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Information Security Engineer

Posted 19 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position:  Information Security Engineer
Location: Remote
Term: 12 Months Contract


Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
 
  • Evaluates existing and planned technology environments for compliance with information security polices and standards
  • Recommends information security measures and practices in accordance with applicable federal, state and industry policies, standards and best practices
  • Administration of Security Operations Center (SOC) security systems and platforms
  • Ability to tune, configure and implement detection logic in security platforms
  • Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies
  • Analyzes security requirements for the management and administration of security technology
  • Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet security requirements
  • Analyzes general technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems
  • Evaluate that all information systems are functional and secure
  • Installation, configuration, support and security implementation of tools & services
  • Participates in reviews and updates of security policies, standards, procedures
  • Infrastructure support for Security Operation Center (SOC) operations
  • Handle Tier 2 event Incident Response, Case Management, and Customer Notification
  • Administration experience with Snare log management solution
  • Hands on experience with security log collection and enterprise SIEM solution
  • Perform administrative and engineering work on Security Operation Center tools
  • Knowledge of security administration in one or more of the following areas of technology: network devices/next-generation firewall, EDR, email protection, data security, privileged user management, PKI system and SIEM
  • Automation of repeatable tasks with the help of scripting (Python, Linux scripting or Windows Powershell scripting)
  • Developing strategies to improve operational workflow
  • Updating security tools on Linux and Windows systems
  • Provide recommendations to overall system deployment and design
  • Develop detailed supporting documentation regarding technical projects
  • Write detailed security documentation on technical security assessments, policies and procedures
  • Manage customer expectation and attend all mandatory review / regulatory discussions related to the specific project being delivered
  • Knowledge and understanding of information risk concepts and principles as a means of relating business needs and security controls
  • Ability to communication with audiences with varying levels of technical knowledge
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships to effectively perform job duties

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
 
  • Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments
  • Hands-on technical IT and security system administration experience
  • Knowledge of information security principles and practices
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and administer new systems and tools
  • Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks
  • Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems
  • Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable
  • Advanced experience in networking (TCP/IP) protocols, computer/network security, firewalls and system administration
  • Background in INFOSEC operations, vulnerability assessment, and security-scanning tools
  • Experience in Linux and/or Windows System Administration
  • Experience in Linux shell scripting, Windows Powershell, Python, or Perl
  • Experience with storage systems including SAN, NAS etc.
  • Significant experience in system architecture and design techniques
  • Knowledge of data center, cloud-based environments, or Security Operations Center (SOC).
  • Ability to interpret customer requirements and develop solutions to meet these requirements
  • Have relevant industry IT and/or security certifications, RHCE, Security+
  • Security certification desired

REQUIRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:
 
  • 2 to 3 years Splunk (required)
  • 2 to 3 years xStor data storage (preferred)
  • 3+ year of IT Security experience with Master’s Degree
  • 5+ year of IT Security experience with Bachelor’s Degree
  • SANS, ISC2 or relevant industry recognized certifications

If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!