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IT Security Engineer Team Lead

Location: NY / JC Region
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Direct Hire

JOB TITLE: IT Security Engineer Team Lead

LOCATION: Jersey City



  • Responsible for engineering, implementation, configuration and administration of IT Security for the companies network, applications and systems.  
  • Monitor and update the systems and controls as required and monitor all systems for violations of security policy and take necessary remedial actions to prevent further violations.
  • Responsible for installing, configuring and supporting the security monitoring and compliance systems.



  • Management of the IT Security Operations area and hands on management of all IT Security
  • Creating and implementing Information Security Policy/Procedures.
  • Engineer and install, configures and administers IT Security technologies intended to protect digital assets from internal and external threats.
  • Responds to Information Security incidents.
  • Responsibility for and management of all access management and authentication systems including Site Minder and Safe Word.
  • Monitor IPS/IDS on a daily basis for suspicious behavior and escalate appropriately.
  • Lead the planning and implementation processes of a comprehensive information security program;
  • Establish annual and long-range security goals; define security strategies, metrics, and reporting mechanisms;
  • Provide hands-on technology support for all existing or new technologies assigned
  • Develop, implement, and administer technical security standards and tools to address and mitigate security risk;



  • 7+ years of relevant IT security experience, preferably as an IT Security Lead, Manager, or other similar role;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Science, Computer Science or equivalent work experience;
  • Relevant professional certification(s) (e.g., CISM, CISSP) preferred;
  • Firewall Configuration and Monitoring;
  • Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention System;
  • Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) System;
  • Microsoft Windows, Active Directory; Basic working knowledge of Red Hat Linux and Windows Operating Systems;
  • Routing and Basic Networking, VPNs, and VLANs;
  • Wireshark;
  • Log Collection and Analysis; and Nessus Vulnerability Scanning; Phishing Test Management Palo Alto NGFW and IDS/IPS management experience preferred;
  • Two Factor Authentication
  • Endpoint protection (experience with Symantec or Malwarebytes)
  • Single Sign On (experience with CA SSO is a plus); and Management of Managed Security Service Providers.