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IT Information Security Engineer
Ref No.: 18-03370
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Timesheet Submission Frequency:Weekly
Invoice submission frequency:Monthly
Timesheet Instructions for Consultants:Consultant will use Clients system to enter time
KAYGEN is an emerging leader in providing top talent for technology based staffing services. We specialize in providing high-volume contingent staffing, direct hire staffing and project based solutions to companies worldwide ranging from startups to Fortune 500 and Managed Service Providers (MSP) across a wide variety of industries

Job Description.
Standardization and collection of events from network devices, appliances, custom components, and infrastructure.
Comprehensive real-time network security monitoring

The IT Information Security Engineer will be responsible for implementation of comprehensive real-time security monitoring for complex platform and collaborating with developers on logging architecture.
Understand complex platform end to end to drive ingestion of log data needed for security monitoring.
Collaborate with developers and infrastructure team on log configurations, formats, and delivery of a wide variety of off the shelf and custom components.
Architect and deploy log collection infrastructure using proprietary and open source tools using standard log protocols and message queue platforms.
Design customized JSON schema for applications.
Deliver new or update existing log parsers, reports, and alerts.
Creating innovative solutions involving different technologies/products.
Develop scripts and processes to automate the collection, maintenance, enhancement and reporting of log events including leveraging REST APIs.
Key skills requirements (must-haves):
Architecting high availability solutions
Information Security domain experience
Strong work prioritization, planning, and organizational skills
Ability to collaborate effectively and work efficiently within a team while dealing with time sensitive deadlines or challenging people
Recognize and appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with ability to clearly articulate solution alternatives
Understanding of security information and event management (SIEM) approaches and best practices
Experience programming in perl, python, powershell or other languages to communicate with REST APIs and manipulating JSON objects
Any skills that are nice-to-haves:
Strong experience managing Linux or UNIX systems.
Knowledge of querying SQL databases
·         Experience leveraging Kafka for log collection.
·         Development of threat detection content / alerts

At KAYGEN, we are always looking for dynamic, talented and experienced individuals. We invite you to join our team of talented IT professionals, consulting at client locations across the globe. Our culture is team-orientated; we strive to stand by our core values of respect, honesty and integrity. Our team of experienced staffing experts will work with you to find you the best opportunity. For more information please visit us at