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IT Security Engineer

Peabody, MassachusettsFull-time
About the Job
As the IT Security Engineer, you are responsible for the administration of systems, services, and applications used in conjunction with security management. This position is On Site 2-3 days a week and responsible for administering and managing the core security functions of vulnerability management, system auditing, security monitoring, and reporting services in place to minimize risk. The analyst is considered a subject matter expert and will oversee security awareness, and security reporting, and stay up to date on security best practices.

  • Administer security technologies and services such as SIEM, EDR, CASB, SSO, IPS, DLP, email security, and vulnerability scanning.
  • Participate in security requirements definition and review of new/existing products and services.
  • Assist with testing and implementation of new technologies and/or services including the development of policies and procedures for installation, management, and monitoring.
  • Create technical documentation, standard operating procedures, and as-built documentation with diagrams.
  • Develop new and improve existing processes.
  • Coordinate the vulnerability management lifecycle.
  • Oversee the security awareness program, updating and maintaining materials.
  • Supervise managed security services providers.
  • Assess and respond to security-related tickets/incidents.
  • Develop and maintain security-related metrics.

  • 5+ years of IT Security (or related) experience in a regulated industry.
  • Bachelor's degree in cybersecurity, computer science, or a related field of study.
  • Security certification(s) preferred.
  • Experience with Splunk, Crowdstrike, Mimecast, CASB, Azure AD, and Microsoft 365 Compliance
  • Experience with following a formal change control process.
  • Ability to think strategically and communicate those thoughts at the highest level of the organization with fundamental problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Experience with implementing best practices and creating security policies.
  • Experience with managing outsourced vendor relationships.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • AWS experience preferred.
Harvard Partners, LLP, Trusted Advisors to IT

Harvard Partners is a management consulting firm focused on helping companies more effectively leverage their IT investment. We engage with the C-Suite and Technology Team to help them better understand their IT infrastructure and process in order to align the technology strategy and organization to reach the firm’s strategic business goals.Some of our practices include:• Program/Project Management and "PMO as a Service"​• IT Assessments• Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery• Optimized Infrastructure• Concierge Managed Services• Data Center Strategy, Transformation, and Migration• Cloud Management Programs• Security Assessments and Remediation• Staffing, technical & tacticalWorking with the client’s staff, vendors, and consultants, we deliver supportive and collaborative engagements where direct dialog, simplified reporting, productive meetings, and clear responsibility and accountability encourage active participation resulting in consensus-based business outcomes.