System Engineer (Security)

  • location: Rancho Cordova, CA
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $60 - $71.43 per hour

job description

System Engineer (Security)

Our client is currently seeking a System Engineer (Security) for a 3-4 month contract to hire opportunity located in Rancho Cordova, CA.

Top 3 Skills:

- Seeking candidates with current government security clearance.

- WebProxy experience.

- Previous Blue Coat experience, preferably higher level experience.


Position Purpose: Provide operational and technical support to ensure the ongoing stability to the IT Security environment. Assist in the IT infrastructure security stack with tool design, implementations, monitoring, support, troubleshooting and maintenance.

  • Contribute in the technical support of the IT Security environment and the applications residing on these servers
  • Provide support for the IT Security environment including installation, configuration, troubleshooting and maintenance of new and existing applications and systems.
  • Mentor staff to perform tasks which include but not limited to end-user support, trouble ticket resolution, file-system/disk management, server installation/configuration, and process/procedural updates.
  • Provide end-user support through ticketing system.
  • Audit system resources and take action as deemed necessary by the Senior/Lead Systems Engineer's
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Responsible for the administration of enterprise security tools.
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols.
  • Work with senior/lead system engineers and customers to understand and implement continuous improvement processes, automation, system and security tool administration, upgrades and rollouts.
  • Design and implement security systems and redundant backups
  • Write custom scripts to introduce automation and reduce the need for human intervention
  • Work with senior/lead system engineers to solve complex issues
  • Work with senior/lead system engineers and customers to understand and implement IT infrastructure designs and rollouts

  • Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years of related experience.
  • Healthcare experience a plus.
  • Experience securing heterogeneous, large scale environments.
  • Demonstrate understanding of web proxies.
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols.
  • Familiar with standard change\release management best practices for scheduling, testing, and implementing enhancements or new patches.
  • Proxy, network, troubleshooting, scripting and automation experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills required.
License/Certification: Systems Security or Administration certifications a plus.

As a government contractor, this position requires U. S. citizenship and proof of favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense form SF86 or higher security. Existing active security clearance highly desirable..

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