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Cyber Security Engineer 4

Bellevue, WA 98006

Posted: 07/15/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT/Software Development Job Number: 20158

Position Title:  Cyber Security Engineer 4

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Bellevue, Washington.

Job Requirements:
  • The role of a CSOC Security Engineer is the detailed and repeatable execution of all operational tasks as documented in processes and subordinate procedures, specifically:
  • May require shift work in a 24x7 Cyber Security Operations Center
  • Monitor incoming event queues for potential security incidents per operational procedures
  • Perform triage, analysis, and response of security alerts to determine and initiate appropriate courses of action, with escalation as defined by established procedures
  • Collect and organize alert, event and triage data to produce reports to provide feedback to existing content, inform new content, and measure relevant KPIs
  • Provide support for and collaboration with higher-tier support teams to investigate escalated incidents
  • Assist in the development of new security operations processes as well as the refinement or improvement of existing processes
  • Monitor CSOC ticket (or email) queue for potential event reporting from outside entities and individual users
  • Maintain CSOC shift logs with relevant activity from current shift.
  • Document investigation case notes, ensuring relevant details are passed to CIRT for escalated incident analysis
  • Update or reference CSOC knowledge management repository as necessary for changes to CSOC processes and procedures and ingest CSOC daily intelligence reports and previous shift pass downs
  • Conduct security research and intelligence gathering on emerging threats and exploits

Job Qualifications:
  • US Citizenship required
  • 2-4 years of experience as a SOC or Incident Response investigator or equivalent work experience
  • Conversant with cyber security intrusion analysis concepts and techniques
  • Understanding of security incident investigation and log analysis
  • Experience investigating security incidents, threats and vulnerabilities
  • Demonstrable knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, topology, OSI model and network forensics), operating systems (Windows/MacOS/Linux), and web technologies (web applications, database security, web servers)
  • Ability to read and understand system data, including, but not limited to, security event logs, system logs, and firewall logs
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Job Qualifications:
  • Experience supporting Cyber Security Operations in a large enterprise environment
  • Experience with SIEM & Log Management solutions
  • Experience with enterprise systems administration
  • Experience in administration and maintenance of enterprise networks
  • CCNA Security, GCIA, GCIH or other related security certifications
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent work experience
  • Course work in Cyber Security is strongly preferred
  • General/Physical Requirements
  • Must sit for extended periods of time. Extensive computer and telephone utilization.
  • Shift work in a 24x7 Cyber Security Operations Center
  • Participation in on-call rotation may be required

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.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

Drew McMillan

In my 3 years of recruiting, I have found that honesty and transparency build lasting business relationships. I work tirelessly to find exciting projects for talented engineers, and will help you achieve your career goals by listening to you and understanding the market. Prior to joining Protingent, I served as a teacher in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria. I love to travel, especially to Europe, and I love my fiancee, my dog and UW Football.

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