Cyber Security Engineer Jr

Critical Solutions - Alexandria, VA4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year
EducationSkills
Critical Solutions is looking for a full-time Cyber Security Engineer Jr. The Cyber Security Engineer Jr will assist with supporting the full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, test, implementation, maintenance, integration, and documentation of SOC infrastructure and SOC tool suite. This position requires US Citizenship and a Secret or higher clearance level.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Installing, configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting network security solutions and related monitoring tools including L2/L3 network security devices, IDS/IPS, Full packet capture, DLP, Endpoint Security(AV, DLP, Endpoint Detection & Response), and infrastructure supporting SIEM (Splunk).
Support LAN/WAN security solutions including creating and maintaining LAN/WAN security standards and design documentation.
Develop and assist with new LAN/WAN security applications and hardware as assigned.
Ability to script in one more of the following computer languages: Python, Bash, Visual Basic or Powershell
Strong written and oral communication with the ability to communicate with team members, management and customer.

EDUCATION & BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
BS degree Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 1+ years of prior relevant engineering experience supporting SOC or NOC environments.
Knowledge and experience engineering the following technologies Firewalls, VPN Solutions, Web Application Firewalls, and Content Filtering.
Experience with Network Security Architecture Development.
Experience performing gap analysis, identifying new tools and/or required upgrades based on ROI.

Advanced working knowledge of the following:
Encryption algorithms, secure communications, SIEM technologies, and embedded systems security.
Network and data communication protocols. familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field such as NIST, FISMA and Common Criteria regulations and standards.
Network based IDS/IPS and full packet capture technologies along with affiliated modes of operation.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to learn and support new systems and applications
Expertise in Networking, Linux and Windows
Cisco Hardware and Storage
Redhat, Cisco or Microsoft, Security+, or Network+ certifications
Experience with Sourcefire (snort) or RSA Security Analytics (network)

MUST HAVE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATIONS:
CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
CompTIA Security+
GCIH Incident Handler
GCWN Windows Security Administrator
GISF Security Fundamentals
GSSP Secure Software Programmer
GICSP Cyber Security Professional
GSSP Secure Software Programmer
SEI (Software Engineering Institute)
CCSP Certified Cloud Security Professional
CISSP Certified Information Systems Security
CSSLP Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional
SSCP Systems Security Certified Practitioner
CCNP
CCNP Security
CCIE Security
CEH Certified Ethical Hacker
ENSA EC-Council Network Security Administrator
ECSP EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer
MCSE Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (Server)
RHCA
RHCE
VCA (Certified Associate)
VCP (Certified Professional)
VCAP (Certified Advanced Professional)
VCIX (Implementation Expert)
VCDX (Certified Design Expert)
Converged Infrastructure Specialist
Certified Implementation Engineer Specialist
Certified Data Administrator Professional
Certified Storage Associate
Certified Splunk Architect