SI - Security Consultant - Level 2
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SI - Security Consultant - Level 2
Ref No.: 16-03003
Location: Dallas, Texas
Start Date / End Date: 11/07/2016 to 02/28/2017
Contributes to the assessment of IDS standard for upcoming audits in existing environment, review of IDS configurations, asset inventory, IDS documentation, its best practices, policies and procedures to ensure information system security across the enterprise meets required security.

- Technical expert in the Information Security Engineer; fully qualified to develop and document client IDS/IPS architecture to include gaps; needs advanced knowledge of information security services/analysis concepts, practices and procedures; work under demanding deadlines and often handles heavy workloads, operating with only limited supervision.
- Develop and document client IDS/IPS architecture Install/maintain/support/diagnose Intrusion •Detection/Protection solutions (IDS/IPS)
- Install and configure upgrades/updates
- Produce and distribute weekly reports to identify the state of the environment. Specifically, identify non-compliant platforms
- Follow up with site administrators for status on non-compliant platforms and maintain any necessary exception documentation.
- Configure and maintain IDS/IPS policies
- Perform database maintenance on IDS/IPS management consoles
- Maintain documentation for exceptions to standards.


Requirements:
- At least 5 years of experience supporting a multiple customer base in a IDS/IPS system and network environment using Client/McAfee and Cisco SourceFire/Firepower products
- 2 years' experience working with FireEye solution
- Excellent verbal and technical writing skills, as well as the ability to effectively convey information security concepts and requirements to a non-technical audience, including both internal and client-facing engagements.
- Provides timely and adequate response to threats/alerts, including off-hour support.
- The ability to assess security events to drive to a resolution.
- Provides timely and sufficient response to security incidents and assessment services. Documents findings.
- Works towards exceeding service levels and customer expectations.
- Assists in defining processes to carry out all security operations functions.
- Continuously works to improve the quality of information security services.
- Provides data for operational metrics and progress reports.
- Experience in a 24x7 SOC (Security Operations Center
- Bachelor's degree in computer science, specialized systems training, or equivalent work experience
- Network engineering knowledge
- Strong, organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
- Ability to execute with a sense of urgency


Remote work allowed, candidate must be in the U.S. Weekend work or overtime might be required.