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Sr. Cyber Security Specialist - McAfee 

About the Organization Allen Corporation of America, Inc. is a professional services company offering industry-leading information technology, logistics, and training solutions to the private and public sectors. Founded by A. Carl von Sternberg, Allen is a small business with headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia and offices throughout the United States. Allen's rapid growth has been fueled organically and through key acquisitions. Allen has been recognized both regionally and nationally with awards from Washington Technology and Inc. magazines, Washington Business Journal, and Deloitte and Touche. Allen's attention to detail and superior contract performance have earned it a reputation as a leader in the fields of logistical operations, information technology security, training, network engineering, and telecommunications. Allen's team of experienced project managers, architects, IT specialists, security experts, software developers, and trainers are vendor and industry certified. These subject matter experts design and deliver innovative and cost-effective solutions which address the business needs of our clients.

WetStone Technologies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Allen Corporation, and is an industry leader in cyber security research and solutions for the digital investigator, including training and award-winning products for malware and steganography investigation, live forensics, intrusion detection, and secure time.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Internal Requisition Number 09-2018-001  
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Pay Rate Based on experience  
Shift Days  
Location To Be Determined  
Position Sr. Cyber Security Specialist - McAfee  
Description

SUMMARY: Implement and optimize, using best practices, McAfee solutions from Intel Security in Windows and UNIX, physical and virtualized environments. Work will consist of remote and onsite projects at Allen Corporation customers throughout North America.

Allen Corporation is a Gold Intel Security Solution Provider and an Intel Security Innovation Alliance (SIA) Technology Partner. Allen is highly-regarded for its technical expertise with Intel Security's McAfee products, and has provided architecture, design, deployment, and operations services in large, complex enterprise and critical infrastructure networks. Since 2006, Intel Security's Professional Services Group has utilized Allen on McAfee services engagements throughout the United States and Canada. Intel Security regularly conducts an evaluation of all of its professional services partners. Allen Corporation was the only partner rated Exceptional every quarter in 2014, and was ranked first in quality of services provided for the entire year.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
• Perform McAfee product implementations, optimization, and knowledge transfer for customers throughout the US (primary) and Canada (secondary).
o Product implementations will primarily be done on customer premises.
o Engagements usually last from one to three weeks.
o Extensive travel is required - 75% + is typical.
• Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to travel up to 75% of the time, or more, as required by project assignments.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is done in an office setting and the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 
Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to work legally in the United States. Must be able to pass background check and drug screen. Existing DoD clearance (or active within the last two years) is desirable.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
• Proven experience in implementation, upgrades, optimization, and conducting health checks for a wide range of McAfee products, using best practices
• Strong troubleshooting skills and instinct as to when to involve additional resources (such as support) when encountering an issue.
• Strong written and oral English communication skills.
• Must perform well under pressure and have excellent consultative skills.
• Must adhere to deadlines and requirements for project milestones and deliverables, including admin and documentation deliverables.
o Pre-SOW calls (be prepared and on-time)
o Contribute and review of technical portions of SOW for project manager
o Pre-engagement calls with customer (be prepared and on-time)
o Daily status reports
o Engagement summary reports with findings and recommendations
Required McAfee/Intel Product Experience:
4+ years of experience in Systems and Network Administration and Cyber Security.
Hands-on implementation and operational experience with McAfee security solutions
• ePolicy Orchestrator (required)
• Virus Scan Enterprise (required)
• Host Intrusion Prevention (required)
And implementation and operational expertise in at least two or more of the following:
• MOVE (McAfee Management for Optimized Virtual Environments – AntiVirus) *
• Application Control/Change Control *
• DLP for Endpoint and Network DLP *
• Drive Encryption and File and Removable Media Protection *
• McAfee Web Gateway *
• SIEM *
• Deep Command
• Advanced Threat Defense/Threat Intelligence Exchange
• Network Security Platform/Network Security Manager
• Virus Scan Enterprise for Sharepoint
(*highest priority)

Intel/McAfee Services Specialization Certifications
Desirable (pre-hire) and Required (post-hire):
o Highest Priority – DLP and SIEM

 

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