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IT Security Systems Engineer (Remote)

Company: Avantor
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryAs an IT Security Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for the implementation, support, analysis and documentation of cyber and network security solutions. You will be working with a team that is responsible for security operations, end point security, network security, security monitoring, incident response and vulnerability management solutions and technologies in a rapidly changing mid-size organization. This role will apply leading practice implementations and operations of security service solutions, policies and emerging technology to meet and respond to the ever-present threat to the organization's data and infrastructure. The position will ensure that all technologies are architected appropriately, operationally ready and documented for the operational teams to execute on capabilities.MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)

  • Build, implement and analyze enterprise-class security systems for varying business environments, including manufacturing and distribution environments based on leading practice, business needs and security & regulatory requirements
  • Align solutions based on standards, frameworks and risk with overall business and technology strategy
  • Identify, mitigate and communicate current and emerging security threats
  • Implement security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge
  • Implement and analyze solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements
  • Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements
  • Train mentor and collaborate with the business, Information Technology functions and Information Security Teams
  • Create processes and procedures to continuously improve the monitoring, management and posture of the corporate infrastructure from a security perspective
  • Perform and coordinate periodic security audits and assessments for existing corporate infrastructure, web applications, solutions, initiatives, and integrations and divestitures
  • Evaluates and recommends new and emerging security products and technologies based on existing and future initiativesQUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)
    • BS Computer Science or equivalent training\experience
    • 5-10 Years' Experience - Information Systems\Security Role
    • Security architecture, demonstrating solutions delivery, principles and emerging technologies - Designing and implementing security solutions. This includes continuous monitoring and making improvements to those solutions, working with the business, operational information technology teams as well as the information security team and vendors
    • Consulting and engineering in the development and design of security leading practices and implementation of security principles across the organization, to meet business goals aligned with customer and regulatory\organizational requirements
    • Experience in security considerations for cloud computing control, vulnerability management, SaaS, PaaS and\or IaaS. Areas of required experience include but not limited to interfaces, system development, security design, APIs, data breaches, authentication, hacking, account hijacking, malicious insiders, third parties, APTs, data loss and DoS attacks
    • Identity and access management (IAM) experience in designing and implementing enterprise wide solutions
    • Knowledgeable in Enterprise Architecture standards and practices including the ability to translate customer business needs into Network and Security standards and requirements
    • Provides guidance, mentoring and training to the broader IS Security team
    • Experience in the incident handling procedures and intrusion analysis models.
    • Must be US Citizen on US Based soilKNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)
      • Relevant frameworks, standards, tools and regulations, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards (800-171, 800-53), ISO27001/27002, COBIT, CMMC, COSO, ITAR, DFARS, OWASP top 10 and others.
      • Windows, Linux, SAP and web technologies
      • Ability to collaborate and work with business and technology teams
      • Requires excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
      • CrowdStrike or other EDR-like Product
      • Knowledge of Scripting (at least PowerShell, bash a plus)
      • Experience with Managing Large Projects
      • Zscaler or Other Proxy Experience
      • Experience with Editing PAC Files
      • Knowledge of Cloud Architecture such as AWS
      • Knowledge of Firewalls (Cisco ASA or Palo Alto) or similar
      • Experience with IDS Solutions Such as DarkTrace, Snort or Suricata
      • Experience with Proofpoint or Similar Email Protection Provider
      • Experience with Vulnerability and Patch Management
      • Experience with Splunk or other Centralized Logging Tools or SIEM's
      • Experience with O365 and inherent security requirements of platformENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)Typically works in an office with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems.A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis.Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 lbs.DISCLAIMER:
        The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
        Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.EEO Statement:We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation.Colorado and New York Equal Pay Transparency:Avantor is committed to equitable compensation practices. The compensation range for this role is:$93,000.00 - $158,000.00Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as minimum and preferred qualifications, knowledge, skills, abilities, education, experience and location.

Keywords: Avantor, Las Vegas , IT Security Systems Engineer (Remote), Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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