Security Engineer
FactSet Research Systems 35 reviews - Norwalk, CT

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FactSet is currently looking for a Security Infrastructure Engineer to work at our corporate headquarters in Norwalk, CT. Security Engineers maintain defensive measures to protect FactSet's and its clients' interests with a technological focus on intrusion detection, firewalls, VPN, and e-mail. This team also develops policy and procedures on corporate employee security awareness and incident response and contributes to system and application security considerations in design, configuration, and vulnerability testing. As a good portion of a security engineer’s duties involve direct communication with internal and external clients and vendors: good communication skills are a must. A successful candidate for this role will have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, strong communication skills and enjoy working with client contacts.


+ Design and implement secure infrastructure solutions, including firewall, IDS/IPS, SIM, vulnerability scanning tools, VPN, wireless, e-mail, AAA, load-balancer systems and tools.

+ Monitor and respond to security alerts and incidents; devise and implement mitigation techniques.

+ Lead and collaborate on intra-group projects to securely design applications, systems, and networks.

+ Participate in designing, applying and enforcing security policy throughout the firm.

+ Educate employees on security-related best practices.

+ Work as part of a team providing 24x7 coverage (participation in on-call responsibilities).

Job Requirements :
Required Skills:

+ BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent.

+ 2+ years security engineering experience.

+ Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.

+ Must be a self-starter and have excellent communications skills, both verbal and written. Able to deliver results in a high-energy/high-pressure environment.

+ Multitasking and prioritization of many projects, issues, tasks.

+ Strong customer focus and desire to assist clients; thorough, detail-oriented and quality-driven.

+ Industry training and/or certification preferred: SANS/GIAC, CISSP.

+ Able to troubleshoot complex technical problems.

+ Strong knowledge of TCP/IP and security protocols such as HTTP(S), DNS, SMTP, SSH, IPSEC and general cryptography techniques.

+ Some experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Perl or Python.

+ Some system administration and troubleshooting skills in Windows, Linux or Unix.

+ Experience with security testing tools such as Nessus, Nitko, Metasploit, Paros/Webscara b.

FactSet Research Systems is a major supplier of online integrated financial and economic information for analysts, portfolio managers, investment bankers and other financial professionals. FactSet combines more than 200 databases into a single online information system that is a comprehensive, one-stop source of financial information and analytics.

FactSet, a leading provider of financial information and analytics, helps the world’s best investment professionals outperform. In 2012, FactSet was ranked as one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the fourth time. With over $806 million in annual revenues, FactSet is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut and employs over 5,700 people globally.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. is an E-Verify participant and EOE/M/F/D/V Employer which strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

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