Senior Information Security Systems Engineer

$60 - $70 hourly
Job Category: Technology
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Itasca, Illinois
Job ID: 140698
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LaSalle Network has an exciting opportunity with one of the largest providers of software solutions focused on Risk Management for both high and low risk corporate chargebacks. The Senior Information Security Engineer role is a newly created position and will be a pivotal component with building out a new, internal, Cybersecurity team! This position is hybrid in Itasca, IL, onsite Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. This is a contract to hire opportunity with an annual base salary of $140-170k after conversion.

Senior Information Security Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Review and remediate internal/external networks, application vulnerability and configuration scans
  • Work with Third-Party Penetration Testers and conduct Internal Penetration Tests
  • Provides technical advice on controls, processes and procedures
  • Collaboration with team to assist with SIEM, IAM and related Information Security Systems monitoring and response
  • Act as a mentor to Analysts and those passionate about developing their information security technology skills
  • Collaborating with various technical environments and business segments and experience working with auditors and regulators
  • Prepares well in advance to improve resource and time management
  • Identifies several ways to do things differently that will continuously improve system security
  • Exercises great judgment when evaluating system configurations
  • Seeks out and acts on peer and leadership feedback on information security concerns

Senior Information Security Engineer Requirements:
  • Hands-on experience deploying and managing Vulnerability Scanning Software (Rapid7/Qualys/Veracode) related to Internal and External Host Vulnerability and Configuration Scans, SAST and DAST Application Scanning (Veracode)
  • Hands-on experience with various types of system deployments such as Windows Server/Workstation and Linux distributions. Candidate must be able to build and configure these OS types
  • Good understanding of regulatory standards including PCI-DSS, SOC2 Type2, FedRAMP, etc. preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of cyber threats, common security controls, detection capabilities and other practices/solutions for securing digital environments. Including packet flows / TCP and UDP traffic, firewall and proxy technologies, anti-virus, intrusion detection/prevention systems and other host-based monitoring, email monitoring and spam technologies, SIEMs, vulnerability management, etc.
  • Understanding of forensic analysis on and data captures from networks/packet capture, hosts (volatile/live memory), electronic media, log data and network devices in support of intrusion analysis or enterprise-level information security operations
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills and the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Building and testing Linux based OS and Windows OS to verify system hardening based on CIS Benchmarks
  • Experience reviewing security vulnerability and threat information to determine its significance, validate its accuracy and assess its reliability based on NIST Standards
  • 3+ years of experience in one or more: security operations, security engineering or security architecture preferred
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the qualifications, please apply today!

Thank you,

Andrew Gaeth
Unit Manager
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries.

LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here: View a full list of our benefits here.