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Sr. Network Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00760
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
 Sr. Network Engineer
Washington D.C.
8 months

Description
The client seeks a network engineer responsible for protecting the client's global assets and interests which include systems, software, networks, computational elements and data through deep knowledge of network and communication channels.  Responsible to bring industry best methods and practices concerning perimeter defenses around organizational assets and to also bring knowledge of perimeter security around extracting unauthorized withdrawals of corporate information or data.   Deep network engineering skills and an understanding of the protocols throughout the OSI seven layer stack are required of this position.

Required Skills:
•Proven ability to analyze and review network communications within the operating environment to ensure proper protocol and port management, access and use.
•Proven ability to open/close protocols and ports based on the desired security and operating practices of the client.
•Experience providing an assessment of network monitoring tools and practices to be used for understanding the normal behavior of a networked device.
•Proven ability to produce network topology diagrams and network connected device diagrams, showing the in and out flow of data among devices
•Proven ability to document and develop technical procedures for the maintenance, operation and sustainment of the operating environment
•3+ years' experience in analyzing security logs generated by Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), firewalls, network flow systems, Anti-Virus, and/or other security products
•Experience performing security analysis.
•Experience monitoring daily security reports and develops new reports as needed by security, management, and auditors.
•Excellent troubleshooting skills, self-motivated, results-driven and well organized.
•Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to communicate with all levels of staff and management.

Preferred Skills:
•Certified in one of the following:
oCertified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
oCertified Authorization Professional (CAP)
oCertified Security Analyst (CSA)
oCertified Information Security Manager (CISM)
oCISCO Network Engineer

• BS degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Software Systems, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a similar technical discipline
• Demonstrated ability to lead others and manage multiple assignments simultaneously

Additional Provisions
• Pass both a client mandated clearance process to include drug screening, criminal history check and credit check.