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

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A multinational private equity, alternative asset management and financial services firm is currently hiring a Senior Security Engineer to join their team in New York.

You will provide leadership and hands-on expertise for a diverse set of security projects including but not limited to threat intelligence, security monitoring, security automation, intrusion prevention, purple teaming, and endpoint security.
You will also identify, evaluate and implement new technologies to improve the organization’s capability to prevent, detect, contain and respond to threats.


  • Lead and support information security projects by researching, documenting, and assisting with the implementation of security solutions
  • Leverage firm’s threat intelligence sources & partners to maintain an understanding of emerging security threats and advanced threat capabilities
  • Perform Red/Purple Team exercises to identify and correct gaps in firm’s security monitoring program
  • Integrate threat intelligence feeds and sources with firm’s security monitoring infrastructure
  • Support, maintain and enhance firm’s Orchestration and Automation platform
  • Design, develop and deploy automation playbooks for automated incident response investigations
  • Identify, procure and prototype new solutions designed to prevent, detect, and respond to threats
  • Identify and implement tools to baseline activity and alert or limit suspicious activity and
    insider threat among networks, databases, data and users


  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • 4+ years of experience in a technical role in information security 
  • Experience deploying & operating security technologies including devices, networks and systems that prevent, detect & respond to security threats
  • Understanding of security operations concepts: 
    • perimeter defense
    • BYOD management
    • data loss protection
    • insider threat
    • kill-chain analysis
    • risk assessment
    • security metrics
  • Knowledge of a wide range of current network security technologies: 
    • firewalls
    • proxies
    • network
    • host-based intrusion prevention
    • DLP
    • vulnerability
  • Experience with Python and/or PowerShell
  • Knowledge of Information Security best practices
  • Ability to interface with business and technology stakeholders
  • Ability to manage stakeholder expectations in the delivery of projects
  • At least one active security certification: CEH, OSCP, CPTE, CISM, CISSP or related
Job category:
  • Information Technology
Job keywords:
  • Cybersecurity
  • Information Security
  • Developer