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IT Security Engineer – Cyber Security, IT Audit & Compliance


This is a Contract position in East Setauket, NY posted April 30, 2021.

Job Title: IT Security Engineer
Location: Setauket, NY
Salary: $100-120k DOE
Requirements: Network Security, IT Audit & Compliance, Linux, Windows

Based in Setauket, NY, we are a well-known software company with over 2 decades of business. We develop unique technologies that enable people, organizations, and machines to understand, share, and act upon large amounts of data and complex problems. We’ve worked hard to create dynamic teams that work together to solve the toughest problems and create premier solutions for our customers. Apply now and join us in creating a more innovative future! rrd

Top Reasons to Work with Us

  • Competitive Base Salary ($100,000 – $120,000 DOE)
  • Generous PTO
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401k

What You Will Be Doing

  • Responsible for ensuring ongoing compliance with security controls relevant to NIST 800-171, including performing an annual risk assessment for the organization, maintaining security product documentation for multiple products, developing/tuning security policies and procedures
  • Ensure security configuration and patch management of 40+ workstations and 250+ servers (Windows, Linux, ESXi)
  • Troubleshoot network/security related issues using in house SIEM and Crowd Strike Falcon Complete Managed Service and respond/react accordingly
  • Periodically propose new technologies in an effort to bolster the security landscape and budget accordingly
  • Ensure that all installed applications are utilized in accordance with corporate policies and guidelines
  • Provide support to internal and external customers and system users as needed

What You Need for this Position

Must Have Skills

  • Systems/Network/Security Administration or Engineering experience
  • IT Audit & Compliance
  • BS in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Information Systems, Engineering, or related

Nice To Have Skills

  • NIST 800-171
  • Linux
  • Windows server, Ubunto Server, VMware ESXi
  • Group Policy, ANsible
  • Microsoft Office/Atlassian Confluence
  • FortiGate Firewall
  • VPNs, Kubernetes, Storage Area Network, docker, CVS/GIT, DUO Beyond, Proofpoint, Knowbe4 PAAS, Hashicorp Vault, Jenkins CI, CrowdStrike

So, if you are a IT Security Engineer with experience, please apply today!

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