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Cyber Security Operations Engineer- Network Security in Raleigh at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Cyber Security Operations Engineer will be to ensure that our bank can identify, defend and respond against both internal and external cyber security threats. We will identify and eradicate threats as early in the kill chain as possible to reduce the risk and impact while delivering these services using pragmatic, data-driven decisions and a culture of professionalism, transparency and requirements-based design. This position is responsible for Cyber Defense technologies and related services used to mitigate the organization's exposure to Advanced Persistent Threats (APT), Advanced Evasion Techniques (AET), hacktivism, cyber-crime, other forms of online attacks and unauthorized access targeting the financial services industry.


  • Strong understanding of security testing practices and methodologies.
  • Experience developing proper log correlation rules for identifying key events
  • Hands-on experience using security testing and analysis tools such
  • Utilizing ,writing and implementing firewall policies
  • Hands-on experience using common vulnerability scanning tools
  • Experience with cloud computing and security issues related to cloud environments.
  • Experience conducting security testing for cloud services and establishing cloud security requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of common vulnerability frameworks (OWASP Top 10, CVSS).
  • Experience with security source code review and development experience in C/C++, Java, Python.
  • Authoritative technical knowledge of Internet security and networking protocols.
  • Experience with software development.
  • Scripting skills such as Python, Perl, Shell, Bash.
  • At least 3 years of demonstrated experience in penetration testing.
  • Expert knowledge of Unix, AIX or Linux platforms
  • Expert knowledge of Cisco-based firewalls and intrusion detection systems
  • Knowledge of Mainframe technologies
  • Knowledge of Windows 200X server platforms.
  • Knowledge of VMware and VM server platforms
  • Knowledgeable about security issues, vulnerabilities, regulatory and legal changes, and security standards that may impact information security
  • Solid working knowledge and understanding of multiple operating systems and commands, as well as an understanding of IT security and network best practices and software/hardware solutions
  • Knowledge of business, application, information and enterprise architecture responsibilities, principles and standards.
  • Knowledge of Packet analysis tools (tcpdump, Wireshark, ngrep, etc.)
  • Knowledge of database structures and queries.
  • Knowledgeable about security issues, vulnerabilities, regulatory and legal changes, and security standards that may impact information security
  • Maintains a broad knowledge of current and emerging network security threats
  • Strong time/project management skills with the ability to operate under deadlines and manage fluctuating workloads
  • Ability to communicate security objectives orally and in writing to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to write security requirements and design documents
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and recommend/negotiate solutions
  • Ability to read system data, including, but not limited to, security and network event logs, web, anti-virus, DLP, syslogs, IPS, and firewall logs.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a security operations center and/or system administration role
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a System Administrator (Unix/Windows) and Network Administrator
  • Experience troubleshooting common network devices, network vulnerabilities and network attack patterns
  • Experience analyzing IIS, SQL, firewall, IPS/IDS, Windows, SEP, Web, and mail filtering logged events.
  • Hands on experience managing an array of security tools (e.g. Web Content Filtering, Malware, Firewalls, Intrusion Protection, etc.)

Required Training and Education:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Network Security Engineering or related major or equivalent work experience.

Desired Training and Education:

  • Current SANS certification holder (technical tracks) strongly preferred
  • CISSP desired and CCNA, MCSE certifications are preferred

Job Requirements

vpn, firewall, network engineer, cyber engineer, checkpoint, proxy, pen testing, security