Contract, Contract-to-Hire
_Remote (Continental US), Illinois (Chicago Area), Illinois (Springfield), Illinois (Statewide), Michigan (Detroit), Michigan (Statewide), USA
Posted 6 months ago

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Safeguard information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems.
  • Protect system by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources.
  • Recognize problems by identifying abnormalities; reporting violations.
  • Implement security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
  • Determine security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits.
  • Upgrade systems by implementing and maintaining security controls.
  • Keeps users informed by preparing performance reports; communicating system status.

Cyber Security Qualifications / Skills

  • System administration
  • Network security
  • Information security policies
  • On-call network troubleshooting
  • Firewall administration
  • Network protocols
  • Routers, hubs, and switches

Experience and Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience
  • 4+ years of prior relevant experience
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
  • Hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, FPC), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning solutions
  • Familiarity with the DOD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management program.
  • Proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture, Host-Based Forensics, Network Forensics, and RSA Security
  • In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, ArcSight, QRadar, LogLogic, Splunk)
  • Experience developing and deploying signatures (e.g. YARA, Snort, Suricata, HIPS)
  • Understanding of mobile technology and OS (i.e. Android, iOS, Windows), VMware technology, and Unix and basic Unix commands

Job Features

Job Category

Cyber Security, Infrastructure, Technology

Job Type

Contract-to-Hire

Location

Remote

Duration

6+ month contract (extendable)

Compensation

Market Rate

Engagement Type

Direct W2, 1099 or Corp-to-Corp

Visa Sponsorship

Available

Required Experience Level

5+ years

Key Skills

See job description narrative

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