Security Engineer

Advantage Tech is searching for a qualified Security Engineer for their client based in the Kansas City Metro area.


  • Assist the Incident Response team with investigations
  • Provide input to Security Engineering Team for continuous improvement of monitoring tools
  • Monitor security solutions using various security-related tools, programming languages and services
  • Monitor and analyze system and network logs and other data inputs using threat intelligence based detection, user behavior analytics, and attacker behavior analysis
  • Design and engineering of complex security solutions
  • Knowledge of malware detection and removal technologies
  • Integration of disparate tool sets
  • Monitor the Information Security ticket queue and resolve security-related issues
  • May travel occasionally


  • 5 years plus of experience in IT/Corporate Security/Information Security
  • Ability to communicate clearly with the various team members in verbal and written form
  • Experience with intelligence gathering tools, techniques and passive reconnaissance methods
  • Desire to constantly research new vulnerabilities and implement solutions to mitigate vulnerabilities
  • Splunk or other SIEM experience
  • Intimate knowledge of TCP/IP stack
  • Experience with AirWatch, Nexpose, Splunk, or equivalent tools
  • Demonstrated passion for security

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Knowledge of Windows OS and Linux/Unix Security
  • Powershell development experience
  • Windows domain and system internals experience
  • Strong knowledge of firewalling technologies (Cisco, F5, Palo Alto) including appliances, next generation, Windows, Linux


  • Information Security certifications such as vendor-specific credentials, Security+, CISSP
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, CIS or related field – Would be nice to have



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