DXC Technology Professional Information Security Engineer in Any City, Illinois
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.
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
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
- Office environment
DXC Technology is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities