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Network Engineer - Expert
Ref No.: 17-02511
Location: New York, New York
Network Engineer
New York, NY
6 Month Contract

Job Description
  • Engineer to provide consulting services around implementing and maintaining security practices in AWS environment.
  • Will be responsible for researching, recommending and potentially assisting with implementation of tools for ensuring the ongoing security of environments within AWS.
  • Will consult in designing tools, practices, and processes for minimizing security threats specifically as they pertain to public cloud and AWS.
  • Coordinate and execute Security Operations activities:
  • Firewall rule audits are conducted
  • Internet VPN (SSL or IPSEC) and server user access logs are maintained
  • Security related vulnerability and intrusion detection scans are run and reports are generated
  • Threat profiles are generated, researched and compared against known vulnerabilities/exploits
  • Application monitoring scans are run and reports are provided to designated individuals
  • Ensure anti-virus/anti-malware scans are run and reports are provided to designated individuals
  • Application source code scans are run and reports are provided to designated individuals
  • Support with implementation of security platforms in hosted cloud environment, including:
  • Extraction and parsing of relevant logs
  • Alerting based on known indicators of compromise and/or risks
  • Maintain asset inventory
  • Support with roll-out of security & privacy awareness campaigns, including:
  • Social engineering tests
  • Newsletters
  • Training
  • Familiarity with cloud hosted infrastructures is required; experience working in AWS.
  • Extensive hands-on experience with AWS system architecture
  • DevOps best practices with a heavy emphasis on security
  • AWS offerings including, but not limited to, EC2, Security Groups, Networking, EMR, Aurora, Lambda, API gateway, Cloudformation
  • Deployment and CM tools including Chef, Jenkins, Consul
  • IT Systems Security
  • Strong Networking background
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
  • CEH