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Security Network Engineer

Great growing client in the Columbia, MD are looking for Sr. Security Engineer. 



Expert Knowledge of:

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


Demonstrate the ability to:

Work with the Network Engineering and Security Compliance team to establish the best deployment methods for security related tools and services.
Meet project deadlines and manage and prioritize multiple simultaneous projects while adhering to a time allocation model
Assess the scope and impact of incidents and respond, with a sense of urgency that matches the incident, following appropriate policies and procedures
Multi-task, prioritize, manage workload and adapt to changing business conditions
Tolerate stressful situations and remain focused under pressure     
Effectively communicate at all levels of the organization.    
Manage through conflict and challenging situations with positive outcomes for the clients and Merkle.     
Develop and cultivate strategic relationships that benefit IT and Merkle.
Make decisions and judgments based on standard procedures.
Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Contribute to Managed Hosting standards and best practices for processes, procedures, and technical standards.


Education and Experience:


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

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