Information Security Engineer-1

Cybersecurity Gurgaon, India


Description

 

The Information Security Engineer configures, improves, modifies, and evaluates security tools and services in our hosting-based environment. They specialize in conducting technology and system assessments, while providing technical consultation, to our customers, that offers an unparalleled world-class service. As technology evolves, so does the safety needed, supporting Rackspace Cloud products, being adaptable, plus being relevant in the cybersecurity news is a very important part of the role. Information Security Engineers partner with additional teams and third-party vendors to resolve security vulnerabilities and respond to all security weak points. To be a successful Information Security Engineer with Rackspace you will leverage systems like web application (Web Application Firewall), network security (Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems), database encryption and key management, Anti-Virus, File Integrity Monitoring (FIM), and network authentication (two-factor), to build a fanatical customer outcome.

 The Information Security Engineer will create and maintain customer loyalty by providing Fanatical Support above and beyond customer expectations.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:  


Level-appropriate knowledge of and/or professional experience with:

           

The Information Security Engineer has an intermediate knowledge of:

  • Security concepts, principals and technologies
  • Configuration and support of Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) (Alert Logic, Firepower)
  • Efficiently handle and respond to customer IDS alert tickets
  • Execute vulnerability scans, review results, and provide guidance with internal teams on how to remediate (Alert Logic, Rapid7)
  • Configuration, investigation, and analysis of Web Application Firewall (WAF) blocked events (Imperva WAF, Incapsula)
  • Knowledge of common web security vulnerabilities and recommended remediation
  • Configuration and support of Log Management tools (Alert Logic)
  • Configuration and support of Two-Factor Authentication tools (Duo Security, RSA)
  • Configuration and support of Anti-Virus tools (ESET, Sophos)
  • Configuration and support of File Integrity Monitoring tools (FIM)
  • Configuration and support of Database Encryption and Key Management tools (Vormetric)
  • Minor configuration of Firewalls appliances (Cisco ASA/ASA-X/Firepower, Juniper SRX)
  • Minor configuration of Load Balancers appliances (F5 LTM, Citrix Netscaler)
  • Knowledge of IPSEC and SSL VPN technologies
  • Troubleshoot network connectivity using industry standard packet capture tools
  • Services and protocols commonly used in hosting environments: web servers, database servers, mail servers, name servers
  • Networking concepts and devices (All OSI Layers)
  • Windows and Linux operating system administration
  • Understanding of public cloud security architectures, best practices, and services
  • Provide guidance on different deployment strategies
  • Maintain up-to-date vendor related roadmaps and scheduled releases
  • Execute device firmware upgrades across various platforms based on security requirements / feature updates

 

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a related field
  • A computer-related degree and/or relevant network, security, or system administration certifications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (fluency in multiple languages is a plus)
  • Must be able to work weekends, after hour shifts and/or holidays when required as the business needs

Any combination of the following technical certifications is preferred:

  • CCNA (R&S, Security, or CyberOps) certifications
  • Any SANS GIAC certifications
  • RHCE or equivalent for Linux administration
  • MCSA or equivalent for Windows administration
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About Rackspace
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