Security Service Engineer

Security Service Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Security Service Engineer to join our team.


  • Facilitate implementation of established plans and procedures;
  • Coordinate with internal and external business partners and security teams at a deeply technical level;
  • Drive enhancements at every level of the OSI model to improve detection, response, and remediation;
  • Communicate complex and technical issues to diverse audiences, orally and in-writing, in an easily understood, authoritative, and actionable manner;
  • Rapidly react to changing situations and develop new plans based on recent discoveries;
  • Analyze potential security issues and develop investigation and resolution plans.


  • Bachelor s degree or equivalent industry experience;
  • Strong comprehension of security trends and emerging threats to calculate risk and drive proper courses of action towards incident remediation;
  • Experience with cloud-hosted services, web-based applications, and server/service management features;
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and communicate technical details with varying levels of management;
  • An ability to work well under pressure while maintaining a professional image and approach;
  • Demonstrated success in dealing with ambiguity and problem definition under timeline constraints;
  • Relevant industry certifications are a definite plus (CISSP, Cisco, GIAC, etc.);
  • Scripting and/or coding capabilities (PowerShell, Python, C#, etc.);
  • Relevant industry certifications are a definite plus (CISSP, Cisco CCNA, GIAC -GCIH/GCFA, CEH, etc, etc.);
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in security investigations, threat detection & analysis, security program management, and/or incident response;
  • Familiarity with developer environment tools like Github/Visualstudio/TFS to share code, track work. etc. would be a plus;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with engineering teams to drive architectural changes that improve the stability and security of each environment;
  • Strong working knowledge of security controls such as encryption, AuthN/AuthZ, PKI, HIDS, NIDS, etc;
  • Experience with common forensic toolsets such as: FTK, EnCase, KANSA, RedLine, Volatility, etc;
  • Strong scripting and/or coding skills (particular, PowerShell, Python, or C#).