WaveStrong, Inc

  • Security Engineer / Professional Services Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Pleasanton
    Posted Date 3 years ago(3/18/2016 2:10 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    WaveStrong, an IT Security Firm, is recognized as one of America’s fastest growing companies. WaveStrong has been named Top Companies by CPUC – Fastest Growing IT Security Minority Owned organization since 2011. Since 2001, more than 150 organizations, including 20 of the Fortune 100 and 5 of the largest State and Local Gov’t Agencies, have trusted WaveStrong with their data security challenges. Headquartered in Northern California, WaveStrong has offices in 3 major cities across and United States and South Asia.


    Professional Services Engineer - Security, managing design, development, implementation and operation of security programs across multiple enterprise customers. Manages information systems security engineering activities, including credential management, device and system hardening, intrusion detection and response, information assurance, security management applications, and project engineering. Specific duties will include providing technical security direction, oversight and implementation of the following:

    • Vulnerability Scanning and remediation.
    • IDS, Web App, SIEM, Firewall configuration, deployment, and maintenance.
    • Certification and Accreditation. * Deployment, implementation and strategy of tools and related Information Security Management Systems.
    • Provides regular status reporting of security team projects to senior management and customers.
    • Responsible for process definition and assurance for information security functions, ensuring configuration documents for deployed security solutions remain current and complete.
    • Responsible for senior level incident investigation.


    • BS/BA (or equivalent) in Information Security, Computer Science or related field, and minimum five (5) total years related experience, with specific experience in the following targeted areas.
    • Executing configuration control processes within a security engineering discipline. * Managing a complex security architecture consisting of multiple trust levels.
    • Provisioning and operation of Security networking equipment, including IDS, Antivirus, AAA, Database Auditing/Monitoring (DAM), Security Gateway, VPN appliances, and SIEM architectures.
    • Project engineering experience or recent experience in a lead security engineer capacity for network design projects.
    • Must have exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation skills as well as strong ability to lead and mentor teammates.



    Preferred Additional Skills: 

    • CISSP, CEH, GCIA, GCIH certification is strongly desired.
    • Strong team and career leadership abilities desired.
    • Experience in leading information security projects 
    • Ability to make decisions quickly as well as demonstrating sound judgment in balancing risk with business needs to offer customers and management optimal security solutions.
    • Published articles or experience presenting topics in the field of information security.
    • Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as work well in groups.
    • Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities.
    • The ability to socialize ideas, make recommendations and gather team consensus to move forward.


    Required experience:

    • IDS, Web App, SIEM, deployment, and maintenance.: 5 years


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