IDS/IPS Security Engineer Morrisville, NC & Merrifield, VA
Location:Morrisville, NC & Merrifield, VA
Full-time or Part-time:Full Time
Requisition Code:201806-1350
Job Description

IDS/IPS Security Engineer Morrisville, NC & Merrifield, VA

- Operate, maintain, and deploy IDS and IPS devices. Responsibilities include maintaining the intrusion ruleset, optimizing detection, configuring NGFW ACLs, general device configuration and maintenance, troubleshooting the devices when needed, assisting the analyst teams with investigations, and supporting the Solution Architects with design input and recommendations.



Prior job experience maintaining and troubleshooting IDS/IPS devices
Certification in one or more of the following: Security+ or CISSP
Experience with Linux
Experience with packet analysis
Knowledge of databases
Knowledge of networking and network protocols
On-call availability for network impacting or network outage situations outside of business hours
Effectively work within a Security team, and support and collaborate with other teams



Networking+, CEH, GCIH, CCNA Route Switch or CCNA Security, CCNP Route Switch or CCNP Security, CCIE Route Switch or CCIE Security
Experience with threat analysis, triage, and mitigation
Understanding of NGFW ACLs
Experience writing Snort rules
Proficiency with Wireshark
Experience with Splunk
Ability to write clear procedural and technical documentation
Knowledge of external authentication and user management
Experience troubleshooting network problems at layers 1, 2, and 3
Abilities Required:
• While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel while typing at a computer keyboard.
• The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach, or lift objects up to 10 pounds.
• The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The vision requirements include: close vision.
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