Washington DC 20001
Excellent salary and Benefits
US Citizenship required - Ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance
Perm or Temp-to-Hire
Participate in development of information security architectural strategy, including security technology standardization and modernization.
Provide information security solutions to various network and application development teams on key initiatives.
Work collaboratively with security engineers to integrate security solutions into the Enterprise architecture.
Identify information security risks associated with the solution, and provide compensating mitigations where necessary.
Build effective relationships with key stakeholders who own and support IT architecture, infrastructure, applications, processes and operations
Understanding of industry standards and best practices, keeping current with financial industry trends and emerging technologies.
BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
7+ years of IT security experience
Expert knowledge of Juniper and or Netscreen firewalls, Juniper IDP, Juniper (Network Security Manager) NSM, Cisco PIX, Cisco ASA firewalls
Expert knowledge of network security and application troubleshooting in a firewall environment, extensive firewall management and deployment experience, as well as an understanding of proxies and content filtering appliances.
Application Layer (4-7) Security
A thorough knowledge of LAN and WAN architectures and routing protocols, and a thorough working knowledge of Internet protocols and services (TCP / IP, WWW, FTP, TELNET, SSH, SNMP, etc.)
Must have a strong understanding of the following: Log correlation, SIEM technologies, IDS/IPS technologies, Application Flow data and other related technologies
SIEM Technologies (ArcSight, Q1 Radar, Nitro Security, etc)
Vulnerability Scanners (Nessus, Rapid7, etc.)
IDS/IPS (Sourcefire, Tippingpoint)
Expert technical and security knowledge in a specialty such as log analysis, incident response, enterprise vulnerability assessment or remediation
Excellent knowledge and experience designing network security architectures
Excellent knowledge of capacity planning for network security solutions
Understanding of network security architecture best practices
Able to anticipate and mitigate risks as well as define architectural solutions
Understanding of host security architecture best practices
Excellent analytic, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Ability to efficiently handle multiple projects with shifting priorities
Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Able to define, document and support systems, policies and procedures
Ability to work independently and within groups. Must be self motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to work well under pressure and to meet tight deadlines. Demonstrate a high level of motivation, confidence, integrity and responsibility.
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, presentation, and problem solving skills and be able to interact well with peers and internal customers.
Licensure and/or Certifications:
CISSP certification preferred
May be required to work additional hours at month end/quarter end to support business objectives
Limited availability to take leave during peak business cycles to support business objectives