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Security Engineer

Technology Operations | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for an outstanding Security Engineer who will be performing system architecture and manual code reviews of Taskstream-Tk20’s system to ensure the security of our platform. The job also involves incident prevention and response and includes individual as well as team work and the applicant should feel comfortable with both. 

Taskstream-Tk20’s CTO Office is looking for a senior systems security engineer/architect experienced in the security design of complex enterprise environments.

The senior security engineer/architect will focus on a myriad of critical security aspects of corporate and collocated networks and all hosts contained within. Ability to perform systems security or vulnerability analysis and design is a must.

Demonstration of excellent communication skills, creative problem solving, and strong passion is a must.  Must be a team player with proven success on achieving aggressive deadlines.

Who are we looking for?

  • Ability to develop technical solutions and use existing tools to help discover and mitigate security vulnerabilities.

  • Excellent ability to communicate technical solutions.

  • Passion for system architecture with a primary focus on security aspects

  • Fundamental understanding of security best practices.

  • Review security vulnerabilities and determine what modifications are needed to minimize risk to the organization via enhancements to the existing environment.

  • Assist in developing test plans, test the products, make recommendations and assist in developing the architecture and implementation plan for approved solutions.

  • Coordinate with ongoing development efforts to ensure security of the core infrastructure without compromising performance and flexibility.

  • Fostering a culture of security consciousness across various teams.

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive set of security benchmarks and guidelines that are readily adoptable by system and network administrators and software engineers.



  • A track record of building collaborative relationships with stakeholders across many functions.

  • Extensive experience in software development.

  • Experience in design and implementation of application security standards.

  • Prior experience working in heterogenous platforms.

  • Fluent in C# or Python.

  • Deep understanding of network protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, ARP.

  • Solid understanding of PAM, LDAP, RADIUS and other mechanisms for system account management.

  • Conversant understanding of cryptography (Diffie-Helman, TLS, ECC, etc)

  • Demonstrated leadership in all aspects of computer security.

  • Experience in design and implementation of firewalls, DNS, IDS/IPS, anti-virus, content filtering, data loss prevention, endpoint security, email security, network vulnerability scanning, incident management, and disk encryption technologies.


About Us

Taskstream-Tk20 provides user-friendly technology and supporting services to help colleges and universities gather, organize, and use better data to improve student learning and program quality. The company works with more than 1,000 institutions worldwide and has served more than 2.6 million all-time users.