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Information Security Engineer

Posted 28 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position:  Information Security Engineer
Location: Columbia, SC 29210
Term: 12 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Infrastructure support for Security Operation Center (SOC) operations
  • Have working administrative knowledge with vulnerability management(Tenable)
  • 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):
  • Must have experience as a Linux Systems Administrator
  • Must have experience as a Snare Administrator and familiarity with Windows server logging and SIEM integration
  • 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.
  • Expert in Linux and/or Windows System Administration.
  • Expert 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

  • 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!