At Optiv, we’re on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We’re one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry.
In your role at Optiv, you’ll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cybersecurity. We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients’ needs come from working hard together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations. Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow. We’re proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world.
As a member of the Optiv Security Managed Security Services department, a MDR Data Engineer provides architectural and engineering experience to partner with customers and assist and facilitate the data ingestion process.
How you'll make an impact:Function as a seasoned resource who serves as a point of escalation for complex and critical client issues.Perform configuration and testing of products and assists with developing and documenting work processes and procedures.Train and mentor lower echelon technicians and engineers.Partner with DevOps to bring customer requirements for building data pipelines to automate batch and real-time data delivery through StreamSets’ streaming data platform to data lakes, warehouses, analytical and machine learning applicationsCustomer-facing role – Walk thru to whiteboarding of architecture and implementation planning to stakeholdersWork with pre-sales in data engineering from a technical consultative approach
Primary Duties and ResponsibilitiesResponsible for troubleshooting and evaluation.Primary duties revolve around data ingestion.Work closely with the threat analysis team providing SME expertise and as an escalation point for the platform.Document actions in ticketing system to effectively communicate information to both internal resources and externally to customers.Respond in a timely manner (within published SLA) to configuration, maintenance, incident management, and other requests.Adhere to established policies, procedures, and security practices.Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems, using strong TCP/IP networking skills.Support, troubleshoot, configure, manage, and upgrade a wide variety of other security products.Create custom documentation for internal and client needs.Assist with designing and documenting work processes.Building and optimizing data pipelines, architectures and data sets utilizing tools like NiFi, StreamSets, etc.
Qualifications for success:Associates Degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school in Information Technology, Information Security/Assurance, Engineering or related field of study; at least two years of related experience and/or training (in addition to experience requirements below); or equivalent combination of education and experience required.Experience with the following technologies is highly desirable: Devo, Kibana, ElasticSearchExperience with Agile Practices like Scrum, ITIL and security industry best practicesKnowledge of deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management (Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible) preferredExperience working with cloud security and governance tools, cloud access security brokers (CASBs), and server virtualization technologiesWorking knowledge of common and industry standard cloud-native/cloud-friendly authentication mechanisms (OAuth, OpenID, etc)Strong technical and written presentation skillsAbility to work independently with minimal direction; self-starter/self-motivatedPractical knowledge and sufficient experience with TCP/IP networking.Sufficient familiarity with Linux, Windows, and other network operating systems.Minimum 5 years of experience in Information Security or Networking required. Minimum 5 years of related experience and/or training in a technology environment required.Additional vendor-specific certifications also preferred.
If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv! As a market-leading provider of cyber security solutions, Optiv has the most comprehensive ecosystem of security products and partners to deliver unparalleled services. Our rich and successful history with our clients is based on trust, serving more than 12,000 clients of varying sizes and industries, including commercial, government and education. We have the proven expertise to plan, build, and run successful security programs across Risk Management, Cyber Digital Transformation, Threat Management, Security Operations - Managed Services and Identity and Data Management.
With Optiv you can expect:
• A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality and Inclusion through Affinity groups including but not limited to, Women's Network, Optiv Pride, Black Employee Network, and Veterans Support Network.
• Work/life balance. We offer “Recharge” a flexible, time-off program that encourages eligible employees to take the time they need to recharge
• Professional training resources, including tuition reimbursement
• Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects
• Volunteer Opportunities. “Optiv Chips In” encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.
• The ability and technology necessary to productively work remote/from home (where applicable)
Optiv is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.