Security Engineer - Red Team at State Street in Quincy, Massachusetts

Posted in General Business 15 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Security Engineer  will act as a member of the Control Assessment and Testing Team (CATT) within the Corporate Information Security (CIS) and will serve as an advisor on technical and policy matters, involving the security of information systems.

The Security Engineer will conduct comprehensive assessments of the operational and technical security controls used by an enterprise applications and critical infrastructure. These assessments help determine the overall effectiveness of the controls and the extent to which they are implemented adequately and correctly, operating as intended, and producing the desired outcome with respect to meeting the security requirements for the system.  The Security Engineer will interact directly with Application and Infrastructure SMEs, Program Management, Information Security Officers (ISOs) and System Owners.  Application of technical expertise and a comprehensive understanding of the related IT controls are required, but not limited to the following areas: Access and Authentication, Data Security, Secure Software Management, Infrastructure Operations, Network Edge Protection, and Vulnerability Management.


  • Perform network penetration, web, mobile and business application testing, threat analysis, wireless network assessments, OT/IoT security assessments, and social-engineering on a wide variety of high or critical business solutions that include but are not limited to software, hardware, networks, and mobile devices as well as complex solutions that may include any number of the above configurations.

  • Develop, identify, and safely utilize attacker tools, tactics, and procedures in a busy financial production setting.

  • Ensure compliance of system and application security in accordance with corporate security practices/guidelines and relevant technology standards.

  • Develop scripts, tools, or methodologies to enhance red team processes

  • Identifying control gaps and work with application SMEs to provide actionable risk remediation activities and timelines. 

  • Prepare final security assessment reports containing the results and findings from the assessment.

  • Iteratively enhance the overall assessment processes. Follow and advance the security risk assessment methodology

  • Effectively communicate findings and remediation strategies of findings to stakeholders including technical staff, executive leadership, risk management, and internal/external audit teams.

  • Educate users/colleagues on information security topics such as policies, standards, guidelines and best practices

Minimum Requirements:

  • Expertise in Windows, Linux, and Networking

  • Knowledge of general security concepts, such as defense-in-depth, MITRE ATT&CK framework, and security architectures

  • Strong knowledge of security controls in AWS and Azure cloud platforms

  • Experienced in utilizing various SIEM (e.g. ArcSight, Splunk) and EDR tools for threat hunting

  • Proficiency with python and powershell scripting

  • 3-5 years of Penetration Testing and Security Assessments

  • 3-5 years of Cybersecurity

  • 3-5 years of Vulnerability Scanning

  • Education:Bachelor's

  • Licensing: CISSP, OSCP, CEH, or equivalent