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Cybersecurity AND Application Security Engineers

RED SKY Consulting Chicago Full-Time
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IT Security Engineer-CYBERSECURITY - 2 Roles

IT Cybersecurity Engineer AND Application Security Engineer

Direct Hire  -  Location: Chicago, IL or Atlanta GA or Ann Arbor MI

Role: 1 - IT Security Engineer

Bottom line – “In a nutshell”:

·         Strong Technical background important

·         Can give high level IT/Security advice

·         Well-rounded in security – “jack of all trades”

·         Be able to advise the team on decisions

The Client’s Information Security Team has an opening for an IT Security Engineer.  This role is responsible for expanding Client’s information security program through the implementation of technical and process controls.  The Client’s Information Security team is also responsible for threat and vulnerability management, incident response, solution review, and risk management.   

Daily Tasks & Responsibilities

·         Offer security architecture guidance for IT infrastructure and applications.

·         Ability to work with both technical and business teams for requirements gathering.

·         Performs detailed analysis to identify IT security impacts or considerations and translates into secure, viable technical solutions.

·         Review, prioritize, analyze, and correlate threat data and implement mitigating controls.

·         Deliver reports and assessments to senior management, facilitating understanding of cyber threats relevant to the organization.

·         Research, recommend, evaluate and assist in implementing corporate infrastructure security solutions.

·         Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies.

·         Work to continually improve the tools, processes, documentation, and systems utilized within the organization.

·         Assist with internal audit initiatives for IT processes and systems to evaluate the adequacy and appropriateness of IT controls.

·         Regularly collaborate with IT Compliance and Audit to remediate findings and mitigate risk.

·         Ability to work both independently and with internal teams in a project oriented environment. 

Essential Skills, Characteristics, & Experience

·         At least 3-5 year of enterprise IT security engineering experience

·         The ability to manage information security projects independently and as a team leader.

·         Endpoint security expertise

·         Risk and vulnerability assessments

·         Network security

·         System patching and hardening 

Valued Skills & Experience

·         CISSP, OCP, or equivalent certification

·         Experience supporting and maintaining Windows environments

·         Identity Management

·         Experience with Cylance, Rapid 7, Proofpoint, Secret Server, Ping, RSA or other and other industry standard security tools

·         Experience with Check Point firewalls 


Role 2: - Application Security Engineer

Direct Hire  -  Chicago,IL or Atlanta GA or Ann Arbor MI


Bottom line – “In a nutshell”: Application Security Engineer 

·         Cultural fit is huge-They have open seating no walls around cubicles. They are very casual and they work hard and play hard someone easily offended won't be fit. 

·         Development background . Will having done Coding at some point in career.  

·         Azure Dev ops experience

·         Continuous Deployment experience 

·         They can also sit in Ann Arbor or Atlanta there are few other folks on the team that sit in these locations

·         .net and C# experience is nice to have NOT required

Essential Skills, Characteristics, & Experience

·         At least 3-5 year of enterprise IT security engineering experience

·         The ability to manage information security projects independently and as a team leader

·         Demonstrated understanding of common vulnerability classes ranging from cross-site scripting to memory corruption

·         Demonstrated experience evaluating code for vulnerabilities and weaknesses

·         Deep understanding of a .Net based languages (e.g. PowerShell, C#, F#, VB, etc.)

·         Understanding of software development life cycles, team development experience is a strong plus

·         Experience with at least one Static Analysis tool (e.g. Fortify, Veracode, Checkmarx.)





CALL:  Tonja Sommers @ 714-636-3087

Recommended skills

Information Security
Incident Response
Identity Management
Vulnerability Management
C Sharp (Programming Language)
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