Network Security Engineer: Senior Level

  • Location: Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Security Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Clearance Status: Must be Current
Job Description

Inferno Systems is currently looking to hire individuals for our Network Security Engineer positions. Candidates should have a minimum of 7 years experience. Individual positions within this labor category have additional qualification and competency requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

The desired applicant for this position will have a solid understanding of network analysis, scripting/programming, CND, incident response and industry best security practices.

Required Skills
  • Approximately 7 years of experience as a Network Security Engineer, or in the cybersecurity field or as a hands-on penetration tester.
  • Motivated self-starter with an analytical focus, problem solving skills, time management skills, and a passion for computer, network, or cybersecurity.
  • Self-motivated and actively seeks to enhance the group through knowledge sharing.
  • Strong understanding of network/cybersecurity, penetration testing, and industry best security practices as they apply to computers and networks.
  • Hands on experience with common scripting/programming languages to automate tasks and/or parse data. (c++, BASH, Python, Power Shell, & Regex)
  • Significant experience working in a command line environment with multiple Operating Systems.
  • Experience working with system architects, developers, and system engineering to ensure security considerations are part of system design.
  • Experience and ability to research the latest security developments in the relevant operating systems to identify organizational impact.
  • A deep understanding of the following:
    • Operating systems, networking protocols, and system administration of Linux systems.
    • Thorough understanding of the TCP/IP networking model and knowledge of the OSI model as it pertains to security.
    • Experience performing analysis of log files from a variety of sources, to include individual host logs, network traffic logs, firewall logs, and IPS logs.
    • Significant experience with packet analysis using Wireshark or another tool.
  • Must have experience with one of the following:
    • Demonstrated knowledge of information security discipline via industry certification such as: OSCP, SSCP, GIAC (Security Track).
    • Significant experience working in Linux and hands recent experience with Linux network security tools (i.e. Metasploit, BurepSuite, nmap, IPTables and SELinux, etc.).
Desired Skills
  • Experience monitoring threats via a SIEM console (LogRhythm/Splunk preferred).
  • Experience conducting incident response to include; research and identification of attack vector, malware mitigation and removal, and documentation of event.