POSITION SUMMARY: The desired applicant for this position will have a solid understanding of network analysis, scripting/programming, CND, incident response and industry best security practices. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: - Typically requires bachelor's degree or equivalent, and 10 to 12 years of related (telecommunication analysis) experience. - Approximately 7 years of experience as a Network Security Engineer, or in the Cyber Security field or as a hands-on penetration tester. - Motivated self-starter with an analytical focus, problem solving skills, time management skills, and a passion for computer, network, or cyber security. - Self-motivated and actively seeks to enhance the group through knowledge sharing - Strong understanding of network/cyber security, penetration testing, and industry best security practices as they apply to computers and networks. - Hands on experience with common scripting/programming languages to automate tasks and/or parse data. (c++, BASH, Python, Power Shell, & Regex) - Significant experience working in a command line environment with multiples Oss - Experience working with system architects, developers, and system engineering to ensure security considerations are part of system design. - Experience and ability to research the latest security developments in the relevant operating systems to identify organizational impact. - A deep understanding of the following: - Operating systems, networking protocols, and system administration of Linux systems - Thorough understanding of the TCP/IP networking model and knowledge of the OSI model as it pertains to security. - Experience performing analysis of log files from a variety of sources, to include individual host logs, network traffic logs, firewall logs, and IPS logs - Significant experience with packet analysis using Wireshark or another tool - Must have experience with one of the following: - Demonstrated knowledge of information security discipline via industry certification such as: OSCP, SSCP, GIAC (Security Track) - OR - Significant experience working in Linux and hands recent experience with Linux network security tools (i.e. Metasploit, BurpSuite, nmap, iptables and SELinux, etc.) Desired Skills: - Experience monitoring threats via a SIEM console (LogRhythm/Splunk preferred) - Experience conducting incident response to include; research and identification of attack vector, malware mitigation and removal, and documentation of event. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.