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Job Description:

Position Title: Sr. Security Engineer
Location: Washington, DC
Status: US Citizen
Clearance: MUST obtain and maintain an EOD (Entry on Duty) and a Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance

Our client has available positions for Security Engineers within a Security Operations Center (SOC) environment. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to providing scope, design and support for a myriad of cyber security tools and technologies including Intrusion Detection and Prevention systems (IDS/IPS), Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Case Management, Log Management Solutions, open/closed source tools, virtualization software, as well as COTS/GOTS.

Other responsibilities will include maintaining a working knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications, including emerging technologies. Providing technical support (including on-call as required) to evaluate problems and provide technical solutions within a 24x7x365 environment. Additionally, participate in meetings, focus groups and configuration boards to ensure client and Component agency needs are met.

-Researches, evaluates, recommends, designs and tests new security technologies and tools, as well provides support and solutions within a Security Operations Center (SOC) environment.
-Implements and maintains various security tools and technologies including, but not limited to Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Log collection and management solutions, Firewalls, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Cloud Based email filtering solutions, as well as Governance, Risk management & Compliance (GRC) platforms.
-Provides technical consultation in new systems development, new package evaluations and enhancements of existing systems.
-Prepares functional specifications from which systems will be procured and implemented.
-Participates in the technical design, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of systems deployment and enhancements.
-Prepares and maintains technical user guides, standard operating procedures, systems/network documentation and diagrams.
- Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

Ten (10) years of professional work experience performing a similar technical discipline and a Bachelor's Degree. Or, Fourteen (14) years of professional work experience performing a similar technical discipline without a degree.

Ten to Fourteen (10 - 14) years of related professional experience within Information Technology and/or Information Security or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Ideal candidate will have comprehensive knowledge of Windows and UNIX-based system administration, network management and enterprise systems. Ability to install, configure, secure, and maintain Microsoft and UNIX-based operating systems and associated directories (e.g. Active Directory, LDAP). Candidates should have deep systems integration skills, especially with VMWare, SAN, and clustered/HA environments.

Good candidates should have experience with network security systems (e.g. IDS/IPS, SourceFire, Snort, McAfee, Fidelis), centralized logging systems (e.g. syslog, LogLogic, Splunk) and other information systems.

Proficiency in systems automation and systems scripting languages, such as bash, WSH, PowerShell, Perl; other languages (e.g. PHP, Java; Experience with data-center management and systems monitoring tools, such as ArcSight, Nessus, Splunk, Cisco, Sourcefire, Blue Coat, Oracle, SQL Server experience, a plus; Excellent planning, organization, scheduling and progress reporting skills; Excellent teamwork skills to collaborate with a diverse team of skilled systems engineers; Excellent communications skills to articulate complex technical issues.

Desirable certifications include SANS GCWN, GSSP, GCISP, GSSP. Carnegie Mellon SEI. ISC2 CCSP, CISSP, CSSLP, SSCP. Cisco CCNP and CCIE. EC-Council ENSA and ECSP. Microsoft MCSE. Redhat RHCA and RHCE. Also, VMWare certifications

Job ID 8130
Job Title Sr. Security Engineer
Job Location Washington, DC
Contract Pay Rate 110000.00 - 120000.00
Annual Pay Rate -
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