Sr. Security Ops Engineer
Company: ACI Group, Inc.
Posted on: January 17, 2020
Sr. Security Ops Engineer, Remote/Woodlawn, MD. Our client is
seeking a Sr. Security Ops Engineer for a contract to hire
opportunity in Woodlawn, MD. Note: Can work remote as long as you
can occasionally come into the office if/when needed. Must be a
Those authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
are encouraged to apply. or GreenCard Holder due to client
requirements. Job Description The Sr. Security Operations Engineer
is responsible for taking the lead on implementing security tools,
security tool usage, keeping tools upgraded and configured
properly, etc. Provides oversight and is the subject matter expert
to lower level Security personnel. Responsible to monitor,
evaluate, and maintain systems and procedures to safeguard internal
information systems, networks, databases, and Web-based assets.
Responsibilities Conducts vulnerability assessments and monitors
systems, networks, databases and Web-based assets for potential
system breaches. Recommends and takes the lead on implementing
changes to enhance security systems and prevent unauthorized
access. Responds to alerts from information security tools.
Reports, investigates, and resolves higher level security
incidents. Responds to security tool outages, degradations in
service, tune security rules and alerts, and setup/maintain
security tool dashboards and reporting. Researches security trends,
new methods, and techniques used in unauthorized access of data in
order to preemptively eliminate the possibility of system breach.
Ensures compliance with regulations and privacy laws. Educates and
communicates security requirements and procedures to all users and
new employees. Requirements Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 6
years relevant experience or equivalent combination of experience
and education. ANSI 17024 related certification required a
high-level industry certification such as the CISSP, CEH, GIAC,
etc. Intermediate to advanced level of expertise in at least one of
the following areas: Windows, RHEL, Solaris, or Networking.
Experience leading the deployment, installation, and configuration
of security tools; to include the role of Project Manager.
Experience with 4 or more vendor products, to include: Splunk,
Tripwire, Nessus (Tenable), FireEye, SourceFire/FirePOWER (Cisco),
Websense/Blue Coat/Palo Alto or a similar URL filtering appliance,
Trend Micro, and Symantec Endpoint Protection. Experience with
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems.
Demonstrated work experience with the following: computer
networking, cryptography, security engineering and architecture,
vulnerability assessments, or operating systems required. Proven
experience in performing administration functions of Linux/UNIX &
Windows systems, network, firewall, and DNS experience.
Demonstrated working knowledge of vulnerability assessment and
penetration testing tools. Proven ability to work effectively both
independently and/or in a team setting. Ability to communicate
technical information to a non-technical audience. Must possess
strong analytical and problem-solving abilities; and strong
critical-thinking skills in complex communication environments.
Strong attention to detail. Excellent organizational and
time-management skills in a fast-paced environment. Strong
follow-through, prioritization skills, and perseverance to handle
multiple tasks simultaneously in order to maintain required
productivity levels. Excellent customer service skills with the
ability to deal tactfully, confidently and ethically with both
internal and external customers. Experience with Cloud security
preferred. Knowledge of the security audit process a plus. Please
Note Only those individuals selected for an interview will be
contacted. No calls, inquiries, or Third Party Vendors please. We
are an equal opportunity employer (Unable to sponsor H1B Visas).
Since 1988, The ACI Group, a national IT staffing firm, has been
committed to hiring the industry's leading professionals and
presenting exciting career opportunities. We have access to varied
types of contract, permanent and contract-to-perm positions and
offer a choice of employment options including a full benefits
package. - provided by Dice
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