This position can be fully remote.
Senior Cyber Security Engineer
Our client is hiring a Cyber Security Engineer for their team in Hillsboro, Oregon. This role provides technical and tactical expertise to a 24×7 team of dedicated security engineers focused on maintaining operational stability while reducing risk, and is part of a diverse, cross-functional team that collaborates globally across the organization with a variety of stakeholders from service desk technicians to system architects, developers and lawyers. You need to have strong problem-solving skills and be able to determine root cause along with providing relevant solutions. You should have an operational mindset, believe change is an opportunity and not rattled by ambiguity.
In this role you will report into the Security Technology Management team. You will partner closely with Cyber Defense Center, Data Protection, Engineering Solutions and Delivery, Windows Client/Server Platform and Cloud Security/Automation teams.
If this is you, you’ll be working with the Security Technology Management team and perform these key tasks:
Assess, analyze, and optimize operational tasks, functions and processes.
Provide technical and tactical expertise to a 24×7 team of dedicated security engineers focused on maintaining operational stability while reducing risk
Administer and maintain both network and endpoint security controls, primarily focused on tier 2/3 support.
Maintaining proper saturation of endpoint security controls; versions, scoping and exclusions.
Documentation of Knowledgebase articles, How-to’s, policies and procedures.
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Information Security/Assurance, Engineering, or related field of study.
Experience with Endpoint Protection, NGFW, IDS/IPS, WAF, Proxy, PKI and Advanced Threat Protection.
Experience with cloud, automation and scripting.
Ability to juggle multiple priorities where you are the driving force ensuring completion and on-time delivery.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a clear business relevant manner that is adjusted to the audience; up, down and across the organization.
Independent sound decision making is the skill most used on a daily basis.
Collaboration, mentoring and training members of your team are an innate core skillset
Passionate about security and self-driven to one-day become an expert.
Previous enterprise experience and enjoy the challenge of slaying large and ever-changing technical dragons.
Believe your approach to security balances risk against the needs of the business.
Excel in a highly-matrixed, organized-chaos environment.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
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