Cyber Defense Security Operations Engineer

Synergies La Romana, Synergies Santiago, Synergies Santo Domingo
Posted 4 months ago

Job Summary

The Information Security Engineer is responsible for conducting Cyber Defensive Operations across the enterprise and collaborating with engineers and analysts to develop solutions that address the full cyber event and incident response life cycle while working with the operations teams to maintain the integrity and confidence in the company security technologies.  The Cyber Defense Team contributes daily in the defense against cyber adversaries and the ever-changing threat landscape.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Stay up-to-date on the current threats from internal and publicly available external sources and evaluate the risk to the enterprise
  • Create and update malware hunting queries
  • Perform risk assessments for highly visible critical vulnerabilities that are applicable to the enterprise
  • Carry out regular application, network, systems and infrastructure penetration tests
  • Keep up to date with latest testing and ethical hacking methods
  • Generate technical reports and executive summaries on findings of penetration testing
  • Provide technical / analytical recommendations for improvement to the Security Operations team
  •  Provide analysis of system and network incident response
  • Configure, implement and maintain security applications and infrastructure to support corporate policies, federal and state security regulations
  • Using security devices such as firewalls, IDS, IPS, threat correlation tools, and vulnerability scanning tools to conduct cyber security investigations
  • Review technical security controls and make recommendations to improve security and visibility
  • Interact with auditors, providing evidence as needed
  • Interact with internal and external clients on security requirements, identify security process and develop strategies/solutions to address security issues while maintaining tight security discipline
  • Collaborate with application and system development teams to configure and deploy systems and applications in a secure manner
  • Conducts tests of network infrastructure, applications and security architecture to identify potential weakness and make recommendations for improvement
  • Participate in investigations of cyber security incidents including incident response, containment of the incident and forensics


  • High school diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Electrical Engineering strongly preferred
  • Certifications preferred CISSP, CISA; CEH; CSSLP; CCNA, and CCNP
  • Five years of cyber security experience
  • Must have two years of experience with networking, intrusion detection, VPN, PKI, Cisco and PIX firewalls, SIEM, Identity management and encryption technologies
  • Experience in implementing Information Security technologies and/or processes required
  • Experience in vulnerability management and penetration testing
  • Experience in Palo Alto firewalls and Cisco ASA.
  • Experience with Aws and Azure NSGS.
  • Experience working with Cloud architecture.
  • Pen Testing experience.

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