Senior Systems Engineer

Access Talent Today, LLC - Washington, DC

Seeking a highly qualified and motivated Systems Engineer to design, install, configure and maintain systems for a federal Security Operations Center. You will be a lead engineer in identifying future technologies to increase the SOC’s ability to identify threats across a very large enterprise, including research in security principles, host- and network-based security technologies, machine learning algorithms, and attack and mitigation methods. Candidates must be self-starters and have an equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline with four years of Systems engineering experience. This position supports up to 80% remote work. US citizen preferred.

Basic Qualifications

  • BA or BS degree in CS, IT, or S.T.E.M

  • Four (4) years of systems engineering experience.

  • Ability to multitask and solve complex technical problems

  • Extensive experience with Linux server administration in production (physical and virtualized) environments

  • Windows 2012/2016 Active Directory experience including Group Policy

  • Strong ability to code in various scripting languages including shell, Perl, PowerShell, & Javascript

  • Solid foundation in TCP/IP networking, subnetting, routing concepts, and distributed computing

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • 5+ years in IT infrastructure, networking, architecture, administration, or security

  • Proficient with network tools such as iptables, tcpdump, ngrep

  • Experience with Splunk and Splunk Enterprise Security

  • Experience in creating and supporting highly available enterprise production environments

  • Thorough understanding of algorithms, data structures in Python

  • Experience supporting Tenable Security Center

  • Experience with Intrusion Protection Systems such as Sourcefire

  • Experience supporting McAfee e-Policy Orchestrator

  • Experience with security tools such as Bro, Snort, Kali,

  • Experience with firewalls and other security appliances including Palo Alto, Cisco, Juniper

  • Experience with Web Application Firewalls including Imperva and F5

Posted On: Monday, June 17, 2019

Apply to this job
  • Additional Information