Sr. Linux/Network Security Engineer- w Cloud (AWS a +)-some remote

Career Strategies, Inc

A bit about Me and My Client:

I am an independent Sr. Recruiter/Headhunter and I am working on an exclusive basis to assist one of my favorite clients, a highly successful MD contracting firm that is the Prime at this large semi-federal customer site. Seeking a Sr. Linux/Network Security Engineer for a multi-year project that is located in downtown Bethesda, MD right at the Red subway line. This is a large site with enterprise development (big Java team) in a Spring, Agile/rapid release/cloud (AWS) environment. You will join two other Sr. Security Engineers and the Security Manager to become an intricate part of the redesign/upgrade/implementation of the Linux/Network security at the site.

US CITIZEN or Greed Card or GC EAD ONLY (NO HIB's or EAD OPT) and able to work on W2 Salary only (no C2C or 1099's).

Full, immediate benefits includes: 80% paid major medical, annual bonus, your choice of paid building parking or all subway costs, matched 401K and 1 day a week remote.

Job Description:

Looking for a self-motivated senior Linux/Network Security Engineer with a strong understanding of cloud based infrastructure security (AWS a plus).

  • This Engineer with cloud infrastructure and strong Linux/Network security is responsible for supporting the needs of implementing information security controls, monitoring and compliance for a financial platform hosted on AWS cloud.
  • The candidate will understand requirements, design and implement the security solution
  • The resource will support the implementation of AWS organizations, IAM policies and AWS network architecture including VPCs, Subnets, Direct Connect and VPNs.
  • Work with PKI certificate and key life cycle management
  • Responsible for AWS security infrastructure, monitoring and compliance management of automated solutions for security features


  • Must have at least 8+ years of experience with Linux and network admin and security engineering.

*** ** Solid experience with cloud security (AWS a plus), implementing, managing and supporting the environment (in an Agile, enterprise application development environment is a plus)

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cyber Security or any related technical field a plus (will consider others) or equivalent/related experience. Master's Degree is a plus.

  • Demonstrates strong technical proficiency and knowledge in Linux/network security with any of the following a plus: computer information systems, computer science, or management information systems.

  • Familiarity with Linux/network security policies, standards, industry best practices, and frameworks (NIST 800-53, FISMA) in a large federal and/or commercial environment.

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with Active Directory and security monitoring tools.

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and verbal/written skills with the ability to influence peers and management to fulfill program objectives.

  • Experience with penetration testing and Nessus or Tripwire


*** ** PKI certificate

  • Python, Powershell or Bash automation coding ("moderate" ability is fine)

  • Experience in security engineering for financial platforms is a plus

  • CISSP, CISM Certification

Please send resume and/or contact if you are potentially interested to:

Polly Fields

President and Sr. Recruiter

Career Strategies, Inc.

Virtual Recruiting Consulting

ofc.: in MD -10:00-7:00

_" Give yourself the gift of work that inspires you!" _

  • provided by Dice Citizen or Green Card/Perm Res.; 8+ years Linux/Network Admin w strong security and cloud (AWS a +)
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