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Professional Services Consultant - IPS

Primary Location Atlanta, Georgia Additional Locations US, Texas, Houston; US, Michigan, Detroit; US, Arizona, Phoenix; US, Idaho, Idaho Falls; US, Massachusetts, Multiple Cities; US, Idaho, Boise; US, New Jersey, Multiple Cities; US, Connecticut, Stamford; US, Washington, Multiple Cities; US, Texas, Plano; US, Colorado, Denver; US, Texas, Austin; US, Colorado, Boulder; US, South Carolina, Columbia; US, California, Los Angeles; US, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; US, North Carolina, Raleigh; US, California, Santa Clara; US, Pennsylvania, Lancaster; US, California, San Jose; US, New York, New York; US, Tennessee, Nashville; US, Minnesota, Minneapolis; US, Maryland, Columbia; US, Illinois, Chicago; US, Texas, Dallas Date posted 06/19/2018
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Location: Anywhere, USA

Position Summary: Seeking an IPS engineer with strong experience with McAfee Network Security Platform.

Job Responsibilities:

The engineer will be responsible for managing McAfee Network Security Platform for a client’s enterprise.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • 4-5 year of experience in an information security role
  • 3-5 years of experience working with intrusion detection and prevention systems
  • Experience in designing and implementing McAfee NSP solutions
  • Expertise in analysis of network events and attacks
  • Experience with IPS tuning, to reduce false positives and false negatives
  • Expertise in TCP/IP, familiarity with packet structures
  • Experienced with using Wireshark or tcpdump for packet analysis
  • Skilled in regular expressions
  • McAfee NSP or Snort rule writing skills preferred
  • Experience researching vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Experience with various network infrastructure equipment, including SPAN or TAP devices
  • Familiarity with the McAfee NSM console
  • Experience with integration of McAfee technologies, such as MVM, McAfee ESM
  • Strong presentation and verbal communication skills
  • Lead the discovery and documentation of client requirements
  • Produce all project deliverables including as-built documentation, incident response plans and other security policy considerations
  • General project management & communication requirements
  • Communicate highly technical content to various audiences ranging from client engineers to executive management, including mixed audiences
  • Analyze client environments and identify problem resolutions
  • Demonstrated organizational skills to concurrently manage multiple projects and client demands along with administrative duties
  • Superior detailed writing skills

Desired Additional skills:

  • McAfee Advanced Threat Defense
  • McAfee Data Loss Prevention
  • McAfee Web Gateway

Desired Certifications:

  • General security certifications (CISSP, etc.) preferred
  • General professional network certifications (CCNA, CCNP, MCSE, etc.) preferred
  • McAfee certifications greatly preferred

Desired Education:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred



Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

US, Georgia, Atlanta

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McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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