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Trellix Trellix Professional Services Security Junior Consultant in Topeka, Kansas

Job Title:

Trellix Professional Services Security Junior Consultant

Role Overview:

The Professional Services – Federal team is seeking a Junior consultant to support key functions and initiatives within the organization. This role will give the consultant an opportunity to work to ensure Trellix solutions are deployed, integrated, assessed, and optimized to meet mission needs. The consultant will provide support to the customer in the planning, engineering, and implementation of specified solutions. The consultant will make recommendations for product optimization and enhancement and be responsible for documenting solutions as they are provided to customers. The consultant will also be responsible for analyzing technical and integration requirements to meet customer needs.

Job Title:

Trellix Professional Services Security Jr Consultant (Public Sector)

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Role Overview:

Role: Trellix Security Professional Services Jr Consultant

Location: Remote

Clearance Required: Secret and Public Trust

Up to 50% Travel Required

Company Overview:

Trellix is a global company redefining the future of cybersecurity. The company’s open and native extended detection and response (XDR) platform helps organizations confronted by today’s most advanced threats gain confidence in the protection and resilience of their operations. Trellix’ security experts, along with an extensive partner ecosystem, accelerate technology innovation through machine learning and automation to empower over 40,000 business and government customers. More at https://trellix.com.

About the role:

  • Work with groups within a customer agency to deploy, integrate, operationalize, and sustain Trellix’ s Network Security and Malware Analysis/Sandbox capabilities across a broad enterprise.

  • Collaborate with end users as well as inter-agency, intra-agency, and internal Trellix stakeholders.

  • Conduct technical exchange meetings as well as writing technical documentation and briefings.

  • Assist in developing engineering artifacts such as system design diagrams, data flow diagrams, test plans, test reports, etc.

  • Develop testing, debugging, pre-deployment testing, and post-deployment testing.

  • Assist customers with the certification and accreditation and/or access and authorization processes.

  • Drive system configuration, tuning, and policy development.

  • Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) and playbooks.

  • Analyze data and provide recommendations for solutions to operational and/or technical problems.

  • Lead technical troubleshooting efforts and problem resolution, including assessment, hands-on tasks, log reviews, performing triage tools, reviewing product documentation, and communicating with product support and development teams

  • Must maintain a good knowledge of other information security vendor's products and the competitive relationship to Trellix’ s products

  • You will provide expertise in cybersecurity within Trellix and assist other Trellix personnel.

About the candidate:

  • Understanding of cyber threats, attack vectors, detection capabilities, and associated countermeasures

  • Willingness to work in a Security Operations Center to monitor security alerts, respond and remediate detected issues is preferred

  • General understanding of organizational Incident Management processes in relation to threats and vulnerabilities

  • Develop a deep knowledge of Trellix (formerly McAfee) Endpoint Security, Application Control/Change Control, MVISION EDR and management products, including how to install them, troubleshoot them, and configure them via ePO and MVISION ePO.

  • Basic knowledge and experience with XDR/EDR, Endpoint Security tools (AV, whitelisting, etc.) and Threat Hunting.

  • General knowledge of Windows, Mac, Linux OS and application hardening, including understanding artifacts and behaviors.

  • Knowledge of a SIEM tool.

  • Experience with event correlation and analysis.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in cybersecurity operations, cybersecurity engineering, systems engineering

  • Experience with Virtualization (VMWare, Nutanix, etc.) and Cloud Services [i.e., AWS, Azure]) and enterprise networks.

  • Be able to identify gaps in application and network security architecture and recommend strategies using a combination of industry-standard security best practices, software controls and other necessary changes to promote a higher level of information security practices.

  • Participate in conference calls, onsite meetings and roundtables with customers, sales, internal product development and support.

  • General understanding of the TCP and IP protocol suites and ability to dissect and explain the contents of traffic and packets.

  • Willingness to learn the configuration of debugging, event generation, and logging functionality within the application and operating systems, using Syslog or flat-file generation.

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of HBSS/ESS experience or similar Federal Government Enterprise capability

  • Currently hold an adjudicated Secret Clearance and qualify for a TS/SCI clearance

  • BA/BS +4 years recent specialized or AA/AS +6years recent specialized or a major cert + 8 years recent specialized

  • Active DoD 8570 or DoD 8140 compliant cybersecurity certification

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft SCCM and/or other automatic reporting tools

  • Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs

  • Understanding of Department of Defense Military and Federal Government Agency standards

  • Experience with Federal Government and DoD IT security requirements

Company Benefits and Perks:

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.

  • Pension and Retirement Plans

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Support for Community Involvement

We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why we prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.