Senior Information Security Engineer

St. Louis, United States of America

*** $125k - $130k + bonus + good benefits ***

Job Summary

Responsible for day-to-day efforts on information security risk management, focusing on detailed technology issues.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

• Conducts independent test and evaluation of new and existing systems. Performs testing to include system security testing, vulnerability scanning, security configuration reviews of desktop/laptop images, writing test plans, test cases/scripts, status reports and test summary reports.

• Identifies security vulnerabilities and develops algorithms and methods for detecting and preventing host and network based attacks.

• Performs advanced analysis and/or reverse engineering of suspect source code and makes the appropriate changes to security event detection systems.

• Implements the appropriate processes and tools to deliver sound investigations as well as analyze log files for activities surrounding security events.

• Initiates security response procedures when a problem is detected and methodically creates and updates security standard documentation. Develops attack and defense methodologies for high risk computer networks. Writes scripts and develop software utilities to automate security analysis efforts.

• Performs a wide range of technical operations related to the location, retrieval, processing, review, analysis, and production of electronic data for discovery, audit, or investigation.

• Performs quality checks on all data collected, copies final data deliverables to various media, and documents the procedures used in the collection process.

• Maintains procedures and devices in compliance with SOX compliance, PCI regulations and other regulatory authorities as required. Provides data to internal or external auditors for security and compliance audits. Serves as a liaison between the legal team, outside counsel, IT personnel, and internal organization.

Preferred Qualifications

• At least 10 years of Information Security and Information Technology experience.

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred with specific expertise and a Security related certification.

• Experience with Open Source Security solutions for Firewalls, HIDS, NIDS, and vulnerability assessments.

• Information Technology / Information Security certifications such as CCNA, CCNE, CISSP, CISA preferred.

• Experience in enterprise project management with a disciplined approach to delivering results consistently. Experience utilizing analytics and data to develop innovative solutions.

Senior Information Security Engineer

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