Senior Security Engineer (SOAR platform specialist) in Stamford, CT at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

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Senior Security Engineer (SOAR platform specialist)

Our client, a leader in their industry, has an excellent opportunity available for a Senior Security Engineer to work on a 12-month + contract position.  The position can be located in Stamford, CT, Chicago, IL, Kettering, OH, Alpharetta, GA, or Charlotte, NC.  This consultant will be responsible for the automation, management, and orchestration of IT Security defenses using SOAR and SEIM tools (Demisto, Exabeam, Splunk, Tanium).   This consultant will create and maintain IT security tool rules, alerts and policies to and provide proactive alerts to the SOC team when IT incidents occur (intrusion detection, virus, phishing, DLP, etc.).  Available for w-2 or c2c.  No travel is required. 
Responsibilities of the Senior Security Engineer:
• Reduce the risk and potential impact of cyber-attacks to the company by cultivating, maintaining, and advancing detection capabilities to identify threats targeting the client through automation, orchestration, and API development.
• Automate information security event triage and response via SOAR platform development.
• Coordinate with Cyber Defense Analysts to manage and administer the updating of rules and signatures (e.g., intrusion detection/protection systems, antivirus, and content blacklists) for specialized cyber defense applications.
• Create, edit, and manage specialized cyber defense systems (e.g., intrusion prevention systems and phishing detection platforms).

Requirements for the Senior Security Engineer:
• A minimum of 8+ years of experience in Information Technology, Cyber Security, Information Assurance, SOC, CERT, Defensive Security, or a related field
• Should have previous experience in deploying, configuring, and maintaining SOAR platform in a large enterprise environment (Demisto, Exabeam, Tanium, Splunk or equivalent)
• Splunk (used as the logging platform)
• Scripting skills in Python or similar language
• Any Bachelor’s Degree in technical field

Preferred Skills:
• AWS or other cloud computing knowledge

Please send your MS Word resume to Ben Crosby at or call me at 770-399-4508 for immediate consideration.

Related Terms: SOAR, SIEM, Tanium, Symatec DLP, Zscalar, Demisto, Exabeam, Splunk, SecDevOps, DefenseCode, Cisco Firepower

Job #:  320610

Why Choose Eliassen Group?
Working as an Eliassen Group contractor gives you exceptional benefits!  Our consultants receive medical, dental, vision, disability, life and prescription drug coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA.  We also offer a 401(k) plan through Fidelity with matching, direct deposit, weekly payment, and a $1000 referral bonus plan.   Eliassen Group also has a Consultant Advocacy Program with specialized consultant care professionals dedicated to serving you once you start working with us.  We are currently achieving “World Class” Net Promoter Score Status and are one of Inc. Magazine’s 50 Best Places to Work.  Locally, Atlanta Business Chronicle has also rated us One of the Best Places to Work in Atlanta in 2017.  We have over 300 clients in 22 offices and have access to the best companies and most sought-after IT career and consulting opportunities in America.   Apply with Eliassen Group today to see how we can serve you!