System Security Engineer Job Description


This System Security Engineer job description template can be posted to online job forums and career pages for the recruitment of candidates. The System Security Engineer job description, its requirements, and responsibilities, given in this template can be modified according to the specific need of your company.

The primary job role of a System Security Engineer is to:

  • Develop, implement and monitor security measures/procedures for the protection of information, networks and computer systems
  • Identify and define system’s security requirements
  • Develop detailed cyber security designs as well as computer security architecture

System Security Engineer Job Description

We are hiring a System Security Engineer for developing and implementing necessary security measures on our systems. Your responsibility would be to ensure that our systems, data, and networks remain secure from all sorts of data losses and cyber-attacks.

In order to succeed in this role, you should have experience in building and maintaining security systems. Secondly, you must keep yourself aware of all latest advancements so as to keep the systems as secure as possible. So, if you like to work in a challenging environment, and qualify the following requirements, we would like to hear from you.

Requirements

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or other related fields
  • Prior experience as an Information Security Engineer or a System Security Engineer
  • Experience with firewalls, log management, intrusion detection systems, authentication systems, anti-virus software, content filtering, etc.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining security frameworks/systems
  • Sound knowledge of all web technologies (e.g. Web Services, Web applications, Service Oriented Architectures) as well as web/network related protocols
  • Sound knowledge of operating systems and database security
  • Familiarity with all latest security techniques, principles, and protocols
  • Sound knowledge of all network/systems security technologies as well as monitoring tools
  • Strong communication skills and a keen eye for details
  • An analytical mind with a problem-solving attitude

Responsibilities

  • Developing, implementing and monitoring security measures/procedures for the protection of information, networks and computer systems
  • Identifying and defining system’s security requirements
  • Developing detailed cyber security designs as well as computer security architecture
  • Developing new security tools and technical solutions to mitigate security vulnerabilities
  • Automating repetitive security tasks for better efficiency
  • Configuring and troubleshooting security infrastructure devices
  • Preparing and documenting standard system protocols and operating procedures
  • Reporting security status to upper management in the form of comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, results, and propositions for further security enhancement
  • Resolving all security issues as soon as they arise