Information Security Engineer

Job ID: 327055    Posted 6 days ago

Memphis, Tennessee



Job Details

Information Security Engineer

Position Overview:

This company is seeking an experienced Information Security Engineer (local to Memphis, TN) to join their Enterprise Identity team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for implementing, maintaining, monitoring and managing secure solutions in accordance with the organization’s architectural designs, best practices, and regulatory or compliance requirements. This is a long term multi-year project extending every 6 months. This position is offering a hybrid work schedule (3 days per week in office).

Required Skills for Information Security Engineer:

  • Okta OR Sailpoint experience
  • Identity management and governance
  • System and network security engineering background
  • Highly technical and analytical expertise, with a proven deep background in technology, design, implementation, and delivery
  • Experience with purple teaming (red and blue) to train, identify and remediate issues cohesively
  • Experience in cloud computing technologies, including software-, infrastructure and platform-as-a-service, as well as public, private, and hybrid environments
  • Extensive knowledge of traditional security controls and technologies, such as Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), public key infrastructure (PKI), identity and access management (IDAM) systems, antivirus and firewalls, in addition to newer offerings such as endpoint detection and response (EDR), threat intelligence platforms, security automation and orchestration, deception technologies and application controls
  • Skilled in meeting vulnerability and penetration testing requirements
  • Excellence in communicating business risk from cybersecurity issues
  • Experience managing SIEM systems, threat intelligence platforms, security automation and orchestration solutions, IDS/IPS, file integrity monitoring (FIM), data loss prevention (DLP) and other network and system monitoring tools


  • Handle day-to-day implementation, monitoring and operational support of hardware, software, customer applications, managed solutions and service provider relationships
  • Actively participate and lead security team meetings that facilitate secure design
  • Engage in information security projects that evaluate existing security infrastructure and propose changes as defined by security leadership and architects
  • Assist with incident response and system stability issues as they occur. This may include involvement outside of regular work hours, and responsiveness is expected
  • Work in tandem with architects, the security operations center (SOC), incident responders (in cases of anomalous activity and host compromise), and technology infrastructure and development team members
  • Respond to and handle service and escalation tickets within SLA expectations
  • Develop security test plans from architectural design. Identify deficiencies and make enhancements to ensure production is not impacted
  • Follow security engineering fundamentals and processes as outlined in standard frameworks
  • Influence the planning and execution of incident response and postmortem exercises, with a focus on creating measurable benchmarks to show progress (or deficiencies requiring additional attention)
  • Focus on driving security efficiencies, enabling security team members to work on more advanced tasks
  • Conduct performance testing to stress the limitations of security solutions while at the same time ensuring business innovation and day-to-day processes are not negatively impacted


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information assurance, MIS or related field, or equivalent
  • Preferred (not required): CISSP, CISM and/or SANS certification a plus
  • Preferably at least 7+ years’ experience in cybersecurity, including compliance and risk management with a system and network security engineering background
  • Highly technical and analytical expertise, with a proven deep background (preferred 5+ years ITS experience in addition to cybersecurity) in technology design, implementation and delivery
  • Track record of acting with integrity, taking pride in work, seeking to excel, being curious and adaptable, and communicating effectively

What’s in it for you?
• Competitive compensation package
• Full Benefits; Medical, Vision, Dental, and more!
• Opportunity to get in with an industry leading organization
• Close-knit and team-oriented culture

Why IDR?
• 25+ Years of Proven Industry Experience in 4 major markets
• Employee Stock Ownership Program
• Dedicated Engagement Manager who is committed to you and your success
• Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
• ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Award winner 11 years in a row

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Why Us?

IDR has been in business for over 25 years and offers access to hundreds of companies across the country to work for. For many of the contractors that work for us, there are some unique benefits to being a part of the IDR team. One specific benefit is that we believe our contractors are part of something bigger than yourself. We are an employee-owned company and in an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan), as the share price of our company grows, so does your equity in our company. Our contractors, as well as our internal employees, can participate in this plan after one year of service. In addition to joining our ESOP program, you will also receive weekly pay, 401k access, and access to three different benefit plans that cover 50% of the individual premiums along with access to unlimited behavioral health sessions with a licensed counselor.

About Us

IDR, Inc. is an award-winning, employee-owned staffing firm with headquarters in Alpharetta, GA and offices in the Nashville, Dallas, and Denver markets. Founded in 1998, IDR has grown to serve businesses and professionals across industries including IT, healthcare, accounting and finance, government services, and professional services. Recognized for our expertise and the high-touch approach of our Engagement Management Program, IDR continues to build rewarding partnerships with companies and consultants. Our best-in-class service has earned IDR ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client and Talent awards for ten consecutive years, in addition to awards from Staffing Industry Analysts and Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. With our commitment to empowering talent and developing leaders, we’re passionate about what we do and how we do it, and we look forward to working with you.