Sr. Linux Security Engineer

Location: Norwalk, CT
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $140,000.00 - $175,000.00
Date: 11/6/2017
Job ID: 02528171
Job Description

Role: Linux Systems Security Engineer
Location: Norwalk, CT, but will consider Boston, MA

Primary Responsibilities: 

• Lead Linux systems security projects
• Participate in automating and deploying Linux based applications as it relates to security
• Design and deploy Linux security controls
• Maintain security compliance
• Monitor vulnerability assessments and intrusion detection
• Maintain security logs in a centrally stored location and monitor intrusions
• Manage Linux server security 
• Determine mitigation strategy necessary to keep systems and data safe.
• Solve complex security problems, while balancing scalability, stability and performance.

Desired Skills & Experience:

• Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
• 4+ years of experience in a systems engineering and systems security for large scale infrastructures (100 to 2000 instances)
• Experience with IPTables, file integrity, intrusion detection, etc...
• knowledge of config management tools sush as Puppet, Ansible, Chef, or salt (preferred)
• strong networking fundamentals
• Experience with scripting and automation (Bash, Python, and/or Perl)
• Experience virtualization technologies
• Experience with log management system such as ELK, (ElasticSearch, LogStash, Kibana) or similar such as Splunk or other.