The average salary for a Security Engineer in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is Rs 413,857 per year.

Rs 128,682 - Rs 609,668
Rs 130K
Rs 410K
Rs 610K
MEDIAN: Rs 409,868
Rs 0Rs 609K
Salary Rs 128,682 - Rs 609,668
Bonus Rs 20,000
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Rs 128,682 - Rs 609,668
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Security Engineer

Security engineers are responsible for developing effective computing solutions to increase the security of their company's systems and projects. They are in charge of creating new ways to solve existing production security issues and must possess an advanced understanding of intrusion detection and prevention protocols. One of their main responsibilities is to handle technical problems dealing with applications and production equipment. These individuals possess exceptional incident-response skills, and a high understanding of computer forensics. They assess current workflows to determine possible future issues. As a result, they work with other engineers and professionals to deploy new strategies to contain and mitigate production problems.


Security Engineer Tasks

  • Configure and set up firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
  • Respond to network intrusions and be familiar with performing forensic investigation.
  • Test new or upgraded hardware and software and implement new technologies.
  • Create test plans which will allow for a proper evaluation of security issues for new hardware and software.
  • Identify security solutions and implement a multi-layered defense to protect the networks.

Security Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Security Engineer

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Skills That Affect Security Engineer Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure

Network Security Management

Security Testing and Auditing

National Average
Rs 410,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits