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SECURITY ENGINEER

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Short Description

The Security Engineer is a key member of the IT Department responsible for the protection and defense of the organization’s network. This role involves three components 1.) Vulnerability Assessment and Management and 2.) Computer Network Defense. 3) Security technical architecture

Vulnerability Assessment and Management – The Security Engineer conducts assessments of threats and vulnerabilities, determines deviations from acceptable configurations or enterprise or local policy, assesses the level of risk, and develops and/or recommends appropriate mitigation countermeasures in operational and non-operational situations. Tasks include but are not limited to

  • Conduct and/or support authorized penetration testing on enterprise network assets
  • Prepare audit reports that identify technical and procedural findings, and provide recommended remediation strategies/solutions
  • Assist with the selection of cost-effective security controls to mitigate risk (e.g., protection of information, systems, and processes)

Computer Network Defense – The Security Engineer uses defensive measures and information collected from a variety of sources to identify, analyze, report and remediate events that occur or might occur within the network in order to protect information, information systems, and networks from threats. Tasks include but are not limited to

  • Develop content for computer network defense tools
  • Characterize and analyze network traffic to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to network resources
  • Perform computer network defense trend analysis and reporting
  • Perform event correlation using information gathered from a variety of sources within the enterprise to gain situational awareness and determine the effectiveness of an observed attack
  • Receive and analyze network alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts
  • Recommend computing environment vulnerability corrections
  • Use network monitoring tools to capture and analyze network traffic associated with malicious activity

Requires at least 8 years’ experience, or a Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years’ experience, or a Master's Degree with 4 years' experience in information technology.

Experienced with virtualization technologies(VMWare, HyperV, Citrix)

Experienced with endpoint protection solutions (Group Policy, DeviceLock)

Experienced with client antivirus technologies (Trend, McAfee, SCEP)

Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Assurance, Management Information Systems or closely related field.


Special Requirements

Scheduled Days / Hours: M-F 8a-4p 40 hr per week;

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