IT Security Operations Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/06/18 by Emily Russo
Confidential Company
North Brunswick, NJ
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/06/18 Emily Russo

We are looking for IT Security Operations Engineer for our client in South Brunswick, NJ

Job Title: IT Security Operations Engineer

Job Location: South Brunswick, NJ

Job Type: Contract ? 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:


  • Technical analysis of network activity, monitors and evaluates network and system logs
  • Analyze network flow data for anomalies and detect malicious network activity
  • Accumulate IOC?s from intel sources and configure scans across end points
  • Analyze cyberthreats, vulnerabilities and provide remediation plans
  • Document, communicate, collaborate and transition incident details to other SOC members


  • Operational knowledge of Splunk
  • Experience with writing queries, parsing and correlating data
  • Technical understanding of PaloAlto UTM, firewall, IDS and Wildfire features
  • Strong understanding of parsing and analyzing web, system and security logs
  • Must have knowledge of Linux/Unix skills and security specific scripting skills
  • Familiar with Vulnerability Management, Vulnerability Scanning and Security patching
  • Demonstrated ability to determine and oversee remediation activities  
  • Understanding of VPNinfrastructure, 2FA, RSA Secur-ID
  • Understand a variety of network protocols including TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, FTP, SFTP, SNMP, SMTP, SSH, SSL, VPN, RDP, HTTP and HTTPS
  • Operational knowledge of AWS cloud environment
  • Knowledge of Nextgen AV, Endpoints Security, CASB DLP is huge plus
  • Familiar with YARA, STIX, TAXII, OpenIOC

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