Security Engineer
Princeton Information Ltd - Herndon, VA

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QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.

A minimum of 3-5 years IT experience; at least 3 of those years focused on IT security. Preferably a current CISSP or CISM or equivalent industry recognized security certification.

Hands-on experience with several of the following: vulnerability scanning, firewall, antivirus& malware analysis, proxy, IDS/IPS, log correlation tools, SIEM, DLP, NAC, and application firewall solutions.

Comfortable on both Linux-based and MS Windows-based system platforms Good understanding of enterprise computing environments, distributed applications, and a strong understanding of TCP/IP networks.

Good understanding of the system hardening processes, tools, guidelines and benchmarks.

Solid understanding of encryption technologies.

DESCRIPTION:
Currently looking for a Security Engineer to work with our client as they continue to improve the quality of their new development and enhancements as they are deliver effective host, network, data and application security services. This consultant will work with our client s team and ensure the effectiveness of the security platforms in the production environment, as well as the development, quality assurance, and staging platforms.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS:
Security system deployments, configuration, monitoring and reporting.

Acting as a lead in performing vulnerability assessments, security testing, and working with operations and development teams on remediation and mitigation of findings.

Act as the primary on the Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) and with Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations Planning (DR/COOP).

Leading planning, designing and implementing security controls which safeguard and monitor events for information systems, enterprise applications and data.

Analyze, troubleshoot, and investigate security-related, information systems anomalies based on security platform reporting, network traffic, log files, host-based and automated security alerts.

Develop reoccurring reports for network and host-based security solutions.

Lead CSIRT support activities as needed in response to information security related events.

Lead effort to collect and capture meaningful security metrics.

Lead the development of security tool requirements, trials, and evaluations, as well as security operations procedures and processes.

Experience working to maintain, configure, and analyze at least 3 of the following network and host-based security platforms; Network-based Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), Host-based Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (HIDS/HIPS), Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) platform, Application (Layer 7) Firewall, Network Access Control (NAC), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Log Indexing and Correlation platform, Anti-virus and anti-spyware console, Firewall and network access controls lists, Web and E-mail proxy and filtering systems, Physical access control systems Evaluating systems using vulnerability scanners and manual techniques to verify system security settings and configurations.

VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT` OR VULNERABILITY) AND (FIREWALL) AND (ANTIVIRUS OR MALWARE OR PROXY OR IDS OR IPS OR SIEM OR DLP) AND (LINUX OR UNIX) AND (`MICROSOFT WINDOWS` OR `MS WINDOWS VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT` OR VULNERABILITY) AND (FIREWALL) AND (ANTIVIRUS OR MALWARE OR PROXY OR IDS OR IPS OR SIEM OR DLP) AND (LINUX OR UNIX) AND (`MICROSOFT WINDOWS` OR `MS WINDOWS VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT` OR VULNERABILITY) AND (FIREWALL) AND (ANTIVIRUS OR MALWARE OR PROXY OR IDS OR IPS OR SIEM OR DLP) AND (LINUX OR UNIX) AND (`MICROSOFT WINDOWS` OR `MS WINDOWS VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT` OR VULNERABILITY) AND (FIREWALL) AND (ANTIVIRUS OR MALWARE OR PROXY OR IDS OR IPS OR SIEM OR DLP) AND (LINUX OR UNIX) AND (`MICROSOFT WINDOWS` OR `MS WINDOWS VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT` OR VULNERABILITY) AND (FIREWALL) AND (ANTIVIRUS OR MALWARE OR PROXY OR IDS OR IPS OR SIEM OR DLP) AND (LINUX OR UNIX) AND (`MICROSOFT WINDOWS` OR `MS WINDOWS VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT` OR VULNERABILITY) AND (FIREWALL) AND (ANTIVIRUS OR MALWARE OR PROXY OR IDS OR IPS OR SIEM OR DLP) AND (LINUX OR UNIX) AND (`MICROSOFT WINDOWS` OR `MS WINDOWS VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT` OR VULNERABILITY) AND (FIREWALL) AND (ANTIVIRUS OR MALWARE OR PROXY OR IDS OR IPS OR SIEM OR DLP) AND (LINUX OR UNIX) AND (`MICROSOFT WINDOWS` OR `MS WINDOWS

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