Windows Server Security Engineer/Architect

Full Time
New York, NY
Areas of Interest: Software Assurance and Security Engineering, Systems Security Architecture
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Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.
As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Morgan Stanley's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modelling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses—and to our own.

Technology Information Risk (TIR)
TIR's mandate is to enable the Firm to manage its technology and data related risks through implementing proactive, comprehensive and consistent risk management practices across the Firm to protect the franchise while capturing business opportunities. The TIR team partners with the business by ensuring that Technology and Data understands how to manage escalate and monitor risk.

Position Description:
Windows Server Security solution engineer/architect required to work in the Enterprise Security Platforms (ESP) Engineering Team, providing the highest level of security consultancy and engineering support for Windows Server security agents. The role will focus on engineering Windows security agents and tooling utilized to manage the various solutions. The role is suited to an experienced Windows Server Engineer with a proven understanding in enterprise security. This role is primarily project based, with numerous activities to expand and enhance the services provided within the environment. 

  • The candidate must demonstrate very strong technical qualities - preferably in a global environment, ideally within the finance industry.
  • Engineering, analysis and development of Windows Server security agents / solutions. 
  • Provide consultancy services to other IT Security teams
  • Provide architecture assurance on Windows security initiatives 
  • Create, review, maintain and update documentation including Documenting & Publishing fixes in central knowledge base 
  • Work with global colleagues to provide globally consistent processes and solutions.
  • Investigate & Troubleshoot root causes when escalated from operations.
  • Active participation within and amongst teams and colleagues, providing constructive feedback when necessary.
  • Input into Business Continuity Planning and Practices
Required Skills
  • Excellent understanding and experience of architecting, engineering and automating Windows Server Security solutions for a Global environment of 10,000+ Servers AntiVirus, Encryption, Sandboxing, OS Hardening, RBAC etc.
  • Experience of working with Enterprise Security Products and Frameworks (Symantec, Avecto, NIST, CIS)
  • Expert Level Windows Operating System knowledge, including kernel debugging.

Interpersonal Skills - Communication, flexibility, self-driven, team player
Scripting and Automating Skills (Powershell, VBscript, C#) 
Knowledge of common Windows Infrastructure (Active Directory/SCCM/GPO)
General networking (Firewalls, Routing, NAT, OSI Model, packet trace and analysis, etc.)

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Morgan Stanley mobilizes capital to help governments, corporations, institutions and individuals around the world achieve their financial goals. For over 75 years, the firm’s reputation for using innovative thinking to solve complex problems has been well earned and rarely matched. A consistent industry leader throughout decades of dramatic change in modern finance, Morgan Stanley will continue to break new ground in advising, serving and providing new opportunities for its clients. Morgan Stanley is committed to maintaining the first-class service and high standard of excellence that have always defined the firm. At its foundation are four core values — putting clients first, doing the right thing, leading with exceptional ideas and giving back — that guide its more than 55,000 employees in 1,200 offices across 43 countries.
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