SENIOR Security engineer

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Organization: Department of Education
Location: Washington, DC

Terms: Full Time Employment
Salary: Based on experience, education and certification
Clearance: Secret w/TS Capability

Job Description

The Senior Security Engineer is responsible for developing, integrating and optimizing the security tools for a Department level Security Operations Center. 

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or Cyber Security.
  • 5 years of experience with multiple SIEM products
  • 2+ years experience with Splunk
  • Experience interfacing with federal IT leadership
  • 5+ years of Sourcefire Administration
  • Experience writing Sourcefire custom signatures and policies.
  • Experience using REGEX in Sourcefire and Splunk.
  • Experience performing packet capture (PCAP) analysis
  • Experience creating Splunk reports and dashboards. Distributed architecture understanding a plus.
  • Scripting experience using python, bash and/or powershell.
  • Understanding of enterprise network/security architectures.
  • CISSP or multiple other relevant certs

Desired Skills

  • CCNA Security or higher
  • Splunk Administration Certification
  • Splunk certified administrator
  • CCAH
  • GCIH