IT Cyber Security Specialist

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

IT Cyber Security Specialist

  • Security
  • New York

Description is looking for a highly skilled and motivated IT Cyber Security Specialist to join our IT Cyber Security team. You will play a critical role in managing security tools, improving security policies and threat detection.

Please note that this is a hybrid position of 3 days/week in our NYC office

About The Role

  • Hands-on deployment, management, configuration, optimization, and maintenance of security tools (EDR/DLP/CASB/MAIL RELAY/Cloud-based security tools)
  • Maintain and improve security policies and measures for the protection of computer systems, networks, and information security systems continuously
  • On-going maintenance of corporate security products in the organization, leveraging our security tools and protocols and always looking to improve
  • Responsibility for high standard policy, control & health of our security systems like DLP, EDR, Mail relay, OKTA, ZTNA, Least privilege, etc.
  • Escalation contact to cyber security for sophisticated security incidents
  • Detect and respond to possible threats or software issues
  • Deploy and maintain IT Security systems to ensure the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about any security incidents
  • Find cost-effective solutions to cybersecurity problems
  • Develop best practices and IT security standards for the organization


  • 3+ years of experience as an IT Security or Information Security Engineer or similar role
  • In-depth knowledge of IT security: a strong foundation in IT security principles and practices, including knowledge of network security, vulnerability assessment, risk management, compliance, and incident response
  • Hands-on experience with a range of security technologies and tools, such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and endpoint protection
  • Continuous learning: a thirst for knowledge and a commitment to staying up-to-date with the latest threats, vulnerabilities, and industry trends. This involves attending conferences, pursuing industry certifications, and participating in training programs to enhance their knowledge and skills
  • Hands-on experience in IT security systems, including firewalls, EDR, intrusion detection systems, authentication systems (IDP), log management, content filtering, NAC, DLP, Update management, etc
  • Experience in building and maintaining IT security systems - DLP, Endpoint security, content filters, privileges accounts
  • Experience with network technologies, topology, and network monitoring tools
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Experience with Security SaaS applications
  • In-depth knowledge of security vulnerabilities and security gaps
  • Nice to have: Security certifications – CISSP, CISA, CISM
  • Nice to have: Experience with cloud security vendors
  • The position requires on-call shifts

What can offer you:

  • Opportunity to join a well-funded, proven company with big ambitions, competitive salary and benefit package, bonus potential, and eligibility to take part in the company equity incentive program
  • Amazing company culture that values transparency and collaboration while never forgetting to have fun while we work!
  • Monthly stipends for food, wellness, and commuter work
  • Fully dedicated learning and development team that provides opportunities for our employees to hone and gain new skills
  • Award winning work environment - named a "Best Place to Work" by BuiltIn as well as "Great Place To Work" certified
  • We foster diversity, inclusion, and belonging through our Employee Resource Groups in addition to providing access to resources and education to support our team, facilitate conversations, and encourage understanding
  • A global work environment with employees in Tel Aviv, New York, San Francisco, Denver, London, Kiev, Sydney, São Paulo, and Tokyo

For New York City-based hires only: Compensation Range: $120,000-160,000 base salary, subject to standard withholding and applicable taxes. In addition to base salary, the role includes opportunity to receive and/or earn a discretionary bonus and/or equity based on Company’s plans and in accordance with Company’s policies. Compensation finally awarded to the candidate will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience. Compensation ranges for candidates in locations outside of New York City may differ based on the cost of labor and such additional factors for such other locations.

Visa sponsorship for this role is currently not available. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire talented individuals, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military or veteran status, cultural background, religious beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.