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Senior Security Engineer

Company: International Executive Service Corps
Location: Dallas
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

NexPoint Advisors, LP ("NexPoint") is a Dallas based SEC-registered investment adviser which, together with its affiliates, has approximately $10 billion of assets under management. NexPoint is a multibillion-dollar alternative investment platform comprised of a group of investment advisers and sponsors, a broker dealer, and a suite of related investment vehicles. NexPoint operates across a range of asset classes and investment strategies, including real estate, alternative credit, and public and private equities. The NexPoint platform provides differentiated access to alternatives through a range of offerings for both retail and institutional investors, including closed-end funds, open-end funds, public and private real estate investment trusts, and separately managed accounts, among others. NexPoint is based in Dallas, Texas. For more information visit .
Nexpoint seeks a dynamic and multi-talented Senior Security Engineer with a passion for all aspects of information technology with an emphasis on security. The candidate should possess a diverse skillset with experience in building, maintaining, and securing Windows Active Directory and Microsoft Azure environments from both the application and network layers, with a latter-day emphasis on security architecture and oversight.

  • Responsible for the holistic architecture and implementation of security related systems, policies, procedures, and controls for the organization from layers three through seven in an Active Directory/Azure ecosystem.
  • Responsible for drafting and maintaining information security policies for the organization
  • Responsible for authoring, detecting, monitoring, and remediating indicators of compromise and other security related alerts
  • Responsible for data retention, data loss prevention, and other areas pertaining to regulatory compliance and intellectual property theft
  • Responsible for authentication and access control mechanisms
  • Responsible for interfacing with compliance in regards to policies, procedures, and controls resulting from industry regulation.
  • Responsible for employee education as it pertains to security

    Secondary Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for helping manage, monitor, secure, and troubleshootmulti-tenant Azure/O365/On-prem computing environments.
    • Assisting in maintaining Windows Active Directory for all tenants
    • Helps develop and maintain adequate documentation for departmental activities, on-boarding/off-boarding, service and maintenance
    • Provide overflow assistance to the helpdesk when needed
    • Participate in a departmental rotation to address outside business hours' network incidents


      • An exemplary professional history with 7+ years dedicated infrastructure experience in Microsoft Windows Server environments.
      • High level of proficiency in Windows Active Directory, Microsoft server products, O365, and Azure.
      • Excellent understanding of Azure as it pertains to security, as well as an in-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Defender ecosystem of products (ATP, Identity, Cloud, endpoint, etc) including threat hunting.
      • Bachelor's degree highly desired but may be substituted by 10+ years industry experience
      • Proficiency with Fortigate firewalls and Zscaler desirable but not required
      • Networking and routing/firewall knowledge requisite to ensuring proper security
      • Azure Architect/security, MCSA, CISSP and other security related certifications highly desired but may be substituted by sufficient industry experience. Any candidate lacking a security-specific accreditation must have held a dedicated security role at a previous employer.

        Compensation & Benefits:
        NexPoint offers a competitive base salary and discretionary bonus based on performance. NexPoint has an industry leading health insurance plan with no premiums or deductibles. NexPoint's talented professionals share a passion for excellence, commitment to teamwork and pride based on the firm's track record in the alternative investment industry. NexPoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: International Executive Service Corps, Dallas , Senior Security Engineer, Engineering , Dallas, Texas

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