Cybersecurity Network Engineer

ids, ips, vulnerability, compliance, firewall, cissp, giac, cisa, sans gcfa, gced, gmon, splunk
Full Time
$175,000 - $225,000

Job Description

***This is NOT a c2c/1099 opportunity and my client is unable to sponsor/transfer visas of any kind at this time***


Please send resume in word format should you be interested in the following Cybersecurity Network Engineer position located near Allendale, NJ 07401. This is a full-time, direct-hire position with a salary between 150-225K plus AWESOME benefits. If you are not interested, please pass along to your colleagues. We do pay referral fees.


This is a HYBRID work environment. When not required to be in the office to collaborate, or meeting with clients at their location, you will be working from home.


Start-up company – founded in 2017, CEO ran and recently sold last company after 17 years

Company is WELL funded


Ideal Candidate will have/be:

Stable job history

Doesn’t shy away from unique job challenges

Thinks outside the box

Entrepreneur mentality


The engineer will spend most of his/her time implementing cybersecurity control systems and reconfiguring other information technology changes to client environments to adhere to cybersecurity best practices and regulatory needs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and/or participate on a team designing, developing, and testing security of networks, servers, and VoIP systems
  • Support Cybersecurity operations with expertise in network and system cybersecurity control systems
  • Develop and implement mitigation and response plans
  • Develop documentation including Installation and Configuration Guides, systems hardening, security controls, monitoring, and CIS based standards
  • Provide cybersecurity control systems engineering expertise to ensure that technical and operational requirements are achievable and being satisfied with the proposed technologies
  • Provide support in validating and verifying requirements, requirements analysis and decomposition, requirements test/verification/validation, and reporting
  • Manage, maintain, and enhance current and future baselines via hands-on technical engineering efforts to define, develop, test, and implement control software baselines


Qualifications & Skills

  • Ability to react quickly, decisively, and deliberately in high-stress, high-impact situations
  • Strong decision-making capabilities, weighing the relative costs and benefits of potential actions
  • An ability to collaborate with others to understand and influence their opinions, plans, or behaviors
  • An understanding of business needs and commitment to delivering high-quality, prompt, and efficient service to the business
  • An understanding of organizational mission, values, and goals and consistent application of this knowledge
  • Self-directed knowledge gathering from a combination of public and internal sources – able to answer questions that haven’t been asked before
  • Solid understanding of IP networking fundamentals, including LAN/WAN design theory including static and dynamic routing protocols, NAT, ACLs, etc.
  • Solid understanding of information security principles and best practices, particularly NIST
  • Hands-on configuration capabilities with Cisco, Fortinet, AWS, and Azure systems
  • Hands-on configuration and knowledge of design and implementation concepts of firewall, VPN, IDS, and other security technologies
  • Microsoft Server and Desktop Operating Systems, Active Directory, Exchange, Office 365
  • Working knowledge of LINUX
  • Ability to work independently as well as interactively with other team members
  • Monitor and advise information security issues related to systems and workflow to ensure internal security controls are appropriate and operating as intended
  • Prepare responses, or assist with responses, to client RFP's, and information security assessments
  • Coordinates resolution of security vulnerabilities
  • Assist with user security awareness
  • Assist with vulnerability testing, compliance audits, and security assessments
  • Participate in resolution of security incidents
  • Conduct project management and team leadership, time and budget management
  • Interact directly and effectively with clients
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate command of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework


Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent in related field experience
  • 5 years plus hands-on technology experience with focus on Information Security
    • 10+ years of experience in Windows-centric applications and technologies, including: o Scripting, OS management tools, and ad-hoc reporting
    • o Core OS security
    • o Active Directory
    • o Certificates and cryptography
    • o SMTP and SIP messaging
    • o HTTP applications
    • o Relational databases
    • Experience in security policy development, vulnerability assessment, and compliance testing
    • Hands-on experience with Firewall, IDS/IPS, SIEM, Authentication, and web filtering solutions
    • Industry certifications: CISSP, GIAC, CISA, SANS GCFA, GCED, GMON, and Splunk certifications are a plus
Dice Id : 10192616
Position Id : 7207288
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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