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Cyber Defense Specialist in Columbus, OH at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

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    Columbus, OH
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Job Description

Through our partnership with Modis, we have an exciting opportunity for a Cyber Defense Specialist. This is a 12-month contract with possibility of extension and/or conversion. This position will be on a work site that's easily accessible by public transportation, there is a cafeteria on premise, and restaurants within walking distance. The following work authorizations are accepted for this role: US Citizenship, Green Card, H1B, OPT EAD, H4 EAD, CPT EAD

Job Description:The Cyber Defense Specialist is responsible for improving the cyber defense posture through proactively identifying, classifying, and protecting the company against new threats and vulnerabilities. The role will be specifically on the Defense Optimization team and will responsible for ensuring security tools are leveraged through integration opportunities. 

The ideal candidate will have 2 to 4 years of information security experience. In addition, it is preferred the candidate has a thorough understanding of Splunk & Splunk ES. 

Nice to haves will be: Cloud security within Amazon AWS and/or Microsoft Azure, IBM Qradar SIEM, Palo Alto, IDS/IPS products. 

  • Development of patterns, signatures, and configuration changes in multiple security tools such as IPS, SIEM, and NGFW 
  • Identify, analyze, and develop mitigation guidance for threats and vulnerabilities 
  • Thorough understanding of attack vectors, cyber threats, and methods of exploitation 
  • In-depth knowledge of kill chain, SANS Controls, and vulnerability management lifecycle 
  • Maintains knowledge of current vulnerability and threat trends 
  • Experience with vulnerability and IOC classification 
  • Experience with use case development and security defense process improvements 
  • Define security tool integrations and capability enhancements 
  • Defense controls and cyber defense framework implementation 
  • Excellent communication, strong presentation, and documentation skills 
  • In-depth experience with multiple technologies such as Linux, Windows, Network, and Applications 
  • Interfacing with various groups across the organization to drive remediation 
  • In-depth experience with SIEM, IDS, HIPS, Vulnerability Scanners and Firewalls required