Cyber Security Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Princeton, NJ
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/09/17 by Emily Russo
Confidential Company
Princeton, NJ
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/09/17 Emily Russo

We are looking for ??Cyber Security Engineer for our client in Princeton, NJ

Job Title: Cyber Security Engineer

Job Location: Princeton, NJ

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:


  • Technical analysis of network activity, monitors and evaluates network flow 
  • Analyze network flow data for anomalies and detect malicious network activity
  • Accumulate IOC’s from intel sources and configure scans across end points
  • Analyze cyberthreats, vulnerabilities and provide remediation plans
  • Document, communicate, collaborate and transition incident details to other SOC members


  • Strong Operational knowledge of Splunk .Able to leverage Splunk to analyze logs and othersecurityevents to find targeted attacks against network.Develop and implement cloud-specific incident response and best practices to be used for a cloud/AWS footprint
  • Participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure Incident response solutions are designed for successful deployment, security, and high availability in the cloud
  • Strong Intrusion Analysis background. Resource must be able to identify and interpret weblogs from various webservers.
  • Knowledgeable of current exploits. Resource must be able to identify common exploits from the appropriate web and event logs.
  • Experience with writing queries, parsing and correlating data
  • Technical understanding of PaloAlto UTM, firewall, IDS and Wildfire features data, signature-based IDS events and full packet capture (PCAP) data
  • Strong understanding of parsing and analyzing web, system and security logs
  • Must have knowledge of Linux/Unix skills and security specific scripting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to determine and oversee remediation activities  
  • Understanding of VPNinfrastructure, 2FA, RSA Secur-ID
  • Understand a variety of network protocols including TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, FTP, SFTP, SNMP, SMTP, SSH, SSL, VPN, RDP, HTTP and HTTPS
  • Familiar with YARA, STIX, TAXII, OpenIOC
  • DLP is huge plus

Not the right job?
Join Ladders to find it.
With a free Ladders account, you can find the best jobs for you and be found by over 20,0000 recruiters.