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IT Security Engineer in Denver, CO at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 1/29/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

SNI Technology's client located in downtown Denver, CO is actively looking to hire an IT Security Engineer for an exciting direct-hire opportunity!

TOP 5 MUST-HAVES

  • College degree or 5-7 years of experience in IT with a broad range of exposure to all IT operations
  • 5+ years of experience in IT Security
  • Skills with SIEM, vulnerability scanning, database access management, PKI, DAST/SAST, and other security tools
  • Experience in a cloud environment
  • Experience with developing security controls for cloud native architectures

Position Description:

The Security Engineer position will be responsible for supporting security systems that detect malicious activity and protect staff and the technological environment. This position, located in our client's downtown Denver office, will focus on development and application security. Actively participate in creation and enforcement of Security best practices. Protect technological assets by enforcing policies. Communicate and educate security awareness to all staff.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Experience with security architecture, threat modeling, secure application development, developing security controls architecture patterns, and creating strategies and roadmaps
  • Work with development teams to perform security design/code reviews and vulnerability management in an agile environment
  • Perform security tasks including (but not limited to) threat modeling, secure code review, training, static and dynamic analysis, and automated and manual security testing
  • Experience in securing mobile applications
  • Act as a security advisor to IT and architecture teams
  • Interact with security vendors and uphold a strong relationship with external vendors/partners
  • Promote security awareness and adoption of security standards and practices to all staff members including vendors
  • Remain current on emerging security risks, trends and technologies and share with team
  • Identify recurring problems and recommend proactive measures to eliminate them
  • Periodic on-call duties

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • College degree or 5-7 years of experience in IT with a broad range of exposure to all IT operations
  • 5+ years of experience in IT Security
  • Skills with SIEM, vulnerability scanning, database access management, PKI, DAST/SAST, and other security tools
  • Experience in a cloud environment
  • Experience with developing security controls for cloud native architectures
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Positive, proactive work ethic and approach
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively (oral and written) with customers, peers, management, contractors, and vendors
  • Show tact, discretion, confidentiality and good judgement in handling sensitive and confidential matters and documentation
  • CISSP Certification or ability to acquire certification within 12 months of employment

Nonessential Skills (i.e. Nice to Have):

  • Experience with System and Network Administration
  • Experience in data administration and security methods, plus various database design techniques
  • Knowledge of global privacy standards
  • Additional certifications such as CCSP, AWS, etc.