• Expert Intrusion Protection Specialist*

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/23/2018 1:36 PM)
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Applicant must be competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of Intrusion Protection. As the Expert Intrusion Protection Specialist, the candidate is expected to elevate their skillset and assist the team with implementation of best-practice standards.


    • Performs computer systems security risk analysis and assessment.
    • Analyzes and defines security requirements.
    • Design, develop, deploy and determine monitoring strategies for infrastructure components such as: Enterprise Firewalls, IDS, IPS, Advanced threat detection, SIEM, DMZ, VPN, Load Balancers, Network Infrastructure etc.
    • Provides written reports documenting findings, corrective action and implementation plans.
    • Expert knowledge of computer systems intrusion detection tools and techniques, computer systems penetration tools and techniques and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) intrusion detection products such as CISCO NetRanger, Internet Security Scanners (ISS),  Real Security or Axent Intruder Alert.
    • Lead the response, triage and escalation of security events affecting information assets and activities.
    • Experience performing malware analysis (and reverse engineering), network forensics, endpoint protection, and scripting.
    • Provide expert level thought leadership and guidance on intelligence/analytics research to build the necessary controls and infrastructure to provide automated and proactive detection and prevention.
    • Strong troubleshooting skills in complex communication and network environments, with a working knowledge of government security standards (e.g., Risk Management Framework, NIST 800-171, DISA STIGs, DSS ODAA Process Manual, etc.).
    • Able to provide forensic analysis of system infrastructure such as network packet captures, DNS, proxy, Netflow, malware, application logs, as well as logs from various types of security sensors.
    • Experience converting intelligence into actionable mitigation and technical control recommendations.


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.


    The successful candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.



    • Clearance : Ability to Obtain a Public Trust Level 5. (U.S.Citizenship required).
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  Computer Science or technology related field preferred.
    • Ten years or more of relevant experience.
    • Certifications : Relevant Computing Certifications such as GCIH, CEH, CISSP etc.
    • Strong troubleshooting skills in complex communication and network environments, with a working knowledge of government security standards (e.g., Risk Management Framework, NIST 800-171, DISA STIGs, DSS ODAA Process Manual, etc.).
    • Must have excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills, able to work with in a team to gain and share experience and knowledge.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.


    General Information

    MicroTech is an award-winning Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and experienced provider of information technology and communications. MicroTech offers a wide range of professional services focused on providing cutting-edge solutions with the customer at the forefront of every decision we make. Solving complex business challenges is our passion — we provide effective, practical solutions that can increase productivity, and decrease costs.

    MicroTech has developed a well-earned reputation for best-in-class services and solutions using a repeatedly proven ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS), ISO 20000 IT service management certification, and ITIL® management qualified business processes.

    We offer great pay, amazing benefits, and our company culture is strong. MicroTech is devoted to people development and providing high achievers opportunities to grow professionally. As an employee, you are surrounded by intelligent, driven colleagues and have the benefit of a culture that is focused on bringing out the best in everyone. Our benefits include:

    • Insurance (medical, dental vision)
    • Paid Leave (15 days per year for those with less than three years of service, 20 days off for those with more than three years of service)
    • 401k Plan with Employer Matching Contribution
    • 10 Company-Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Assistance
    • Voluntary Benefit Programs
    • Corporate Discounts

    MicroTech is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classes


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