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Cyber Security SME

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V Group Inc New York City , NY 10018

Posted 2 months ago

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Direct End Client: State of New York
Job Title: Cyber security SME
Duration: 6 Months
Start Date: ASAP
Location: New York City, NY
Position Type: Contract
Interview Type: Phone/Skype followed by In-Person
Requirement ID: OPA_SEC39_VB

Required Skills:

Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the Cyber security field.

Strong background experience in Information Technology with Windows, Linux, and Unix platforms.

Strong background experience as a Level 2 (or above) Cyber Security Incident Response Analyst performing incident handling, forensics, sensor alert tracking and cyber security incident case management.

Expert level experience working with security technologies such as IDS/IPS, Firewalls, SIEM, Network Packet Analyzers, Antivirus, Network Behavior Analysis tools, Malware analysis, Firewalls, DLP, endpoint protection, log collection and analysis.

Experience using and configuring tools such as Net Profiler, Imperva, Fire Eye and FirePower.

Strong working knowledge of network protocols, ports and common services such as TCP/P protocols and application layer protocols (e.g., HTTP/S, DNS, FTP, SMTP, etc.).

Hands on experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, Bash, and PowerShell.

Knowledge of privilege escalation, persistence and lateral movement techniques

Identify and be able to react to network attacks, viruses, mal ware, SPAM, phishing and other intrusions.

Ability to conduct system security vulnerability and threat analyses, gathering of intelligence, risk assessments, mitigation planning and implementation.

Perform network traffic analysis utilizing raw packet data, net flow, IDS, and custom sensor output.

Utilize understanding of attack signatures, tactics, techniques and procedures associated with advanced persistent threats.

Demonstrated understanding of cyber security risk management concepts, cyber security frameworks, control standards, secure coding principles, and security technologies.

Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to thrive in a team environment.

Ability to develop creative and innovative solution to complex business issues.

Ability to balance various projects simultaneously

Department: The City of New York Financial Information Services Agency and Office of Payroll Administration (FISA and OPA)

Description: The Lead Security Analyst will report directly to the Chief Risk Officer.

The individual will be responsible for monitoring compliance of our information security program across the entire infrastructure. Security program elements include: firewall, data transmission, advanced mal ware prevention, data loss prevention, intrusion detection/prevention systems, cloud services, VPN, etc. The candidate will work with leadership to develop strategies and plans to enhance security, identify, and close risks/gaps, and to enforce the company's information security policies.

This role requires a strong technical background and familiarity of traditional and emerging security technologies and practices. The activities of this role will be split between day-to-day operations activities and providing guidance to agency stakeholders or new and existing infrastructure related projects. The candidate must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, interact effectively with IT, Security, and Business leaders.


Align with and support the execution of the Information Security Program vision and strategy.

Provide assistance in the implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of the information security program into in-scope operational areas (gap analysis, risk assessment, third party assessments, procedure/specification development, execution of recurring procedures, incident response).

Identify, analyze and communicate security vulnerabilities.

Serve as an information security subject matter expert and trusted advisor.

Understand current as well as emerging security threats and assist in the design of application architecture to mitigate threats where possible.

Stay abreast of new security technologies and assist in the integration of new technology into architecture design when appropriate.

As a contributor, take ownership for assigned areas of responsibility and effectively manage workloads to meet team deadlines.

Clearly and concisely communicate in both written form and verbally to leadership and Management.

Review security features of newly implemented systems, ensuring they meet existing security requirements and policies, Review proposed changes to existing policy as conditions warrant.

On a day to day basis, the candidate will review reports to identify threats. Reports may be generated from tools such as: such as Net Profiler, Imperva, Fire Eye and FirePower.

Education Requirements:

A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of satisfactory full-time experience related to projects and policies required by the particular position.

V Group Inc. is an IT Services company which supplies IT staffing, project management, and delivery services in software, network, help desk and all IT areas. Our primary focus is the public sector including state and federal contracts. We have multiple awards/contracts with the following states: AR, CA, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, MD, ME, MI, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, and WA. If you are considering applying for a position with V Group, or in partnering with us on a position, please feel free to contact me for any questions you may have regarding our services and the advantages we can offer you as a consultant. Please share my contact information with others working in Information Technology.
Twitter: VGroupITServices @VGroupITService

Cyber security field, Windows, Linux, Unix, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, SIEM, Network Packet Analyzers, Antivirus, Network Behavior Analysis tools, Malware analysis, Firewalls, DLP, endpoint protection
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Cyber Security SME

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V Group Inc