¢ Knowledge of Cisco ASA/PIX and CSS load balancers, VPN, DNS, Routing/Switching and IP/Sub netting.
¢ Strong awareness of sub netting and CIDR.
¢ Good knowledge of DNS. (A records, CNAMES, MX records, Authority Section, TTL values)
¢ Switching (VLans, STP, trucking etc.) and general networking.
¢ Understanding of IP routing, TCP/IP ports and services.
¢ Different levels of the OSI model and exposure to operating systems. (Windows server and Linux)
¢ Good knowledge of firewalls (PIX/ASA), VPN, access lists and load balancing. (CSS, F5, Wibaux)
¢ Can work in a mixed environment using GUI and command line operating systems.
¢ Prior Demonstrable Experience working within a SOC (Security Operations Center) desired.
¢ Advanced experience with a wide variety of security devices including routers, firewalls, IDS s, load balancers, IPS, WAF, IDMS, and Reverse Proxies
¢ Strong technical understanding of network fundamentals and internet protocols
¢ Experience with the installation and support of intrusion detection systems, firewall administration and packet capture tools
¢ Proficient with UNIX, LINUX and scripting skills a plus
¢ Strong knowledge of the security landscape (attack vectors and tools, best practices for assessing and mitigation)
¢ Industry recognized certification, CISSP Desired - other security certifications Desired
¢ Experience using traffic generators such as IXIA or Breaking Point Desired
¢ BGP Knowledge Desired
¢ DNS Knowledge Desired
¢ SNMP Based Device Management Desired
¢ Network Packet Analysis skills Desired