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Security Engineer (McAfee)

Location: New York City, NY, United States
Job # 10504348
The Security Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation, and operation of McAfee security solutions focused on HIPs and other ePO software modules.  The individual will be accountable for ensuring server and endpoint compliance in regards to intrusion prevention and associated software and policy configuration, and will provide for the ongoing functionality of the protection software on all protected endpoints and servers.  Should possess detailed understanding of critical elements of successful intrusion prevention strategies, response tactics, tools, and exploits.  Familiarity with other McAfee products below desired but not mandatory.
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Act as subject matter expert for McAfee HIPs module
  • Maintenance of McAfee applications and server platforms
  • Apply experience with network and application security infrastructures to identify and implement improvements to existing security processes and procedures
  • Deep understanding of host and application vulnerabilities and associated mitigation strategies
  • Expert level knowledge of incident handling and analysis
  • Analyze threat events and advise remediation steps
  • Utilize McAfee security products to facilitate delivery of various security projects, advise on best practices, define system architecture, implementation, testing, training, and product deployment.
  • Conduct security assessments and maintain current knowledge of security threats, tools, response strategies, and network technologies.
  • Familiarity with other ePO modules (TIE, DXL, FRP, HDLP, etc)
 
Required Skills:
 
  • Expert level knowledge of McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention (HIPs)
  • Demonstrated ability at incident response & forensics
  • Malware analysis & reverse engineering
  • Advanced knowledge of common host/network vulnerabilities
  • Deep understanding of host based exploits
 
Desired:
 
  • McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange (TIE)
  • McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO)
  • McAfee Endpoint Security (ENS)
  • McAfee SIEM Technologies
 
Relevant Certifications
 
  • McAfee Certified Product Specialist – HIPs
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
  • GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
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