Cybersecurity Engineer in Stamford, CT at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 8/29/2019

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    Stamford, CT
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cybersecurity Engineer with our industry-leading client in Stamford.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Cybersecurity Engineer:

  • Lead security-related projects from start to finish 
  • Oversee technical projects and security measures to ensure company standards and best practices are met
  • Recommend improvements to existing security controls that enable business innovation and remain compliant with privacy laws
  • Conduct internal verification and validation testing of technology infrastructure 
  • Assist with security configuration standards for systems and business applications
  • Define and enforce Cybersecurity policies and procedures
  • Ensure all privacy policies in place are maintained to company standards
  • Administer, update and configure infrastructure cybersecurity tools
  • Manage all aspects of cyber security and provide resolution to any issues while maintaining proper documentation
  • Manage web application scans
  • Define and provide monthly metrics for executive visibility into cybersecurity KPI's 
  • Maintain an asset classification system 

Requirements of the Cybersecurity Engineer:

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Cyber Security plus industry security certifications
  • At least 10 years of technical experience in Information/Cyber Security or Network Engineering with at least 5 years of experience in a security role
  • Experience and administration, Privileged Account Management and IAM 
  • Knowledge of Kali Linux and penetration testing utilities 
  • Experience with Network and Systems Infrastructure
  • Knowledge and experience with Cloud technologies
  • Event analysis capability, leveraging log sources and packet captures
  • Incident investigation and response skill set
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals, malware operation and indicators
  • Knowledge of penetration testing techniques
  • Knowledge of Windows, Linux/Unix, IDS/IPS systems; Firewall and Proxy technology
  • Moderate knowledge of audit requirements 
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Keywords: Cybersecurity Engineer, Windows, Linux/Unix, IDS/IPS systems; Firewall, Proxy, audit, Kali Linux, penetration testing utilities, Privileged Account Management, IAM 

Job ID: 327433

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.

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