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Security Engineer
Ref No.: 17-27703
Location: Rockville, Maryland
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Job Description :
Apex Systems Inc. is immediately seeking two Security Engineers who are self-starter, highly organized and have a strong drive for quality. This position will support one of our highly regarded clients in the government arena, and offer a strong upside for growth. If you want to work with a dynamic group of dedicated, technical professionals on a collaborative team that supports a life-saving mission of global importance, we encourage you to apply.
Position: Security Engineer
Location: Rockville, MD
Clearance: Public Trust
Timeline: Immediately
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Security Engineer Job Description:
This position will support our clients Lead Security Engineer and have an opportunity to work directly with the government client. On this program, you will have the opportunity to support and protect the network for a highly regarded federal client.
Role & Responsibilities for Security Engineer:
?minimum 7 years of total information technology experience of general information technology experience in one or more of the following areas (Cybersecurity, Systems Administration, Network Administration, Systems Engineering, Network/Security Engineering)
5+ years of dedicated information/network security experience, where responsibilities include planning, deploying, managing and maintaining enterprise security systems such as firewalls, Network Access Control (NAC), Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems, enterprise anti-virus systems, vulnerability management, etc...
Demonstrates excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Experience working in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
Strong organizational, problem-solving, analytical, written and communication skills
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Requirements for Security Engineer:
Candidate must for very strong in one (or more) in the following areas:
Hands on experience with Firewalls (i.e. CheckPoint, Palo Alto, Cisco ASA, etc...)
Hands on experience with Network Access Control (ForeScout, etc...)
Hands on experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Nice to haves for Security Engineer:
Hands on experience with Vulnerability Scanning & management (Nessus, etc...)
Hands on experience with Enterprise Anti-Virus solutions (McAfee, Symantec, etc...)
Hands on experience with intrusion detection/prevention systems IDS\IPS Hands on experience with Traffic Visibility & management (Gigamon, etc...) Hands on experience with Network Full Traffic Capture (NetScout, et...)
Hands on experience with Windows Server, Workstation, and Linux operating environment
Hands on experience with Networking Protocol (i.e. TCP/IP)