Careers - Metronome


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Security Engineer - Jr.

Job Title
Security Engineer - Jr.
Requirement ID
Alexandria,  VA
Other Location

The Cyber Security Engineer (Jr) candidate will assist to support the full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, test, implementation, maintenance, integration, and documentation of SOC infrastructure and SOC tool suite. Team member will  be installing, configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting network security solutions and related monitoring tools including L2/L3 network security devices, IDS/IPS, Full packet capture, DLP, Endpoint (AV, DLP, Endpoint Detection & Response), and infrastructure supporting SEIM (Splunk). The candidate will  be responsible for supporting LAN/WAN security solutions including creating and maintaining LAN/WAN security standards and design documentation.  In addition, team member will develop and assist with new LAN/WAN security applications and hardware as assigned.

Required Skills

Education/Min Years Experience:
• BS degree Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 1+ years of prior relevant engineering experience supporting SOC or NOC environments.

Knowledge and experience engineering the following technologies:
• Firewalls
• VPN Solutions
• Web Application Firewalls
• Content Filtering

Advanced working knowledge of the following:
• Encryption algorithms
• Secure communications
• SIEM technologies
• Embedded systems security
• Network and data communication protocols

• Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field such as NIST, FISMA and Common Criteria regulations and standards.
• Experience in network based IDS/IPS and full packet capture technologies along with affiliated modes of operation.
• Recent Network Security Architecture Development.
• Experience performing gap analysis, identifying new tools and/or required upgrades based on ROI.
• Ability to script in one more of the following computer languages: Python, Bash, Visual Basic or Powershell
• Strong written and oral communication with the ability to communicate with team members, management and customer.

• OR one of GCWN, GISF, GSSP, GICSP, CCSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CCSNP, CCIE-Security, ECSP, MCSE-Security Expert.

Security Clearance:
Active US Government Security Clearance Required
Optional Skills

• Ability to learn and support new systems and applications
• Redhat, Cisco or Microsoft, Security+, or Network+ certification
• Cisco Hardware and Storage
• Expertise in Networking, Linux and Windows
• Sourcefire (snort) or RSA Security Analytics (network) experience a plus

An Equal Opportunity 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. Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for employment, to assure that individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity (EEO). Metronome shall provide reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, unless Metronome can demonstrate that a particular accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations. Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation may make a request by contacting us.