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Security Engineer

Legato Security
Salt Lake City, UT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Position Overview

Legato Security is seeking a Security Engineer to take on an exciting role in Salt Lake City, UT. This is an advanced level security position perfect for those seeking to build their security skills and advance their cyber security career. The successful candidate will report directly to the SVP, Security Operations and will be responsible for security engineering tasks related to log ingestion, log parsing, SIEM data curation, SIEM administration, and system integration and configuration of security related tools. Security Engineers will also assist SOC analysts with mentorship, training, and onboarding. Security analyst experience is highly desirable. Growth opportunities are likely for a candidate who can hit the ground running, is a self-starter, and who can demonstrate excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Implement protections and carry out information security plans and policies
  • Install, deploy and manage information security systems including SIEM, firewalls, AVS, EDR, DLP and network anomaly detection
  • Assist in implementation and secure design of secure applications, software integrations, identity providers, and networks
  • Perform analysis, correlation of actionable security events and alerts, network traffic analysis using raw packet data, net flow, IDS/IPS, SIEM and/or any custom sensor output as it pertains to security threat intelligence, analytics and visibility
  • Work closely with SOC Analysts to review alerts and investigate security incidents
  • Run/oversee vulnerability identification software packages and related tools. To highlight errors in systems configuration and the need for the update of software with fixes and patches
  • Evaluate, analyze and reproduce security vulnerabilities reported by internal tools, internal engineers, security researchers, partners and customers
  • Partner and collaborate with customers and fellow engineers to design, implement, and monitor security and technology solutions used both internally and in customer sites
  • Participate in the Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) activities. This means helping SIRT to detect, respond, contain, eradicate and recover from security incidents in a timely manner, within the Cloud Operations and Corporate IT environments
  • Assist in documenting Standard Operating Procedures SOC playbooks, configuration guides, and secure standards
  • Monitoring, analyzing, and interpreting security/system logs for events, operational irregularities, and potential incidents and escalating issues as appropriate
  • Administration and operational support of all security monitoring and management systems including Splunk, Qradar, Azure Sentinel, LogRhythm, Sumo Logic, Alien Vault, and others
  • Implementing, utilizing, tuning, and administering security tools such as endpoint protection, network analysis, SIEM, and other essential security solutions
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting when needed regarding existing or new security tools and solutions
  • Provide support to remediate vulnerabilities such as patching, implementing controls to mitigate risk, and ensuring secure configuration of systems
  • Perform research and remain aware of new and emerging threats to ensure newly discovered vulnerabilities are addressed


  • Bachelor’s degree or similar industry experience in cyber security, information technology, computer science, or similar field
  • Four years of industry experience in IT Security Engineering. Experience working in a SOC is highly desired
  • Prior hands-on experience in SIEM, network, system, and/or endpoint security operations required
  • Solid understanding of information technology and information security including; firewalls/UTM’s, IDS/IPS, VPN’s, penetration testing, SIEM, and other security systems with an emphasis on threat hunting and log analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; collaborative team player
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills; someone who ‘sees’ the box differently
  • Experience developing and managing remediation plans/corrective actions
  • Understanding of IT infrastructure, information security, and compliance controls
  • Comfortable with multiple, current operating environments
  • Network security, design, and administration experience is highly desirable, especially in Palo Alto and Fortinet environments.
  • Familiarity with modern exploit techniques, mitigation strategies and counter-attack methodologies
  • Ability and willingness to learn other security skills such as ethical hacking, digital forensics, or vulnerability management
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, GIAC or other recognized security certification is preferred
  • This position is an on-site position. Candidates must live within commuting distance to the Salt Lake City, UT office location


  • Start-up company in a growth phase with opportunity for advancement based on performance
  • Start-up culture with an office in downtown Salt Lake City, UT
  • Competitive medical and dental benefits for employee and family members
  • Other company-provided benefits such as short-term disability, basic life insurance, children’s orthodontia, with additional voluntary benefits available
  • 401(k) Match
  • Flexible Paid Time Off policy
  • Professional Development opportunities specific to role

About Us

Legato Security Partners is an information security firm founded upon the belief that every organization has the right to keep its data private and secure. Our mission is initiative and advantage on the cyber playing field by building close partnerships with our clients, serving them not as just a vendor, but as trusted advisors helping to build effective, proactive plans. Our focus is always on both the technical and human elements within an organization. We believe in comprehensive strategies designed to harden networks, deflect attackers, and rapidly recover from any accidents. As technology progresses, so too do our tactics, ensuring our experts are always prepared to serve forward-looking leaders eager to stay ahead of emerging threats.
Legato Security Partners continually delivers a higher-quality, technology agnostic security services to a broader range of customers. This delivery is characterized by prompt, candid communication and sophisticated automation. To accomplish this delivery, Legato Security proactively invests in, trains and rewards the core of its operations: the people that show up every day and make the company what it is.

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