Security Cisco Engineer

Security experience, Cisco experience, Service Now, Splunk, CCNP, CCNA, CISSP certified
Contract W2, 9 months
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Please note that this is a 9 month contract position.

Description: This company is looking for an individual who will join the security team of a major nationwide organization, with thousands of sites, to continually improve its complex multi-protocol nationwide network. A network application security engineer who understands how the Hardware / Software Asset Management program of a large enterprise should work is needed to support the team. The ideal candidate for this job will be an experienced information security practitioner who is goal-oriented and strives to exceed expectations. Note: Resource must be onsite in Morrisville/Raleigh, NC. No remote work 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. Desired Skills: • Familiarity with 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 Qualifications Additional Provisions • Pass both a client mandated clearance process to include drug screening, criminal history check and credit check. • Once candidate’s resume is approved and interview passed, the agency is responsible for providing drug screening. Failure to submit the drug screening results will delay the security clearance process. • If a candidate is given an interim clearance, continuation of employment is then based on the candidate receiving a sensitive clearance. • All candidates must be a US Citizen, or have a permanent residence status (Green) card. • Candidate must have lived in the United States for the past 5 years. • Cannot have more than 6 month’s cumulative travel outside the United States within the last five years. Military Service excluded. (Exception does not include military family members.) • All overtime must be pre-approved in writing by the client manager or his/her designated representative. • Agency will not be reimbursed for overtime charges without previous written authorization. Authorized overtime will be reimbursed at straight time. • The enforced dress code is business casual, i.e. collared shirt with slacks for men, no skirts above the knee for women. Place and Period of Performance: • Hours of support: o The standard work week for contract staff will be 5 days a week and 8 hours per day preferable o Contract staff may be required to travel to support business efforts. •

Candidates need Public Trust Clearance 

Please reference job number 2048.

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San Francisco, CA, 94159

Dice Id : NETSO
Position Id : 2048
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