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Packet Capture Engineer

Job ID: 2018951
Location: ATLANTA, GA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


Customer: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)


  • Setup, configure, and maintain Packet Capture devices (NetWitness).
  • Inspect traffic and report on traffic patterns, anomalies, malware, and other threats.
  • Assist with threat identification and inline threat prevention. 
  • Knowledge of log formats for syslog, http logs, and DB logs. 
  • Installing software on servers / Configuring Agents to forward logs to SIEM. 
  • Use existing APIs to consume, display, filter, search complex security related information. 
  • Deliver, monitor, and support production applications. 
  • Assist in technical advisory in implementation and architecture design. 
  • Assist in threat detection activities across teams. 
  • Maintain system documentation, tuning system performance etc. 



Required Experience: 2 or more years of relevant packet capture and NetWitness experience.


Certification Requirement: Industry standard certification, e.g. CompTIA Security+. 


Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related field, or equivalent experience. 


Clearance Requirement: Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.



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