Cybersecurity Engineer (contract-to-hire)

New York, NY 10017

Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire Industry: IT Job Number: 4828 Salary Level: 60.00 - 75.00

 

Top mid-sized Asset Management Firm in Manhattan seeks a Cybersecurity Engineer to join IT Infrastructure group.

In a very hands-on capacity you will responsible for the support and administration of several core network security tools... interesting projects, very professional and high-end environment working at a firm that offers competitive compensation plus a great benefits package (100% company paid healthcare, 4 weeks vacation,...).

Initial hire is on a contract basis with targeted conversion to full-time within 3-4 months.

In summary you will:

  • Assist in the design, implementation and configuration of security tools
  • Configure and troubleshoot security systems including the SIEM, endpoint security solutions, application whitelisting tools, firewalls, penetration and vulnerability scanning and analysis .
  • Daily support and administration of next-generation firewalls (Palo Alto and CISCO Firesight/Firepower).
  • Client VPN and Multi-Factor Authentication, and IP space administration
  • Network Access Control (Cisco ISE)

 

 

  • 2+ years of hands-on work experience supporting enterprise security solutions ideally including experience with next generation firewalls such as Palo Alto and Cisco Firesight/Firepower but definitely including strong firewall experience.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of various network security tools (Cisco VPN, Palo Alto VPN, Cisco ACS, Cisco ISE, NGFW, Solarwinds, IP Management tools, WireShark,...). 
  • Strong understanding of routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, EIGRP,...), client VPN and multi-factor authentication, and IP space administration.
  • Application whitelisting (Bit9/Carbon Black, Lumension,...) experience
  • Security Information Event Management (SIEM) configuration and management experience (Solarwinds, LogRhythm, Splunk,...).
  • Experience conducting vulnerability assessments and penetration tests (Nessus, Metasploit,... )
  • Ability to create accurate system diagrams and documentation for design and planning network security systems.
  • Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols .
  • CCNP Security and/or CISSP preferred
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree with Computer Science or related (math, engineering,...) course of study preferred.

 

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