Junior Security Engineer
Location: Charleroi, PA
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
This individual will be responsible for on-going support of existing information security solutions as well as improving our security posture by aiding in the implementation of emerging solutions, security plans, security policies, vulnerability testing, and monitoring and investigating security breaches. This position will report directly to the CIO.
Responsibilities: • Identify security risks and operational needs. • Ensure systems are securely operated, maintained, and disposed. • Monitor environments for security breaches and attempted attacks. • Support of threat detection and response programs. • Aid in creating phishing campaigns for continued security awareness. • Provide training to end users on preferred security practices. • Perform system vulnerability scanning using approved software tools. • Provide cyber security focused KRI/KPI metrics. • Research, recommend, and implement new technologies or processes for enhancement of organization’s security posture. • Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems Management, Information Technology, or a minimum of 1+ years of related Information Security experience. • Any security certifications such as Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Security Fundamentals, CompTIA Security+, GISF, GIAC, SSCP, CCNA Security is a huge plus.
Knowledge & Experience: • Experience with software and security architectures. • Experience with Linux, AS400 and Windows Operating Systems. • Fundamental knowledge of protocols and standards, such as, SSL/TLS, CIFS, HTTP/S, DHCP, SMTP, LDAP/S and Microsoft DNS. • Fundamental knowledge of networking concepts and services, such as, SDWAN, VPNs, IPSec, PKI and TCP/IP. • Experience working within cloud environments, Microsoft Azure preferred. • Understanding of network protection technologies and Security best practices. • Hands on experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell and or Python.
Personal Attributes: • Ability to conduct research into a wide range of issues as required. • Ability to absorb and retain information quickly. • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language. • Highly self-motivated and directed. • Able to multi-task with a keen attention to detail. • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities. • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. • Exceptional customer service orientation. • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Work Conditions: • After hours availability dependent on need. • Sitting for extended periods of time. • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other computer components. • Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as ventilation components and electronic equipment.