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Systems Security Engineer

Portland, Oregon 97224 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 07/18/2017 Job ID: 17240 Industry: IT/Networking/Hardware

Position Title:  Systems  Security Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting  direct hire  opportunity with our client in  Portland, Oregon  for an IT Security Engineer: This position is responsible for the development of secure host and network equipment configuration, the automation of applying those configurations, and the testing of those configurations to meet best practices and industry/DoD standards.

Job Requirements:
  • Implements solutions to automate and ensure compliance with Department of Defense and/or NSA security configuration requirements on products
  • Develops manual, semi-automated, and automated procedures/scripts for securing products and systems
  • Supports security testing of  products at government/customer tests facilities
  • Conducts security testing of  products
  • Conducts security testing of corporate systems in the Development Lab environment
  • Provides written documentation of security test results including mitigation and remediation steps
  • Implements solutions for industry best practices for  corporate systems in the Development Lab environment
  • Performance requires physical attendance
  • Provides feedback and education to Product Development Department (software and networking) to ensure products are designed to meet Department of Defense security requirements early in the development process
  • May assist in testing or implementation of security solutions for Corporate Systems
  • Works with QA department to ensure products are properly tested for security features and functions
  • Documents procedures for ensuring product compliance

Job Qualifications:
  • Ability to travel 10%-20% of the time
  • Other Duties as Assigned
  • Bachelor’ s degree in a related technical field, such as networking, software, MIS or IT
  • 5+ years’ experience in IT security, including Windows administration, Active Directory, and  application security
  • Experience configuring operating systems and network infrastructure services to meet security  standards such as PCI-DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, NERC-CIP or DoD STIGs.
  • Possess security certifications such as MCSE-Security, Security+CCNA or equivalent is required
  • DoD Secret clearance (desirable), or must be capable of attaining Secret clearance (required)
  • Familiar with Governmental and/or Military IT security requirements, mandates and policies (desirable)
  • Expert level understanding of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, System Security and  Security Policy implementation using both GUI and CLI/Script interfaces
  • Advanced understanding of IP Networking with a focus on security risks and their mitigation
  • Advanced level PowerShell and batch scripting with the ability to produce clean, maintainable  code adhering to company and industry style guidelines and best practices
  • Experience with advanced OS services (virtualization, NAS/SAN) a plus
  • Experience with network infrastructure and security technologies (VPNs, Authentication/802.1x,  PKI, firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, WiFi, WIDS, etc.) a plus
  • Attention to detail and quality orientation a must
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain relevant technical certifications necessary
  • Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.


Chris Walsh

Since 2013 I have been able to meet a lot of bright minded and interesting people while recruiting for Protingent. I specialize in hardware and software product development engineers. My recruiting style is to build a strong, lasting relationship as I help you achieve your career goals. I am a straight forward open minded individual and treat others as I wish to be treated. I enjoy sports, food and wines. Let’s get started today.

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