Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for an Information Security Systems Engineer in Melbourne, FL. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.

Please note that this position requires US Citizenship due to the Public Trust Security Clearance requirement.


The IS Systems Engineer will work on a Network Security Engineering Team comprised of Information Security Systems Engineers (ISSEs) supporting managed network infrastructures for federal government customers.


  • Work day-to-day with clients to assist in delivering value that SIEM brings to the overall business objective.
  • Developing content for a complex and growing ArcSight infrastructure. This includes use cases for Dashboards, Active Channels, Reports, Rules, Filters, Trends, and Active Lists.
  • Provide optimization of data flow using aggregation, filters, etc. Develop custom Flex Connector as required to meet use case objectives.
  • Developing / writing custom parsers using Regular expression (regex) and deploying custom parsers.
  • Life-cycle management of the ArcSight platforms to including coordination and planning of upgrades, new deployments, and maintaining current operational data flows.
  • Maintaining up to date documentation of designs/configurations.
  • Participate in the operation of ArcSight Security Information and Event Management systems to include ArcSight ESM, Connector appliances/SmartConnectors, Logger appliances, Windows and Linux servers.
  • Perform routine equipment checks and preventative maintenance.
  • Apply Configuration Management disciplines to maintain hardware/software revisions, ArcSight content, security patches, hardening, and documentation.


  • A Bachelors Degree in a related field and minimum of 2 years related experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in Network Security, Security Analysis and/or Incident Response.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with Firewalls, Routers, Switches, VPN, etc.
  • Experience with security device and general IT installations, configuration and troubleshooting (e.g., Firewall, IDS, etc.).
  • Experience in UNIX, Linux, and Windows - able to tear down and rebuild a host system.
  • Experience with database installation and configuration.
  • Understanding and operational experience with network security event and intrusion detection architectures.
  • Excellent communication and customer interaction skills.
  • Advanced technical writing skills.
  • UNIX system administration including automation through scripting (perl, shell, python) is a plus.
  • Work is performed on-site; no remote work.
  • This position requires weekend, after hours support, and on-call rotations to meet program requirements.
  • Must currently possess or have the ability to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance prior to start.

PREFERRED (Nice to Have)

  • CompTIA Security+, or higher certification.
  • Understanding and operational experience with network security event and intrusion detection architectures.
  • Understanding of system logs and log analysis.
  • Experience serving Government customers in a security environment a plus.
  • Prior program experience working in a state or federal government WAN architecture is a plus.
  • Understanding of NIST SP800-53 or NIST SP800-171 control framework and FISMA policies.
  • Strong project engineering experience in security-related environments.

Application Instructions

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