Information Security Engineer

Parsippany, NJ 07656

Posted: 01/11/2016 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 64 Pay Rate: 85,000

Job Description

Primary Function:

The role of the Information Security Engineer is to be a part of security team that safeguards the enterprise infrastructure and information across domestically and internationally. The position scope involves implementation, maintenance and configuration of key enterprise security initiatives. Specific initiatives include maintaining and configuring the following products as well as other security devices & operations:
  • Check Point firewalls via Provider-1/SmartConsole, R76+ experience preferred
  • Check Point VSX with firewall virtualization
  • Tipping Point IDS/IPS and SMS Management server
  • Sourcefire IDS and Sourcefire Defense Center Management server
  • Juniper VPN appliances
  • Blue Coat Proxy and content filtering
  • Entrust and RSA two factor authentication systems
  • Juniper firewall
  • Cisco ASA/PIX site-to-Site VPN
  • Cisco FWSM firewall and Cisco Security Manager (CSM)


The Security Engineer is expected to maintain professional working relationships at all times. Contacts will include key corporate stakeholders, the Information Security Team, business unit personnel, associated working groups, and external contacts within the information security industry. The individual is expected to meet objectives with integrity and efficiency.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Proactively implements, updates, maintains, manages, monitors, and supports enterprise network and systems security operations infrastructure throughout the shared services environment
  • Performs change control and device configuration management activities on all security hardware
  • Provides management level reporting of firewall and Intrusion Protection System (IPS) activity on a periodic basis
  • Participates in  security incident response team activities, providing and implementing tactical risk mitigation to incidents
  • Actively protects the availability, confidentiality, and integrity of customer, employee, and business information
  • Works with other Enterprise security team members to review security architecture and design documents to ensure consistency, accuracy and compliance with the articulated security posture and industry requirements
  • Provides vulnerability and threat management monitoring and mitigation response
  • Participates in tactical and operational planning of vulnerability assessment activities
  • Contributes to Enterprise security team effectiveness by accomplishing additional security related results as needed
  • Assists Senior and Lead Security Engineers in the review, development, testing and implementation of security plans, products and control techniques
  • Act in a supporting role in the execution of EIS projects and initiatives
  • Participates in operations and tactical planning


  • Bachelor' s degree in Information Technology / Computer Sciences / Engineering or equivalent.
  • 3 years + industry experience.
  • In depth knowledge of the OSI networking model and TCP/IP protocols
  • In depth knowledge of network security best practices, and   Firewall administration, especially Check Point Firewalls
  • Experience with Check Point Provider-1 or Check Point Smart Center management station Tipping Point Intrusion Protection System or Sourcefire management and configuration experience
  • Two years of security device management
  • Relevant security certifications preferred include:

                       Check Point Administrator (CCSA)

                        Check Point Engineer (CCSE)



Other certifications may include:





Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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