Senior Windows Security Engineer

March 11, 2023
New York, NY
Job Type
Azure, Active Directory, O365, windows security


Global shipping company is seeking a senior IT Security Specialist with a strong background in Windows engineering.

Work remotely 2 days/week.


  • Provide guidance and expertise in the field of risk management regarding the protection and security of digital assets in the cloud and on premise.
  • Maintain and improve Information Security Architectures in line with the CIA triad.
  • Maintain and improve information security policies and procedures; develops security guidelines and safe practices for computing and networking systems and maintain the documentation.
  • Manage, maintain, and monitor security technologies such as vulnerability scanning solutions, IDS/IPS, anti- virus technologies, SIEM technologies, host forensics and malware analysis, web application firewalls and proxy solutions.
  • Manage real time threat detection technologies to identify and quarantine threats, Monitor Endpoint Security; alerts and takes corrective action.
  • Minimize security threats by examining governance, technology infrastructure, and facilities to identify security deficiencies, using risk analysis and follow up with corrective action plan.
  • Monitor internal control systems to ensure appropriate access levels are maintained, protect against unauthorized system access, modification and destruction.
  • Review security related reports, logs and occurrences; escalate issues and initiate security response procedures.
  • Create and review vulnerability reports, track compliance with vulnerability management policies and procedures in accordance to established ISO 27001:2013 guidelines.
  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies in support of security technology enhancements, propose technical solutions to management, to address security weaknesses and coordinate with relevant stakeholders to implement.
  • Reviews, updates, and enforces data security practices within the organization; tests for exposures to ensure adherence to guidelines and procedures and works with platform experts to implement remedial measures as appropriate.


You must have an in-depth understanding of Microsoft operating systems and its security (server and workstation), authentication Ad and AAD, authentication methods, networking, email security, DevSecOps, scripting/PowerShell, and IT security concepts and tools.

-Good documentation and communication skills and be able to operate with minimal supervision.

-Networking, systems, Azure architecture and security. Must have some experience in DevSecOps, scripting/PowerShell, SQL, IDS/ IPS. Must have knowledge of MFA architectures, O365 architecture and emails security and Azure.

Benefits include medical, dental, vision and 401K with company match.

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