Senior Security Engineer

Senior Security Engineer

Vistas Global. WLL
8-12 years
Not Specified

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: - Senior Security Engineer
Security engineer is responsible for comprehensive security risk assessment, identifying vulnerabilities withing environment and provide actions for mitigation.
Security engineer role includes providing the effective solutions to secure the environment in cost-effective way. Document, report, and respond to security incidents and apply the required configurations to mitigate incidents and risks.

Supporting, designing, and implementing new security solutions and enhance existing solutions. Configuring, managing, and supporting security devices and solutions such as proxies, firewalls, web application firewalls, email security solutions, SIEM, XDR, AV, IPS, UEBA, DLP. Conduct vulnerability scanning and reporting activities periodically. Managing vulnerabilities mitigations and fixes.
Conduct/assist penetration testing activities using Whitebox and Blackbox approach.
Identifying current and emerging technology issues including security trends, vulnerabilities, and threats.
Conduct security forensic analysis and reporting for security incidents.
Managing threat intelligence.
Assess existing software and new software installation requests from security perspectives.
Apply and maintain applications whitelisting.
Enhance security monitoring and reporting. Analyze security weaknesses and recommend appropriate strategies.
Deliver security awareness campaigns to enhance end users security awareness.
Develop security processes and procedures.
Develop security dashboards and reports.
Enhance the network security, servers, and endpoints hardening.
Attend security-related tickets on the IT service management ticketing system.
Produce and submit root cause analysis for all security-related incidents.
Proposing and procuring the best security solutions by developing an effective scope of works and evaluating bidders technical proposals.
Reporting security status and risks to LMS manager and IT director.
Maintain security devices configuration backup as per the backup policy.
Raise support cases with vendors for security-related cases when needed.
Document security devices configurations and maintain updated documents that reflect the actual running configs.
Maintain support contract renewals for security solutions.

Skills & Competencies:

Extensive knowledge of operating system and database security.
Proficiency in networking technologies, network security and network monitoring solutions
Knowledge of security systems including anti-virus applications, content filtering, firewalls authentication systems, and intrusion detection and notification systems
In-depth knowledge of security protocols and principles Critical thinking skills and ability to solve complex problems

8-10 years work experience as a System Security Engineer or related position Proven experience developing, operating, and maintaining security systems

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or a related field

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