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Security Engineer in Westport, CT at NextGen

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Security Engineer


  • Help tune existing network and security systems in order to improve effectiveness.

  • Help improve processes and procedures of Level 1 and Level 2 support desk personnel.

  • Help the staff cut through the backlog of helpdesk tickets.

  • Day to Day Security Operations and Maintenance

  • Troubleshoot Forcepoint (customer uses) proxy issues related but not limited to Decryption, Authentication, and Site Filtration


  • Security minded and detail oriented

  • In-depth knowledge of and experience with networking / routing

  • Knowledge of Network Devices and Packet flow

  • Wireshark or similar packet capturing knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of web proxies (Forcepoint (customer uses), Websense, Symantec/Blue Coat, McAfee etc…)

  • Knowledge and experience with SMTP protocol and mail flows

  • Technical Writing Experience

  • Excellent communication skills (client-facing)

  • Understanding of HTTPS and ability to troubleshoot communications with proxy

  • Understanding of Authentication Methods and how to troubleshoot issues revolving around them

  • Knowledge of Linux (CentOS / Redhat) environments a plus

  • Data Security and Regulatory Compliance a plus

  • SQL Experience a plus

  • Splunk or SIEM experience a plus

  • Scripting and API calls a plus

  • Must have 3rd party authentication experience needed (IDS, encryption experience, etc…)