ArcSight Administrator/IT Security Specialist

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Job Type
Security Clearance
Secret Security Clearance

Description

ITIP Job Title:  ArcSight Administrator

DHS Eagle Labor Category:  IT Security Specialist

Location:

Bossier City (ITC)

Job Functions:

Requirements and Technical Skills:

  • Deploy new ESM, Loggers, SmartConnectors / FlexConnectors as required to collect data feeds
  • Assist in the proper operation and performance of ArcSight ESM, Loggers and connector
  • Provide capability to analyze ArcSight output and interpret reports
  • Integration of data feeds (logs) into ArcSight
  • Perform Content Development to properly identify data feeding ArcSight
  • Develop filters to assist in the identification of significant events
  • Coordinate with client engineering staff for modifications, downtimes, and upgrades
  • Develop reports (manual and automated) to support the development, collection, and reporting of Quality Assurance and Performance metrics (as defined by the client)
  • Develop dashboards/reports for external customers for system monitoring
  • Provide ad-hoc training to analysts focusing on specific client missions, including generic ArcSight training sessions and Custom Use Case training sessions
  • Provide recommendations and implement changes to optimize ArcSight products in the customer environment
  • Support the client in fact finding or case supporting tasks as it relates to ArcSight
  • Evaluate relative ArcSight product advancements and provide recommendations to the customer
  • Identifies security risks, threats and vulnerabilities of networks, systems, applications and new technology initiatives
  • Provides technical support in the development, testing and operation of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and enterprise anti-virus and software deployment tools
  • Conducts complex security architecture analysis to evaluate and mitigate issues
  • Develops implements, enforces and communicates security policies and/or plans for data, software applications, hardware and telecommunications
  • 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.)
  • Must be familiar with deploying, installing and administering ArcSight ESM 4.5+ in a complex environment
  • Must have experience with Flex Connectors, and content development, some scripting experience

Labor Category Description:

Supports development of technical solutions to support client’s requirements in solving moderately complex network, platform, and system security problems. Typical focus areas include analytical and engineering solutions based on federal and industry information security policy, doctrine, and regulations. Responsibilities include secure system engineering and development, including system/security requirements analysis, secure system definition, and specification development of information security policies and procedures utilizing technical and analytical skills. Also designs test beds for advanced information security hardware and software solutions.

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong 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

 

Education

Certifications:

•N/A

Labor Category Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university with five years of related experience. Equivalents: High School diploma with nine years of specialized experience in related field, or Associates Degree with seven years of experience, or Masters Degree with three years experience, or Doctorate Degree with one year experience.
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