Senior Systems Security Analyst

Location: New York, NY
As a world-leading technology and information services company, our client is committed to the security of all their internal technology and product offerings and their System Security team is trusted with this task. Their mission is to ensure that all their technologies are designed and developed with the highest degree of security in mind.
 
You will be an authoritative internal resource in network, host, and third party security. Developers and system/network administrators will depend on you to ensure correct design, development, and implementation of applications and networks. You’ll review everything from processes, network design, and access controls to help make improvements. Using custom tools like protocol analysis, you’ll perform active assessments of custom protocols and large, non-trivial native applications and systems.
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Communicate complicated technical issues and the risks they pose to R&D programmers, network engineers, system administrators, and management
  • Conduct information security assessments from start to finish with minimal assistance or direction
  • Help programmers/administrators to develop fixes for issues discovered
  • Put information security risks in context to help meet business goals

Qualifications:
  • 5+ years primarily focused on security administration, vulnerability prevention and security assessments
  • Performed security assessments of large and real-world applications, systems and/or networks
  • Experience overseeing the "fix it" phase of security assessments
  • Knowledge of Windows or UNIX internals, especially those relevant to authentication and access control and other facets of security
  • Proficiency in at least one scripting language (Bash, Perl, Python, Powershell, etc.)
  • Strong Windows or Linux system administration and security assessment skills
  • Knowledge of ubiquitous encryption technologies (PGP, SSH, SSL, etc.)
  • Understanding of low level TCP/IP networking and common protocols such as RADIUS, LDAP, KERBEROS, etc.
  • Solid understanding of secure network design
  • Experience analyzing network traffic captures using tools such as tcpdump, wireshark, etc.
 
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