Sr. Information Security Engineer-Threat Mitigation and Incident Response

  • Company: LinkedIn
  • Posted: February 06, 2017
  • Reference ID: 673744771
Description LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world's workforce in ways no other company can. We're much more than a digital resume - we transform lives through innovative products and technology.
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LinkedIn is looking for an experienced Information Security Engineer to be an integral part of our house information security team. This team is responsible for protecting our infrastructure, applications, and, most importantly, our members. This candidate will be responsible for playing a key role in incident response and security operations.
•Work with LinkedIn's production operations and corporate systems teams to harden the environment, respond to incidents, and lead investigations. •Apply a rigorous and determined process to identify and reduce the impact of enterprise and product security incidents. •Work with LinkedIn's data scientists to identify new attack patterns, identify bad actors, and prevent damage. •Build response tools that help LinkedIn teams identify potential issues. •Assess and guide the acquisition and applicability of security tools and solutions. •Partner with technology teams internal and external to LinkedIn to ensure that the execution of security operations meets the necessary standards and provides the appropriate level of assurance.
Basic Qualifications:
Degree in Computer Science or technical field or equivalent practical experience. 5+ years of hands-on experience in security operations, incident response, or security management. Experience and detailed technical knowledge in incident response, security engineering, forensics, and system and network security.
Preferred Qualifications
Passion for creating tools and automating processes UNIX/Linux systems administration and/or network administration background in addition to security expertise. Large scale system administration and automation. Experience troubleshooting skills that span systems, network, and code Programming skills in one or more of: Python, Perl, Ruby, Java, C Prior experience in an internet-facing technical operations or security role Security operations and design experience with firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM platforms Ability to document and explain risks, recommendations, and incident data to technical stakeholders.

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