Information Systems Security Engineer

Harris   •  

Palm Bay, FL

Industry: Business Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 393 days ago


Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $8 billion of annual revenue and about 23,000 employees — including 9,000 engineers and scientists.  Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications products, systems, and services.

Harris is searching for talented entry level Information Systems Security professionals to join the Harris Security Operations Team (Posture and Incident Response). This is an Information Systems Security (ISS) position that is staffed in the Security Operations Control Center (SOCC).  Accordingly, applicants must be willing to work rotating shifts in a 24x7x365 environment.  Please refer to the job description provided below.



  • Responsible for Tier 1 Security Posture, Incident Detection and Reporting
  • Monitors securityevents to identify anomalies and possible incidents within the network
  • Uses skills and external resources to validate those events as valid or false positive
  • Performs historical analysis of logs associated with securityevents
  • Produces well-written reports outlining incident and potential mitigation
  • Mines data from various sources looking for anomalous activity
  • Communicates with teammates about potential incidents and trends
  • Mentors junior analysts
  • Troubleshoots VPN sessions / issues
  • Handles phone calls from customer
  • Applies baseline security configurations to network equipment
  • Works with other teams to troubleshoot network-related issues
  • Shift work required in 24x7x365 environment
  • This includes working Holidays and weekends       



  • 0-2 years related experience with BS/BA (Bachelors) in Information Technology/Computer Information Systems or Cyber/Information Security; or 4+ years related experience with 2 years post-Secondary/AA-AS Degree; or 8+ years related experience with No Degree
  • 0-2 years of experience in understanding of various Operating Systems
  • 0-2 years of experience in understanding of system logs and be familiar with log analysis
  • Understanding of cyber-attack vectors (Buffer Overflow, Phishing, etc.)


  • Information Securityexperience
  • Security+ Certification or equivalent certification Preferred
  • Understanding of system vulnerabilities and exploitation
  • Understanding of vulnerability mitigation
  • Strong investigative drive
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong listening skills
  • Must be able to provide on-call support as needed
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced ever-changing environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment