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IT Security Engineer

Company: Protask
Location: Cayce
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTelecom Client - Columbia, SCInformation Securtity Engineer Intial 6 monthsJOB DESCRIPTION---Administration of security systems and platforms including IDS, IPS and EDR.---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.---Applies know-how to government and commercial common user systems, as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features and procedures.---Performs analysis, design, and development of signature for the IDS sensors.---Analyzes security requirements for the management and administration of sensing technology.---Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet security requirements (relating to sensing solutions).---Analyzes general information assurance-related technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems.---Evaluate that all information systems are functional and secure.---Occasionally provide security engineering and integration services to internal customers.---Deploy new sensors for monitoring network traffic flow---Installation, configuration, support and security implementation of tools & services related to SSH.ROLES AND RESPONSIBLITIES---Have some working administrative knowledge using IT security technology such as Snort, SourceFire, and Firepower---Automation of repeatable tasks with the help of scripting (Python, Linux scripting preferred)---Troubleshooting of Linux Servers and applications beyond the basics---Infrastructure support for Security Operation Center (SOC) operations---Orchestrating deployments of custom CentOS 7/6 servers---Apply recommended OS Patches, Kernel upgrades to keep server operating systems up to date.---Developing strategies to improve operational workflow---Updating security tools on Linux systems---Basic knowledge of relational databases such as MySQL and PSQL---Asses existing network sensing topology and identify key system flaws---Configuring and deploying new open-source and commercial security tools on Linux systems---Provide recommendations to overall system deployment and design---Perform administrative and engineering work on Security Operation Center tools such as Remedy, Service manager, Symantec Antivirus, etc---Develop detailed supporting documentation regarding technical projects (such as materials to support an architecture review board)---Provide recommendations on collection, processing and distribution systems in the cyber security market---Manage customer expectation and attend all mandatory review / regulatory discussions related to the specific project being deliveredREQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE---Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments.---Exposure to at least one major industry network sensing technology---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, and system administration.---Strong understanding on DNS, LDAP, AD, HTTP, TCP/IP, Web browsers, Firewalls.---Background in INFOSEC operations, vulnerability assessment, and security-scanning tools.---Unix/Linux skills required---Expert in RedHat/CentOS 6/7 System Administration.---Experience in configuring and patching large number of systems.---Experience in Snort IDS or Sourcefire IDS, or other security tools.---Experience with syslog and iptables configurations.---Expert in Linux shell scripting, Python, or Perl.---Experience with storage systems including SAN, NAS etc.---Experience in administration of Nagios.---Significant experience in system architecture and design techniques.---Background in INFOSEC operations, endpoint management, and network topology.---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.---Ability to work directly with customers.---Able to develop and deliver solutions and thrive in a fast paced "start up" like environment.---Excellent communication and presentation skills.---Knowledge of data center, cloud-based environments, or Security Operations Center (SOC).---Hands on experience with information security tools such as enterprise SIEM solution (QRadar/Splunk) is a plus.---Ability to interpret customer requirements and develop solutions to meet these requirements---Have relevant industry IT and/or security certifications. RHCE, Security---Security certification desiredREQUIRED EDUCATION---5 years of IT Security experience with Bachelor's Degree---3 year of IT Security experience with Master's Degree

Keywords: Protask, Columbia , IT Security Engineer, Engineering , Cayce, South Carolina

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