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Cyber Security Specialist (CW6) in Columbus, OH at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: 50179

Cyber Security Specialist. The Defense Optimization Team with our Columbus, Ohio client is looking for a skilled Cyber Security Professional for a contract opportunity. The role is responsible for improving the cyber defense posture through proactively identifying, classifying, and protecting the client against new threats and vulnerabilities. The role will be specifically on the Defense Optimization team and will responsible for ensuring security tools are leveraged through integration opportunities.


  • Development of patterns, signatures, and configuration changes in multiple security tools such as IPS, SIEM, and NGFW.
  • Identify, analyze, and develop mitigation guidance for threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Define security tool integrations and capability enhancements.
  • Defense controls and cyber defense framework implementation.
  • Interfacing with various groups across the organization to drive remediation.

Position Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will have 2 to 4 years of information security experience.
  • In addition, it is preferred the candidate has a thorough understanding of IBM QRadar SIEM and Palo Alto.
  • Thorough understanding of attack vectors, cyber threats, and methods of exploitation.
  • In-depth knowledge of kill chain, SANS Controls, and vulnerability management lifecycle.
  • Maintains knowledge of current vulnerability and threat trends.
  • Experience with vulnerability and IOC classification.
  • Experience with use case development and security defense process improvements.
  • Excellent communication, strong presentation, and documentation skills.
  • In-depth experience with multiple technologies such as Linux, Windows, Network, and Applications.
  • In-depth experience with SIEM, IDS, HIPS, Vulnerability Scanners and Firewalls required.
  • Nice to haves will be: Splunk ES, IDS/IPS products, and Cloud security within Amazon AWS and/or Microsoft Azure.

Applicants must be able to work directly for Fast Switch – No C2C (US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply).

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