Altice USA

IT Security Engineer

2 months ago(10/12/2017 2:18 PM)
Requisition ID
Area of Interest
Information Technology
Business Unit
Position Type
Hidden (2049)
US-MO-St. Louis


Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States. We are a subsidiary of Altice NV, a convergent global leader in telecom, content, media, entertainment and advertising founded in 2001 by entrepreneur Patrick Drahi. We are driven by a philosophy to always challenge ourselves. We question everything so that we can find the best way forward for our customers. And in a world where continuous innovation is the only way forward, we are redefining the vision we have for our customers, enterprises, advertisers - and our people.


The Security Engineer II is responsible for the overall operations and support of the information security environment.  Primary duties include responding to and resolving security incidents and requests, implementing configuration changes, and presenting recommendations to optimize the security infrastructure.  This position participates in research and development of security technologies and will lead specific security technology projects. This position provides support to business users, technical teams, and various departments, both internal and external.


Responsibilities / Essential Functions

  • Implement and lead security technology projects, including R&D activities
  • Daily operation, log review, incident response, administration of firewalls, TACACS, IDS/IPS and other security infrastructure.
  • Respond in a timely manner to security incidents including loss, misuse or potential compromise of information assets
  • Participate in exercises to improve detection and response to system breaches
  • Install and support security technologies such as Firewalls, VPN, IDS/IPS, SIEM, DLP, Wireless, SSL VPN, and Content Filtering
  • Implement and monitor security events for routers/switches, servers, operating systems, databases, applications and other technologies
  • Perform analysis of system logs to identify anomalies, unauthorized use or access.
  • Participate and provide support in security incident emergency response activities including internal violations, attacks, and system outages.
  • Maintain information security diagrams, guidelines, and other technical documents
  • Perform periodic information systems risk review and assessments
  • Document security processes, procedures and designs clearly and accurately
  • Assist in the development of disaster and business continuity plans and procedures
  • Simultaneously handles multiple tasks and interactions
  • Ability to work an on call rotation.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize effectively
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision on short term projects and tasks



  • 5-8 years of hands on experience with Information Security products and tools
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience using routers/switches
  • Exposure and understanding of Linux/Unix and Windows server systems
  • Hands on experience troubleshooting security and networking issues
  • Experience with vulnerability scanners, protocol sniffers and penetration testing
  • Exposure to multi-factor authentication solutions
  • Strong professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong people and relationship management skills


Preferred Experience

  • Security certifications a plus (ex. CISSP, GISP, GCIH, GPEN, GCI and CCSP)
  • Experience with NextGen firewalls preferred
  • Experience with SIEM installation configuration preferred
  • Knowledge of web application firewalls is preferred

 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet and maintain a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.



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