IT Security Specialist
Our client is currently searching for a Linux Admin/Security Specialist to support a federal government customer.
Duties and Responsibilities:
*Conduct daily administration and operation on IT security in LHNCBC computing resources infrastructure including firewall management, vulnerability scan and remediation, security audit, and other related support, and ensure LHNCBC in compliance with government IT security policies;
*Work with system administrators, developers and users to resolve IT security issues;
*Investigate a security incident, if any and generate a forensic report;
*Coordinate annual penetration test and resolve all security concerns;
*Work with other technical members of NLM Security Committee and LHNCBC Computing Resource Technical Committee to resolve technical matters in general;
*Provide technical advice to LHNCBC managers.
*Minimum five (5) years of direct experiences in enterprise IT security;
*Minimum five (5) years of system administration and shell programming experiences in Unix/Linux;
*Extensive hands-on experiences in large-scale firewall management preferably on Cisco ASA firewall;
*Extensive experience in system and application security vulnerability scan and remediation;
*Excellent analytical skills in debugging, tracking, fixing and preventing security related issues.
*Good understanding of network protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, multicasting;
*Ability to investigate a security incident;
*Demonstrated experience in a process-oriented working environment;
*Excellent time-management and organizing skills to accomplish tasks in priority;
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills to work with people at every level;
*Require a BS degree in Computer Science or other equivalent engineering discipline from a reputation college;
*CCNP Security or CCIE Security certificate is desirable.