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Senior Security Engineer
Ref No.: 18-03977
Location: Lake Forest, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/18/2018
Title: Senior Security Engineer
Location: Lake Forest, IL; Amityville, NY; Cranbury, NJ; or Somerset, NJ (position can be done partially remote depending on location)
Type: 6+ month contract


Job Description:

Monitor and manage Akorn corporate security devices and applications including Firewalls, Intruder Prevention Systems, Patch management Systems, Certificate Authority, Proxy Servers, Anti-Virus, Email Filters and Web Content Filters.
Duties:
Configure, support and evaluate IT security tools.
Review network designs and evaluate compliance to applicable IT security standards.
Conduct security audits and provide recommendations to mitigate risks.
Ensure compliance to security standards and policy.
Evaluate project initiation documents.
Design and configure IT security solutions.
Support Firewalls, Content Engines, Intruder Detection or Prevention Systems.
Configure and support anti-virus software.
Configure and support firewalls to support the business operations.
Knowledge of windows patch management and software delivery solutions.
Produce or modify disaster recovery and business continuity work practices.
Knowledge of IT protocols such as SNMP, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, NTP, LDAP, KERBEROS, RADIUS and FTP.
Ensure representation in change management and problem management reviews.
Configure and support VPNs and enterprise gateway devices.
Administer remote access infrastructure.
Produce or update remote access policy and procedures.
Define and enforce controlled access to corporate security zones as required.
 
Requirements:
Bachelors or Associate Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems.
CISSP, CCSP, CISA or other applicable certification.
A total of 3 to 5 years of experience working with IT system security or administration.
 
Experience:
Strong understanding of firewall technologies Juniper / Cisco / Checkpoint / Palo Alto .
Packet Shaper, Load Balancer and Proxy Server knowledge .
Intermediate to expert knowledge of IDS/IPS tools. Damballa preferred.
Understanding of information management and data classification.
Participate and sometimes lead investigations of security incidents.
Knowledge of encryption techniques and PKI infrastructure. Sophos, Axecrypt, etc.
Demonstrated understanding of VPNs and remote access. Cisco AnyConnect preferred.
Intermediate to expert virus protection and content filtering knowledge.
Experience with web application vulnerability scanning tools. Websense preferred.
Knowledge of forensic tools such as Encase, FTK, Helix, Wireshark.
Security policy, audits and risk assessments knowledge and experience.
Understanding of incident investigation processes and reporting.