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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Security Job: Information Security Research Forensics Engineer

Position Summary for

Information Security Research Forensics Engineer

Job Type:

Full Time

Job Location:

Nashville, TN


$80,000 - $90,000 plus potential bonus




BS Preferred, BUT nit required



Travel %:

Maximum of 25%

Relo Paid:

Yes, assistance is being offered

Job Description has been engaged to assist in identifying a difficult-to-find, deeply skilled, passionate about information security professional to join the corporate information security team of a global company. This role is designed for the combination of a white hat hacker, security researcher, security generalist, security engineer and computer forensics expert.

The Security Engineer will handle network intrusion monitoring, malware analysis, incident response, computer forensics and many other related activities. Additional responsibilities include: Systems installation, configuration and testing, wireless security, password cracking, security engineering, war-dial scanning, application testing, operating system hardening, penetration testing, risk assessments and more.

The candidate chosen for this role will demonstrate a passion for their chose career of information security combined with strong personal character and high personal integrity.

The Security Engineer will present investigation findings to a variety of audiences that could include internal audit, office of the Chief General Counsel, external legal bodies requesting subpoena response information and others. Travel up to 25% is possible and can be global in scope. When traveling to global locations, trips could be several weeks in duration. Outstanding training opportunities exist. This role is designed for someone who has chosen information security as a career because they are passionate about becoming an expert in many domains of subject matter expertise.

Job Requirements

· Requires 10 or more years of experience where a BA/BS degree is preferred. An advanced degree is desirable.

· Industry certification including the CISSP and/or GIAC certifications preferred.

· Candidates will demonstrate deep experience in the following areas:

o Deep and well-rounded information security knowledge;

o Very deep, in the weeds technical skills;

o Solid understanding of TCP/IP, common network protocols and services;

o Knowledge of various operating systems (UNIX, Linux, Windows);

o Strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills, sound judgment and sound character;

o One who can work independently at times and also part of a closely-knit team at other times;

o Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

o Well-rounded understanding of regulatory compliance requirements, common security frameworks and overall best practices.

· Industry certification including the CISSP and/or GIAC certifications preferred.

· Strong candidates will demonstrate extensive knowledge of risks and threats, knowledge of vulnerabilities, malware, attack tools, attacker methodology, exploit techniques, security controls and countermeasures.

· Must demonstrate a deep understanding of critical security infrastructure and technologies to include: Digital certificates, packet capture and packet decode devices, VPN, IDS, IPS, HPIS, BIDS, firewalls, encryption, honeypots, etc.

For a more detailed understanding of this position, please contact me directly for a confidential conversation.

Wils Bell - President

Email:, Inc.

POB 620298

Oviedo, FL 32762

Phone: 407-365-2404

eFax: 407-956-4976

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