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Senior Principal Cyber Security Engineer (274669)RestonVirginia.

Senior Principal Cyber Security Engineer (274669)

Reston | Virginia | United States

Job Title:
Senior Principal Cyber Security Engineer

Type of Position:
12-month contract position (possible for extension / going direct)

Candidate Requirements:
This position is ONLY open to candidates who are US Citizens due to the work involved (Defense / Government).  Candidates who are Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders) or on CPT, OPT, H1B, and TN visas are NOT eligible.  This position is NOT open to corp2corp, corp2hire, or w2 referral.

Job Location:
Reston, VA

Negotiable (Generally in the $60/hr to $77.00/hr range)

•    Available (health insurance, dental, vision, 401k, etc)
•    Paid vacation / holidays not available on contract (but would be going direct)

Job Description:
HRU Technical Resources has partnered with a major defense contractor to place a Senior Principal Cyber Security Engineer.  In this role, we are looking for a Security Engineering professional responsible for the design, implementation and support of our client’s SIEM infrastructure.  In this role, we are looking for candidates with at LEAST 7-10 years of relevant experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Design, implement and support of new/existing SIEM infrastructure (COTS and open source)
•    Provide security application support and develop automated scripts
•    Research, learn and implement new security related technologies
•    Develop documentation (network diagrams, installation/configuration guides, user/system requirements and use cases)
•    Provide backup support to other Engineering team members
•    Provide support to a 24/7 GSOC
•    Designs and develops solutions independently
•    Communicates well with team members
•    Completes projects accurately and on time

Experience Required:
•    Unix/Linux - Security and Network principles
•    Networking protocols (DNS, TCP/IP, SMTP, SNMP, SSH)
•    Scripting skills (bash, python or perl)
•    SIEM tools

Experience Preferred:
•    Splunk
•    ArcSight
•    SIEM

Education / Experience Qualifications:
•    College degree or equivalent work experience
•    Security+, Network+, GSEC, CEH, CISM, and CISSP are desirable certifications for this role

Work Environment:
•    1st / day shift
•    Some overtime possible (but not likely to be significant)
•    Travel not expected

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