Senior Specialist - Network Security Fidelis Security Systems
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General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions is a fast growing company that provides organizations with a robust, comprehensive portfolio of products, services, and expertise to combat today?s sophisticated advanced threats and prevent data breaches. Our commercial enterprise and government customers around the globe can face advanced threats with confidence within our Network Defense and Forensics Services, delivered by an elite team of security professionals with decades of hands-on experience, and our award-winning Fidelis XPS? Advanced Threat Defense Products, which provide visibility and control over the entire threat life cycle.
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.
Responsibilities for this Position:
Position is for a dynamic network security person who is able to perform a variety of network security tasks and roles for the Cyber Defense and Forensics business area as part of an incident response team. Primary team roles include the first responder, intrusion detection and containment, vulnerability analysis and remediation, security monitoring and analysis, and security engineering and implementation for small and large enterprise networks. As part of the Response team, you would be required to perform a variety of roles including maintaining deployment kits, penetration testing, and forensics and log analysis. Position is customer facing and will require working at customer facilities both in and outside of the continental U.S. Position requires the person to have excellent communication skills both written and oral and be able to work independently utilizing a solid work ethic.
Person will: analyze and administer network security systems (LAN/WAN, telecommunications, voice systems) and/or information systems; safeguard networks against unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure; research, evaluate, designs, tests, recommends communicates, and implements new security software or devices; implement, enforce, communicate, and may develop network security policies or security plans for data, software applications, and hardware, telecommunications, and computer installations. Person may be involved with the protection of data against unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional loss of data, or unauthorized modification. Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, electronic data traffic and network access. Position will require the ability to get a passport and may require 50% travel during unique engagements.
Candidate must have a strong overall background in computer and network security. Important traits for the candidate to possess are: the ability to learn quickly coupled with the ability to apply what was learned; the ability to apply common sense solutions to complex scenarios; and the ability to work well with people in situations of heavy stress and tight timelines.
Possess a solid overall knowledge of computer and network security including the most common network security methods currently considered best practice. Strong knowledge of how various network security components work with each other and the implications of improperly configured devices including: VPN; firewall; routers and switches; email gateway servers; and IDS/IPS ? host and network. Have knowledge of: network accreditation and certification; secure enterprise design; encryption; and data security.
Possess at least the basic concepts of intrusion detection and enterprise network monitoring with expertise in at least one common commercial IDS/IPS system;
Candidate should have experience in computer threat/attack methods and associated defense techniques; experience analyzing bulk traffic/logs; and have an understanding of most network appliances and their functions.
Candidate should be familiar with system logging , Enterprise Anti-virus and Host Intrusion Applications ? and the analysis and interpretation of the data received from these various data points.
Solid understanding of the Internet, IP and Domain name addressing. Have an understanding of the fundamental components of networks and networking; the basics of TCP/IP, FTP, and HTTP and how to interpret networking topologies. Have an understanding of LAN/WAN technologies including MPLS, PIP, Frame Relay, Ethernet and others. Have an understanding of: VPNs ? configuration and troubleshooting; VLANs configuration and troubleshooting; routers and switches ? configuration and troubleshooting; DSL and T1-T3 configuration and troubleshooting; Satellite communications; and other networking protocols and hardware.
Experience with: general UNIX operating systems including Solaris, Linux, -BSD; Microsoft based computer administration including Microsoft Office software applications as well as workstation and server operating systems. Experience should include multiple operating systems in an enterprise environment.
Experience with: configuration and maintenance of enterprise routers/switches including Cisco and possibly Juniper; experience with installing and operating IDS devices like SNORT with ACID or BASE, ISS Real Secure, or McAfee IntruShield. Must have experience with vulnerability analysis tools like NESSUS, ISS, or Rapid 7 and be familiar with Firewalls like CISCO PIX, Sidewinder, or Checkpoint. The candidate must be reasonably proficient with at least one high level programming language, UNIX shell scripting and PERL.
CISSP, CCNA, CEH, MCP, CCSP are considered to be helpful certifications.
Min 3 years with Bachelors Degree or equivalent professional work experience
Secret Security Clearance preferred.
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