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Security Engineer, SIEM
Ref No.: 20-03898
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/24/2020
Genesis10 is seeking a Security Engineer for a direct/perm hire position with our client in the Overland Park area.

Acceptable Locations to work from:
Overland Park, KS (Preferred)
Akron, OH
Holland, MI
Lebanon, PA
Tualatin, OR


Responsible for incident response activities, including monitoring systems and networks, identifying threats, and responding to security incidents.  Responsible for implementing, enhancing and optimizing the use of security tools and controls to meet security and policy requirements.   Work with IT and business leadership to maintain processes and standards.


  1. Monitor for and respond to security events, in partnership with managed security service provider.
  2. Ensure appropriate logging across all infrastructure and applications, and work with IT partners to remediate any deficiencies.
  3. Enhance incident response run books and create automation to improve incident response and lower the human intervention time.
  4. Install, configure, test and maintain Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), automation platform, and supporting technologies.
  5. Proactively test the environment for technical security weaknesses and provide recommendations for remediation.
  6. Evaluate and respond appropriately to customer issues and requests. Handle highly complex issues with moderate assistance. Escalate when necessary to appropriate team or individual to resolve.
  7. Work complex incidents, performs troubleshooting, and administers repairs. Drive team to meet Service Level Agreements.
  8. Assist with maintaining and enhancing accurate documentation steps for installation, maintenance, and configuration activities.
  9. Seek an opportunity to automate, simplify and consolidate platforms and processes.
  10. Actively participate in and assists with vendor contract negotiations for areas of technology expertise.
  11. Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices. Proactively identify opportunities to leverage technology, improve processes, and enhance vendor relations to reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction.


  1. Minimum of two (2) years' security incident handler/analyst experience.
  2. Bachelor's degree in information systems or equivalent work experience.
  3. Knowledge and hands on experience working with leading Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), automation platforms, and other security technologies.
  4. Ability to investigate Windows, Linux, and other systems for compromise.
  5. Experience with scripting languages, such as PowerShell and Python.
  6. Technical knowledge of mainstream operating systems and a wide range of security technologies, such as network security appliances, identity and access management (IAM) systems, anti-malware solutions, automated policy compliance tools, and desktop security tools.
  7. Knowledge of the fundamentals of project management, and experience with creating and managing project plans.
  8. Experience in developing, documenting and maintaining security policies, processes, procedures and standards.
  9. Strong analytical skills to analyze security requirements and relate them to appropriate security controls.
  10. Ability to interact with personnel at all levels and across all business units and organizations, and to understand business imperatives.


  1. GCIH, ECIH, CEH, or equivalent certification.
  2. Knowledge and experience with integrating security platforms via scripting, APIs, etc.
  3. Experience with creating incident response metrics.

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!

About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a Professional Technology Services Firm providing Staffing, Workforce Optimization and Domestic Outsourcing Solutions. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at “Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”