Intrusion Prevention Systems Engineer SME - Belleville, IL

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Job Order #:

MS021063

Title:

Intrusion Prevention Systems Engineer SME - Belleville, IL

Location:

Belleville, IL 

Salary:

55000-72000

Occupations:

IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Desktop Service and Support, Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, Network and Server Administration
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Job Description:

Intrusion Prevention Systems Engineer SME

We have an opening for a Tipping Point Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Engineer (Subject Matter Expert) for a NOC.  The Tipping Point Intrusion Prevention Systems Engineer directly supports the capabilities and services in a 24-7 Global Network Support Center working in a NOC.  We work in a performance-based environment where performance is based on pre-determined Service Level Agreements (SLA) or Acceptable Levels of Performance (ALP).
 
Military (Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines) experience is a big plus.  Multiple opportunities available in Belleville, IL!
 
Ready to Hire; Urgent Need!  Candidates MUST hold a current and active Secret security clearance and a current DoD 8570 certification.
 
Responsibilities:
 
-Responsible for advanced firewall management to include Cisco, Juniper, PAN, and Tipping Point.
-Installing, configuring, and tuning the following Tipping Point Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) and SourceFire.
-Tipping Point SMS configuration as well as IPS configuration and management.
-Extensive familiarity with intrusion detection methodology, basic operation and management of Tipping Point Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) like network appliances.
-Responsible for the configuration, performance, availability, and security of the network architecture.
-Identify and document network errors and solutions.
-Analyze network and telecommunications alarms and identify potential issues.
-Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain network devices such as firewalls, cryptographic devices, and routers to optimize performance and ensure the desired security posture is attained and maintained.
 
Qualifications:
 
-Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline with 8 years of overall related experience. 4+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.
-Hold DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE, CISSP or equivalent) prior to start date.
-Currently possess an active Secret security clearance.
-Able to work in a shift work environment as we are a 24/7 operation.
-Experience with the following: alarm surveillance, fault management, LAN maintenance, performance management.
-Expertise with the following technologies:  WAN IP routing protocols (e.g. BGP, ISIS), IPsec, traffic shaping, firewalls (e.g. ASA, Palo Alto, Juniper), IPS/IDS systems, Crypto network appliances, and/or WAN traffic acceleration.
-Expertise with of the following devices/vendors: CISCO, Juniper, Firewalls, Tipping Point, F5 LTM.
-Experience with Cisco Sourcefire, Tipping Point Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), and Bivio.
 
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Chicago, IL, United States

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