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Junior Systems Engineer
Date Posted:  10/22/2021
Job ID:  Job #4448
Employment Type: Contract-To-Hire
Location: Los Angeles California
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The Junior Systems Engineer, Information Security Operations will be responsible for providing advanced information security operational support for our global, 24x7 IT environment. This position will be responsible for creating a proactive security environment through deployment and management threat detection tools.

STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, Atlanta, New York, Raleigh, and more.


  • Act as the primary engineer for the company SIEM based on ElasticSearch.
  • Support log management and data loss prevention operations in support of PCI compliance operations.
  • Support privileged endpoint management, account management and intrusion detection operations in support of PCI compliance operations.
  • Support Amazon Web Services (AWS) operation for the enterprise.
  • Implement and maintain all servers and applications belonging to the global information security team. In both data center and cloud environments.
  • Server and storage architecture, installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and performance tuning
  • Implement and maintain interior and exterior patch management systems and processes.
  • Implement and maintain log collection, management, and analysis standards for adoption across the business and enable modification for new technologies and business applications.
  • Work with enterprise, businesses peers, and information security teams to detect, prioritize, and remediate security defects throughout the business life cycle.
  • Create, Manage and Distribute Information Security policies across a large array of Security Detection tools and services
  • Documentation and diagraming of server and storage infrastructure.
  • Work with the Cyber Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) for the detection and remediation of information security events and incidents.
  • 24x7 on-call duties.
  • Travel to hosting sites for system builds and maintenance as needed.
  • Work with the enterprise information security training and awareness coordinator to apply lessons learned into priority training opportunities as a contribution to the overall training and awareness program.


  • At least one year of ElasticSearch experience.
  • Many years of experience in Linux/Unix server administration experience.
  • Many years of experience of Windows server administration experience.
  • Many years of experience of Amazon Web Services (AWS) administration experience.
  • A few years of experience with IT Security-related standards and technologies.
  • A few years of experience in IT Infrastructure/network security.
  • A few years of experience in Windows and Linux patch management.
  • Strong Hands-On experience with Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) and Log Management
  • Strong Hands-On experience with Redhat, CentOS, Oracle Linux, or other versions of Linux.
  • Virtualization and/or Cloud administration experience with VMware ESXi.
  • Familiarity with Load Balancers (Netscaler preferred), and clustering (Oracle RAC/OCFS).
  • Strong Hands-On experience configuring and supporting IT security tools such as
    o Intrusion Detection Tools (Vectra/Suricata)
    o Elastic Search
    o Vulnerability Scanners (Nessus)
    o PAM Centrify (Privileged Account Management)
    o DLP (Forcepoint and E-Recon)
    o Tanium
  • Must have experience with AWS Management, Orchestration and Automation.
  • Familiarity with database server administration such as Oracle or MySQL Minimum.
  • Familiarity with PCI-DSS and other compliance standards.
  • Ability to examine events from disparate logging and intelligence sources and develop procedures to drive global containment, mitigation and resolution efforts.
  • Ability to work in large global environments spanning multiple time zones.
  • Must be available for limited travel and for on-call duties outside of regular business hours