Cybersecurity Operations Engineer


  • Assess security of existing IT infrastructure against HP Cybersecurity policies and/or industry best practices.
  • Manages HP's vulnerability assessment processes. Defines metrics to quantify risks. Develops/tunes scan/audit policies. Runs complex analyses on vulnerabilities and security issues, and uses in-depth research to drive HP's remediation process.
  • Detects vulnerabilities in existing on-premises technologies, but with a focus in go-forward environment such as public cloud IaaS/PaaS services – AWS, Azure, etc.
  • Evaluates security-relevant infrastructure services such as Active Directory, Web Proxies, Firewalls, etc. against HP policy and industry best practices.
  • Recommends improvement to HP's security policies based on observed deficiencies.
  • Evaluates network/firewall change requests vs. HP policies and industry best practices.
  • Combines industry expertise with a thorough understanding of information and security technology to direct development of remediation or mitigation plans.
  • Recommends and coordinates the development, enhancement, organization, and maintenance of HP's security assessment solutions and processes.
  • Acts as an extended part of the Incident Monitoring and Response team when required.
  • Develops and maintains internal Cybersecurity tools and solutions.
  • Demonstrates advanced capabilities to develop custom programs, scripts, etc. enhancing off-the-shelf products or established tools.

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • In-depth general Cyber and IT security knowledge
  • In-depth understanding of Cyber and IT security risks, threats and prevention measures
  • In-depth security system analysis skills
  • In-depth understanding of security standards and best practices
  • In-depth risk assessment and management skills
  • In-depth understanding of networking and network security
  • In-depth understanding of network monitoring and protocols
  • In-depth understanding off-the-shelf vulnerability assessment products and tools (Qualys, Nessus, etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of attacker techniques and related countermeasures.
  • In-depth understanding of network security devices (firewalls, proxies, NIDS/NIPS, etc.)
  • Knowledge and understanding of platform and application-layer penetration testing techniques.
  • Proficient in relevant programming and scripting languages
  • Must have previous experience working in public cloud environments such as AWS and Azure.
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organization, prioritization, and rationalization skills.
  • Ability to work independently.

Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in computer science, engineering or related area of study or equivalent experience required.
  • Technical Cyber Security Certification through one of the recognized bodies preferred: SANS, ISACA, (ICS)2, CompTIA, Cisco, CERT etc.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience

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