Senior IT Security Engineer

Senior IT Security Engineer Job Description Template

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


  • Operate as a security strategist;
  • Improve, build, or create new enterprise solutions;
  • Involvement in the implementation of new security solutions;
  • Take a lead role in the attainment/maintenance of all security-related certifications, such as ISO 27001 and FedRAMP;
  • Support the CISO as required and directed;
  • Devise and implement security policies and procedures. Further their adoption throughout the company;
  • Participation in the creation and or maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures;
  • Conducting vulnerability audits and assessments;
  • Devise security solutions or enhancements;
  • Monitor our systems for security events and investigate/respond as appropriate.


  • Diligence in producing and maintaining documentation and evidence, especially for compliance activities;
  • Experience with conducting penetration testing and participating in security audits;
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience working in an IT Security capacity; 3 years in a lead position;
  • Relevant Security certification(s) such as: CISSP, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Security, and CCNP: Security;
  • Strong knowledge of networks, firewalls, and security frameworks;
  • Experience with monitoring for security events, evaluating and responding where appropriate;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or an Engineering related field, or equivalent experience;
  • Strong understanding of Linux operating systems;
  • Experience with disaster recovery and business continuity planning and testing;
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Experience with the AWS Cloud, specifically network configuration, security groups, IAM, etc.