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DC Government
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6 Months
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09 Sep 2013
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Complete Description:


Note that this is a part-time position, approx. 10 hours per week.


The Senior Information Security Engineer - SIEM position requires an information security professional who is results oriented, multi-disciplined, and comfortable in implementing system security solutions in multi-vendor environments. They must have demonstrated conceptual, analytical and innovative problem-solving and evaluative skills, an ability to conduct independent research and analysis in the event of a security breach, identifying issues, formulating options, proactively closing the security loop-holes, and making conclusions and recommendations. This position provides security design, consultation, and technology governance oversight for various projects and initiatives.


The Network Security Engineer will also need to have a high level understanding of Networking principles and protocols, as well as a thorough understanding of network security technologies and principals and how they work together.


In addition, the candidate will also need to have an expert understanding of the McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (SEIM)

•         Adding Data Sources and ensuring proper parsing

•         Balancing data intake

•         Reviewing and creating correlation rules

•         Ensuring Data Normalization is taking place

•         Ensuring Data aggregation is being properly parsed

•         Writing and ensuring reports are running

•         Creating custom views and queries


Job Duties and functions:

Network Security Engineer will need to perform both engineering and administration of deployed network security equipment. Duties to include

•         Administer Mcafee Security Event/Incident Manager

•         Administer and Engineer Deployment of Sourcefire IPS

•         Administer and engineer deployment of Fidelis Security DLP

•         Administer Mcafee Sentrigo total database security

•         Document security architecture

•         Provide on-call support



Skill        Required / Desired          Amount               of Experience    Expertise Rating

Network Security experience in a large enterprise environment working with mission critical systems

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Demonstrated experience working on Network Security Management systems               

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Experience with Sourcefire IPS 

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Experience with 3D Defense Center       

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Experience with Mcafee SEIM  

Required             5              Years     3 – Expert

Bachelors of Science in information systems or equivalent experience.