IT/Splunk Security Engineer

IT experience, Splunk security, ServiceNow, Cisco ISE, CISSP, CompTIA Net+
Contract W2, 2 months+
Negotiable
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Please note that this is a 2 months+ contract position.

Responsibilities will include: 
•Candidate will assess network threats such as computer viruses, exploits, and malicious attacks 
•Determine true threats, false positives and network system misconfigurations and provide solutions in a timely manner 
•Serve as a Subject Matter Expert in the analysis of tool outputs and providing recommendations for improving the overall security posture of the client 
•Conduct heavy analysis of asset data to aggregate multiple data inputs and put assets into context to identify vulnerabilities and potential gaps 

Required Skills: 
•Strong Splunk experience in creating effective dashboards, hunting cyber threats using event correlation, and acting on machine intelligence to remediate vulnerabilities and risk to the enterprise 
•Netflow analytics for compliance and threat hunting 
•Work with suppliers of data (e.g., WonMug, Cisco ISE, StealthWatch) to maximize efficiency and accuracy of data feeds into Splunk. Advise suppliers of potential features in their tools that could be activated to improve security (e.g., TrustSec and Security Group Tagging in ISE) 
•Ability to map application components to identify security problems and provide solutions 
•Analyze data imports into Splunk for accuracy and completeness; compare data from the various network security tools to identify overlaps and search for gaps. 
•Conduct initial triage assessments of findings from network security tools 
•Engages with other internal and external forces to get and share information to improve processes and security posture 
•Troubleshoots application connectivity and performance through log analysis and network captures, etc. 

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: 
Extensive experience (5+ years) in information security operations and/or related IT operational functions 
-Must have experience with and solid understanding of SQL queries 

Desired Skills: 
•Experience with Flexera/B|DNA, Splunk, BMC Atrium, ServiceNow, and enterprise network infrastructures 
•Experience with ForeScout CounterACT, Cisco ISE, MobileIron, and Tanium 
•Project planning experience 
•Excellent writing skills 
•Microsoft office suite of applications 

Desired Certifications: 
CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), SFCP, GCIA, ISSEP, ISSMP, GCIH, GCFA, CSLC, CISM, CCNA, CCNP 

EDUCATION: 
Must possess a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Security (Masters Degree preferred) or substitute comparable work experience. 

CERTIFICATIONS: (One or more desired) 
CompTIA Net+ 
CompTIA A+ 
CompTIA Security + 
CPTE - Certified Penetration Testing Engineer or CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker 

For consideration, please reference job number 3029

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