Security Engineer

This is regarding an excellent job opportunity with my client… Position: Security Engineer

Job description

Job Title Security Engineer Location: Washington, DC Duration 12+ months Security Analyst Description   •      2+ years experience in a security operations center and/or security analytics role. •      Analyze a variety of network and host-based security appliance logs (Firewalls, NIDS, HIDS, Sys Logs, etc.) to determine the correct remediation actions and escalation paths for each incident. •      Administratively ensure tools are functioning as designed to optimize delivery of threat alert data for analysis. •      Enhance and tune detections and alerts and other cyber event correlation rules to reduce false positives. •      Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings and provide briefings to various levels of staff / management. •      General networking understanding and/or experience to include Understanding of TCP/IP communications & knowledge of how common protocols and applications work at the network level, including DNS, HTTP, and SMB. •      Innovative - ability to recognize and seek improvement and efficiency opportunities. •      Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain. •      Follows precise analytical paths to determine the nature and extent of problems being reported by tools, e-mails, alerts, etc. •      Runs vulnerability scans and reviews vulnerability assessment reports. Manages and configures security monitoring tools. •      Tracks time spent working on tasks and events, opens tickets and escalates as needed.   Desired certifications (at least one of the following and must be current) Security+ CySA+ ECSA GSEC  

Thanks & Regards,

Rajendra Mane