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IT Security Engineer - Incident Response

Posted on Sep 2, 2020 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Reston, VA 20190
Immediate Start
$130k - $140k Annual


IT Security Engineer/Infrastructure/Incident Response

Salary: $130k to $140k + 7% bonus

Location: Reston, VA

Misc Info: This is a small environment in a large company

You will get your hands on all areas of security: infrastructure,Identifying potential threats to IT infrastructure, conduct system security vulnerability analysis risk assessments, identify integration issues, malware detection, web/email content filtering, intrusion detection. You will have a minimum 6 years experience designing, deploying, configuring, supporting and troubleshooting firewalls.

IT Security Engineer


  • Conduct system security, vulnerability analyses, and risk assessments; identify integration issues.
  • Use technical knowledge of current attacks to identify flaws and weaknesses in the composition and design of networks, remote access schemes, systems, and applications to specify solutions, verify the solutions that have been implemented, and rapidly adjust designs based on new threat and attack information as acquired.
  • Provide engineering support, troubleshooting, and evaluation of preventative and detective security technologies such as:
    • Malware detection, web/email content filtering, intrusion detection, and vulnerability management.
  • Serve as technical and project lead on IT Security initiatives, partner with System Engineers, Application Development teams, and Architects.
  • Maintain security posture by monitoring and ensuring IT Security compliance to standards, policies, and procedures; conduct incident response analyses; develop and deliver training programs to team members.
  • Enhance existing architecture and design through planning delivery of solutions; answering technical and procedural questions for team members; teaching improved processes; and mentoring team members.
  • Generate and document operational processes, procedures, and incident response plans where necessary.
  • Support the Company s diversity and inclusion strategy by following policies and procedures that ensure opportunities for employees and diverse business partners.
  • Assist with other job duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 6 years of experience designing, deploying, configuring, supporting, troubleshooting, debugging, and administering Network Security Products (Firewalls, Proxy, Intrusion Detection Systems/Intrusion Prevention Systems, etc.).
  • Minimum 6 years of experience practicing Change, Problem, and Incident management processes utilizing ITIL in an enterprise environment.
  • Ability to analyze, use, and configure large enterprise networks.
  • Proven crisis management skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of malware, emerging threats, attacks, and vulnerability management.
  • Thorough understanding of network protocols such as TCP/IP and web protocols (HTTP/HTTPS).
  • Working knowledge of Firewall technologies.
  • Experience with Security Orchestration and Automation tools
  • Familiarity with User Behavior Analysis, CASB, Privilege Access Management tools
  • Fundamental knowledge of different operating systems (Sun Solaris, LINUX, Windows, etc.).
  • Ability to initiate and complete assignments accurately and on time, with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively with vendor technical support channels.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the terminology, principles, and application of fault tolerance high availability and disaster recovery preparedness.
  • Working knowledge of data security controls, protocols, and methods.
  • Bachelor s degree in related field preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively lead and influence others without direct managerial authority within an inclusive work environment, using collaboration, coordination, and self-motivation.

This is a small environment in a large company

Reference: 940734617

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