Senior Systems Engineer in Carrollton, TX at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer with our industry-leading client in Carrollton.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Senior Systems Engineer:

  • Supporting business development efforts by preparing security bids and proposals
  • Participating in design of physical security systems to incorporate standardized cyber security solutions
  • Tailoring cyber security designs as needed to meet unique customer requirements on a system-by-system basis
  • Integrating and configuring cyber security equipment and software including but not limited to: endpoint protection software, firewalls, SEIM devices, and network intrusion detection systems
  • Conducting/supporting formal client-witnesses testing of the cyber security solution
  • Training clients on how to effective use and administer the cyber security controls of the system
  • Providing cyber-centric life cycle management services to clients after fielding of the system (e.g. patch validation & deployment, vulnerability management, log review, incident response, etc.)
  • Supporting the continued growth of the cyber security department by conducting online and in-person seminars and workshops to demonstrate the value of cyber security potential clients, identifying and pursuing follow-on/add-on opportunities with existing clients, and identifying and pursuing new business opportunities in adjacent verticals

Requirements of the Senior Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM – Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, and/or Information Assurance from an accredited institution or related specialized field
  • This position required you to work in a restricted facility requiring US citizenship with the ability to obtain a security clearance for an on-sire support at client sites, if required
  • Three (3) or more years of experience in the field of cyber security/network and systems engineering
  • Experience working with Nessus, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), and cyber testing tools such as Kali Linux, Metasploit, etc.
  • Experience working with customers onsite, as well as supporting continued growth of services and products offered
  • Experience with configuring, operating, testing, and maintaining cyber security equipment and software including but not limited to firewalls, network intrusion detection systems, SIEM solutions, Windows Group policies, application white listing tools, and malicious code prevention
  • Experience working within a formal systems engineering process-driven environment, and maintaining configuration management of all work products
  • Knowledge of industry cyber security standards such as : NIST 800 series, DHS Cyber Security Framework, NEI 080-09, etc.
  • Proficiency with PC applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
  • Security+ or other relevant information assurance certifications (SANS, EC-Council, etc) desired

Keywords: Senior Systems Engineer, Systems Engineer, SIEM, cyber security, Microsoft, WSUS, cyber security software

Job ID: 319073

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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