Cybersecurity Engineer

New York, NY 10017

Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 4735 Salary Level: 100.00 - 115.00


We have an immediate hire long term consulting opportunity working on-site in Manhattan as a Cybersecurity Engineer.

In a very hands-on capacity you  will responsible for the implementation and maintenance of several core security tools working on-site at a high profile mid-sized Asset Management Firm.

Interesting projects, very professional and high-end environment with the opportunity for conversion to full-time direct hire.

In summary you will:

  • Assist in the design, implementation and configuration of security tools
  • Configure and troubleshoot security systems including the SIEM, endpoint security solutions, application whitelisting tools, firewalls, penetration and vulnerability scanning and analysis.
  • Create and maintain documentation, procedures and runbooks for security tools
  • Conduct vulnerability analysis on infrastructure and applications using industry-standard tools, create remediation recommendations and plans, and work with application/infrastructure owners to address security issues
  • Conduct penetration tests on infrastructure/applications and on any new deployments prior to go-live
  • Monitor and act as an escalation point for any potential security breaches and/or incidents
  • Conduct thorough investigation into potential incidents and write detailed reports on actions taken


  • Experience deploying endpoint security tools
  • Knowledge of vulnerability assessment tools and their use
  • Experience designing secure networks, systems and application architectures
  • Involvement in planning, researching and developing security procedures and runbooks
  • Proven understanding of application whitelisting (Bit9/Carbon Black, Lumension,...)
  • Security Information Event Management (SIEM) configuration and management experience (Solarwinds, LogRhythm, Splunk,...).
  • Experience conducting vulnerability assessments and penetration tests (Nessus, Metasploit,... )
  • Experience using industry standard incident response and forensic tools
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