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IT Cyber Security Engineer (can do C2C)

Catapult Staffing
San Francisco, California, United States
market rate
February 19, 2018

6+ months contract for an IT Cyber Security Product Specialist in San Francisco, CA

Top 4 Skills needed:

1. UEBA (User and Entity Behavior Analytics)

2. SIEM (Security Information and Event Management)

3. Linux Administration

4. Very good communication skills!

Description: This is starting as a 6 month contract but could be extended up to 2 years or even be Contract to hire. There might be occasional travel out to Concord or Fairfield offices.

Overview: IT Cyber Security Product Specialist with at least 7 years of professional experience. Major responsibilities include collaborating with key stakeholders in the selection process, developing detailed system designs from requirements, vendor management, capacity management, contributing to future direction and roadmaps, escalated support and product consulting, and documentation.

Candidate should have experience in, and will manage the full product lifecycle from research and planning to deployment and operational support. Application falls within the UEBA (User and Entity Behavior Analytics) and insider threat space which has close parallels to that of SIEM (Security information and Event Management). This team will be conducting a proof of concept with 2 different vendors (Exabeam and Securonix) and this person will help operationalize both and guide the strategy of future capabilities/use cases. The current timeline for Q1 and Q2 will be focused on the POC with Q3 and Q4 will be around architecting, deployment, QA, maintenance, support, etc.

Day to day:

• Data integration and use case development

• Problem solving and providing support to other IT professionals in order to troubleshoot and resolve complex operational issues

• Configuration and API integration with a variety of data/log sources

• Develop a variety of documentation such as strategies, plans, designs, standards, policies, guidelines, roadmaps and manuals for Client

• Cross-training other Security Infrastructure team members as-needed.

• Vendor Technical Liaison: Act as a conduit for vendor relationship and incident response to ensue business requirements are met

• Analyze areas of opportunities to optimize costs of IT products or services


• Strong troubleshooting/problem solving skills

• Patch Management and maintenance experience

• Strong coding background

• Strong SQL experience

• MUST HAVE Unix/Linux Administration Experience

• System/Product configuration or API integration with 3rd party SIEM experience

• Utilities/Client experience

• Experience with UEBA vendors (Exabeam and Securonix) – a PLUS but not required

• Foundational knowledge of enterprise SIEM’s (Qradar)

• CISSP or relevant IT/security certifications