Senior Information Security Engineer

  • AlphaPoint
  • New York, New York
  • Aug 24, 2018

Job Description



About AlphaPoint:

AlphaPoint is a financial technology company helping make illiquid assets liquid. It enables customers to launch new products and services by providing institutions enterprise-grade blockchain solutions to digitize assets, launch markets, and reduce operational costs. AlphaPoint has customers across 5 continents with offices in New York, Charlotte, Philadelphia, and San Francisco.

Position Profile:

AlphaPoint is looking to recruit an experienced information security engineer who will specialize in cloud security operations & architecture. This role will report to the CISO. A strong multi-tasker with a keen eye for detail, a successful Information Sr. Security Engineer who can think one step ahead of threats. An ideal candidate will be well organized and thrive in fast-paced, high-stress scenarios. In addition to these general skills and personality traits, AlphaPoint is seeking a Senior Information Security Engineer candidate with the following criteria.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

       Provide expertise in building and deploying cybersecurity solutions that can detect and respond to incidents in a public cloud environment such as Azure, AWS or Google cloud.

       Manage anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering in a cloud environment.

       Possess knowledge in conducting cybersecurity investigations

       Knowledge of vulnerability management

       Partner on security monitoring solutions, SIEM and in developing incident response run books.

       Work with windows and Linux administration and awareness on security event logging.

       Work with technical operations, dev ops to define security test cases without impacting release cycles. Exposure to defining security processes in a CI/CD environment is ideal.

       Assist with planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures.

       Possess the ability to communicate enterprise security issues to peers and management.

       Possess the ability to read and use the results of mobile code, malicious code, and anti-virus software

       Knowledge and experience with Networking LANs, Protocols and technologies like TCP/IP, Firewalls, Routers etc, Antivirus, Protecting the nodes and LAN against the viruses, Spyware, Trojans and Hacking Treats.

Required Skills and Experience:

       Minimum Bachelor's Degree

       At least 10 years of security experience heavy in cloud security.

       Experience in the financial services industry is preferred.

       Demonstrate professional experience of cloud security solutions inclusive of endpoint solutions such as File Integrity Monitoring and Data Loss Prevention

       Demonstrate professional experience in PowerShell scripts is desirable

CCSP, CEH and other ethical hacking certifications desirable

       Ability to obtain a Security Clearance

AlphaPoint is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability or genetic information, gender identity or national origin