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Senior Cybersecurity Engineer : 19-04325
Ref No.: 19-04325
Category: Networking ,Systems, Security & DevOps Engineering
Location: Ashburn, Virginia

      Women Back to Work (WBW) candidates will also be considered for this position.

Primary Skills: Cyber security and experience in these domains: network security sensors: IDS, cloud security access broker, Cloud compliance tools ( Dome 9), Open DNS, etc.
Duration: 06 Months with possible extension or conversion.
Contract Type: W2 Only


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Develop innovative solutions to protect our client’s brand, networks, assets and products by implementing state-the-art detection, prevention, and response capabilities.  Engage in technical design of solutions based on use cases and business requirements.  Participate in proof of concepts and other technical evaluations of technologies, designs and solutions.  Stay abreast of emerging technologies and proactively assess and evaluate the adoption thereof into the organization.  Reduce time-to-detect and time-to-remediate by driving the automation of applied threat intelligence and sensor enrichment.
 
Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Cyber security and experience in these domains:network security sensors: IDS, cloud security access broker, Cloud compliance tools ( Dome 9), Open DNS, etc.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Domain expertise of network security sensors: IDS (Opensource Suricata), cloud security access broker, Cloud compliance tools ( Dome 9), Open DNS, etc.
  • Proficiency with Linux (or similar) operating systems.
  • In depth understanding of TCP/IP protocols.
  • Experience with SSL, SSH, HTPS, etc.
  • Knowledge of Restful web services (client – server application)
  • Python scripting, Automation skills, Dev Ops skills, etc.
  • System admin - Red Hat Linux/Unix, Windows – Basic knowledge is mandatory
  • In depth exposure to AWS or Azure. Experience managing cloud compliance with security tools.
  • Experience with various methods of implementation of SSO and hands on implementation experience SSO with Azure.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Cyber security and experience in domains mentioned.
  • SANS or CCSP or other industry leading security certifications in network security preferred.

       To follow up with any questions, please contact Joel Mac @ 408-512-2455.

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).
 
If this position is not quite what you're looking for, visit akraya.com and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better fit at one of our many amazing clients.
 
Akraya is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Akraya is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.