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Cyber Security Operations Engineer in Troy, MI at VisionPRO

Date Posted: 2/26/2019

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Job Code:  BHJOB6510_73132

Job Description

Cyber Security Operations Engineer with four plus years of experience in information security and tool policy administration, tasked with protecting global computers, networks, software, data, and/or information systems against all cyber threats through efficient and effective security system intrusion detection and administration.

The position designs and operates security systems, firewalls, proxy servers, security appliances, and network components, manages vendors and consultants, manages all policies and rules as approved by client. This position may also join security design teams in building new security solutions.

The position will operationalize and utilize new technologies and processes to enhance security capabilities, and will ensure the Company’s ability to detect, respond to, and protect IS Infrastructure from cyber-attacks, intrusion attempts, and security breaches.

The position will perform security monitoring, security and data/logs analysis, and forensic analysis, to detect security incidents, and mount incident response.  The position also supports consistent processes to prioritize, create action plans, establishes escalations, and performs follow-up until resolved.

Included in the above, the position is responsible for metrics reporting of perimeter security including operational metrics and KPIs.

The position also requires understanding of cybersecurity principles, trends and emerging technologies; an ability to identify risks associated with new technologies, and to decide on the right controls to mitigate such risks. This includes participation in information security conferences and professional organizations focused on threat protection.

The scope of this position includes:

  • Reporting to the Network Security Manager IS Security, drive global cyber security tools and services, and perform regular monitoring of all trends information systems for threat events.
  • Oversight and management of all security appliances, firewalls, proxy servers, and protecting computers, networks, software, data, and/or information systems.
  • Tracking and reporting of vendor services in support of security control systems.
  • Support end users and application owners with the Security problems. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute completion of business network security requests and provide off hour support requirements as needed (in a rotation)
  • Perform security monitoring, security and data/logs analysis, and forensic analysis, to detect security incidents, and incident response.
  • Operationalize and utilize new technologies and processes to enhance security intrusion detection capabilities and implement improvements.
  • Maintains IS Security operational metrics and KPIs, and creates reports on process health and risk indicators
  • Maintain expertise in current and emerging technologies that protect against, intrusion detection, unauthorized access, denial-of-service attacks, and an ever increasing list of attacks by hackers acting as individuals or as part of organized crime or foreign governments
  • Work closely with the business groups as a consultant to understand and deliver secure and reliable solutions to business network security problems
  • Manage inventories and currency of security devices and software assets, identify, select, and implement new information security capabilities, and assist with annual operating plans and budgets
  • Understand and utilize change management, project management and incident management processes

Education, Experience and Skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering, or equivalent work experience with an information security focus
  • 4 or more years of experience in Information Security firewalls, intrusion protection, proxies, DLP filters, and appliances, including their administration of all policies and rules across all computers and networks.
  • 4 or more years of experience in managing and maintaining security tools including software and SaaS
  • Demonstrated record of successful experience in IS Security operations, department metrics, and capabilities management in a global network environment
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience and skill in the details of security threats, incident management, as well as metrics and KPIs to measure success
  • Possess strong skills to work with cross-functional teams (internal/client/vendor/onshore/offshore) and work collaboratively with all levels of technical and business teams.
  • Possess solid written and verbal communication skills, MS Office and Visio skills, and polished presentation skills


  • Subject Matter Expert in topics related to cyber security, including security devices, proxies, filters, and appliances protecting computers, networks, software, data, and/or information systems
  • Hands-on experience in Check Point firewalls, appliances and management servers.
  • Experience in IS security operational metrics, maturity models, and dashboards
  • Experience in incident management using a documented and consistent process
  • Knowledge and understanding of cybersecurity operations as structured in NIST, ISO, and COBIT frameworks
  • Technical knowledge of current trends in cybersecurity, host and network forensics, and cryptology
  • Experience in security architecture, assessments, product reviews, consulting
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a cross functional team

About VisionIT

VisionIT, Inc. is a global leader in the areas of Information Technology (IT) Managed Services and Talent Management Solutions. VisionIT has combined focus, agility, streamlined operations and the most talented IT professionals to deliver unmatched services to many Fortune 500 corporations and large government agencies. With 20 U.S. offices, personnel in 38 U.S. states and global operations in Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom and the Philippines, VisionIT operates FAST. To learn more about this growing technology leader visit