The Network Security Engineer supports the County’s overall cybersecurity infrastructure and operational effectiveness through cybersecurity preparedness, threat prediction and detection, incident response and recovery, effective cybersecurity governance, policies, processes, and guidance throughout the local government
Protect Racine County information, intellectual assets, and business operations from accidental or intentional disruption, disclosure, or destruction.
Conceptualizes, designs, and/or builds secure information technology (IT) systems, with responsibility for system and/or network development per reference architectures, configuration standards, compliance requirements, and cybersecurity best practices as it relates to external and internal security
Perform highly specialized review and evaluation of incoming cybersecurity information to determine its usefulness for intelligence.
Manage the collection and analysis of information from various application, endpoint, and network sources to identify vulnerabilities and potential for exploitation while take a risk-based approach when determining what gaps to address.
Conduct assessments of threats and vulnerabilities, and develop and/or recommend appropriate mitigation countermeasures.
Involved in developing, modifying, and executing company policies and procedures that affect cybersecurity operations and ensure compliance with applicable standards and regulations.
Develop cyber indicators to maintain awareness of the status of the operating environment. Collect, process, analyze, and disseminate cyber threat/warning assessments to County personnel.
Develop/plan and execute regular incident response and postmortem exercises, with a focus on creating measurable benchmarks to show progress (or deficiencies requiring additional attention).
Development and maintenance of County Disaster Recovery plan.
IDS monitoring and analysis, analyze network traffic, log analysis, prioritize and differentiate between potential intrusion attempts, and false alarms.
Monitor and process responses for security events on a 24x7 basis.
Assist in developing security awareness materials, security presentations, and information security training sessions.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, information technology, computer information systems, MIS, or engineering is preferred. A combination of associate degree, military, or professional cybersecurity experience and cybersecurity certification (CISSP, GAIC, MCSE, CEH, GICSP, CSSA, CISM) will be considered.
Minimum 3 years Cybersecurity experience required
At least 2 years hands-on experience with penetration testing methodologies and tools is preferred
Candidate must have good analytical and creative problem-solving skills
Must be customer focused and demonstrate initiative
Keep up to date with current software and hardware network security threat
Understanding of the RMF and NIST CSF
Internal Number: 2020-064
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