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Security Engineer

Company: Pinnacle Group
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 1, 2020

Job Description:

Security Engineer Location Remote in Austin, TX area (78756 or 78731) Duration of Employment 6-12 Months Number of Openings 1 Clearance need to be able to obtain once hired Candidate Description The preferred candidate will have a total of 10 years' experience in the Information Technology Information Security industry, with minimum of 5 years of experience as a Security Engineer configuring and maintaining SIEM technologies. Candidate should have strong communications skills, both written and verbal, be comfortable presenting information to teammates, customer technical personnel and Leads and Managers. This is an engineer role and the candidate must be able to demonstrate ability to install, manage and maintain SIEM technologies in a cloud environment. Demonstrated experience in supporting the Splunk Enterprise Security SIEM technologies as an engineer is REQUIRED. Holding the Splunk Administrator Certification is REQUIRED. Holding the Splunk Certified Architect credential is a plus for this position. This position is based in AUSTIN, TX, and will support the customerrsquos 24x7 Security Operations Center (SOC). This position is in direct support (on-site at customer facilities) of an customer in the government sector. is providing Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) functions related to the Security Operations Center (SOC) including Tier 1 through Tier 3 resource capabilities and activities related to security monitoring, threat, and vulnerability management and incident response (IR). Selected candidates must be s, pass a CJIS background check process, and complete basic safety and security training to meet the customer requirements. Responsibilities Provision security tools for customer. Develop and maintain tool rules sets for security tools such as firewalls, IPSIDS, MPSMDS Help determine tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) for security tools. Recommend computing environment vulnerability corrections. Conduct research, analysis, and correlation across a wide variety of all source data sets (indications and warnings). Assist in the construction of signatures which can be implemented on cyber defense network tools in response to new or observed threats within the network environment or enclave. Perform patch management for MSSP Security tools and customer's security tools. Provides cybersecurity recommendations to leadership based on significant threats and vulnerabilities. Ability to work with provided security policies to design and implement network and security rules and configurations across various security platforms. Qualifying Experience and Attributes 10 Years experience in IT Working knowledge of VMWare NSX or Fortigate VMX Ability to configure and troubleshoot various Security Management platforms (McAfee ePOFortiManagerCisco FMC, etc.) Strong knowledge of Splunk, Azure Sentinel or McAfee SEIMSecurity Suite knowledge preferred Experience with SEIM tuning Experience with log ingestion into the SEIM by raw log ingestion, email, and API. Especially Splunk Working knowledge of Windows Active Directory Domains Working Knowledge of various Linux OS Strong Knowledge of information technology (IT) security principles and methods (e.g., firewalls, demilitarized zones, encryption). Strong Knowledge of Virtual Private Network (VPN) security. Ability to interpret the information collected by network tools (e.g. Nslookup, Ping, and Traceroute). Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies. Knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles. Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities. Knowledge of encryption algorithms, cryptography, and cryptographic key management concepts. Knowledge of hostnetwork access control mechanisms (e.g., access control list, capabilities lists). Knowledge of vulnerability information dissemination sources (e.g., alerts, advisories, errata, and bulletins). Knowledge of incident response and handling methodologies. Knowledge of network traffic analysis methods. Knowledge of new and emerging information technology (IT) and cybersecurity technologies. Knowledge of how traffic flows across the network (e.g., Transmission Control Protocol TCP and Internet Protocol IP, Open System Interconnection Model OSI, Information Technology Infrastructure Library, current version ITIL). Knowledge of key concepts in security management (e.g., Release Management, Patch Management). Knowledge of security system design tools, methods, and techniques. Knowledge of what constitutes a network attack and itrsquos relationship to both threats and vulnerabilities. Knowledge of defense-in-depth principles and network security architecture. Knowledge of different types of network communication (e.g., LAN, WAN, MAN, WLAN, WWAN). Knowledge of cyber defense and information security policies, procedures, and regulations. Knowledge of the common attack vectors on the network layer. Knowledge of different classes of attacks (e.g., passive, active, insider, close-in, distribution attacks). Knowledge of cyber attackers (e.g., script kiddies, insider threat, nationnon-nation state sponsored). Knowledge of system administration, network, and operating system hardening techniques. Knowledge of cyber attack stages (e.g., reconnaissance, scanning, enumeration, gaining access, escalation of privileges, maintaining access, network exploitation, covering tracks). Knowledge of network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g., application of defense-in-depth). Knowledge of network systems management principles, models, methods (e.g., end-to-end systems performance monitoring), and tools. Knowledge of packet-level analysis using appropriate tools (e.g., Wireshark, tcpdump). Knowledge of Intrusion Detection System (IDS)Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) tools and applications. Knowledge of network protocols such as TCPIP, Dynamic Host Configuration, Domain Name System (DNS), and directory services. Knowledge of how to use network analysis tools to identify vulnerabilities. Skill in using protocol analyzers. Skill in recognizing and categorizing types of vulnerabilities and associated attacks. Skill in performing packet-level analysis. and must be able to pass background check(s)

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