Senior Information Security Engineer

October 11, 2017
Littleton, Colorado
Job Type


Sempera promotes innovation dedication, and work enjoyment in everything we do for our clients and employees. Our mission at Sempera is to get back to proven principles….giving our clients top quality….giving our employees a satisfying career. The end result of this culture is the commitment to client and employee satisfaction.

6 Month Contract to Hire


  • Respond to, remediate and document information security incidents
  • Review data that is processed within the SIEM to find and resolve suspicious events
  • Verify incident source alert notifications are authentic and trusted
  • Identify and resolve incidents that are not defined by (or deviates from) an existing incident response guide
  • Assist with significant incidents as needed or assigned
  • Provide feedback for development and consistency of automated threat detection mechanisms
  • Create and maintain incident response guides
  • Security projects dedicated to improving Corporate Security posture
  • Support and enhance company’s abilities to detect and respond to security incidents including internal events, targeted attacks and all other cyber incidents
  • Ensure Corporate Security owned Infrastructure, Event Feeds, Event Processing, and Asset Intelligence are available and operating effectively
  • Support the business units by acting as liaison between them and Corporate Security
  • Automate detections of “Indicators of Compromise” provided by Corporate Security in order to detect intrusions, and significantly lower time to response
  • Facilitate the coordinated response to the intrusion, to minimize the impact of the threat returning the integrity of assets and network as quickly as possible
  • Understand the initial threat vector, and the creation of protection mechanisms to prevent threats from occurring in the future
  • Recommend security best practices and system configuration standards
  • Facilitate and lead incident response calls and provide documentation to senior management
  • Perform an on-call shift rotation
  • Ensure communication continuity between all shifts

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of relevant system administration, virtualization, configuration, and support work experience
  • Excellent understanding of common computing platforms.  Including Windows Server, RedHat Linux Server, and vendor specific appliance support
  • Understanding and ability to utilize programming skills
  • Candidate must possess, or be willing to pursue, applicable professional/technical certifications, such as CISSP, CEH, GCIH, GPEN, GWAPT, GISEC, CISM or CISA
  • Considered expert in one (or more) of the following areas:  Networking, Operating System (MS/Unix/Linux), Database, or directory such as Active Directory and LDAP

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of dedicated system administration, virtualization, configuration, and support work experience
  • Proficient with regular expressions, PERL, and/or XML constructs
  • Hands on experience of the following tools: SIEM, IDS / IPS, host based Anti-Virus, or similar products
  • Professional/technical certifications, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Security+, Microsoft Certified IT Professional, Linux Professional Institute Certifications, or equivalent System Administration related certifications. (OSCP, GCIH, other SANS security certs)
  • Experience reverse engineering malware and malware analysis
  • Experience with large enterprise data centers and/or networks


Please send resume and rate with summary of skills/experience to

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