SECURITY IT ENGINEER

Location: MADISON, WI
Date Posted: 08-08-2018
We are pleased to present the following job opportunity with our client!  Take a look and if you meet the requirements please submit your resume and we'll be in touch if you're a good fit!
 
The Security Engineer is responsible for the continuing development, implementation, support, facilitation and communication of the Information Security Policy within all areas of the business with a keen focus on security operations including network perimeter defense and systems security.  Assist with support of existing security controls to ensure stability, uptime and effective control operation.  Role performs on-going monitoring of networks and network elements, both internal and customer-facing, to ensure compliance with policy and standards.  This includes supporting and developing systems to enable analysis and reporting of security events and activities.  Assist in security-related investigations and incident response activities and provides system forensics and investigative services.  In addition, provide periodic “on-call” support of security operations during non-business hours.  Act as team liaison for department projects.
 
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree (or higher) –OR– 4+ years of professional work experience.
  • 4+ years of IT-related work experience.
  • 2+ years of IT security-related work experience.
 
Other Qualifications
  • Strong preference for candidates with one of the following certifications: ISC² SCCP, CompTIA Security+ or SANS GIAC or one of the following advanced certifications from ISC²: CISA, CISM, CIPP or CISSP.
  • Proficient with security principles such as encryption, hashing, PKI and the AAA framework.
  • Familiarity with one or more programming languages in the use of simple scripting or application development including: UNIX shell, Perl, Python or Ruby.
  • Familiarity with the security concepts for log analysis, monitoring and system and network auditing.
  • Experience with performing security investigations and electronic forensic analysis.
  • Experience with firewall principles and best practices.
  • Experience with one of the following firewall platforms (Cisco ASA, Juniper ScreenOS and SRX, Fortinet and Palo Alto Networks).  Experience with Anti-DDoS security devices a plus.
  • Familiarity with remote access solutions including solutions for mobile devices.
  • Familiarity with IPSec and SSL VPN implementations from Cisco, Juniper ScreenOS and SRX, Fortinet or Palo Alto Networks technologies. 
  • Familiarity with network hardware including routers, switches and wireless APs.
  • Familiarity with network technologies and IP protocols (e.g., VLAN, MPLS, TCP, UDP, ICMP, SA, multicast & unicast).  Proficient with the OSI 7 Layer network model.
  • Familiarity with IPv4 protocol fundamentals including layer 2 resolution, addressing and subnetting.  Familiarity with P1/P2 data flows.  Rudimentary familiarity with IPv6 protocol fundamentals.
  • Experience with Internet networking protocols (e.g., DNS, NTP, SMTP, FTP, etc.) and experience doing analysis of raw data captures with Wireshark.
  • Rudimentary familiarity with VoIP signaling and media protocols.
  • Experience with 2 or more families of server OSes including Windows, Linux or UNIX.  Experience with 2 or more desktop OSes including: Windows, Apple macOS or popular Linux distributions.
  • Familiarity with monitoring and administration of network and host-based intrusion detection and prevention systems such as OSSEC, Tripwire or Verisys.
  • Familiarity with network security assessment tools such as masscan, nmap, zmap, Canvas, Core Impact, Metasploit, Lynis, hping, scapy and tcpreplay.
  • Familiarity with open source network security intrusion detection tools (e.g., Snort, Bro, Suricata)
  • Familiarity with the hardening, monitoring and deployment of systems to DMZ and multi-zoned IP networks.
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

KP Recruiting Group 
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