Senior Systems Security Engineer – LA

Senior Systems Security Engineer - LA

Senior Systems Security Engineer - LA




Los Angeles

Employment Type



$135000 - $175000

Job Description:

In this capacity, the Senior System Security Engineer will:

* Engineer, implement, and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, network, and information;

* Integrate security tasks and activities into system development methodologies (e.g. planning, design, implementation, operations, maintenance, and disposal); and

* Identify and verify security requirements are met throughout the process.

In addition, the Senior System Security Engineer will be expected to have experience with the following areas of responsibility:

* Prepare and document secure system development standard operating procedures and protocols;

* Perform vendor technical solution acceptance verification and validation;

* Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks;

* Assess gaps in existing policy and propose amendments to existing policy or new policy to address these gaps;

* Participate in the development and implementation of enterprise-level technical standards and procedural directives and other guidance materials;

* Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement;

* Participates in the development, implementation and review of security controls for the systems under their purview;

* Coordinates with system owners to resolve security issues through system lifecycle; and

* Provides guidance and support to self-testing, security control assessment, preparation of remediation plans, and development of continuous monitoring plans.

Job Requirements:


* Minimum of 10 years' experience (preferred); (8 years of experience with cybersecurity or information assurance);

* BS degree in Computer Science or related field (required);

* Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols;

* Detailed technical knowledge of network, database, and/or operating system security;

* Hands on experience in security systems, including vulnerability management, identity and access management, security risk assessments, application testing, etc.;

* Experience with network security, networking technologies, and network monitoring tools;

* Intermediate understanding of Active Directory components and structures; and

* General understanding of networks, protocols in relation to Windows Operating systems.