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Network Security Engineer

IT | Belleville, WI | Contract

Job Description

We are currently seeking a junior to intermediate level Network Security Engineer for our client based in the Madison/Belleville, WI area. The ideal candidate should have hands-on network security engineer experience and have a keen interest in focusing their career on network & IT security.

Responsibilities of the Network Security Engineer

  • Lead security incident response to resolution.
  • Configure, test & troubleshoot platforms
  • Keep current with the cyber threat landscape and provide recommendations to address the latest threats as soon as they are made publicly available.
  • Refine and tune advanced toolset to bring those threats to attention.

Requirements of the Network Security Engineer

  • Minimum 1-2 years of hands-on experience in network engineering
  • Experience with network security components such as firewalls, VPN, IDS, IPS and security appliances for mail and web
  • Some scripting experience is required (Powershell, Python, Perl etc.)
  • An understanding of basic Security Methodologies & best practices
  • Basic knowledge of malicious code & Phishing (worms, viruses, spyware, ransomware, etc.)
  • Able to identify, document and assess information security vulnerabilities and risks
  • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting, and analytical skills