Information Security Engineer

Location: Burnaby, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 08-21-2018
The Information Security Engineer is responsible for design, implementation, integration, administration and maintenance of enterprise information security solutions. This includes, but is not limited to network, systems, endpoint, mobile, email, identity access management, cloud and application security technologies.
The Information Security Engineer will be required to participate in incident response and production support where and when appropriate. Extensive contact with internal customers, other information technology (IT) professionals and vendors is required to identify, research, analyze, and resolve complex security issues and problems.
  • Subject matter expert, support and key contact for security solutions.
  • Collaborate with and provide information security consulting to projects and initiatives.
  • Forward thinking to identify upcoming trends and security best practices on the network.
  • Support implementation efforts of security initiatives and resolutions of any findings from internal or external assessments
  • Ensure enterprise security standards are in place
  • Responsible for up-time, monitoring, reliability, stability and policy maintenance of supported systems.
  • Serves as key person in troubleshooting system problems, taking ownership of problems to resolution.
  • Produces and maintains current description and documentation of policy configuration, including tracking and documenting any changes to policies.
  • Analyzes performance trends to optimize system performance.
  • Improves operations efficiency by automating administration tasks wherever possible.
Experience and Skills:
  • Minimum of a B.S. in Computer Science, MIS or related degree and three (3) years of related experience or a combination of education, training and experience.
  • ISC2 (CISSP, CCSP), SANS GIAC (GSEC, GCIH, GPEN) or other security vendor certification highly desirable.
  • Experience with next generation firewall, web filtering, IPS, VPN, NAC, WAF solutions
  • Experience with anti-malware, endpoint detection response (EDR), host based intrusion detection (HIDS), host based firewall solutions
  • Experience with email protection gateway, anti-spam solutions
  • Experience with mobile device management (MDM), enterprise mobile management (EMM) solutions
  • Experience with security information and event monitoring, remote logging, log aggregation, correlation solutions (SIEM)
  • Experience with vulnerability scanners
  • Experience with encryption at rest and in transit (PKI) solutions
  • Experience with data loss prevention (DLP) solutions
  • Experience with identity and access management (IAM), single sign on (SSO) solutions
  • Experience with load balancer, reverse proxy solutions
  • Experience with troubleshooting and determining root cause analysis through log/packet analysis & debugging
  • Experience in scripting or automation
  • Intermediate experience with Linux
  • Sound understanding of security concepts behind the authentication, authorization and auditing (AAA) framework
  • Sound understanding of Microsoft products such as; Windows, Active Directory, GPOs, Exchange
  • Sound understanding of network architecture, protocols, and standards
  • Knowledge of web application security, secure development lifecycle (SDLC), OWASP
  • Knowledge of cloud security SaaS, PaaS, IaaS (O365, Azure, AWS, GCP), cloud access security broker (CASB)
  • Knowledge of service management frameworks (ITIL)
  • Ability to work effectively with technical and non-technical personnel in a cross-functional setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
About Affinity Staffing:
Affinity Staffing is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.
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