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Senior Security Operations Specialist

San Jose, CA 95124

Posted: 10/08/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 20566

Job Description

Position Title:  Senior Security Operations Specialist

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in San Jose, California.

Job Requirements:
  • Create and maintain security infrastructure that follows industry best practices including a high level of availability and ease of user access.
  • Evaluate and develop systems to enhance our security posture while reducing overall digital security risk.
  • Lead IT infrastructure integrations with partners from a security perspective.
  • Maintain awareness of industry security threats and respond to security incidents.
  • Assist in the architecting of new products, features, and capabilities.
  • Coordinate with team and Global Operation peers to test and troubleshoot alarm and access control devices.

Job Qualifications:
  • Install, configure, monitor and respond to Security Systems in an enterprise environment.
  • Detailed technical experience in the installation, configuration and operation of high-end firewall appliances.
  • Strong TCP/IP networking skills and solid understanding of TCP/IP stack.
  • Strong understanding of core internet protocols and applications.
  • Extensive knowledge of different security threats.
  • Assess risk and vulnerabilities of the network Scanning, Remediation, OSH Hardening.
  • Familiarity with compliance regulations and CIS Critical Security Controls frameworks and standards.
  • Patch Management of security systems.
  • Experience in Security Event Correlation SIEM
  • Experience in securing and deployment of public cloud environments (AWS, Azure).
  • Liaise with global operations groups on security incidents
  • Responsible for day to day maintenance of security infrastructure.
  • Practical knowledge of the following technologies: Routing, Switching, VPN, LAN, WAN, Network Security, Stateful Inspection Firewall, NGFW, Firewall policies, NAT, IPS, Botnet, DDoS, Web Filtering, Reverse proxies, Certificate management (PKI), MFA.
  • Able to work independently and as a member of a high-performance team.
  • Ability to manage projects using appropriate tools and communication methods.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks (many are complex) simultaneously and to bring activities to closure.
  • 5 + years of experience in IT Security.
  • Bachelor’ s degree in information security or information technology or related field
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Team player, organized, responsible and highly detailed problem solver.
  • Desirable: Professional Security Certificates

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.

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Bob Saunders

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