Endpoint Security Specialist

Remote, MA 02421

Post Date: 07/17/18 Job ID: 6467 Category: IT Infrastructure

Positon: Endpoint Security Specialist
Location: Remote 
Type: Perm - full time 
Must Have: 

  • EDR – endpoint detection and response technologies, includes products like Carbon Black, Crowdstrike,, etc. Probably going with FireEye. FireEye would be great, but any EDR tool is ok
  • Looking for someone with experience with a large scale deployment, implemented with a SIM or data repository. Building out policies and procedures for incident response.

Endpoint Security Specialist

The Endpoint Security Specialist  will be the lead in developing next-generation endpoint protection strategies, including the enhancement and introduction of anti-virus, malware protection, application whitelisting, and threat defense solutions within the network. Candidate must be a highly motivated and Senior Information Security leader who can support Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) applications in conjunction with a SOC and operational teams to ensure cybersecurity service availability for all servers and workstations.

Job Requirements
  • Create and implement (ISO) policies for Endpoint Security solutions for and provide oversight for solutions used by other Business Units based on industry best practices.
  • Maintaining and measuring existing solutions to ensure on-going operational and security effectiveness with appropriate metrics.
  • Conduct troubleshooting, tuning, and application testing within the business, and lead deployment of any endpoint security solution.
  • Work with SOC and with SIEM owners to develop appropriate Incident Response procedures and ensure the collection of all required data.
  • Ongoing analysis and improvement of the architectural design, development of new roles based on job requirements, and continually enhancing and evolving the countermeasure policies in place.
  • Relevant skills include an understanding of business/technology risk, thought leadership in designing and executing cloud / technology controls that mitigate those risks, and ability to keep up-to date with the latest technologies and potential cyber-threats
  • Must have a strong knowledge and experience in the IT security space. 
  • Must be a self-starter and able to lead cross functional teams and deliver results with minimal supervision.
  • Interfaces extensively with functional users (security analysts) to assure the effectiveness of the solution and address escalated enterprise user concerns.
  • Maintain and measure endpoint security solution health.
  • Proactively monitor and provide service assurance for supported services.
  • Developing, automating, and maintaining EDR strategies.
  • May provide direction to peers or PM’ s leading projects for EP platform applications including ensuring delivery of business requirements and provide analysis and solutions for potential problems.
  • Identify and coordinate native host configurations to enhance security posture.
  • Consults other IT stakeholders within business lines to ensure alignment of initiatives and strategies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop cohesive working relationships with internal and external clients.



Endpoint Security Specialist Skills and Qualifications
  • BS/BA degree in related discipline desired (i.e. Computer Science or Computer Information Technology) or 7+ years equivalent experience in a related field
  • 5+ years of hands-on technical skills and experience with enterprise endpoint security solutions in large scale environments
  • Windows, Mac and Linux / Unix endpoint security solution knowledge and experience
  • Strong knowledge of the endpoint solutions landscape and capability from the leading vendors such as, Cisco, McAfee, Sophos, Carbon Black, FireEye, Crowdstrike, Tanium, and others
  • CISSP, Solution-specific technical certification(s)
  • Knowledge of, and experience applying activities associated with endpoint software agent evaluation, testing, troubleshooting, deployment automation, maintenance, and updates
  • Experience implementing and upgrading software on Windows/Linux platforms
  • Working knowledge of Powershell, GPO, or SCCM
  • Knowledge of malware analysis through 3rd Party connectors such as Palo Alto (WildFire) and Microsoft SCEP
  • Experience with Splunk/Logrhythym log analysis

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