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Security Engineer

Bellevue, Wa, Washington, United States

Ref#: 3533

Date published: 04/30/18

Do you like puzzles? Do you like to be challenged intellectually? Are you passionate about IT security? Intellectual Ventures is seeking a skilled, motivated and experienced professional to join the Information Security Team.

Intellectual Ventures ("IV") is a privately-held, invention investment company based in Bellevue, Washington. Our business model centers on creating, acquiring and licensing pure invention in a variety of technology areas. We commercialize inventions through licensing, spin-offs, joint ventures and industry partnerships.

The chosen candidate will be a leading member of the IT team and will be assisting in maturing IV’s security program.

  • Perform log analysis and monitoring of networks, systems and applications including IPS, firewalls, LAN / WAN / WLAN, web servers, VPN, and other IT elements
  • Consult with IT staff about vulnerability management and remediation efforts
  • Confirm a potential detection of malware by employing memory analysis and system state acquisition tools
  • Audit the configuration of security aspects of the IT operation including firewall configuration, IPS configuration, audit logging configuration, workstation and systems hardening configuration, and other types of configurations
  • Develop PowerShell scripts and tools to be used in aiding the security and IT practices
  • Provide education to IT staff about new emerging attack methodologies and assist in updating the defined development standards
  • Assist in the execution of penetration tests and intrusion exercises against systems, networks, and web applications
  • Assist in the maintenance of a Computer Security Incident Response Team program and coordinate incident response, management, remediation, and root cause analysis
  • Maintain documentation and publish new standards and procedures as necessary
  • Facilitate security briefings and demonstrations
Key Qualifications and Required Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in computer science, information technology, systems engineering, information security, or a related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience performing log analysis, incident response, or other similar security specific activities
  • Strong knowledge and experience in information systems and their security functions including authentication, access control, and auditing
  • Strong knowledge and experience in Microsoft Windows systems architecture, windows security subsystem, general Microsoft server application architecture, SQL, Office 365, Azure, and Active Directory
  • Strong knowledge of current attack methodologies and methods of attack detection
  • Exceptional analytical, writing and communication skills
  • Experience in successfully influencing change across teams
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated experience detecting attacks including web application attacks and SQL injection attacks is desired
  • Scripting in PowerShell will be required so previous experience is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience in Kali or other Linux variants is a plus
  • CISSP/CISA/CISM/OSCP/CEH or other security certification is a plus
  • Experience in malware analysis and use of a disassembler is a plus
  • Experience in computer forensics is a plus
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