Senior Information Security Engineer

Full Time
Tysons Corner, VA
Areas of Interest: Software Assurance and Security Engineering, Systems Security Architecture
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Cvent’s Information Security team is rapidly growing and seeks a Senior Information Security Engineer to play a crucial role in expanding our footprint and protecting the organization. This position is a hands-on role that involves configuration and tuning of security devices, analysis of network incidents, web threats, security architectures, new technology designs, and other potential areas where security is needed. This person should also be able to adapt quickly and find creative ways to implement security in a fast-paced and high-profile technology landscape. You will work with the latest security tools, systems, and network technologies. A thirst for knowledge, a curious mind, and the desire to continuously stay abreast of new developments in the dynamic security space is a must.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Correlate and tune network, system, and application devices for security events
  • Participate in re-architecture plans of existing infrastructure and security products
  • Participate in network and web architecture design reviews and provide security recommendations
  • Evaluate, plan, document, and implement new security tools within our environments
  • Communicate with other departments in the company to ensure that security is championed throughout their process
  • Perform routine audits to ensure compliance with security policies and other industry standards (i.e. PCI, SOX, HIPAA, ISO27001)
  • Perform vulnerability assessments, security control checks, and reporting
  • Research and evaluate the latest security products to combat the latest threats


What You Need for this Position

  • 4+ years of experience in network and web security with exposure to mobile security a plus
  • Bachelors degree in an Information Technology related field of study or equivalent experience; relevant, industry recognized security certification such as CISSP or CISA
  • Ability to adapt to a hyper-growth pace and changing priorities
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills; outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Expert knowledge of information security principles, networks, operating systems, web applications and a level of familiarity with malicious code and common techniques used by hackers
  • Knowledge of high traffic and other cloud-based infrastructures and how they affect security needs (i.e. cloud infrastructure, AWS, VMWare, SOA architectures)
  • Understanding of TCP/IP, networking concepts, and services such as DNS, SMTP, HTTP, HTTPS
  • Some level of programming/scripting: Java, ASP.Net, Perl, Python, Ruby, Shell scripting, etc
  • Experience with IDS/IPS, NGFW, SIEM, WAF, DLP
  • Experience with vulnerability assessment tools such as Nessus, Nmap, Metasploit, Paros, Burpsuite, BackTrack/Kali Linux
  • Experience with incident response, and understanding malware such as worms, virii, and trojans
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work under minimal supervision are a must


Need more reasons to consider us? We offer competitive salary packages, an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, semi- annual bonuses, 401K match, gym membership discounts and other great perks! If you would like to learn more about Cvent and our products, visit our website at


Cvent maintains a drug-free workplace


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Cvent is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform. Cvent offers software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, e-mail marketing and web surveys. Cvent provides hotels with a targeted advertising platform designed to reach event planners looking for suitable venues. Cvent solutions optimize the entire event management value chain and have enabled clients around the world to manage hundreds of thousands of meetings and events.''

event planning, event marketing, enterprise meeting management, online surveys, venue sourcing, feedback management, Voice of the Customer, Conference mobile apps, Festival mobile apps
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Company Industry: Computer Software
Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 1,001-5000