Security Engineer - CMPCJP00045879

Plano, Texas

Post Date: 03/14/2017 Job ID: 15135 Industry: Other Area(s)

Security Engineer - CMPCJP00045879

Plano, TX

USA 75024

3 months contract-to-hire position for a Security Engineer in Plano, TX

Our client provides managed security services for Global clients and manages their security operations. The team is responsible for 24X7 telephone and remote support, specialized support for security compliance users, and works with the clients on security issues. This role will act as a security engineer responsible for making production changes to security infrastructure.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Security/Firewall management background in working for large enterprise. Must have experience in analyzing and implementing complex firewall rules on Fortinet and Cisco devices.
  • Primarily Manage Cisco ISE – Network access control (NAC), as well as TACACAS deployment.
  • Perform log management and security fine tuning.
  • Collaborate with client technical teams for issue resolution and mitigation. Participate and help remediate the security incidents.
  • Help remediate security incidents by interfacing with internal customer teams and other tool vendors.
  • Fortinet UTM Management: Perform log analysis, use of IDS, IPS, and/or other signature technology. Manage and maintain the log management and threat analysis solution.
  • Experience with an enterprise-class ticketing system.
  • Manage and maintain SLA’ s agreed with our customers.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to provide emergency support.


  • 5 years of Information Technology experience with network technologies, specifically TCP/IP, and related network tools and concepts.
  • Knowledge of scripting language and ability to automate things as necessary.
  • Demonstrable comprehension of Information Security, including malware, emerging threats, attacks, and vulnerability management.
  • Ability to understand and write hex, binary, regular expression.
  • Experience with reviewing raw log files, data correlation, and analysis (i.e. firewall, network flow, IDS, system logs).
  • Knowledge to manage and troubleshoot Cisco and Fortigate devices required. Fortinet and Cisco specific certifications preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with any industry standard SIEM is desired
  • SANS GIAC GCIA certification desired
  • CCNA certification desired
  • CompTIA Network + certification desired
  • CompTIA Security + certification desired


Soft Skills:
  • Strong deductive reasoning, critical thinking, problem solving, and prioritization skills.
  • Customer service, including the resolution of customer escalations, incident handling, and response.
  • Experience in a fast paced, high stress, support environment.
  • Ability to follow detailed process and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to be reliable and flexible.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Outstanding work ethic.
  • Strong team player that collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporate input from various sources.



Olga Balakhchi
Recruiting Manager

Olga has spent more than 10 years as a Recruiter in a variety of industries, primarily focused on high-IT Profiled jobs. Most recently, she was with Catapult Staffing dealing with multiple clients nationwide filling different IT roles like Architects, Developer, Project Managers, QA Testers and Support Personnel. She is the one who helps linking great candidates to great opportunities! She is originally from Ukraine currently lives in Orlando, FL she has very pleasant accent, so apply to this position and she will definitely call you back ASAP! You can send your resume to her direct e-mail -

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