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Internet Security Specialist

Internet Security Specialist

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Internet Security Specialist – CONTRACT – PHOENIX, AZ

Internet Security Specialist Skills & Requirements:

  • Strong understanding and experience with Linux administration and common applications & protocols.
  • Understanding of security information and event management concepts and technologies
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP and common internet protocols (DNS, HTTP, SMTP, syslog, etc).
  • Comfortable setting up/maintaining RedHat based Linux distributions (RedHat, CentOS, Fedora, etc) and Windows servers.
  • Capable of using tcpdump, wireshark, etc to troubleshoot and perform packet analysis.
  • Experience writing custom scripts to automate various tasks (preferably in perl, python, Powershell, and/or Perl)
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with varied constituencies
  • Strong analytical, communication, problem solving, and organization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple concurrent assignments with strong attention to details
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems (or equivalent hands on work experience)


Preferred Additional:

  • Knowledge and experience working with American Express’ ITSC platform, Service Now, Manage Now
  • Knowledge and experience with the following technologies: RSA enVision, FireEye, RSA Security Analytics, syslog-ng, rsyslog, IPS
  • Knowledge and experience configuring internet services on Linux/UNIX based operating system (ftp, ssh, apache)
  • Knowledge and experience with Group Policy Objects in Active Directory
  • Knowledge and experience with protocols related to log transfer, FTP, SCP/SFTP, syslog, WinRM
  • Professional security certification preferred (e.g. CISSP, CISM)
  • Knowledge of security frameworks, standards, guidelines and best practices (i.e. PCI, ISO, COBIT, FFIEC, SOX)
  • Knowledge of AXP Information Security and Information Technology Policies, Standards, and Reference Architectures



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Why Veredus?



Candidates work with a professional Recruiter whose average experience is eight years in the industry. That means they have intimate knowledge of the Information Technology industry and market trends - who is in demand now and who will be next. Your Veredus Recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and desires. They also counsel their candidates in resume writing, interviewing, and career planning so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it. Additionally, Veredus provides full benefits starting Day 1, and at virtually no cost to you.


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)
  • ATOP - Accrued Time Off Program
  • Consultant Lunches and Outings
  • Consultant Web-Site
  • Name Plates
  • Care packages/Survival packs
  • Dedicated Consulting Services Representative




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Job Snapshot

Base Pay $46.00 /Hour
Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Computer Hardware, Computer Software
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 42462
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Internet Security Specialist

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