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IDS/IDP Security Engineer Jan 5, 2021
Morrisville/Eagan, MI/Gatehouse, NC  
IDS/IPS Security Engineer knowledgeable in CISCO Firepower
platforms, Next Generation firewalls, intrusion detection and
protection systems.

• Operate, maintain, and deploy IDS and IPS devices.
• Maintain intrusion ruleset, optimizing detection,
configure NGFW ACLs, general device configuration and
maintenance, troubleshoot the devices when needed,
• Provide operational requirements and recommendations
to the Security Architects for service enhancements and
system improvements.
• On-call availability for network impacting or network
outage situations outside of business hours
• Effectively work within a Security team, and support
and collaborate with other teams
• Conduct Intrusion event analysis and support security
operation center (SOC) incident response, threat detection
• Develop documentations, e.g. standard operating
procedures (SOP), and support audit events
• Develop reports on systems status and performance.

Required Skills:
• CISCO Firepower Threat Defense IDS/IPS, FMC
• Prior job experience maintaining and troubleshooting
IDS/IPS devices
• Experience with Splunk and other SIEM tools.
• Proficiency with packet analysis/Wireshark
• Networking – routing and switching, TCP/IP stack, IP
subnets, VPN
• Scripting – python, perl, javascript.
• Experience with threat analysis, triage, and
• Experience with Linux
• Experience with packet analysis
• Knowledge of databases
• Knowledge of networking and network protocols
• Certification in one or more of the following:
Security+ or CISSP

Desired Skills:
• Networking+, CEH, GCIH, CCNA Route Switch or CCNA
Security, CCNP Route Switch or CCNP Security, CCIE Route
Switch or CCIE Security
• Experience with threat analysis, triage, and
• Tipping Point IDS, ATD, DDI, DDD, SPS, SMS
• Understanding of NGFW ACLs
• Experience writing Snort rules
• Proficiency with Wireshark
• Experience with Splunk
• Ability to write clear procedural and technical
• Knowledge of external authentication and user
• Experience troubleshooting network problems at layers
1, 2, and 3
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