Randstad Network Security Engineer in Columbia, Maryland

Network Security Engineer

job details:

  • location:Columbia, MD

  • salary:$70 - $75 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, October 11, 2018

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:650431

job description

Network Security Engineer

job summary:

Randstad Technologies, a global and national leader in the IT Staffing and Services industry has an immediate need for a Security Engineer with Splunk experience to sit onsite in Columbia, MD to join a highly talented and growing Network Security team.

This is a contract to hire role paying up to $75/hr. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Our client is seeking someone who will be responsible for providing Tier 3 support for customer solutions and infrastructure within the environment across various technology components within the organization's enterprise technology portfolio.

location: Columbia, Maryland

job type: Contract

salary: $70 - 75 per hour

work hours: 9am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Lead the design and implementation of global, cost effective, enterprise-class systems following ITIL/ITSM processes/practices, while maintaining compliance with all company policies, procedures and standards.

  • Participate in the development of technology roadmaps that align with overall IT strategy and vision

  • Provide support for all aspects of functional area, serves as an escalation point for Tier 2 support. This includes on-call and after hours support, participation in the incident triage, and following a sound troubleshooting process.

  • Act as a coach and mentor for less experienced team members.

  • Accountable for process definition for application packaging, software deployment, patch management, and automation.

  • Responsible for application packaging, software deployment, patch management, and automation.

  • Lead innovation, process improvement and standardization within the IT organization.

  • Lead within discipline to develop best practices, case studies, training materials, and whitepapers. Present at Architecture Review Board, Lunch and Learn sessions, and training sessions.

  • Anticipate risks and constraints and proactively work on solutions to address the risk/constraints, escalating as appropriate.

  • Gather requirements, develop the delivery plan for solution and services milestones, managing expectations and coordinating delivery with internal team.

  • Maintain in-depth awareness and fluency of the key features, functions, and/or industry trends around the area of expertise.

  • Lead the evaluation process and recommend all product standards for the infrastructure.

  • Manage and prioritize multiple simultaneous incidents and Service Requests and drive resolution to technical incidents following the Incident Management Process.

  • Perform post incident root cause analysis and write the associated RCA document.


  • Bachelor's Degree required and Master's Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science preferred

  • 10+ years of experience supporting and implementing enterprise-class solutions operating in a 24/7 environment

  • 3+ years professional experience in designing technology solutions

  • 3+ Years in Data Security and Security Incident response

  • Current certifications within engineering discipline and IT industry (ITIL, CISSP, CCIE, MCSA/MCSE, RHCE) are highly desired.


  • A focus on Enterprise level security tools and solutions, including, but not limited to: DLP appliances and services, Web Proxy solutions (Cisco, WebSense), IDS/IPS solutions (TippingPoint/Juniper), SIEM (AlienVault) and Firewall appliances (Juniper/Cisco).

  • Write complex scripts/ queries/configurations to get forensic data and increase visibility of security events

  • General networking, switching and routing, Cisco Switches/Routers appliances

  • Enterprise productization processes, including developing product guides, asset management, data protection, capacity management, performance management, and lifecycle management.

  • Enterprise System Management tools.

  • Scripting languages, such as Perl, Bash, Linux Shell, PowerShell/vbScript.

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