Windows Security Engineer

January 26, 2024

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Job Description

Position: Windows Security Engineer

Location:- Jersey City NJ (Onsite)

Duration:- 12+Months Contract

Job description:

The ideal candidate will have a passion for keeping the Windows Desktop and Server Operating Systems secure from all Cyber threats.

This person will work closely with the Desktop Engineering, Server Engineering, Security Engineering and Operations teams to identify and implement all related security controls, policies, procedures (including security patching) and initiatives on physical, virtual and cloud platforms.

Mandatory Technical Experience

Expert level experience with Windows OS, registry, file system and Event logs
Experienced subject matter expert with hands on experience with endpoint security technologies like Endpoint Detection Response (EDR), Anti-malware solutions & Data Loss Prevention
Mastery in log file analysis, fault isolation and diagnostic/assessment actions including root cause analysis, followed by the determination and self-directed execution of corrective actions.
In-depth understanding of operating system (OS) internals, the mechanics of OS exploits with preventive and detective controls
Experience with Group Policy and Intune security related configuration and management.
Troubleshooting and managing endpoints with Intune
Experience in investigating security incidents with ability to analyze logs to uncover details of the compromise, systems involved, threat techniques etc.
Strong troubleshooting skills in general. Especially around OS and security settings.
A good understanding of Active Directory, Group Policy
Experience with scripting: VB Script, PowerShell, Batch
Familiarity with using MS Azure tools to create monitoring, and configuration management.
High Level Role Responsibilities

Keep current with the latest Windows Security related technologies and proactively identify those we should consider.
Conduct POC’s, design proposed architecture, plan the implementation, and write documentation.
Serve on a team of resident experts in the Microsoft desktop operating system discipline who diligently interface with other engineering groups to ensure continued relevance of the technical solutions.
Troubleshoot security related issues escalated from Operational Engineering and recommend and develop solutions that can proactively be deployed.
Raise and represent change requests in Service Now and represent team in change related meeting.
Education & Experience Requirements Skills Requirement

Experience collaborating between Windows Desktop, Server and Information Security teams.
Driving the agreement and implementation of security mandates
Experience balancing risk to the business functions with security risks
5+ years prior experience in a Desktop Engineering role
7+ years’ experience in working in IT services organization.
3 years working in a Financial Services environment.
5+ years of demonstrable and hands experience with endpoint security technologies.