IT Security Engineer - Splunk Technology
Defense Point Security - Virginia

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  • This position entails 80% travel across North America. Travel Expenses will be covered in addition to salary.Defense Point Security is an IT Security Consulting firm specializing in government-focused security solutions. Our goal is to provide expert IT security services to our clients while cultivating information security knowledge among all employees for the advancement of cyber security. Defense Point Security offers a competitive employment package including medical, vision, and dental insurance (among others).
Defense Point Security is currently seeking a qualified candidate to fulfill a role as a Security Engineer, specifically to provide Professional Service engagements on the Splunk software platform. This position requires previous experience in related IT security fields.Security Engineers are needed to support various security tools and applications. This work is available for both fulltime on site support for a customer, as well as customer engagements with various time horizons for tool deployments and configurations, etc. This work is usually performed during core business hours, Monday through Friday.

This work is 80% travel across North America, travel expenses will be covered in addition to salary. The responsibilities of this position involve deploying the Splunk technology from cradle to grave utilizing the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) framework. Utilizing this framework, the Security Engineer will have to produce artifacts to document the proposed system. After documenting the system it is then deployed and integrated into the customer environment with their already established IT assets.

These assets include: DLP (host / network), IDS / IPS (host / network), SIEM, firewalls, proxies, full packet capture technologies, A/V, log management, etc. In addition to deploying said technologies, the Security Engineer will gather use cases from the customer and configure and tune their deployment to match customer requirements, as well as updating documentation to reflect the current operating environment.Job Qualifications:Knowledge of many of the following information security disciplines: VirtualizationNetwork design and operationActive DirectoryThree tiered application modelRelational database modelingCloud computingFirewalls and internet proxy devicesSecurity monitoring practicesUnix or Linux shell environmentsSecurity signature generation methods and techniquesEvent flows (i.e. Syslog)IDS (i.e. Enterasys Dragon, SourceFire, Snort, McAfee Intrushield IPS)Security Information Event Management (SIEM) Log management tools (i.e.

Splunk)Vulnerability assessment tools Network analysis / sniffer tools Patch management tools Anti-Virus (i.e. Mcafee ePO HBSS / Symantec SEP)Experience working in a large government or corporate enterprise environment. Security certification such as: CISSP, SANS GIAC, Security+, Network+, Linux+, MCSE, RHCE or CCNA-Security.This position requires a Bachelors degree and/or 5 years of related experience exercising the skillset previously listed. Candidate must possess excellent written communication skills and the proven ability to present complex, technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Experience working in a large government or corporate enterprise environmentSecurity RequirementCBP Full BI, DHS EOD, or DoD TS preferred.All candidates must be clearable.Interested applicants may apply at

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