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Network Security Engineer - 3rd Shift - Military veterans preferred

2020-02-06
NETSCOUT (www.netscout.com)
Computers/Information Technology

/yr

  full-time   employee


Sterling
Virginia
01886
United States

Network Security Engineer - 3rd Shift

NETSCOUT is searching for a Network Security Engineer within its Global Services Organization focused on delivering cloud security services of Arbor Network solutions. As a key member of our team, the Network Security Engineer supports our Security Operations Center (SOC), protecting critical infrastructure and our clients from the latest information security threats. The Network Security Engineer is responsible for developing, enhancing and executing documented procedures, focus on real-time security alert analysis, perform network administration, and take corrective actions against ongoing security attacks targeting our customer. The Network Security Engineer is also responsible for providing real-time security analysis, incident response and ensuring the 24x7x365 availability of our production security infrastructure.

The position is based in our 24x7x365 Security Operations Center. 3rd Shift

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
The Network Security Engineer is responsible for providing cloud and security services to our global customer base. These responsibilities include:
Passionately being a key member of a 24x7 Security Operations Center delivering world-class cloud services to Arbor's global enterprise, hosting provider, service provider, and MSSP customer base.
Support a Mission Critical production environment, protecting critical infrastructure and our clients from the latest information security threats.
Develop, enhance, and execute documented procedures, focus on real-time security alert analysis, network administration and troubleshooting, customer reporting and ensure the overall availability of our security infrastructure
Participate in On-Call rotation
Improving Cloud Service offerings by providing regular feedback to Product Management/Engineering on how to enhance, grow, and tune the offerings
Passion and Enthusiasm for Being a Part of an organization Providing Best-In-Class Global Customer Service

Experience and Educational Requirements
The position of Network Security Engineer SOC must minimally possess:
Bachelors Degree in CS/EE and 4-8 years progressive experience in technical support, services, information security, network security, engineering functions with very strong fundamental understanding of telecom network and routing environments.
Understanding of Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks
Advanced experience with a wide variety of network devices including routers, content switching, and load balancers
Hands on experience with configuring, troubleshooting, and supporting network routing protocols, such as BGP, and tunneling protocols, such as GRE
Experience with packet capture tools, including tcpdump and wireshark, and analysis of captures to troubleshoot and diagnose problems
Proficient in understanding behavior of common Internet protocols
Strong knowledge of the security landscape (attack vectors and tools, best practices for assessing and mitigation)
Must have strong verbal and written communication to communicate with both technical and non-technical staff

The position of Network Security Engineer SOC desires the following skills:
Prior Demonstrable Experience working within a SOC (Security Operations Center) or a NOC (Network Operations Center).
Background in responding to, mitigating, and remediating security attacks
Working knowledge of UNIX/Linux operating systems and commands
Understanding of how DNS functions
Experience with perl and shell scripting
Experience using Citrix Netscaler
Experience with Juniper routers


Special Skills or Physical Demands
The position of Network Security Engineer requires:
Highly Passionate, Highly Customer focused candidate, strong attention to detail, ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with key internal, partner, and customer personnel to work effectively
Outstanding customer service skills and advanced written and verbal communications skills,
Travel is very rare (less than 10%), but is sometimes required to corporate sites, partner sites, and customer sites as needed.
Very Strong Interpersonal, Teamwork, process development, and network troubleshooting skills.

Work Environment
This job is primarily performed in an office or lab environment, but may require work in production and engineering areas, or on-site at a customer's or partner's facility.

Special Tools Required
There are no special tools required for this job.

Safety Requirements
There are no safety requirements associated with the primary duties of this job. When performing additional duties in other areas of the company, any safety procedures for those areas apply.

3rd Shift

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