Principal, Security Engineer

CVent, Inc. Tysons Corner, VA

* Research and evaluate the latest security products to combat the latest threats

* Participate in network and web architecture design reviews and provide security recommendations

* Create and manage enterprise security standards, design patterns, and reference architectures

* Communicate with other departments in the company to ensure that security is championed throughout their process

* Participate in re-architecture plans of existing infrastructure and security products

* Perform audits, security control checks, vulnerability assessments, and reporting as necessary

* Serve as an active member of the incident response team by acting as a technical consultant on information security incident investigations and forensic technical analysis

* Ensure compliance with security policies and other industry standards (i.e. PCI, SOX, HIPAA, ISO27001)

What You Need for this Position

* 6+ years of experience in network, web, and mobile security

* 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

* 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. ticketing infrastructure, AWS infrastructure, SOA architecture)

* Understanding of TCP/IP, networking concepts, and services such as DNS, SMTP, HTTP, HTTPS

* Experience with security technologies such as IDS/IPS, NGFW, UTM, FIM, SIEM, WAF, DLP

* Experience with vulnerability assessment tools such as Nessus, Nmap, Metasploit, Paros, Burpsuite, BackTrack/Kali Linux

* Ability to self-manage including planning, providing status updates and metrics

* Excellent problem solving and analytical skills; outstanding oral and written communication skills

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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