Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


Our client, in New York, NY isa rapidly growing SaaS financial services company withoffices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Their customers are leading Wall Street and alternative investment firms who have diverse needs that are not met by off-the-shelf solutions. They create innovative, practical, and comprehensive solutions to assists their customers in effectivelymanagingtheir businesses.

They are looking for a smart, creative Security Operations Engineer who can effectively assist in ensuring their security roadmaps meet or exceed information security best practices and procedures.This is a direct hire position, based in New York, NY which offers an excellent benefits package and growth opportunities.


·Security Operations: Configuration and maintenance of security tools, applications, and processes to include next-generation firewalls, endpoint protection, email protection, and logging generation, collection, and analysis

·Security Monitoring: Primarily responsible for security event monitoring, and for creating and tuning custom detection rules

·Security Incident Management: Identify incidents and lead investigations, reporting, and resolution

·Threat Management: Analyze threat intel, identify threat vectors, perform threat modeling, and develop use cases for security monitoring

·Reporting: Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for security operations based on detected incidents / events

·Contribute to the design, development, and implementation of strategic IT security projects & initiatives


·BS or BA Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, CyberSecurity or related discipline is required.

·Expertise with implementation of security best practices and industry standards, and in-depth knowledge of cyber-attack tactics, monitoring techniques, data protection, and incident management

·Clear understanding of security engineering, system and network security, security testing, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security

·Experience in setting up and configuring log aggregation utilities, monitoring network and system security logs, and assisting infrastructure, development, and security teams identify, analyze, and resolve issues

·Experience architecting and implementing enterprise level security solutions for Cloud companies (SaaS, IaaS, etc.)

·Demonstrated ability in critical thinking, enjoy solving complex problems, and excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills

·Experience creating automated processes using well-known frameworks such as PowerShell, Python, Bash, etc.

·Possession of a current industry certification (CISSP, GIAC, SSCP, etc.); security operations specific certifications a plus (GCIA, GCIH, CASP, etc.)

Applicants must be authorized to work for any U.S. employer. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Staff Smart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Relocation assistancenotprovided.

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