Splunk Network Security Engineer in Addison, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  804656

Job Title: Network Security Engineer III Contract Length: 6 months Location: Addison, TX Work status:*W2 ONLY, no sponsorship or Corp-to-Corp


Job Requirements

Operations position for the monitoring of networks for security events. Ability to implement mitigation responses to those events through the use of security tools. Position requires rapid response and the ability to prioritize the criticality of events, while selecting the best options for mitigating them.

Roles & Responsibilities: A strong understanding of network security, network communication protocols, and routing and switching is highly recommended.

• Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking.

• Strong technical skills with routing and switching. Experience configuring routers/switches a plus

• Experience with Linux, ability to navigate the Linux file system and perform basic troubleshooting on a Linux host

• Experience working on firewalls a plus

• Ability to work independently with little oversight

Top 3 skills required:
1. A broad knowledge of computer networking, log analysis and information security principles.
2. Strong understanding of the TCP/IP protocol suite.
3. Experience sniffing/capturing live traffic for troubleshooting network events/anomalies .