Security Engineer

Location: Waterloo, ON
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00
Date: 3/6/2018
Job ID: 02575727
Job Description
Our client is a rapidly growing security start-up company that continues to expand. We are seeking senior level candidates with deep security operations backgrounds that are looking to join a small company to act as the primary contact and interface directly with customers to help solve serious problems for them, all while having the opportunity to have impact within the company and input to the executive level. No 7 x 24 on call shifts, no installation and configuration work, and no travel. This is an ideal opportunity for a qualified candidate to make their mark and leverage your skills and focus on your security expertise and enjoy it. The company offers a competitive compensation package and equity opportunity for an individual that can demonstrate their special skills for this exciting opportunity to grow with this company:  
Position title: Security Engineer
Location: Provo, Utah area And Waterloo, ON
Position description:
In this Security Engineer role this is one that will combine the aspects of an IT Security Analyst, Security Architect, Incident Response Consultant, a Security Sales Engineer, and Technical Support. The Security Engineer will be responsible for implementing, overseeing, managing, and supporting the network security infrastructure for multiple enterprises by leveraging the company’s cloud infrastructure. Success in this role does not depend on only technical expertise. An ability to communicate, educate, and share information with non-technical people is essential. The Security Engineer will be actively involved in selling and should either have or be willing to develop sales skills as well as an understanding of the sales process. The Security Engineer will be helping the customer diagnose problems as well as support specific customer requests.
Required skills:
Detailed understanding of Enterprise IT Security, including: firewalls, intrusion detection, antivirus, content filtering, and proxies.
Ability to analyze log and system data from these and other IT systems as well as how to use one or more scripting tools and languages such as Python, Ruby, or Perl.
Strong writing and communication skills
Ability to work closely with all internal departments such as engineering, operations, sales, marketing, and executive management
A willingness to learn and try new things is critical with a positive can-do attitude.
Bachelor’s degree preferred but not a must. Degree in engineering or technology are a plus. Any security or IT certification such as CISSP is a big plus.
Other specific skills and knowledge that are useful include:
• Security forensics
• Malware analysis
• E-discovery
• Threat containment
• Firewall and IDS provisioning
• Proxy and content filtering provisioning
• Authentication and identify management
• Risk Assessment
• Network and Security Auditing
• Penetration testing
• Attack simulation
• Selling through on-line webinars
• PowerPoint presentation skills
• Salesforce, Zendesk, and Marketo systems