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Security Automation Engineer - HIG0000Q

Newark, NJ 07102
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We are a Fortune 100 financial services leader with a dynamic and diverse workforce and a strong emphasis on talent management. Our High-Tech Investigations Unit, part of the larger Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Team, is seeking a Senior Security Engineer to assist in the development and expansion of the High Technology Investigative Units capabilities.


The Senior Security Engineer will be responsible for

  • The research, development, and validation of incident response and investigative techniques in a rapidly evolving corporate environment.
  • Automation of existing processes to allow Investigators to spend more time on analysis.
  • Implementation and customization of a Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) platform.
  • Forensic software selection, validation, and implementation.
  • Under certain circumstances, the Senior Security Engineer will be required to assist with cyber incident response or other corporate investigations.   




  • 4 plus years of experience responding to cyber incidents in a large corporate/government environment or 4 plus years of experience comprised of digital forensic related investigations, automation, and engineering.
  • Knowledge and understanding of network protocols, endpoint/server operating systems, and secure architectures.
  • Experience performing host, log, memory, and network forensics.
  • Proficient in Python (preferred) or another programming language.
  • Familiarity in operating system scripting utilizing Bash or PowerShell
  • Advanced experience in the use of Splunk and the Search Processing Language (SPL).
  • Experience using forensic software suites (X-ways, EnCase, FTK).
  • Knowledge of Cloud computing platforms, primarily AWS and Microsoft Azure.
  • Ability to define and continuously improve processes to enhance incident response and investigative operations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or on a team.
  • Bachelors Degree in Digital Forensics, Information Security, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related discipline. 

Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience with continuous Integration and deployment (CI/CD).
  • Proficiency in Ansible (preferred), or with other infrastructure automation tools.
  • Proficiency in Cloud computing architecture and incident response.
  • Proficiency in utilization of APIs for task automation.
  • GCFE, GCFA, GCIH, GREM, GNFA, GPEN, CISSP or similar industry-accepted certifications
  • Experience reversing and analyzing malicious software.


@!*!Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.
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Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2019-12-15

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