Security Engineer

Chicago, IL 60602

Posted: 02/15/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Information Security Job Number: 8936

Job Description

We have an immediate opportunity for a cybersecurity engineer.  In this role you will provide log analysis, malware triage and forensics on a wide array of technologies to include host, network device, medical device, IoT and mobile devices to support incident response activities.  Utilize various open source and proprietary technologies to conduct organization wide investigations and examine endpoint and network-based sources of evidence, to also include medical devices.  Recognize and codify attacker tools, tactics, and procedures in determining indicators of compromise (IOCs) that can be applied to current and future investigations.  Build scripts, tools, or methodologies to enhance incident investigation processes.  Make recommendations to ensure detective and response capabilities are adequate and provide appropriate use-cases.  Develop comprehensive, accurate reports and presentations for both technical and non-technical audiences pertaining to investigations.  Effectively communicate investigative findings and strategy to client stakeholders including technical staff, executive leadership, and legal counsel.  Work with various teams to implement remediation plans in response to incidents. Assess the IT infrastructure and able to detect critical deficiencies, and recommend solutions for improvements or additional mitigation controls

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in a STEM field.
  • 4+ years of experience in a Security Engineer / Information Security / Vulnerability Management role.
  • Understanding of cyber risk reduction and implementation of technology, processes, governance, organizational mechanics across the spectrum of cyber landscape.
  • Extensive experience in information security and/or IT risk management with a focus on security, performance and reliability.
  • Solid understanding of security protocols, infrastructure, and real-life operational constraints
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience multi-tasking, prioritizing and working independently or within a team environment.
  • Experience conducing Digital forensic with tools such as Encase, X-Rays, FTK, SIFT, etc.
  • Understanding of the MITRE ATT&CK framework and working knowledge of the cyber kill chain
  • Experienced analyzing log data and be able to correlate data to ascertain activity.
  • Experienced using SIEM and capable of performing threat hunting with SIEM and performing OSIT.
  • Experienced in conducting malware analysis.
  • Knowledgeable on NIST CSF, NIST 800 series and ITIL process management.
  • In depth understanding of common attack patterns and how systems can become compromised.
  • In depth understanding of CSIRT processes and general conception of levering SIEMs to perform investigative activities.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • ISC2, SANS, ISACA, or vendor specific certifications for vulnerability management

Meet Your Recruiter

Renee Larmon
Accounts Receivable and Office Administrator

Renee joined NueVista in 2004, coming into the organization with five years of industry experience under her belt. Throughout her career, she’s learned to prioritize, remain organized, and be flexible in a fast-paced environment. As a true multitasker and team player, Renee’s ideas and practices have been instrumental in shaping the NueVista corporate environment of today. Her passion is for helping others, something fulfilled each day as NueVista clients are provided excellent candidate resources for their open requirements while candidates receive help finding great jobs that advance their careers.  

What was your first job?

My first job was working at Dunkin Donuts.


What’s your favorite piece of technology of all time?

The TV.


If you could pick one celebrity or historical figure to have lunch with, who would it be?

George Clooney.


What do you love most about working for NueVista?

I love that we are like a family.  Most of us have worked together for so many years that they are like my family.  I also love the work/family life balance that NueVista provides. 


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