Network Security Engineer

Location: Latham, NY
Date Posted: 06-08-2017
Pinnacle is hiring a Network Security Engineer for our client in Latham, NY who will detect, prevent and resolve security threats to their networks. This is a full time, salaried permanent position with great benefits.
  • Monitor computer networks for security threats or unauthorized users
  • Identify compromised machines and report and document on security measures taken to address threats
  • Analyze security risks and develop response procedures
  • Developing and testing software deployment tools
  • Developing and testing firewalls and intrusion detection systems
  • Installing computer security software, conducting regular security audits, preparing security status reports
  • Protects system by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources
  • Recognizes problems by identifying abnormalities; reporting violation
  • Implements security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements
  • Determines security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits
  • Upgrades system by implementing and maintaining security controls
  • Technical, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills at all levels with complex and sensitive topics
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with other team members
  • Experience with security principles, defense-in-depth techniques, application security
  • Experience in leading implementation and administrations of Web Application Firewalls
  • Possess functional knowledge and administrative experience on Windows and Unix/Linux Platforms
  • In-depth knowledge of application security vulnerabilities, testing techniques
  • Comprehensive knowledge of IT and information security subject matter
  • Knowledge of technical security architectural principles
  • Anticipates problems and identifies long-term implications of decisions and actions
  • Security project management experience
Experience in the following areas is desirable
  • System Administration
  • Network Security
  • Information Security Policies
  • ISO – 2700X / NIST SP-800
  • Process Improvement
  • Network Troubleshooting
  • Firewall Administration, Network Protocols, Routers, Hubs, and Switches       
  • GIAC ethical hacker
  • GIAC Certified Web Application Defender
  • GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester

What You Can Expect When You Apply

When your application is received, we will review it to see if you would be a potential fit for this role or other similar openings we may have available. If that’s the case, you will hear from us shortly. If not, your resume will be in our database and we will reach out when appropriate opportunities become available.
About Pinnacle
Pinnacle Recruiting & Staffing LLC is headquartered in Albany NY and provides talent to technology organizations across the United States. Founded by experienced recruiters who have worked for the largest staffing firms in the world, we leverage that experience to provide the highest level of service to our clients and candidates, while still retaining the flexibility and personal touch of a smaller firm.
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