead Cyber Security Engineer

Experis | Chicago, IL, 60694, US
Salary Range:$63,000 – $85,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 9 days ago

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Our client in Chicago is looking for hardworking, motivated talent to join their team. Don't wait apply today!

As our Security Engineer, you'll support HID's success by:

  • Collaborating with other stake holders, research, design, and support other teams in the administration of cybersecurity controls in hybrid environments (i.e. IDS/IPS, firewalls, CASBs, network and server hardening, next gen AV, web-content filtering, email security, SIEM, two-factor authentication, APT and DLP solutions)
  • Educating, advising, and guiding other teams in applying Information Security Best Practices
  • Investigate, evaluate, recommend, acquire, plan, design, and test new and emerging security technologies/processes which will prepare HID Global for the future
  • Helping define cybersecurity architecture and standards
  • Staying abreast of current attack vectors and vulnerabilities and proactively implement strategies to prevent them from compromising our environment
  • Leading and Participating in Incident Response and supportive resolution efforts
  • Using various security tools to perform monitoring and analysis of security notifications and events to help support the detection and response of security threats
  • Developing process to conduct moderately complex cyber forensic investigations including acquiring, collecting, documenting and preserving evidence
  • Testing infected systems and use sandboxes and similar technologies to assess threats, activities of suspect processes, lateral movement and root cause analysis
  • Staying abreast of industry best practices for information security and the current threat landscape
  • Managing and leading the Vulnerability Management Program and related efforts
  • Participating in risk assessments and audits
  • Creating, updating, and maintaining various forms of documentation for Information Security such as, but not limited to, system manuals, process & procedure documentation, system drawings, network diagrams, and ""How To"" documentation
  • Collecting security metrics and create various reports
  • Performing threat hunting and red team simulations
  • Leading and assisting various projects as defined

What we will love about your background:

  • Good understanding of security and encryption support across AWS services
  • Strong knowledge of enterprise networking
  • Strong cryptographic knowledge
  • Solid understanding of network protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, and ARP
  • Some experience and a solid understanding of performing red team simulation efforts
  • Ability to think out of the box and able do after hours on-call
  • Ability to travel and fieldwork including international travel

Your Experience and Education include:

  • 5+ years' experience in design and implementation of firewalls, IDS/IPS, anti-virus, content filtering, data loss prevention, endpoint security, SIEMs, email security, network vulnerability scanning, incident management, and related technologies and processes.
  • 3+ years' experience and a good understanding of AWS architecture, tools and cloud methodologies
  • Certifications preferred including those of the EC-Council, Offensive Security, and GIAC


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k
  • Weekly pay with direct deposit
  • Consultant Care support
  • Free Training to upgrade your skills
  • Dedicated Career Partner to help you achieve your career goals

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