• Senior Cyber Security Advisor

    Job Location(s) IN-New Delhi
    Job Category
    IT/Technology Management
  • Overview

    Fuel your intellectual curiosity and professional growth. Forrester is an idea company, where smart, motivated, curious people bring a diversity of opinions and the courage of their convictions to collaborate on ideas that change the course of business. Most of all, bring a point of view; here, every voice has value. At Forrester, you’ll work with innovative clients at emerging and established brands; these are the business and technology leaders we inspire and who inspire us. The Forrester experience is built on a singular, powerful purpose: to challenge thinking and lead change.


    About This Role:
    The Senior Cybersecurity Engineer (SCE) will perform ongoing security operations tasks and help engineer and maintain security solutions across the enterprise. The SCE will investigate and respond to incidents, escalating as necessary. The SCE must stay current with emerging cyberthreats through security bulletins, external peer groups, and information security circles. The Senior Cybersecurity Engineer’s gained knowledge will contribute to the improvement of security controls to address events ranging from intrusions, malware, and DDoS to unauthorized access, insider attacks, and loss of proprietary information.

    This position demands an organized, detail-oriented team player with the ability to prioritize tasks and support multiple initiatives simultaneously; strong technical ability and excellent communication skills are required. The Senior Cybersecurity Engineer must be able to work independently on complex tasks and projects.


    • Build, configure, deploy, troubleshoot/support, and document security solutions for multiple environments (cloud, hosted, and on-premises).
    • Implement and improve the company’s security authentication and log systems, including log aggregation, correlation, and analysis as well as automated alerting and prioritization.
    • Monitor and analyze systems for security incidents, investigating, resolving, reporting, and escalating them as needed.
    • Develop technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate tasks to increase operational efficiency.
    • Design and establish continuous monitoring programs using cybersecurity monitoring, vulnerability scanning, and intrusion detection and management tools.
    • Identify opportunities to improve the quality and resiliency of the company’s systems and applications.
    • Research and recommend solutions to improve the company’s security posture on-premises and in the cloud.
    • Partner with operations and infrastructure engineering teams to implement and tune security monitoring, tooling, and reporting.
    • Act as a point of escalation; mentor other members of the security team.
    • Actively participate in DR/BC planning and implementation.


    • Six to eight years of professional information and IT security experience with a passion for cybersecurity.
    • A proven track record of designing, engineering, and delivering enterprise-level security solutions.
    • Excellent vulnerability, intrusion, and incident assessment, remediation, and management skills.
    • Fluency in scripting or querying languages (e.g., PowerShell, Perl, Python, WMI, VBScript, SQL).
    • Detailed working knowledge of security technologies (e.g., AV, IDS/IPS, NGFW, SIEM, WAF, DLP, and malware analysis and protection), with a commitment to keep current with the latest developments in this field.
    • Experience in identity management/authorization and authentication (e.g., SSL, IPSEC, PKI, SAML, Kerberos, LDAP).
    • Significant hands-on experience with Microsoft AAD/Conditional Access, MCAS, Splunk, Incapsula, MFA, SSL certificate management, and Cisco security products (firewalls, ACS, Umbrella, WLC, Meraki).
    • Expertise with Linux OS (CentOs and Red Hat especially).
    • A thorough understanding of computer networking, IP, routing protocols, OSI models, etc.
    • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills driven by a logical, methodical approach.
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills.
    • A self-starter who is resourceful and intellectually curious.
    • Someone who is transparent and open to feedback.
    • A sense of urgency without sacrificing quality.
    • A collaborative team player with high standards and ethics.


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