Junior Sensor Maintenance Engineer

Expiring today

Leesburg, VA
Jul 26, 2022
Aug 08, 2022
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Kforce has a client that is seeking a Junior Sensor Maintenance Engineer in Leesburg, VA.Summary:The Intermediate Sensor Maintenance Engineer is filled by an individual skilled in the area of sensor configuration, design, maintenance, and signature development. This position supports a Civilian Agency Cyber Security Operations Center (SOC) organization protecting the network security of tens of thousands of users. The work site is located in Leesburg, Virginia.These systems are deemed critical to the SOC and require maintenance of all product and process documentation. The Intermediate Sensor Maintenance Engineer requires the ability to: * Provide the technical expertise required to modify (upgrade) and/or replace existing SOC IDS monitoring devices as needed * Install, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot IDS sensor devices * Maintain configuration control of all signatures and test them before being deployed in the operational environment * Evaluate and test all upgrades and patches prior to deployment in production * Identify requirements for additional sensor locations which will enhance the situational awareness capability * Coordinate and assist local personnel in the installation of network intrusion detection systems * Develop IDS Life Cycle Plan (LCM) for all IDS, including support with testing of new IDS systems * Lead configuration management and develop processes to track system and signature changes * Lead deployment planning and implementation tasks * Any other duties as requested by the Contracting Officer Representative and SOC management * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information systems or minimum six (6) years of relevant professional experience * Minimum three (3) years of experience of managing an IDS tool * Experience with writing custom signature for IDS * Intermediate Sensor Maintenance Engineer should be a proven team player with excellent oral and written communications skills, and a fine attention to detail * Should also be a self- starter, capable of working on projects independently, if required * Extremely effective oral and written communications skills are necessary to present strategy and status information to the client in both formal and informal review settings * Frequent interaction with government client is required Preferred Experience:Experience with the following: * LAN/System/Network administrator * Windows and Linux networks * TCP/IP (Network System Engineering) * Cisco IDS devices * Cisco and juniper Firewalls * Experience with information security devices (eg, firewalls, and intrusion detection/prevention systems) and applications (eg, security information management tools (eg, NetForensics, ArcSight, Splunk) * Experience with business processes, capability maturity model, change management, or process improvement * Experience working in a network security environment, such as a Security Operations Center (SOC) Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.*Compensation Type:*Years*Minimum Compensation:*61000.00*Maximum Compensation:*61000.00