Information Security Engineer

Tel Aviv, Israel | IT/Operations

We are looking for a dynamic, motivated, creative, disciplined, self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills to be part of the core information security team. The information Security Engineer is a hands-on role involving designing, deployment and support of complex security products to ensure that our applications and infrastructure are implemented to the highest standards thus maintaining and enhancing customer trust. 
The Security Engineer responsibilities include security system deployments, configuration, monitoring and reporting. This position will have a lead role in performing vulnerability assessments, security testing, and working with security and IT teams on remediation and mitigation of findings. 
The Security Engineer needs experience in providing architecture support of the security infrastructure. The Security Engineer will need to work collaboratively with other team members and with external information security technology vendors to identify advanced threats and prevent compromise.

What you'll do

● Be part of a team of highly skilled security professionals
● Experience with analyzing, troubleshooting, and investigating security-related anomalies
● Experienced with configuring, and analyzing network and host-based security platforms
● Experience with the following: TCP/IP | OSI Model, system logs, PAM/CyberArk, Okta, zScaler, antivirus, IDS/ IPS, Group Policy,Forensics, IDS/IPS, rule sets and signature creation, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Log Indexing and Correlation platform, Network Access Control (NAC), Physical access control systems
● Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans
● Evaluate, Architect, design, implement and support security-focused tools and services including project leadership roles
● Participate in security compliance efforts (e.g., PCI, ISO27001, GDPR)
● Develop and deliver training materials and perform general security awareness and
specific security technology training
● Participate in incident handling
● Participate in projects that develop new intellectual property
● Evangelize security within Company and be an advocate for customer trust
● Maintain and update relevant system and process documentation and develop ad-hoc
reports as needed
● Provide recurring reports for network and host-based security solutions

Strategy & Planning:
● Evaluate documented resolutions and analyze trends for ways to prevent future problems
● Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches
● Keep current with the latest technologies

Project Management:
● Organize and lead projects based on stakeholder requirements
● Manage project milestones and deadlines
● Communicate effectively across groups to accomplish project tasks

What you bring

● A minimum of 5-7 years Security experience; at least Five of those years focused on IT security, infrastructure or application- level vulnerability testing and auditing, and/or network security
● Must have familiarity with cloud-based technologies and environments.
● Comfortable working on both Linux-based, MS Windows-based and OSX-based system platforms with a strong IT technical understanding and aptitude for analytical problem solving
● Strong understanding of enterprise, network, system and application level security issues
● Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP,
HTTPS, routing protocols)
● Understanding of the system hardening processes, tools, guidelines and benchmarks. Strong experience and detailed technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security
● Knowledge of Linux, Windows, OSX systems
● Exceptional written and oral communication skills
● Strong documentation skills
● Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or a combination of education and experience
● Any of the following: Security, Certified Professional Security, Certified Expert Security

Personal Attributes:
● Ability to conduct research into a wide range of computing issues as required
● Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
● Highly self-motivated and directed
● Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
● Exceptional customer service orientation


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