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Security Engineer in Cary, NC at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/20/2019

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Job Description

We have an immediate need for a Security Engineer for a 12 month contract position in Cary, NC.  This position has the potential to extend beyond 12 months, and offers career growth and advancement opportunities.  

Responsibilities: The Security Engineer is responsible for management of multiple security platforms supporting services infrastructure in our Government Network Operations and Security Center (GNOSC). This role will work closely with the Security Operations Center (SOC) 24x7 team as an escalation point for complex problem analysis, complex changes, and incident resolution on security devices. The GNOSC is a Public Sector customer service assurance-focused team operating Managed Security Services in an ISO / ITIL environment with strong adherence to process. 

Major Responsibilities include: 
  • Support installation and maintenance of network and security devices, including firewalls, data encryption, and IDS/IPS to ensure proper logging and analytical reporting 
  • Incident management through complex troubleshooting of security devices/solutions including steps to minimize the impact and follow-on technical and forensic investigation to discover origin of breach and the extent of the damage 
  • Work with peers to design, engineer, document and implement change requests in security devices 
  • Review threat analysis of customer networks and systems to find exploitable weaknesses and plan vulnerability remediation and protection. 
  • Be responsible for advanced security event detection and threat analysis for complex and/or escalated security events 
  • Provide log/network/malware/device analysis and making recommendations for remediation of security vulnerability conditions 
  • Training of peers, briefing customers and other organizations outside Operations 
  • Provisioning customers on the infrastructure as needed to meet business requirements 


Required Skills & Experience: 
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in a dedicated security device engineering or SOC position 
  • Direct hands-on experience with Splunk is required; experience with other SIEM tools as an Engineer or Analyst is preferred
  • Experience with several of the following security devices/platforms: IPS/IDS, Splunk or other SIEMs, FireEye
  • Strong communication skills and ability to engage with customers to understand their requirements 
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills 
  • Able to identify, communicate, and remediate gaps in processes 
  • Ability to work and excel within a team environment