IT Networking and Security Engineer

Outbrain is seeking a talented IT Networking and Security Engineer who loves technology and troubleshooting complex problems in a challenging environment, to work in the Information Technology team at our New York City office.

Primary responsibilities:

● Act as a liaison between the Information Technology Team (IT) and the Information Security (InfoSec team).

● Develop and implement security best practices and procedures in alignment with the Security team.

● Architect and maintain the global network infrastructure (working in parallel with regional focal points)

● Lead security and network-related IT projects globally.

● Maintain integrity of the network, server deployment, and security.

● Review systems implemented by other members of the team to ensure proper security standards.

● Provide escalation support for security related issues.

Technical Requirements

● 8+ Years experience as a system administrator, network engineer, and/or security manager/engineer with

experience with Linux, Macintosh, and Windows systems (in sequential order).

● Strong understanding of all areas in an IT environment

● Experience managing cloud infrastructure is a MUST

● Advanced understanding of network technologies, routing, firewalls, and VPN from vendors such as Juniper,

Fortigate, Cisco, Brocade, Force10, etc.

● Proven experience in leading IT and Security projects

● Versed in multiple authentication technologies (e.g. 2-factor authentication, LDAP, RADIUS, SAML, 802.1x,

NAC Systems, etc)

● Knowledgeable in current security threats, vulnerabilities, trends, attack patterns, and mitigations

● Understanding of common services (web, mail), protocols (SSH, DNS, IPSEC, BGP) and hybrid architectures

(on-premise & cloud)

● Basic scripting/developing skills

Work Experience Requirements

● Has the "can do" attitude not the "must do"

● Proven organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects and/or assignment simultaneously

● Mental acumen to identify and remediate security exploits (escalating to senior management when


● Ability to pick up new technologies quickly and adapt to a rapidly changing environment.

● Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with multiple partners,

which include levels of management and external vendors.

● Risk management capabilities including security assessment experience

● Ability to present high level presentations to management

● Application security skills and experience

● A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in computer science, information security, information

systems, engineering, or other related discipline is required.


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