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Senior Detection Engineer

Job ID 1187

  • Buffalo , NY, 14201
  • Fulltime
  • 3 - 10 years experience
  • 95000 - 110000 Annual
  • 20/12/2019
  • IT-Hardware & Networking
  • 1 of Openings
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Job description

Position Purpose:

  • Provide operational and technical support to ensure the ongoing stability of the IT Security environment.
  • Contribute to the IT Security design and leading in IT Security tool implementations.
  • Knowledge of applying security best practices for various operating systems--Windows, Linux, and Mac environments in production environments.  
  • In-depth knowledge of security tools such as firewalls, web proxy servers, vulnerability scanners, DLP, malware scanners, disk encryption, SIEM, etc.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python and PowerShell.  
  • Knowledge of the OSI model and system communication and networking protocols, TCP and IP, VLANs, VPNs and general routing and switching is a plus.  
  • Knowledge of security controls frameworks such as NIST CSF, NIST 800-171, ISO 27001, or CIS Critical Security Controls.  
  • Healthcare experience preferred.


  • Qualifications:


    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience.
    • 3+ years of experience in the IT Security field or a related area. Strong analytical skills. 
    • Prior experience working with SOC and Incident Response teams. 
    • In depth experience operationalizing and tuning SIEM’s and SOC tools.
    • Understanding of how to detect and respond to security incidents. Experience with developing standard operating procedures.


    • Systems Security or Administration certifications such as CISSP, GSEC, Linux+, Security+, Network+, Cloud+, CCNA, or CCSA are preferred.
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