DXC Technology Professional Information Security Engineer in Any City, Illinois

Job Description:


Performs basic computer and/or network security vulnerability assessments to identify, evaluate and mitigate security risks, threats and vulnerabilities. Assists in integrating, configuring and testing computer and network security solutions to manage the network/system's firewalls and intrusion detection systems.

Essential Job Functions

  • Performs basic vulnerability scans using vendor utility tools. Monitors security audit and intrusion detection system logs for system and network anomalies. Investigates and/or escalates security violations, attempts to gain unauthorized access, virus infections that may affect the network or other event affecting security. Documents and reports event(s).

  • Assists in providing engineering analysis, design and support for firewalls, routers, networks and operating systems.

  • Assists in performing product evaluations and recommends products/services for network security. Validates and tests basic security architecture and design solutions to produce detailed engineering specifications with recommended vendor technologies.

  • Develops, tests and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools.

  • Assists in the review and recommends the installation, modification or replacement of hardware or software components and any configuration change(s) that affects security.

  • Assists in providing oversight and enforcement of security directives, orders, standards, plans and procedures at server sites.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field preferred

  • Three or more years of experience in network, host, data and/or application security in multiple operating system environments

  • Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies including encryption, IPsec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS, electronic mail and access-lists

  • Experience working with internet, web, application and network security techniques

  • Experience working with relevant operating system security (Windows, Solaris, Linux, etc.)

  • Experience working with leading firewall, network scanning and intrusion detection products and authentication technologies

  • Experience working with federal regulations related to information security (FISMA, Computer security Act, etc.)

  • Experience working with NIST Special Publications and C & A process methodology

  • Possess security certifications (CISSP, CCNA, etc) and/or top secret security clearance

Other Qualifications

  • Communication skills

  • Analytical and problem solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve network/operating system security issues

  • Ability to perform and interpret vulnerability assessments

  • Ability to administer the operations of a security infrastructure

  • Ability to balance and prioritize work

Work Environment

  • Office environment

DXC Technology is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities