Senior Security Research and Development Engineer
Nuspire Networks - Commerce, MI

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DESCRIPTION

The role of a Sr. Engineering Consultant is to optimize
the security of information technology infrastructure for Nuspire's customers to
ensure the confidentiality, availability and integrity of their
information. Methods of
accomplishing this vary in day-to-day responsibilities and include, but are not
limited to, staying abreast of new threats and vulnerabilities, monitoring
market conditions and the managed security market space, learning new products
and technologies to aid in the above goal, consulting with clients and providing
advice, and working with co-workers to educate them on the threats and
vulnerabilities our prospects and existing clients are potentially exposed
to.

About

Nuspire Employee Culture:
At the core of Nuspire's business model is its emphasis on the
human component of business. Nuspire provides network management, monitoring,
and security as a service to large organizations. Nuspire's people, expertise,
and experience are critical to our success; this ideal is not only reflected in
how Nuspire delivers services to its customers but also how it treats its
employees. The culture is focused on building team cohesion and employee career
growth through a blending of traditional programs and unique outside the box
experiences. Nuspire's continued growth for over 12 consecutive years
allows employees to have constant opportunities to grow with the company.
Nuspire has also signed managed services solutions contracts in South America,
Europe and Asia while continuing to expand its network operations centers and
data centers in North America and Michigan.Nuspire strives to be an
industry leader; the employees it hires have the drive and talent to be leaders.
Nuspire's employee culture reinforces these ideals; rewarding excellence while
providing a unique and exciting business environment.

Nuspire

Awards & Recognition:
  • Gartner Inc. included Nuspire in the
"2010 & 2011 Magic Quadrant for MSSPs, North America" * Selected as a "Top Workplaces" winner
in 2009 & 2010 & 2011.
  • Frost
& Sullivan named Nuspire as the "2011 North America Entrepreneurial Company
of the Year" * Honored as one of
the "101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For 2011" by NABR * INC Magazine "One of
America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies" list in 2009.

DUTIES

Continuously evaluate, identify and implement opportunities
to enhance the information security profile of our clients and Nuspire. Work
with security tools, engineers, and processes to investigate and resolve
intrusion detection/prevention alerts, network traffic anomalies, and system
vulnerabilities.

Lead
Research and Development efforts and communicate build requirements to
Development staff for updates and new network monitoring and IDS/IPS
tools.

Assist
in development and creation of marketing material, security blogs, white papers,
and other research documentation for publishing to news organizations, clients,
and/or the company website.

Proactively
maintain a thorough knowledge of technologies, processes, controls, and
monitoring of information technology security systems.

Maintain
and enhance expertise in security systems, hacking techniques, penetration
methodologies, security risk assessments, and forensics
investigations.

Identify
system configuration discrepancies and inadequacies that may compromise
infrastructure security levels.

Conduct
scans on servers, develop profiles for alerting, and utilize preventative
tactics for hackers.

Maintain
the security related process and procedure documentation for Nuspire and
templates for clients, including but not limited to: security event detection,
tracking, trending, alerting and incident analysis.

Lead
information technology groups in the infrastructure security related patching
and hardening process and priorities based on industry best practices.

Candidate
will train employees and clients to run security systems.

QUALIFICATIONS

Certifications

Preferred but Not Required:
ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional
(CISSP)

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacking

EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic
Investigator

GIAC Certified Forensics Analyst

GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst

GIAC Security Essentials Certification

QSA - PCI

5 to 10 years' experience in network security
preferred

Continuously evaluate, identify and implement opportunities
to enhance the information security profile of our clients and Nuspire. Work
with security tools, engineers, and processes to investigate and resolve
intrusion detection/prevention alerts, network traffic anomalies, and system
vulnerabilities.

Lead
Research and Development efforts and communicate build requirements to
Development staff for updates and new network monitoring and IDS/IPS
tools.

Assist
in development and creation of marketing material, security blogs, white papers,
and other research documentation for publishing to news organizations, clients,
and/or the company website.

Proactively
maintain a thorough knowledge of technologies, processes, controls, and
monitoring of information technology security systems.

Maintain
and enhance expertise in security systems, hacking techniques, penetration
methodologies, security risk assessments, and forensics
investigations.

Identify
system configuration discrepancies and inadequacies that may compromise
infrastructure security levels.

Conduct
scans on servers, develop profiles for alerting, and utilize preventative
tactics for hackers.

Maintain
the security related process and procedure documentation for Nuspire and
templates for clients, including but not limited to: security event detection,
tracking, trending, alerting and incident analysis.

Lead
information technology groups in the infrastructure security related patching
and hardening process and priorities based on industry best practices.

Candidate
will train employees and clients to run security systems.

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