Information Security Engineer
The Information Security Engineer is responsible for the security of an organization’s computer systems and networks. Also known as an Information Security Analyst, the engineer implements security measures that effectively safeguard sensitive data in the event of a cyber-attack. The role is highly collaborative, involving frequent interaction with various members of the IT team. The Information Systems Security Engineer is expected to report directly to upper management.
The Information security engineer should work in collaboration with the information security team to offer support to security tools and technologies such as firewall, proxy server, remote access, and others. The professional must document the configurations and network designs to help in the effective execution. It is the Information Security Engineer who conducts log analysis and other network forensic investigations. They provide full cooperation to the appropriate teams for participating in cyber investigations.
The Information Systems Security Engineer will research and investigate the potential impact of new threats and exploits. The engineer will guide the Information Security team in examining and developing networks security solutions. They provide advice on vulnerabilities or potential vulnerabilities within architecture. The professional will analyze any security-related data from a wide range of security products and devices. The Information Security Engineer creates security tools and processes for scanning, testing, monitoring, and reporting.
The Engineer will design and implement enhanced detention technologies. They organize security research and document the findings for the future perusal by a senior engineer and security architects. The Information Security Engineer conducts risk analysis and offers suggestions for remediation or mitigation. It is the duty of the Information Security Engineer to identify, design and execute on security projects that improve detection and response capabilities. The professional work in coordination application and infrastructure teams to design applications to protect against attackers.