Intrusion Detection Engineer with Security Clearance
VAE, Inc. - Reston, VA

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Job Description
VAE Inc. is searching for an Intrusion Detection Security (IDS) Engineer to join our small team in support of our government client needs. This role requires a mid-level Engineer with a working knowledge, and relevant IT security experience. The ideal candidate will work well independently.
A Secret level (or above) Government clearance is required.
Required Experience
Tactical real-time data monitoring of alert, session, statistical and content data
Ensuring IDS uptime, availability and the integrity of the IDS systems
Ability to recognize "known" attacks or malicious activity on the network
Apply updates to COTS IDS based on instructions in the SOP
Documenting processes and procedures of all infrastructure operations
Perform traffic analysis, intrusion analysis and detection. Possess the ability to recognize publicly known attack traffic patterns
Desired Experience
Certified Ethical Hacker certification (CEH)
CompTia Security+ certification
2+ years of Intrusion Detection Security (IDS)
Snort, Dragon, writing signatures
HTTP(S) Filtering / Web Filtering / URL Filtering
Web Sense, Tipping Point, DNS Filtering, Bluecoat
PCAP Analysis/Use
Wireshark, Niksun, TCPDUMP, NetworkMiner, NetIntercept, NetDector
Regular Expressions
Security Onion
Perl, Python, Bash
File Analysis
Yara, Antivirus, Clam AV, Virustotal, Cuckoo Sandbox, FireEye, Joe Sandbox, CWSandbox, GFI Sandbox
TCP/IP familiarity
IPv4, TCP/UDP, Firewall, DNS, Routing
Linux Use
Backtrack, Fedora, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Slackware, Kali, BackBox
Flow Session Analysis
Lancope, Bro, Argus, Niksun
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