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AWS Network Security Engineer
Ref No.: 17-04763
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Houston, TX
New York , NY
Title: AWS Network Security Engineer
Location: New York, Chicago, or Houston metro areas
Duration: 6+ months with potential to extend / convert
Travel: Up to 25%


Job Description:
Engineer to provide consulting services around implementing and maintaining security practices in AWS environment. Will be responsible for assisting in security team transition from traditional IT based environment to a public cloud based, AWS environment. Will consult in designing practices for detecting and responding to potential threats and create documentation around the same.



Responsibilities:
  • Consult on threat detection and mitigation within AWS environments
  • Assist in creation of threat detection rules
  • Develop proper responses to events triggering detection rules
  • Where applicable, develop forensic processes around potential security events
  • Create runbook documentation for above processes and practices
  • Focus primarily on overall network security and security related to AWS services

Preferred Experience:
  • Extensive hands-on experience with AWS system architecture
  • Extensive hands-on experience with IT security threat detection and mitigation
  • SIM tools
  • Log Analytics
  • Firewalls
  • IDS
  • Security Practices around AWS offerings including, but not limited to, EC2, Security Groups, Networking, EMR, Aurora, Lambda, API gateway, Cloudformation
  • Strong Networking background

Preferred certifications:
  • CISSP
  • CISM
  • CEH
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect