Full-Time

Security Tools Engineer

Ts/Sci

Posted on 5/17/2024

GuidePoint Security

GuidePoint Security

501-1,000 employees

Provides cybersecurity guidance and integration services

Cybersecurity
Consulting

Senior

Springfield, VA, USA

Required Skills
Git
Computer Networking
AWS
Terraform
Ansible
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.
  • 7+ years of related experience in SEIM, network operations, network engineering, leading technology teams, leading operation cybersecurity teams, or a combination thereof.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance (required to obtain a CI Poly within 6 months of hire date)
  • DOD 8570 IAT II certifications (CompTIA Security+ or equivalent)
  • Proven experience in Linux system administration, with a strong background in shell scripting and system automation.
  • Expertise in configuring system logging, analyzing logs for troubleshooting, and implementing secure networking services.
  • Familiarity with AWS services such as EC2, S3, CloudFormation, and Terraform is advantageous.
  • Experience with automation tools like Ansible and version control systems such as GitHub/GitLab for script and code management.
  • A proactive approach to system optimization and a continuous learning mindset to stay updated with the latest in Linux systems and cybersecurity.
  • Excellent collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively across teams to achieve system-related goals.
  • Related technical experience in network security technologies such as Juniper SRX, Palo Alto Firewall, F5 Load Balancer, Cisco FTD/ASA, Gigamon, FireEye, RSA Netwitness or others
Responsibilities
  • Design and implement shell scripts to automate system maintenance tasks, enhancing efficiency and reliability.
  • Configure and manage system logging, including remote logging, to facilitate thorough log analysis for troubleshooting and security monitoring.
  • Establish and maintain networking services, including firewall configurations and SELinux policies, to ensure secure and optimized system performance.
  • Utilize partitions and logical volumes to configure local storage solutions tailored to specific project requirements.
  • Deploy, configure, and maintain systems, ensuring software installations, updates, and core services are managed effectively.
  • Apply a solid understanding of networking protocols (DNS, SMTP, DHCP) and utilize network troubleshooting tools (e.g. tcpdump, Traceroute, Ping, Netstat, nslookup) to diagnose and resolve issues.

GuidePoint Security specializes in providing expert guidance for navigating the cyber landscape, offering services that include insights into the evolving threat landscape and aligning product decisions with resource capacity. They also assist with product comparisons and integration to optimize cybersecurity resources, focusing on technologies such as threat intelligence, security assessments, and cybersecurity product integration.

Company Stage

Private

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Herndon, Virginia

Founded

2011

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

26%

2 year growth

56%