Information Security Network Engineers in Raleigh, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 5/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Raleigh, NC
  • Job Type:
    Computer Industry
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    5/1/2018
  • Job ID:
    112688
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    919/789-6990

Job Description

Our client,  a leading corporate reseller of software, hardware, and related services is currently hiring for Information Security Network Engineers.  These positions can be based in Raleigh, Greensboro, or Winston-Salem NC.

Primary Purpose: 

Under moderate supervision, participate as a highly skilled member on a team of Information Security Engineers, assisting in the designing, planning, testing and implementation phases of information security technology projects, as assigned by management. Take primary or secondary role in installing, configuring, troubleshooting, testing and documenting information security systems and software in a laboratory environment. Assist in efforts related to the successful implementation of information security systems into production while following standards and procedures. Work within existing relationships with key support partners, line of business representatives and vendors. Assist in implementation of complex medium-to-large scale enterprise projects. Assist in development of innovative improvements. Participate in investigating, evaluating and incorporating best practices based on knowledge of environment. Assist in production support, including problem identification and description, ticket documentation, customer/vendor dialogue and root cause analysis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job.  Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below.  Specific activities may change from time to time.

  1. Participate in efforts related to designing, planning, enhancing and testing all information security technologies used throughout the enterprise, including base-lining current systems, trend analysis and capacity planning, as required for future systems requirements.
  2. Participate in technical assessment, research and testing of new technologies, as requested, using information security design, automation, and scripting best practices and procedures.
  3. Participate in the analysis of information to determine, recommend and plan the use of new technologies, or modifications to existing equipment and systems that will provide capability for proposed project or work load, efficient operation and effective use of allotted resources.
  4. Participate in the implementation of new information security technologies or integration of existing technologies, including initial configuration, installation, change management and operational handoff.
  5. Provide Tier III technical support of information security technologies, providing problem analysis and resolution in a timely manner.
  6. Participate in all areas of information security technology management, systems development, systems implementation and systems support, as assigned.
  7. Support training of less experienced personnel.
  8. Using manual and automated processes, ensure adherence of all responsible information security technologies to established design and configuration standards.
  9. Establish and execute processes to monitor and report on information security technology infrastructure compliance to policies, standards and best practices.
  10. Execute system tuning and make recommendations for improvements.
  11. Monitor information security systems using enterprise class monitoring systems, proactively identify potential issues and exercise appropriate responses to events ensuring availability of the environment.
  12. Generate and communicate appropriate reporting to illustrate operational status and stability of the information security technology infrastructure.
  13. Provide 24x7 on-call availability for supported information security technology infrastructure.

Required Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant field, or equivalent education and related training
  2. Five years of experience in Information Security
  3. SANS Security Essentials (GSEC) certification or equivalent
  4. Grounded understanding of applied enterprise information security technologies including, but not limited to, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, network operating systems, identity management, database activity monitoring, encryption, content filtering and mainframe security
  5. Advanced knowledge of data flow, mainframe/client server systems, problem analysis and systems tuning; adept with network interfaces and technologies
  6. Knowledge of one or more programming/script languages with proficiency in development of systems and process automation
  7. Good verbal and written communication skills
  8. Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer applications, such as Microsoft Office software products
  9. Ability to travel, occasionally overnight
  10. Experience with Firemon, CheckPoint, and ASA for  Firewall Compliance

Desired Skills:

  1. Knowledge of financial services industry and all applicable regulations and industry standards
  2. Other technical certifications (e.g. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), Network+)

Volt is an equal opportunity employer