Title Sr Information Security Administrator 1(12438)
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Duration: 6 Months+
-candidates must be US Citizens
-submittal limit is 3 per supplier
-HS Diploma/Equivalent plus at least 5 years related experience REQUIRED
This position will be responsible for configuring, implementing, and fine-tuning McAfee Network IDS and Checkpoint Firewall appliances.
Must be able to independently drive hardware and software configuration, as well as identify, troubleshoot, resolve, and debrief any issues encountered. Must be able to help identify and map network data streams to ensure appropriate network visibility. Must be able to configure and administer Network Gigamons to appropriately capture traffic. Must be able to understand and tune network IDS alerts to reduce false positive alerts to acceptable level, in order for alerts to be actionable. Must be able to document configuration, implementation steps, and work processes relevant to the Network IDS and Checkpoint Firewalls.
-Network traffic and routing understanding to ensure appropriate detective control coverage.
-Gigamon hardware and software configuration and management to ensure traffic is appropriately captured and available to network IDS sensors.
-McAfee NIDS hardware and software experience to ensure appropriate configuration to best alert on malicious or unusual traffic patterns.
-Ability to fine-tune McAfee configuration to reduce false-positives and produce accurate, actionable intelligence.
-Ability to configure and manage McAfee EPO to structure and process Network alerts to best increase understanding of security events on the network.
-Checkpoint Firewall hardware and software experience to ensure appropriate configuration before shipping firewalls to remote locations for implementation.
-Ability to manage logistics with the replacing and/or upgrade of Checkpoint Firewalls, including contacting remote data centers, arranging firewall implementation schedule and insuring firewall replacements/upgrades complete within project timeline.
-Experience with Checkpoint Smart Dashboard
-Ability to create technical documentation
Must be a team player willing to engage and work with other team members, including those working remotely. Must be able to professionally frame risk management decisions, and work with leadership to determine best course of actions for securely moving the project forward. Must be able to professionally communicate security concerns and positions to non-security and/or non-technical audience.