Information Security Engineer


Friedman Williams

Information Security Engineer New York New York

Job ID: 17636

A premier global firm is seeking an Information Security Engineer to join the New York office. The Information Security Engineer will be a crucial part of the InfoSec team, responsible for managing and monitoring various systems and controls for security, health, and capacity. This role involves handling project work, proactively identifying risks, incident response, and addressing day-to-day issues, tickets, and requests from end-users. The position reports to the Head of Global Information Security.


  • Daily checking and monitoring of various InfoSec logs
  • Management of various block/allow rules with InfoSec network and host tools
  • Scanning and reporting on vulnerabilities
  • Endpoint protection and management
  • Weekly & monthly report preparation
  • Advanced analysis of email headers and messaging flows
  • Managing HelpDesk tickets related to Information Security
  • Raising and managing tickets with vendors for issue handling
  • Threat intelligence analysis and understanding
  • Technical and business documentation creation and updates
  • On-call support during off hours
  • Maintain an effective SOC, meeting SLAs and other metrics
  • Real-time security log and event analysis
  • Identify, report, respond, and remediate issues impacting information security
  • Enhance existing security monitoring and operations
  • Stay abreast of the latest security threats and implement initiatives against them
  • Provide monthly reporting on incident management and overall security posture
  • Work directly with end-users
  • Generate documentation relevant to information security solutions
  • Manage projects as required
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of Information Security


  • Experience in troubleshooting Microsoft Windows and other OS versions
  • Understanding of internet fundamentals, network routing, email delivery, and security
  • DNS fundamentals
  • Windows desktop and server skills
  • TCP/IP networking skills
  • Desktop/server and network architecture, data center architecture, monitoring and alerting, DNS, SMTP, and other operations infrastructure
  • Experience with log analysis, vulnerability scanning, and malware analysis
  • Demonstrated expertise with endpoint security platforms

Additional Desired Skills:

  • Security certification(s)
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to work with minimal levels of supervision or oversight


  • Bachelor of Science or a technical degree/equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of information technology experience
  • 3-5 years of information security experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Palo Alto Firewalls
  • IBM QRadar
  • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint and Defender for Identity
  • One or more of the following information security certifications are preferred: CISSP, Security+, SSCP, GSEC
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, written, and communication skills
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and concepts and apply that knowledge effectively


Tagged as: Information Security Engineer