Essential Job Functions
+ Performs basic vulnerability scans using vendor utility tools. Monitors security audit and intrusion detection system logs for system and network anomalies. Investigates and/or escalates security violations, attempts to gain unauthorized access, virus infections that may affect the network or other event affecting security. Documents and reports event(s).
+ Assists in providing engineering analysis, design and support for firewalls, routers, networks and operating systems.
+ Assists in performing product evaluations and recommends products/services for network security. Validates and tests basic security architecture and design solutions to produce detailed engineering specifications with recommended vendor technologies.
+ Develops, tests and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools.
+ Assists in the review and recommends the installation, modification or replacement of hardware or software components and any configuration change(s) that affects security.
+ Assists in providing oversight and enforcement of security directives, orders, standards, plans and procedures at server sites.
+ Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
+ Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field preferred
+ Zero or more years of experience in network, host, data and/or application security in multiple operating system environments
+ Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies including encryption, IPsec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS, electronic mail and access-lists
+ Experience working with internet, web, application and network security techniques
+ Experience working with relevant operating system security (Windows, Solaris, Linux, etc.)
+ Experience working with leading firewall, network scanning and intrusion detection products and authentication technologies
+ Experience working with federal regulations related to information security (FISMA, Computer security Act, etc.)
+ Experience working with NIST Special Publications and C & A process methodology
+ Possess security certifications (CISSP, CCNA, etc) and/or top secret security clearance
+ Communication skills
+ Analytical and problem solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve network/operating system security issues
+ Ability to perform and interpret vulnerability assessments
+ Ability to administer the operations of a security infrastructure
+ Ability to balance and prioritize work