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.
● 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.
● 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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