Randstad IT Senior Security Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

IT Senior Security Engineer

job details:

  • location:Washington, DC

  • salary:$100 - $120 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, May 17, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Retail Trade

  • reference:621790

job description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Working in a collaborative and information-centered environment, the Senior Security Engineer will support on-going security

monitoring and enhancement activities including:

? Scan of clients network to validate the current state of vulnerabilities throughout the clients network

? Firewall administration

? Evaluation of new and existing applications for security compliance and provide recommendations to improve client

security posture

? Validate remediation efforts of findings related to vulnerability and system configurations

? Perform security initiative gap assessments

? Implement, test and maintain defined security solutions

? Provide security support for client project development and existing client applications

? Act as security liason to the developer and program support groups

? Act as Incident Response Team lead, responsible for directing the engineer/analyst in triaging security incidents and

keeping the security group manager apprised of the incident status

? Update and implement the annual USAC security awareness training, annual client developer security training and annual

client administrator security training

? Respond to day-to-day IT operations and internal requirements requiring security support

? Define desired state for people, process and technology solutions that are to be utilized to support other IT efforts

? Other IT security support

EDUCATION

? Master's Degree (or equilivant experience)

? CISSP or CEH certification

? CCNA, MCSE and/or RHCE certification

LENGTH OF EXPERIENCE

? Minimum 7 years of experience assessing IT security needs and providing associated support

? Minimum 6 years IT network security knowledge and implementation experience (e.g. firewalls, secure

topologies/architectures, intrusion detection and analysis, Microsoft and UNIX OS security, vulnerability assessments)

? Minimum 6 years working system administration knowledge of UNIX and Microsoft operating systems

? Minimum 4 years in application security including Web Application

? Minimum 4 years in IT Security Incident/Forensics

? Minimum 3 years Firewall Administration and IT Security Policy and Standars development

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SPECIAL SKILLS

? Preparing and delivering information in a concise, professionally written format

? Preparing documentation on systems, processes or procedures, including network and workflow documents

? Preparing and presenting information on staff in a formal and informal setting

? Working in teams, task forces, etc.

? Developing and/or creating new or more effective ideas, approaches

? Developing and/or creating methods, procedures, training

? Developing and formulating short-range plans/decisions

? Developing and managing projects, including writing requirements and supporting procurement (RFPs, showing selection

process, etc.)

? Analyzing and developing solutions to problems

? Providing technical support

? Providing outstanding customer service

? Developing and maintaining positive customer rapport

? Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

? Ability to life 15-25 pounds

DESIRED EXPERIENCE

? Federal Security Regulations, Guidelines and Trends (e.g. OMB Circular A-130, NIST Guidelines)

? Incident Response/Computer Forensics

? Perl and/or shell scripting

? Previous work supporting security, business continuity, and compliance and maturity intiatives

? Wireless Network Architecture and Security Testing

? Experience with Splunk configuration/maintenance

? Experience with Nessus configuration/operation

? NextGen Firewalls (Palo Alto a plus)

? FireEye and CarbonBlack (Protect and/or Defense)

? Cisco Sourcefire Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems