Senior UNIX Security Engineer
Kforce is assisting a client in Corona, California in their search for a talented Senior UNIX Security Engineer. This Senior-level UNIX Systems Engineer in their Information Security Identity and Access Management UNIX Team provides support for on-going projects and compliance efforts across their enterprise. Information Security manages access control for more than 3000 UNIX Servers. This position requires 8+ years of hands-on UNIX (AIX, Solaris, and Linux) experience. This position requires extensive Scripting using UNIX Shell and Perl programming as well as a strong understanding of UNIX user access management, SSH configuration, Sudo, and PowerBroker. Flexible work hours including telecommuting to provide off-hours support is required. Essential Functions: Provide leadership and technical support for UNIX Operating System Security, particularly in the area of access and privilege management Assist with the design, deployment, and support of vendor products Produce documentation to satisfy audit requirements for SOX and PCI Certifications Collect data and report security issues Collaborate with technical peers to identify root cause of security issues and provide appropriate resolutions Work directly with the business/application-side customers to remediate UNIX Security issues Perform extensive Shell coding and task automation Assist in the training and development of UNIX Team Members Create documentation based on IAM Services policies and procedures Use Remedy to monitor and receive incoming requests and problems Basic Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree or additional 4 years of equivalent work experience A minimum 8 or more years of experience in an Information Technology Enterprise A minimum 6 or more years of experience in AIX/Linux/SUN Operating System Administration A minimum 6 or more years of UNIX Security Administration experience Active Directory administration and/or UNIX-to-AD authentication integration experience UNIX Identity Management experience PAM Authentication product experience Shell scripting Perl scripting Preferred Qualifications: UNIX Security Monitoring tools (Tripwire, Qualys, etc.) BeyondTrust Powerbroker and Quest QAS product experience Top 3-5 Required Skills: Strong UNIX skills (AIX, Linux, and Solaris) with a focus on Identity Management Remedy Change Management tools or related experience Korn Shell programming Basic to intermediate understanding of UNIX Security concepts Understanding of Sudo/elevated privileges Desired Skills: Quest (Vintela) Authentication Services (VAS/QAS) PowerBroker MS Excel Perl SQL Soft Skills: Strong communication (verbal and written) skills Must be a self-starter
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