Security Engineer, networking company
January 15, 2009 9:27 AM

Any MeFites interested in a security engineering position at a small, laid-back company employing some of the smartest people I've ever worked with? Job description text follows:


Reporting directly to the Director of Security, this person will be responsible for the validation of TopResponse security protection packs and other related activities for Top Layer’s security products. A major challenge of the position is to measure and maintain the security baseline for the Top Response service. In addition, the position will face challenges working with new product development and continuous learning as the security market evolves. The position is based at our corporate headquarters in Westboro, Massachusetts.

Top Response Responsibilities:
• Qualification of TopResponse protection packs prior to publication.
• Investigation of Vulnerability and Attack data.
• Validate product enhancements fulfill TopResponse security requirements.
• Maintain a secured environment to safely facilitate security research.
• Ownership of the TopResponse security baseline.
• Develop and enhance tools that facilitate the publication of TopResponse protection packs.
• Interface with the Security Research team on vulnerability details and protection.
• Effectively communicate and archive results of completed tasks.

Top Layer Products Responsibilities:
• Participate on cross-functional teams as security engineering representative for new product development.
• Work closely with TopResponse development engineers to qualify corrections to product enhancements.
• Validate security requirements are met when new product features are introduced.
• Advocate for new product features required to provide additional security protection.

Experience/Skills Required:
• 3+ years in a “hands-on” role in security research, penetration testing, or development / quality engineer on a security product.
• Solid experience with Windows2000/XP/Vista/Solaris/Linux
• Solid experience with Networking TCP/UDP/IP and related protocols
• Experience with finding and the safe storage of malware
• Must have strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills are needed.
• B.S. in Computer Science or related field is preferred.

Additional experienced with any of the following is a plus:
• Security Product Development and Release experience a plus.
• Automation experience is valuable e.g. use of Perl, Expect, C/C++ or Java.
• Vulnerability analysis and publication experience is desirable.
• CIISP, CISA, CEPT or CEH certifications.

payscale: DOE
job type: full-time
posted by xbonesgt to Internet Engineering

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