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Information Security Engineer - Los Angeles, Ca - Direct Hire

Company: DKKD Staffing
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

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No outside agencies, please.
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    TITLE:Information Security Engineer
    Location: Los Angeles, Ca (by LAX) (Relocation Possibly Offered)
    Hierarchy: Reporting to the VP of Information Technology that DKKD Staffing just placed
    Duration:Full Time, Salary - Direct Hire
    Salary:To be discussed
    NOTE:Please email application questions and job questions to
    Job Summary
    Information Security Engineer (ISE) helps to safeguard the organization's computer networks and systems. They plan and carry out security measures to monitor and protect sensitive data and systems from infiltration and cyber-attacks. As part of a larger IT team, the ISE reports directly to the Vice President of Information Technology.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    The primary goal of the ISE is to assist in protecting the organization's information, computer systems, and networks, whether on-prem or in the Cloud. Responsibilities include:

    • The ISE helps plan and carry out the organization's information security strategy based on our Information Security Policies and Standards.
    • Recommends security enhancements to management as needed.
    • Develop strategies to respond to and recover from a security breach.
    • The Information Security Engineer is also responsible for helping educate the workforce on information security through training and building awareness. The ISE will accomplish this through efforts with the Human Resources department.
    • Ensure that appropriate Information Security hygiene is in place, including patch management.
    • The ISE must constantly monitor the organization's network and systems for security breaches or intrusions. To do so they will install and utilize software that helps to notify them of intrusions, and watch out for irregular system behavior, such as infrastructure monitoring, log review, SIEM, intrusion detection, and other industry-standard Information Security practices.
    • Proactively research and communicate emerging security threats, proposing recommendations for implementing short- and long-term solutions to decrease threat vectors and enhance overall security posture.
    • Participate in our Incident Response team. The ISE also leads the technical and forensic investigation into how the breach happened and the extent of the damage and prepares reports of their findings to be reported to management.
    • Provide escalation support for all security incidents or escalations.
    • Create and maintain network & systems documentation including system documentation, security procedures, configuration diagrams, and asset management.
    • Be available on-call as required to rapidly troubleshoot any problems resulting from changes or unexpected outages or security incidents.
    • If a breach has occurred, the ISE notifies the Security and Compliance committee and leads incident response activities to minimize the impact.

      Information Security Engineer Skills
      A strong multi-tasker with a keen eye for detail, a successful Information Security Engineer will be required to plan and think one step ahead of cybercriminals. They are well-organized and thrive in fast-paced, high-stress scenarios.
      Core skills:

      • Ability to prioritize projects
      • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
      • Excellent communication skills with an ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management
      • 5+ years of Security Engineering with experience designing, deploying Information Security Policies / Standards and Security infrastructure.
      • Advanced experience with firewalls, network access control, PKI certificates, MFA, IDS/IPS, MDM, and SSO.
      • Experience using system management tools.
      • Experience using security penetration testing, scanning and correlation tools.
      • Strong understanding of security topics such as access control, network and systems hardening, threat modeling, encryption, vulnerability management, digital forensics and incident response.
      • Experience with compliance and risk management frameworks, such as NIST, PCI, SOX, and ISO.
      • Direct experience with anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering
      • Experience with systems like Darktrace AI and Atigena immune response systems.
      • Experience with Data Loss Prevention systems.
      • Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods
      • Experience designing secure networks, systems and application architectures
      • Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods
      • Strong understanding of endpoint security solutions.
      • Understanding of File Integrity Monitoring.
      • Critical thinking skills and the ability to solve problems as they arise
      • Excellent communication skills with prior experience acting as a liaison between other departments, employees, management and vendors.

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        APPLICATION QUESTIONS(Please answer all questions)

        • Legal Name and Preferred Name:
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        • Where do you live and your desired geographical location:
        • Why looking for a new job:
        • Availability for interviews and a new job:
        • Willing to work 100% onsite, hybrid or remote:
        • Are you open to relocation if required:
        • Are you open to travel if needed:
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        • Are you authorized to work in US (Please indicate US, Green Card or Other):

          • Do you require sponsorship at any time or will you in the future?


          • Salary Expectations:(We need a range) $
          • Sizes of staff overseen and their titles: (Please include # of direct reports)
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          • Who Referred You/ How Did You Hear About Job/ DKKD Staffing:

            ADDITIONAL APPLICATION QUESTIONS:
            Please provide your # of years of experience (per bullet/colon) and most recent year used below when applying.
            Elaborate if needed.If no experience, please indicate NA or none.
            Based on the job responsibilities above, in addition to the total # of years experience and last year used, please elaborate on your qualifications (and where you lack):

            • 5+ years of Security Engineering with experience designing, and deploying Information Security Policies / Standards and Security infrastructure:
            • Advanced experience with firewalls, network access control, PKI certificates, MFA, IDS/IPS, MDM, and SSO:
            • Experience using system management tools:
            • Experience using security penetration testing, scanning, and correlation tools:
            • Strong understanding of security topics such as access control, network, and systems hardening, threat modeling, encryption, vulnerability management, digital forensics and incident response:
            • Experience with compliance and risk management frameworks, such as NIST, PCI, SOX, and ISO:
            • Direct experience with anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls, and content filtering:
            • Experience with systems like Darktrace AI and Atigena immune response systems:
            • Data Loss Prevention systems:
            • Risk assessment tools, technologies, and methods:
            • Designing secure networks, systems, and application architectures:
            • Disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies, and methods:
            • Strong understanding of endpoint security solutions:
            • File Integrity Monitoring:
            • Liaison between other departments, employees, management, and vendors:
            • Working with a Global company:
            • Working in the travel industry is a plus:

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