Senior Security Engineer | Paragon Alpha

Senior Security Engineer

Permanent

Technology

New York

 

We are currently partnered with a leading global hedge fund who are looking to hire a Senior Security Engineer to join the team in NY. This role will act as the central point of contact for all questions around cyber security.

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Jake Stacey

jake@paragonalpha.com

Key Responsibilities:

 

    • Monitoring and Incident Response - analysis of security alerts and incidents, prioritizing and differentiating between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms. Create and track security investigations to resolution and continually improve detection capabilities and streamline incident response activities.

     

      • Infrastructure Development - build, and implement enterprise-class security systems used for the monitoring, detection, and response to security events in a complex, international technology environment. This will involve both the integration of COTS solutions as well as designing and developing our own bespoke solutions.

       

        • Intelligence - informed on the latest intelligence, including hackers’ methodologies, to anticipate possible security breaches.

         

        Key skills:

         

          • Leadership - Closely work with different teams across the company, providing advice and leadership on security matters that ensure we have the best possible chance of detecting and responding to developing security incidents. Act as a mentor to junior staff members.

           

          Please do apply if this sounds of interest.

            • Able to quickly pick up concepts, implement innovative ideas and think creatively.
            • Confidence. The ability to challenge the status quo, suggest alternative ways of doing things and bring others with you.
            • Understanding of good practice and an ability to articulate the “why” behind it, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts simply.
            • Production grade, scripting / coding in one or more languages such as Python / Ruby / PowerShell / C# / Java / Rust / Go or similar.
            • Knowledge of technical security risks across operating systems (Windows, Linux), networks, and applications
            • Securing infrastructure at scale with configuration management / security compliance / policy as code tooling.
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