Security Engineer

Marlborough, MA

Posted: 11/27/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 227700

Security Engineer


  • Responsible for working with the business and other IT resources implement IT Security controls by leveraging existing IAM tools
  • Performs all procedures of basic to high complexity necessary to ensure the core objectives of IT Security. Reviews and maintains security operations for large organizational units and/or complex enterprise-wide projects
  • Performs root cause analysis of moderately complex to highly complex security issues and determines the best course of action to remedy the problem
  • Investigates and resolves security incidents as needed
  • Ensures that IT Security architecture / designs, plans, controls, processes, standards, policies, and procedures are aligned with IT standards and overall IT Security objectives
  • Identifies security risks and exposures, determines the causes of security violations, designs and implements procedures to prevent and mitigate future incidents
  • Able to create and execute short to medium term strategies
  • Proactively Determines if an event needs to be escalated to management or outside of the unit
  • May recommend new policies and procedures to management and has wide latitude to decide on the best course of action for new procedures
  • Recommends course of action for low to moderately complex situations


  • 5 years in IT and/or Cyber Security environment
  • Bachelor's Degree or a minimum of three years in IT at an organization with over 10, 000 employees
  • Must have a basic understanding of computer security concepts including access management, application security, and risk & compliance
  • Knowledge of Identity and Access Governance principles
  • Java scripting in one or more of the following environments: SailPoint, Sun Identity Manager, Oracle Identity Manager, IBM Tivoli Identity Manager
  • Experience with rights and permissions on Active Directory, Mainframe ACF2, UNIX and Linux
  • Knowledge with MS Office including Visio.
  • Experience with SOX and PCI audits are a plus
  • 5+ years of IT experience. The more years of direct Identity and Access Management experience the better, but will consider training the right candidate.
  • Should have experience in one or more Identity Management disciplines, such as: Identity Lifecycle Management, Authentication, Authorization, Federation, Access Management, Access recertification, Role and Entitlement models, Directory technologies (LDAP) etc.
  • Should have solid understanding of applications and system IAM architectures and best practices
  • Deliver technical security configuration expertise in implementing enterprise-wide IAM ecosystem
  • Act as trusted security professional with ability to provide strategic and technical direction in leading activities in computer security concepts including Identity & Access Management, Application Security, and Risk & Compliance
  • Experience understanding operational and security requirements and translation of those requirements into technical IAM capabilities.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and advocate key security requirements and control implementation to development team
  • Must have development skills and a solid understanding of secure system development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Relevant security industry certifications preferred including but not limited to CISSP, SSCP, and CISM etc.
  • Must have an understanding of computer security concepts including Identity & Access Mgmt, Network Security, Application Security, Incident Management, or Risk & Compliance
  • Must have a moderate understanding of network concepts and protocols (such as DNS, SMTP, FTP, etc.)
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of information technology industry trends and emerging technologies and an ability to relate them to cyber security, the company and its objectives
  • Familiar with IT Regulations, PCI / Sarbanes-Oxley / MA privacy laws
  • Solid working knowledge with MS Office


Duration: 6 Months +


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