cybersecurity engineer senior

Last Updated: November 1, 2023By

Job title: cybersecurity engineer senior

Company: Randstad

Job description: job summary:

Our client is looking for a highly experienced Senior Cybersecurity Engineer with a deep background in incident response and root cause analysis. The ideal candidate possesses robust analytical skills and a track record of assisting in the environmentally hardening of systems. This role is integral in ensuring the protection of our company’s information assets.

Uses extensive information security implementation and support experience to analyze, evaluate, design, develop, implement, and support Information Security technology solutions. Ensures that the IT infrastructure, including the network perimeter is protected, investigates security breaches and threats and recommends changes to address security issues. Manages processes for operating system hardening, patch management, and intrusion detection. Recommends and implements new standards and procedures for existing security systems. Performs operational support to implement business use cases, minimize system downtime, maintain a secure environment, and ensure proper backup & recovery provisions are in place. Leads and/or supports the security governance functions related to the supported technologies. Travel may be required.

location: Chicago, Illinois

job type: Permanent

salary: $120,000 – 150,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


  • Perform technical cyber security investigations on security incidents, root cause analysis, recommend and mitigate the effects caused by an incident. Ability to respond to multiple incidents at the same time or large-scale incidents.
  • Working in an environment containing a mix of on-premises and cloud solutions. Competency and understanding in Continuous Integration (CI)/Continuous Deployment(CD) pipeline.
  • Ability to apply the MITRE ATT&CK and Killchain frameworks to security operations.
  • Incident Response: Take the lead on cybersecurity incidents, ensuring rapid identification, containment, and eradication of threats. Coordinate with IT and business teams for effective response and communication.
  • Root Cause Analysis: Conduct comprehensive root cause analysis on security incidents, ensuring lessons learned are integrated into our cybersecurity posture.
  • Environmental Hardening: Provide expert consultation to internal teams on best practices for hardening systems, networks, and applications against threats.
  • Analytical Leadership: Use strong analytical skills to identify patterns, trends, and anomalies in intricate data sets related to security incidents. Identifies and implements cybersecurity improvements in the design and/or infrastructure of existing systems.
  • Continuous Improvement: Provide recommendations to improve detection capabilities, streamline incident response processes, and enhance the overall cybersecurity posture of the organization.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with other departments, ensuring cybersecurity considerations are integrated into all aspects of the business.
  • Stay Updated: Keep abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends, threats, and best practices to ensure the company’s defenses are always one step ahead.
  • Documentation: Maintain thorough documentation of incidents, analyses, and remediation steps.
  • Mentoring: Provide guidance and mentorship to junior cybersecurity team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Assesses, recommends, designs, tests, customizes and implements/installs cybersecurity hardware and software products, as well as the related standards and procedures.
  • Uses hands-on cybersecurity experience to represent the IT Security team as a subject matter expert for various projects Assists with deployment and ongoing operational support of cybersecurity products and processes, including Identity and Access Management tools, Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Data Classification products, Intrusion Detection, Incident Response, Vulnerability & Threat Management as well as other cybersecurity technologies.
  • Develops, socializes, and implements product lifecycle roadmaps for supported cybersecurity technologies.
  • Acts as the key vendor contact and participates in managing vendor relationships, partnerships, and expectations.


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)


  • Civil

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

At Randstad Digital, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact

Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate’s education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad Digital offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

Expected salary: $120000 – 150000 per year

Location: Chicago, IL

Job date: Sat, 28 Oct 2023 05:05:44 GMT

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