Security Incident Response Team Engineer - (Windows and Linux knowledge)

Forcepoint

4.2

(5)

India (Remote)

Why you should apply for a job to Forcepoint:

  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 60% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 80% would recommend this company to other women
  • 60% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We are committed to a human-centric culture and ecosystem that fosters inclusivity, diversity of thought, mutual respect, and dignity.
  • We are honest and ethical. We are committed to always acting with the best of intentions for our customers, partners, and colleagues.
  • We are passionate about our mission because our solutions protect businesses, critical infrastructures, and governments worldwide.
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    Position summary

    erabilities identified as part of our Enterprise Vulnerability Management Program. As a PSIRT Security Engineer at Forcepoint, you will work closely with product, software development and technical support teams to identify security issues, and closely work with the teams to diagnose, document, and remediate security vulnerabilities.

    What you will do:

    • Triage, assess, validate, and provide guidance in the management of inquiries of public and privately disclosed vulnerabilities by assisting in product security incident response activities.

    • Communicate issues to the application and product owners and provide meaningful remediation recommendations.

    • Drive security issues to resolution and validate that they have been resolved.

    • Identify security gaps and collaborate with the Information Security team on process improvement opportunities.

    • Conduct security tests and scans to identify potential vulnerabilities or improvement in security design or implementation.

    • Build and maintain collaborative working relationships with various internal functional groups to drive organization initiative and security fixes.

    • Develop, report, monitor and provide incident response metrics and dashboards.

    • Support Security projects to improve Information Security Team or Forcepoint's security posture, through the development of tools and automation.

    What you will bring:

    • 2-3 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Computer Engineering or related field.

    • Experience working with the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) organization.

    • Experience working with Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE™) and Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE™) frameworks.

    • Strong Windows and Linux knowledge.

    • Strong customer focus and able to drive issues to closure.

    • Working experience with the Atlassian tool set.

    • Experience with one or more of security tools such as Kali Linux, Burp, Metasploit, Qualys, Nessus.

    • Development and scripting experience with one or more of the scripting languages JavaScript, Python, Bash.

    • Experience in automating vulnerability discovery and repetitive tasks.

    • Knowledge of the Secure Development Lifecycle (SDL).

    • A year or more working in a "work from home" / remote capacity.

    • High level, written and verbal English communication skills to both technical and non-technical leaders.

    • Ability and desire to work in a team environment.

    Nice to have:

    • Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Security or Computer Engineering with 1-2 years of related experience.

    • Strong desire to learn and continually improve security posture, process, procedures and related policies.

    • Development experience in one or more of the programming languages and platforms such as Java, C/C++, Objective C, iOS, Android, Window, Mac.

    • Knowledge in OS kernel is a plus.

    • Organized and capable of executing complex plans with minimal direction.

    Don't meet every single qualification? Studies show people are hesitant to apply if they don't meet all requirements listed in a job posting. Forcepoint is focused on building an inclusive and diverse workplace - so if there is something slightly different about your previous experience, but it otherwise aligns and you're excited about this role, we encourage you to apply. You could be a great candidate for this or other roles on our team.

    The policy of Forcepoint is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

    Forcepoint is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company's career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to [email protected].

    Applicants must have the right to work in the location to which you have applied.

    Why you should apply for a job to Forcepoint:

  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 60% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 80% would recommend this company to other women
  • 60% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We are committed to a human-centric culture and ecosystem that fosters inclusivity, diversity of thought, mutual respect, and dignity.
  • We are honest and ethical. We are committed to always acting with the best of intentions for our customers, partners, and colleagues.
  • We are passionate about our mission because our solutions protect businesses, critical infrastructures, and governments worldwide.