DevOPS Security Engineer – Austin, TX

Job Description:

Our client is the world’s leading information security research and advisory company,with unparalleled expertise in the complex aspects of information security across a wide range of technologies. CEOs, CIOs, CISOs, and information security professionals from many of the largest and most demanding enterprises rely on our client’s insight, every day.

They are currently seeking a DevOPS Security Engineer in Austin, Texas to interact directly with vendors for wide range of cyber security products. This position works closely with many functions within the company to develop new processes, build out, and maintain new test environments. The DevOPS SE will be responsible for ongoing configuration, operations, audits live cyber security exploit testing environment

Job Responsibilities:

  • Vendor engagements to setup and maintain cyber security products in a live exploit testing environment.
  • Communicate findings to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Engage with and support enterprise clients to ensure the use cases and testing represent the challenges faced in product deployment
  • Build out test environments, install systems and products
  • Review test harness and Software Requirements Specification (SRS) documents

Job Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of virtualization technology 
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with security technology, whether network, endpoint, or operational forensics
  • Expert troubleshooting skills in MS Windows and Unix/Linux environments
  • Expert TCP/IP networking, networking architectures, and troubleshooting skills, including IPv6
  • Knowledge of RFC standards, specifically RFC 2544 and RFC 5180, and how they apply to networked devices
  • Packet analysis and network protocol dissection skills, using tools such as Wireshark/Ethereal
  • Good knowledge of network device performance testing
  • Good knowledge of network security device design
  • Hands-on experience configuring server hardware and deployment of MS Windows and Linux operating systems
  • MS Windows and Linux network administration experience
  • Awareness of SDLC and quality assurance and how these relate to product testing  Strong English verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional presentation and communication skills
  • Comfortable working with third-party vendors

Additional Comments:

Preferred Skills:

  • Software development background
  • Good understanding of security software testing
  • Scripting experience in Powershell, Python, Java, VBScript, Perl, Ruby, etc.
  • Experience with network and security performance testing equipment, both hardware and software (e.g., BreakingPoint and other Ixia products, Spirent/Mu Dynamics, Tomahawk, etc.)

Austin, TX