Siem/Arcsight Engineer in Herndon, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/12/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  839447

Apex Systems is seeking an ArcSight Engineer for a large Federal customer in Herndon, VA.  The ArcSight Engineer will join a team of Security professionals supporting leveraged and dedicated ArcSight-based SIEM environments in the customers Public Sector.

 In addition to responsibility for onboarding new clients into the leveraged SIEM environment(s), the team is responsible for health, performance, and capacity planning of those SIEM platforms. The team will be responsible for providing management with upgrades to the platforms, based on projected client onboarding to maintain performance with new workload. The team will provide expert guidance to SOC Operations Team regarding performance and stability impact of SIEM content development methodologies.

This position can be considered on a contract to hire basis. If qualified and interested in learning more, please send resume to Elena Eszeki at

Job Responsibilities:

  • 24/7 On-Call incident resolution rotation of leveraged and dedicated SIEM Environment. Responsible for 24/7 support of security tools and provide security guidance to monitoring team.
  •  Plan and execute routine, scheduled maintenance and health check tasks of leveraged and dedicated SIEM Environment.
  • Expert Guidance regarding hardware and software configuration changes necessary to maintain overall platform health, performance and availability.
  • Problem resolution of leveraged and dedicated SIEM Environment.
  • Expert Guidance regarding the implementation of rules, correlation and reports based on defined use cases in leveraged and dedicated SIEM environments. Operational Change Management and project work of leveraged and dedicated SIEM Environment following ITIL based processes.
  • Internal Client-facing Subject Matter Expert for the leveraged and dedicated SIEM platforms



  • 15 years of IT Security experience (experience in the Public Sector a plus)
  • 10 years of documented administration experience with SIEM products (ArcSight preferred; Nitro, Splunk, Qradar, LogRhythm, Security Onion, OSSIM, a plus)
  • Strong Networking experience a plus Strong *nix system administration a plus
  • Firewall experience preferred
  • SOC Analyst experience & Log Analysis experience a preferred










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