Senior Cyber Security Engineer

Remote /
Engineering /
StraighterLine is an innovative online educational platform that helps solves the #1 issue facing students today – the skyrocketing cost of college.  

Do you want to be a part of a company that drive the direction and future of education? Do you want to pave the way and know you are fundamentally changing people’s lives?  Do you want to join a vibrant team that is passionate about their mission?
Did you answer yes to the above questions? Are you ready for a unique challenge? Then this is the job for you!
Our ideal candidate will safeguard information/product system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems.

Key objectives for this role include:

    • Protects systems by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources.
    • Recognizes problems by identifying abnormalities; reporting violations.
    • Implements security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
    • Determines security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits.
    • Upgrades system by implementing and maintaining security controls.
    • Keeps users informed by preparing performance reports; communicating system status.
    • Maintains quality service by following organization standards.
    • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience
    • 4+ years of prior relevant experience
    • Advanced certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP and/or SIEM-specific training and certification
    • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
    • Hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations
    • Experience with vulnerability scanning solutions
    • Proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture, Host-Based Forensics, Network Forensics, and RSA Security
    • In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform
    • Experience developing and deploying signatures .
    • Understanding of technology and OS (i.e. Android, iOS, Windows and Unix).
    • Experience with CCPA, PCI, SOC 2 compliance

Core Skillset

    • System administration
    • Network security
    • Problem solving
    • Information security policies
    • On-call network troubleshooting
    • Firewall administration
    • Network protocols
    • Routers, hubs, and switches
    • Informing others
    • Process improvement