Security Operations Engineer
Washington, DC | Contract to Hire
Top 3 Technical Skills (confirmed):
- Strong experience with vulnerability management to include patch management
- Strong experience with security assessment tools (Nessus is highly preferred)
- Strong experience with Splunk or other SIEM
Home Run Desired Skills:
Broad network security skill base to include knowledge of gateways/proxies, firewalls, endpoint protection, etc.
Projected Description/Purpose of Role:
Seeking a Security Operations Engineer to ensure a government agency is meeting remediation policy deadlines such as the number of days a critical vulnerability on network remains unresolved or ensuring a high percentage of devices do not have high vulnerability. He or she will be involved with the day-to-day operations of security tools for vulnerability management and will serve as the liaison between operations and engineering. He/she will recommend changes or tweaks to patch management, perform vulnerability scans to know which conclusion to draw and reports to run, and be comfortable using Splunk or some other SIEM.