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Network Security Manager
Ref No.: 18-05252
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 100,000.00 - 115,000.00 /Year
The Network Security Manager's primary role is safeguarding the Firm's computer networks and systems. This individual will plan and implement security measures to protect the network from cyber-attacks, hacking attacks, intrusion, infiltration, and natural disasters. They work as a member of a larger IT team and report directly to the Director of IT.
Network Security Manager's responsibilities are multifaceted. They are required to make the network secure and are responsible for many different tasks related to the security of network systems.
  • Planning, engineering, and monitoring the security arrangements for the protection of the network systems.
  • Identifying, monitoring, and defining the requirements of the overall security of the network systems.
  • Creating different ways to solve the existing threats and security issues.
  • Configuring and implementing intrusion detection systems and firewalls.
  • Testing and checking the system for weaknesses in software and hardware.
  • Maintaining firewalls, virtual private networks, web protocols, and email security.
  • Creating virus and threat detection systems.
  • Configuring and installing security infrastructure devices.
  • Investigating intrusion and hacking incidents, collecting incident responses, and carrying out forensic investigations.
  • Determining latest technologies and processes that improve the overall security of the system.
  • Using industry-standard analysis criteria to test the security level of the Firm.
  • Developing tracking documents to remediate system vulnerabilities.
  • Scrutinizing network security and report on findings.
  • Supervising the configuration and installation of new software and hardware.
  • Communicating security incidents to management as soon as possible.
  • Defining, maintaining and ensuring compliance with security policies.
  • Replacing the security system protocol and architecture.
  • Maintaining switches and servers.
  • Other projects as assigned.
The ideal candidate will possess strong multi-tasking skills, demonstrate attention to detail, and will think one-step ahead of cybercriminals. They will be well prepared to deal with high-stress situations and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • BS/BE degree in computer science, cybersecurity or related IT fields is preferred.
  • Industry certifications such as CCNP Security (Cisco Certified Network Professional Security), CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker), CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), and GIAC Security Certifications.
  • Minimum five years of experience as a senior network security engineer or senior information security engineer.
  • Experience in creating and maintaining security systems.
  • Thorough understanding of the latest technologies, security principles, and protocols including security systems, intrusion detection systems, firewalls, anti-virus software, log management, authentication systems, content filtering, etc.
  • Understanding of the web-related terminologies and software such as web applications, web related protocols, service-oriented architectures, and web services.
  • Ability to understand the results of malicious code, mobile code, and anti-virus software.
  • Knowledge of computer forensic tools, data-loss-prevention methods, and disaster recovery methods.
  • Occasional travel between office locations.
  • Ability to lift at least 40 pounds.