Lead Security Engineer in New York, NY at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 1/4/2020

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Job Description

A prominent multinational investment management firm is seeking a Lead Security Engineer to join their team in New York, NY.

Within this role, you will be responsible for developing the vision for a modern detection and incident response security program and executing upon that vision to deliver required capabilities.


  • Lead the design, implementation and administration of various security technologies as they relate to detection and response, including SIEM, Alerting, Automation and Playbook development, Threat Intelligence Integrations, InfoSec tools related to obtaining detection signals and increased capabilities, and Anomaly Detection and User and Entity Behavior Analytics
  • Act as Incident Commander during Security Incidents
  • Secure architecture designs, relative to both on premise and cloud environments
  • Assess firm’s logging infrastructure in order to determine capability gaps
  • Automate detection and response processes using commercial and/or custom built tools
  • Create and report on actionable metrics regarding detection and response
  • Perform detection and response testing and develop frameworks to test detection and response efficacy
  • Evaluate, design and implement security solutions to improve the confidentiality, integrity and/or availability of the firm’s intellectual property and systems, as needed in various projects
  • Help in the creation or modification of forward-thinking security policies and procedures as needed
  • Periodic after hours and weekend support required as needed


  • Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related field
  • 8+ years of security experience; experience managing or leading a team is a plus
  • Experience automating security activities, such as incident response actions, configuration changes, and threat hunting
  • Understanding of both security and network fundamentals and protocols
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux security best practices
  • Familiarity with web application exploits and effective detection capabilities
  • Experience with automation or scripting using a high-level language; Python or PowerShell preferred
  • Experience within the Financial Services industry is a plus
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