Information Security Engineer

Information Security Engineer- very competitive base salary plus 10% bonus and excellent benefits

This is a perm position and would be ideally situated in Warren, PA, but a greater Boston, MA north location is also a possibility.

LOCATION: Warren, PA or Boston, MA


  • Design security solutions and provide recommendations for technical programs and projects
  • Conceive of and propose new approaches to: significantly enhance or modify the configuration or functionality of intranets, firewalls, servers, applications, remote access, databases, and other important parts of the information systems infrastructure; allow greater standardization and more effective management of information security measures
  • Evaluate and recommend the application of security methodology for new, emerging, or existing technology, such as smart cards and encryption
  • Assist with the selection, installation, and adoption of automated tools that enforce or monitor the compliance with information security policies, procedures, standards, and similar information security requirements
  • Review proposals for outsourcing business activities to determine whether security controls would be compromised in the course of outsourcing the proposed activities
  • Facilitate the integration of security architecture and strategies into programs and projects
  • Provide special technical guidance to the Information Technology Department staff about the risks and control measures associated with new and emerging information systems technologies
  • Participate as a technical advisor for a variety of ad-hoc information security projects that will be dictated by current business and technological developments
  • Provide in-depth technical advice for investigations of information security incidents including internal frauds, hacker break-ins, and system outages
  • Documentation of information security incidents as well as the analysis of the circumstances enabling or permitting these same incidents to take place
  • Participate on a Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) that responds to various security incidents such as denial of service attacks, virus infestations, and internal frauds
  • Conduct security reviews and risk assessments of applications and infrastructure with industry standard tools and methodologies
  • Perform vulnerability scans and internal penetration tests on a regular basis; ensures remediation of critical and high items
  • Maintain awareness of up-to-date threats and vulnerabilities and their respective countermeasures
  • Stay informed about the latest developments in the information security field, including new products and services, through on-line news services, technical magazines, professional associations, industry conferences, training seminars, and other information sources


  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • 3+ years experience supporting security-based devices (firewalls, intrusion detection systems, port scanners, vulnerability scanners, sniffers, malware management systems, email filters, encryption technology and software)
  • 3+ years experience supporting PCs, OS, and peripherals including server hardening
  • 3+ years experience with configuration and implementation of routers, switches, intranets, and VPNs including network device hardening
  • 4+ years conducting Information Security risk analysis/ assessments and application reviews, and providing recommendations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information security concepts and methodologies, as well a practical understanding of security principles such as authentication, authorization, access controls, and protection strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience in computer/network security, operating systems such as Windows, LAN/WAN networking protocols such as TCP/IP, firewalls, IDS/IPS, PKI, and encryption
  • Experience performing external and internal vulnerability and penetration testing
  • Demonstrated experience working with information security related risks, as well as regulatory, audit, and compliance requirements, such as PCI DSS 3.0
  • Experience administering information security programs including risk assessments and forensic research, designing security architectures, developing policies, gathering metrics, and reporting status
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate with clients, peers, vendors, and management to develop solutions and ensure stakeholder buy-in
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and train junior security analysts in risk assessments, security reviews, internal controls, general controls, application controls, and related business communications.
  • Must demonstrate excellent business mastery, including the ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks and safety appropriately, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.
  • Must demonstrate excellent management mastery, including effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building, and staying current with relevant technology and innovation
  • Must demonstrate strong personal mastery, including ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, interpersonal skills, communication, the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.

Preferences for candidates with:

  • CISSP Certification, CISM Certification, and/or CISA Certification• IT and PCI DSS 3.0 Audit experience• Experience working as an external consultant• Experience with IBM iSeries security configurations• Expertise with secure application development concepts and practices

Technologies utilized:

Cisco ASA/routers/switches; AWS; Nexus; IBM QRadar Security Intelligence platform; Trust Wave PCI Compliance ; Core Impact penetration testing

If interested and more importantly qualified, send updated resume with contact info ato and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship or transfer NOT available for this position.

Out of State candidates considered-Relocation offered for qualified candidates.

Telecom and Network Manager

My client is growing and looking for the following:

Telecom and Network Manager – very competitive base plus 10% bonus and benefits



The Network and Telecom Manager is responsible for design, selection, implementation, and support of all Call Center and Enterprise Telephony and data network solutions. Critical success factors (CSF) include

  • Managing the current enterprise phone systems and Avaya-based call center platform which supports a “virtual contact center” comprised of 3 physical call centers with approx. 300 agents each.
  • Managing team supporting 300-400 physical network devices
  • Supporting integration of outsourced call center solution providers.

This position reports to the Director of Technical Services, and manages 3 to 5 staff positions, with partnerships to other IT groups including Network & Desktop Services and Business Application teams.

Essential Position Responsibilities:


  • Participate in strategic technology infrastructure planning to support Company objectives.
  • Develop and champion proposals and presentations targeted for the audience which can range from peers and subordinates to C-Level Executives.
  • Ensure appropriate level of redundancy and network / telecom resiliency to support business’ disaster recovery and business continuity objectives.
  • Organize objectives into executable projects, plan effort and resources, and participate in on-time / in-budget execution.
  • Cultivate relationships with both technical and business peers, and vendors to efficiently manage contracts, budgets, Operating Level Agreements (OLA) and Service Level Agreements (SLA).
  • Prepare and maintain disaster recovery and business continuity plan for network and telecom team
  • Prepare system documentation and implement best practices in telecom and networking.
  • Mentor junior level team members to professionally develop skills needed to meet critical success factors

Telephony Management and Support

  • Support, Upgrade, and Enhance current Avaya CM / CMS call center solution
  • Support interfaces to Order Management, IVR, and Call Recording System
  • Research and recommend Call Center technology solutions like CTI integration, Optimized Call Routing, VOIP, etc.
  • Understand and recommend converged network solutions (ex. SIP trunks, VoIP, MPLS)
  • Partner with teams to develop Call Center BI / Analytics Platform

Network Management and Support

  • Designs and implements secure networks that ensure PCI DSS 3.0 compliance and other compliance needs
  • Manage 300-400 physical network devices including edge Cisco 2900 series and Juniper routers, core 6500 series chassis, and ASA security devices.
  • Manage MPLS network and administer associated protocols like BGP, OSPF, STP, EIGRP, HSRP and others.
  • Ensure network stability by collecting and analyzing performance and reliability data.
  • Recommend and manage network changes designed to improve network efficiency and service.


  • 10 years’ progressively more responsible experience in Telecom/Network with at least 5 years of managerial level experience
  • Expertise in Inbound Contact Center Technology Support and call optimization, using Avaya solutions. ACSS/ASPS certification preferred.
  • Expertise in Cisco Routing/Switching, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, STP, HSRP, Security Appliances, and 2FA. CCNA/CCNP preferred.
  • Experience with PCI DSS 3.0 compliance. CISSP desirable.
  • Experience in vendor and supply chain management / contract negotiations, including wireless/mobile
  • Experience with Opex and Capex budget responsibility
  • Strong understanding of Avaya CMS, and data export for use with Analytics
  • Experience with SaaS and PaaS technologies and providers

If interested and more importantly qualified, send updated resume with contact info to and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship or transfer NOT available for this position.

Out of State candidates considered-Relocation offered for qualified candidates.

Unix Systems Administrator

This is a perm position with a growing company located north of Boston, MA

Ideally you will need 3-5+ years of Unix Systems administration experience with Solaris (or Red Hat Linux could work), solid scripting experience with bsh & bourne shell, solid troubleshooting, back up and recovery experience, security patching, maintenance tasks, administer machines with Oracle running on them, configure storage for DB’s.

This position offers a very competitive base salary plus bonus and benefits.

If interested and more importantly qualified, send your updated resume with contact info to and you will be contacted immediately.

I will have a more detailed job description to send to you.

Unfortunately Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this position.

Principal Software Engineer-Security Applications

*This is a perm position. Very competitive base salary plus bonus and benefits. Location, north of Boston, MA USA

This Developer will be part of our R&D team, working on security applications specifically for our products. We will consider either a C++/.Net/Java background, the critical piece is strong subject matter expertise in software application security. This person will be a hands-on developer, but will also be part of the overall strategy on security. He/She will be a one person team but will work closely with our IS organization. C++ would definitely be preferred, but we would be OK with Java or .Net. This person would be the only dedicated Security person in our Products group, but he/she would work closely with other Development teams on various projects and new releases.

My client is looking for a Principal Software Developer to drive the architecture, design and development of the technology stack for one of our key product suite from a product security perspective. This individual will play a critical role as part of a team of architects with a specialization in all aspects of security. This candidate’s attention to detail, strong technical leadership and excellent communication skills, will be essential for meeting hands-on and engineering deliverable responsibilities. A passion for technology, combined with the ability to quickly learn new technologies and apply them to existing architectures will put this candidate in a key position to drive change.

This candidate shall have:

1. Ability to test and verify the security of products, interpret results, identify and characterize fixes, advise and evangelize developers on best practices

2. Knowledge in areas of software and network security, compliance, and control

3. An ethical hacker: A skilled individual who knows how hackers think and understands business ethics and the mandate to protect corporate credibility.

4. Thorough knowledge of the complete Software Development Life Cycle and the ability to implement/oversee the packaging and releasing of critical patches, which may include but not be limited to data corruption and security fixes

Responsibilities :

A strong developer who has subject-matter expertise in application security.

An ethical hacker:

A skilled individual who knows how hackers think and who possesses the skill and business ethics to protect corporate credibility.

Thorough knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) who will be able to implement packaging and releasing critical patches which may include, but are not limited to, data corruption and security fixes

Ability to test and verify the security of products, interpret results, identify fixes, and advise developers

Knowledge in a various security, compliance, and control initiatives

Excellent communication skills: Ability to communicate with management, developers, QE engineers, and customer facing personnel in the event of a critical security or data corruption issue

Knowledge of software design principles, architecture guidelines, functioning of middleware & messaging systems, and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) are important

Collaborate with peers and other development personnel to promote the scalability, configurability, performance, security, customizability, and quality in our products.

Ability to understand and consolidate legacy product architectures

Help the organization shape new product directions as well as implement product vision within the context of the next generation product architecture keeping the security infrastructure in mind.

Perform periodic review of security architecture of various products and enforce best practices

Adherence to standard processes such as issue tracking, source code control, coding conventions

Optimize and tune performance of products with security features enabled

Work with development teams in Bedford, MA, Houston, TX, and Shanghai, China.


Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar. Master’s degree preferred but not required.

8 -10 years software development experience in one or more of Java, JEE, .NET, C/C++ or C#Experience in designing and building HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, XML, JSON, IIS Web Applications, Web Services, Enterprise Class Distributed Messaging Systems, and deep knowledge of integration patterns

Experience in using application security tool, such as IBM AppScan is a plus

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Experience in architecting, designing, and developing distributed software systems for the Enterprise

Experience in debugging network-centric distributed software systems

Demonstrated ability working with Object-Oriented Design and other Software Patterns

Proven problem-solving skills, especially in data manipulation and system communication layer.

Knowledge of lightweight UIs in HTML and JavaScript development

Good inter-personal skills along with team spirit is a must

Experience in team leadership positions

Experience in dealing with “Continuous Integration/build systems”

Proven history of working well in groups and with off-shore teams

Demonstrated ability to take on initiatives without frequent supervision or assistance

Other Essential requirements are :

Hands on coding experience in Java, C/C++ & C#

Experience with either Java Web, JEE or .NET or both would be key to this position.

Proficiency in Enterprise System Security is required including Authentication, Authorization, Permissions, LDAP, Active Directory, SAML 2.0 tokensXML Message-based software systems and/or SOA including Schema management across a multi-team project

Experience in implementing dynamic and secure web services.

Knowledge of WS* Web Services and REST is required.

Experience in implementing security around Web Services will be considered plus Agile Software Methodology and Full Software Development Life cycle

Experience with Scrum and XP (Extreme Programming)

Experience developing for and supporting mobile devices

Experience with Open Source in an Enterprise environment a plus

Understanding of Cryptography

If interested and more importantly qualified, send updated resume with contact info to and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this role.

Sr. SQL Business Intelligence Developer/Analyst

This is a perm position located in the greater Boston, MA area. My client is growing and looking for the following:

The Business Intelligence – Sr Developer is responsible for the on-going analysis, development, and implementation of Business Intelligence deliverables, based on the Microsoft Business Intelligence technology stack.

Essential Position Responsibilities:
•Develop ETL procedures using SSIS
•Develop standard reports using SSRS
•Develop Tabular models using SSAS
•Unit testing and Data Quality analysis
•Follow our Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) for Requirements, Design, and Implementation.
•Provide Performance Analysis and Tuning
•Plan and complete projects within established schedules and milestones, and budget.
•Test systems and applications to ascertain the effectiveness of changes, including regression testing.
•Keep current with Business Intelligence best practices and operational requirements.
•Provide system and application support along with other members of the programming staff, both during and outside of office hours.
•Prepare documentation of coded programs, applications, and systems.
•Recommend solutions to Business Intelligence problems and opportunities.
•Understanding of relevant business processes and applications.

Essential Skills & Experience:
•Expert level knowledge of:
SQL Server 2012+
Complex T-SQL /  Stored Procedures
SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Data Warehouse &  Architecture  modeling
Microsoft BSIM for Tabular Modeling
ETL Concepts and design
SQL Query Tuning
Kimball Design Methodology
• Ability to apply critical thinking approach to problems and opportunities
• Understanding of system design best practices.
• Knowledge of Microsoft office products.

Additional Qualifications and Skills would be nice:
• MS SharePoint BI Integration
• MS Team Foundation Server
• MS .Net programming
• MS PowerView  & PowerPivot
• Retail and Direct to Consumer/Catalog/Ecommerce Industry Experience
• SQL Server Database performance tuning concepts

Education / Experience / Certification:
• 4 Year Degree in Computer Science
Microsoft Certification(s) in Business Intelligence
• 5 – 7 Years Experience Delivering BI Solutions using the Microsoft Technologies above.

Very competitive base salary plus excellent benefits.

If interested and more importantly qualified, send your updated resume with contact information to and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately Visa sponsorship or transfer NOT available for this role.

Ideally a local candidate is preferred, but relocation is possible for the right candidate

Principal Business Intelligence ( OBI/OBIEE ) Programmer Analyst

TechEdge Recruiting, Inc. – Lexington, MA

Due to company growth, my client is looking for the following: This is a perm position and along with strong OBIEE and OBI experience, you must have Oracle EBS module implementation experience or exposure.

Keys to the role are:
Excellent skills as a Functional Analyst – great communication skills, gathering requirements, documenting requirements, etc. Experience with OBI reporting. Must be an OBI expert Demonstrated experience supporting end users from requirements gathering to end user testing.Working knowledge of Oracle eBusiness Suite. A “plus” would be knowledge of ETL/Informatica.

The candidate will act as the lead for cross-functional Accounting/Financial, HR, Sales and Marketing reporting projects involving Oracle Financials eBusiness Suite R12,, Oracle HRIS, and other SaaS business systems. This role will serve as a subject matter expert for all OBI Reporting, supporting users primarily at our HQ’s on a daily basis and all other users across North America and internationally in the future. This position will work closely with all users of OBI including Directors, Managers and Analysts from the Accounting / Finance, HR, Sales and Marketing teams and IT to define, build, test reports. Responsible for unit testing and facilitate user testing of reports in the test environments. In addition, this role will assist with day to day Reporting support, enhancements, and major project initiatives that involve the understanding of the modules in Oracle EBS and other business systems. This position will evolve into a key player in the identification and development and implementation of the OBI Reporting Roadmap initiatives that meet the needs of the business. This position will also participate in Oracle Applications projects and enhancements, serving as a BI project track leader and/or team member and will need to function both independently and as a member of the IS teams.

Ideal candidate should have extensive experience designing, developing and implementing Reporting solutions for Oracle E-Business suite using Oracle BI Apps. Experience with OBIEE Dashboards and Answers, Discoverer, Oracle Reports, XML Publisher, Query tools like TOAD, SQL*Plus and PL/SQL programming in Linux/UNIX environments. Understanding of Multi-Dimensional data models, Star schemas and Data warehouses. Knowledge of Informatica and other ETL tools. Excellent communication skills and high degree of customer focus.

Work with Finance, HR, Sales and other departments to gather reporting requirements
Design, develop and maintain Oracle OBIEE reporting to support strategic and operational reporting initiatives.
Create technical mapping, design documents for both Informatica and OBIEE
Modify existing and develop new reports in OBIEE based on user requirements in an effort to effectively report on the data available in EBS and
Manage security and access controls for all OBI users.
Consult on projects requiring specialized EBS accounting and/or financial systems functional expertise.
Lead special analyses in support of initiatives like Internal/External Audits and SOX compliance in the current reporting environment.
Develop and implement training courses to ensure users have the necessary knowledge and skills to use OBI reports and dashboards effectively.
Ability to troubleshoot reporting issues with Oracle Applications (EBS), developing solutions that ensure financial transactions are properly treated in OBI.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Accounting/Finance
8+ years of business intelligence analytical experience
3+ years of OBIEE/Data warehousing experience
4+ years of prior experience in either accounting or finance systems role working at a high level on Oracle Financials/EBS, e.g., implementing Oracle reports required.
Experience with Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI or OBIEE) and Informatica
Must possess the ability to provide technical and functional guidance, improve business reporting and support application users.
Strong Oracle Financials report development experience required, ideally, e-Business Suites R12 (EBS), to automate reporting and the ability to act as a liaison between the IS department and other functional departments to integrate SaaS software systems like Salesforce, icims, Benefits Passport etc…
Good understanding of Oracle Financials/EBS of accounting and financial software, i.e., GL. A/P, Order Management, Service Contracts, Costing & Billing, A/R, etc. required
Experience using MS Office Suite including proficiency in using Excel required.
Well organized with strong time management practices with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities with a commitment to timely delivery of projects/tasks.
Must have strong problem solving skills including analytical, logical and investigative.
Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, both written and spoken required.
To be successful in this position, you must be a critical thinker with a passion for driving continuous process improvement including implementing best practices and seeking the most efficient and cost effective manner to utilize OBIEE to fulfill the reporting requirements of company.

This is a perm position with a very competitive base salary + bonus and comprehensive benefits package.

If qualified, send updated resume with contact info and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship or transfer is not available for this role.

Sr. DevOps Engineer-Linux

My client is highly successful, growing and fosters a collaborative work environment where your ideas matter!

This is a perm position that is due to company growth and offers an outstanding base salary + bonus + stock and comprehensive benefits package!

Located in Bedford, MA

As Senior DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for application deployment, technical operations and automation on our global Mobile Delivery Network. This is a hands-on, highly technical position. Our Mobile Delivery Network encompasses multiple product stacks, distributed in many locations globally (both cloud and traditional bare metal), into a global, high-performance, high-availability network. Operations responsibility encompasses deployment architecture, data center / cloud selection, cost management, SLA compliance, deployment, change management, monitoring, optimization, security, system updates, intrusion detection, incident response, etc.

You have 5+ years technical operations experience, including at least 3+ years experience in technical operations of high-volume public services under strict SLA
You have experience in both data center operations and cloud service operations
You work as a team with development and QA groups on product delivery and maintenance
You are experienced in agile methodology, and also possess a strong orientation toward documentation
You’re strongly oriented toward automation, scripting (bash, python, etc.), documentation, creation of internal tools, and appropriate processes.
You’re a Linux systems guru (Ubuntu preferred)
You’ve got a good knowledge of networking (i.e. TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, BGP, sockets)
You are “can-do”, collaborative, hard-working, experienced, passionate, and humble.
You’re a fast learner, you love applying new technologies to more efficiently solve new problems.

Good to have experience: AWS (EC2, OpsWorks, CloudFormation, etc.), Chef, Virtualization, MySQL, Vertica, Apache

You have Bachelor’s degree or similar level of commercial experience

If qualified and interested, please send updated resume with contact info and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this role

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