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Information Security Engineer

International Asset Manager
New York, NY
July 21, 2021


An internaiton Asset management firm is looking for a Lead Security Engineer capable of establishing and improving our internal detection capabilities by utilizing our Security Information Event Management (SIEM) and automation. As our Detection Engineer you will own the overall responsibility for our detection capabilities, participate in exercises ensure relevant detections based on input from our threat intelligence function..

The role will assume ownership for our Detection Engineering processes and work together with a global team. It will be integral in establishing and to ensure continuous improvement for our capabilities on detection engineering and act as a Subject Matter Expert for the organization.

The role reports to the Head of Security Operations. Some travel is required.

In this role these are some of the tasks you will be working on:

•Establishing and maintaining a process for Detection Engineering as a Subject Matter Expert

•Identifying gaps, writing and improving security detections based on threat intelligence, security testing and architecture.

•Mindset and passion for establishing automation for analysis of events

•Establishing and supporting a deployment pipeline for ‘Detection as Code’

•Participating in cybersecurity incident handling

What you need

•experience with establishing and/or improving detection engineering within the public cloud services, preferably AWS

•Practical experience with attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures

•Scripting/programming skills (e.g., PowerShell, Bash, Python or Go)

•Experience from Incident Response

Who you are:

We are looking for a candidate with some of the following characteristics :

•Keen interest in the cyber security domain

•Ability to take ownership of issues and have a problem-solving mindset, and drive things forward globally

•International mindset with an eagerness to learn

•Analytical creativity and intellectual curiosity with a strong attention to detail

•Proactive and self-driven work style and a good team player

•Ambition to excel and high level of integrity

•Excellent collaboration and communication skills with a high level of proficiency in written and spoken English across all levels of the organization