Sallyport
  • Balad Air Base, Iraq
  • Required Clearance - None
  • USN
  • Information Technology

The Network Security Technician is responsible for monitoring and maintaining systems used at Balad Air Base, Iraq. This includes following procedures to triage and investigate security alerts, and escalate issues as necessary. Sallyport Network Security Engineers have opportunities for mentorship from more senior members of the team, involvement with maturing procedures, and evaluating new security technologies. Ensuring client satisfaction and quieting their networks are essential in this position. The Network Security Engineer Level 2 position is a key contributor in the success of securing our clients' networks. This is achieved by quickly resolving incidents and constantly monitoring the alerts generated by our tools to resolve incidents.

Basic Functions:

  • Performs network security monitoring, security event triage, and incident response. Coordinates with other team members and management to document and report incidents.
  • Maintains records of security events investigated and incident response activities, utilizing case management and ticketing systems.
  • Ensure that we are implementing best practice security policies that address the client's business need while protecting their vital corporate assets.
  • Take on other Security Operations responsibilities when not fully occupied with monitoring duties. This includes but is not limited to, vulnerability scanning and patch management, access control governance and oversight, exceptions tracking, security tool management, tuning, and configuration, along with metrics and reporting.
  • Configure and Maintain firewall polices for Dell Sonicwall or Fortigate.
  • Performs sales engineering support functions including asset inventory, vulnerability scanning, and other functions as needed to assist in closing business with the sales team.
  • Strong networking skills to include WAN and LAN connectivity, routers, firewalls, network configurations, and security protocols.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in SonicWall and Nexus 7k Datacenter.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor new hires and other engineer .
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively.
  • Business awareness: specific knowledge of the customer and how IT relates to their business strategy and goals.
  • Ability to work on multiple priorities and/or projects simultaneously.
  • Document internal processes and procedures related to duties and responsibilities.
  • Work through project tickets and phases as assigned by a Project Manager.
  • Excellent listening and communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong customer relationship skills.
  • Organized, detail oriented and self-motivated. Able to work independently.
  • Review IT publications and online materials to remain up-to-date with current and future technologies emerging in the industry.
  • Problem-solving abilities and ability to meet reasonable deadlines.

Desirable Requirements

The Network Security Technician is responsible for monitoring and maintaining systems used at Balad Air Base, Iraq. This includes following procedures to triage and investigate security alerts, and escalate issues as necessary. Sallyport Network Security Engineers have opportunities for mentorship from more senior members of the team, involvement with maturing procedures, and evaluating new security technologies. Ensuring client satisfaction and quieting their networks are essential in this position. The Network Security Engineer Level 2 position is a key contributor in the success of securing our clients' networks. This is achieved by quickly resolving incidents and constantly monitoring the alerts generated by our tools to resolve incidents.

Basic Functions:

  • Performs network security monitoring, security event triage, and incident response. Coordinates with other team members and management to document and report incidents.
  • Maintains records of security events investigated and incident response activities, utilizing case management and ticketing systems.
  • Ensure that we are implementing best practice security policies that address the client's business need while protecting their vital corporate assets.
  • Take on other Security Operations responsibilities when not fully occupied with monitoring duties. This includes but is not limited to, vulnerability scanning and patch management, access control governance and oversight, exceptions tracking, security tool management, tuning, and configuration, along with metrics and reporting.
  • Configure and Maintain firewall polices for Dell Sonicwall or Fortigate.
  • Performs sales engineering support functions including asset inventory, vulnerability scanning, and other functions as needed to assist in closing business with the sales team.
  • Strong networking skills to include WAN and LAN connectivity, routers, firewalls, network configurations, and security protocols.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in SonicWall and Nexus 7k Datacenter.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor new hires and other engineer .
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively.
  • Business awareness: specific knowledge of the customer and how IT relates to their business strategy and goals.
  • Ability to work on multiple priorities and/or projects simultaneously.
  • Document internal processes and procedures related to duties and responsibilities.
  • Work through project tickets and phases as assigned by a Project Manager.
  • Excellent listening and communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong customer relationship skills.
  • Organized, detail oriented and self-motivated. Able to work independently.
  • Review IT publications and online materials to remain up-to-date with current and future technologies emerging in the industry.
  • Problem-solving abilities and ability to meet reasonable deadlines.

Desirable Requirements

  • BA/BS, preferably in Computer Science, Network Management, or a related field.
  • 1-3 years of network and/or network security experience with Dell Sonicwall or Fortigate.
  • 4 years of relevant work experience may be substituted for a degree.
  • Preference given to applicants with Professional IT Certifications, such as: CCNA, or CCNP in Security, CSSA, or CSSP A+ Certification, NET+, Security+ Certification.
  • Successful candidate must be able to acquire professional certification within 6 months of hire date
  • BA/BS, preferably in Computer Science, Network Management, or a related field.
  • 1-3 years of network and/or network security experience with Dell Sonicwall or Fortigate.
  • 4 years of relevant work experience may be substituted for a degree.
  • Preference given to applicants with Professional IT Certifications, such as: CCNA, or CCNP in Security, CSSA, or CSSP A+ Certification, NET+, Security+ Certification.
  • Successful candidate must be able to acquire professional certification within 6 months of hire date
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