As a Cyber Security Engineer, you will play a crucial role in safeguarding our organization’s digital assets, infrastructure, and sensitive information from cyber threats and attacks. Your expertise in identifying vulnerabilities, implementing security measures, and responding to incidents will be instrumental in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our systems and data. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess risks, design and implement security solutions, and continuously improve our cybersecurity posture.
Cybersecurity Strategy and Planning:
Participate in the development and refinement of the organization’s cybersecurity strategy and policies.
Collaborate with management and other stakeholders to understand security requirements and business objectives.
Conduct risk assessments and vulnerability analyses to identify potential security gaps and threats.
Security Architecture and Design:
Design, implement, and maintain robust security architectures for the organization’s networks, systems, and applications.
Assess and recommend security technologies, tools, and practices to enhance protection against emerging threats.
Stay up-to-date with the latest cybersecurity trends and best practices to ensure the organization’s security measures are aligned with industry standards.
Security Operations and Incident Response:
Monitor and analyze security events and incidents to detect potential security breaches or anomalies.
Develop and implement incident response plans, including containment, eradication, and recovery measures.
Investigate and resolve security incidents, and provide post-incident reports and analysis.
Security Awareness and Training:
Conduct security awareness programs to educate employees on cybersecurity best practices.
Organize cybersecurity training sessions to improve the overall security awareness of the workforce.
Foster a security-conscious culture throughout the organization.
Perform regular vulnerability assessments and penetration tests on systems and networks.
Identify and prioritize vulnerabilities and work with relevant teams to remediate them in a timely manner.
Conduct periodic security audits and compliance checks to ensure adherence to security standards and regulations.
Threat Intelligence and Research:
Stay informed about the latest cyber threats, attack vectors, and hacking techniques.
Leverage threat intelligence sources to proactively identify potential threats and vulnerabilities.
Share threat intelligence findings with relevant teams and implement appropriate defensive measures.
Security Incident Reporting and Documentation:
Maintain comprehensive documentation of security policies, procedures, and incidents.
Prepare and present reports on security incidents, threats, and trends to management and other stakeholders.
Collaboration and Communication:
Collaborate with IT, development, and operations teams to integrate security best practices into their processes.
Liaise with external vendors, security service providers, and partners to enhance security capabilities and partnerships.
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
Industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CEH, or CompTIA Security+ are highly desirable.
Proven experience as a Cyber Security Engineer or in a similar security-focused role.
Deep understanding of network protocols, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and other security technologies.
Familiarity with security frameworks, compliance standards, and regulations (e.g., ISO 27001, NIST, GDPR, HIPAA).
Proficiency in programming and scripting languages is beneficial (e.g., Python, PowerShell).
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to think critically under pressure.
Excellent communication skills to articulate complex security concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and provide mentorship to junior team members.