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Information Security Engineer

 

Information Security Engineer

  • JR-121186
  • Redwood City
  • Information Technology
  • Full time
Information Security Engineer

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents. 

A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary: The Information Security Engineer, Global CERT, is responsible for responding to information security incidents that arrive to the Equinix Global CERT, working to properly assess incidents and ensuring proper response to minimize risk to the Company. This person is familiar with incident response best practices, endpoint and network forensics, and common threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures. This person also has a working knowledge of networking, common networking appliances, vulnerability management, and cloud architecture.

This position requires superior interpersonal, communication, and technical skills to work across numerous internal and external incident stakeholders and effectively and efficiently contain and eradicate or remediate threats.

Responsibilities

  • Handling of security incidents through analysis, containment, and eradication/remediation.

  • Conducting forensic analysis of assets pertaining to information security incidents while adhering to best practices.

  • Analyzing malware and indicators of compromise to determine potential impact using multiple third-party toolsets.

  • Applying knowledge of TCP/IP and various networking protocols to conduct analysis of packet captures.

  • Engaging workflow systems to track incidents from inception through completion.

  • Familiarity with Enterprise change management best practices.

  • Assisting in the driving and reporting of remediation and mitigation activities related to network vulnerabilities across a diverse network environment.

  • Documenting lessons learned through the incident management process to support continuous improvement.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in information security roles, with at least two years in incident response.

  • Understanding of technology systems such as networks, applications, servers, cloud, authentication, and emerging technologies.

  • Experience with TCP/IP networking, Windows, Unix/Linux, and networking services such as SSL, DNS, SMTP, DHCP, etc.

  • Experience in hard drive image and memory acquisition and corresponding analysis across multiple operating systems.

  • Experience working with information security teams and functions, such as security operations centers, vulnerability assessment, vulnerability threat management, security incident management, threat intelligence, threat hunting, and cyber threat analytics.

  • Exceptional communications skills (oral and written) with a history of successfully engaging with multiple levels of leadership.

  • Experience implementing processes aligned with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

  • Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, and able to work independently with little oversight.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience required.

  • Degrees and/or Certifications in computer forensics, information security, and similar preferred.

We offer Medical, TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, Leave of absence & disability benefits, paid time off & holidays and more.  

In accordance with Colorado State Law (https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb19-085) the salary range for Colorado for this role is $96,000 - $130,000 per year with 15% bonus target.

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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