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Senior Security Engineer in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/6/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Security Engineer with our industry-leading client in Washington, D.C.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a [Public Trust/Secret/Top Secret] Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Senior Security Engineer:

  • Deploy, maintain, and troubleshoot firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Solutions, VPN appliances, event and log analysis, security change tracking and other network security systems and devices.
  • Develop detailed documentation for operational use and customer reports.
  • Stay up-to-date on security concepts and technologies.
  • Ensure deliverables are produced on time according to specified project deliverables/scope.
  • Expert knowledge on Security Platforms, network device maintenance/upgrades.
  • Requires both remote and on-site work. Some after-hours work may be required due to maintenance windows and system availability.

Requirements of the Senior Security Engineer:

  • 8 years of IT Engineering and Administrative experience.
  • 5 years of experience with IP networking and security devices.
  • Strong background in network security.
  • Strong Linux/Unix skills.
  • Strong TCP/IP internetworking skills including a thorough understanding of application protocols.
  • Hands-on experience with networking devices such as switches, routers, IPS'.
  • Strong knowledge of security solutions and product lines.
  • Scripting/coding skills a plus.
  • Customer oriented, friendly and have the ability to work well within a diverse group of people.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent written, oral, and telephone communication skills.
  • Team player and able to work under pressure.

Keywords: Senior Security Engineer, Security Engineer, Security, VPN, IT Engineering, Linux, Unix

Job ID: 318881

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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