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IDS/IPS Engineer

Publish Date:  Apr 8, 2021

Apodaca, Mexico Wide, US

Company:  Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.




IDS/IPS Engineer


Atos is a leader in the digital services and outsourcing market place, with a global presence and client base. Atos is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games. Atos Big Data & Cyber Security (BDS) solutions and services focus on delivering Managed Cyber Security Services to Atos customers and clients. As a trusted partner with wide ranging service capabilities, BDS helps clients transform and succeed in challenging circumstances. The diversity and breadth of the entire BDS portfolio of managed cyber security, consulting, solutions, and services, uniquely distinguishes Atos BDS from other companies in the industry.
This primary purpose of this role is to support the delivery of security services to the Commonwealth of Virginia, via the Baylor Scott managed security service contract.  Atos BDS is contracted to provide the Managed Cyber Security services for the State and its Agencies.  
In this role you will need to be a technical expert in Information Security who is fully qualified and an individual contributor, who will need to:
•    Excellent verbal and technical writing skills, as well as the ability to effectively convey information security concepts and requirements to a non-technical audience, including both internal and client-facing engagements.
•    Assists in defining processes to carry out all security operations functions.
•    Provides data for operational metrics and progress reports.
•    Follow up with site administrators for status on non-compliant platforms and maintain any necessary exception documentation.
•    Track projects and coordinate amongst various groups to drive issues to completion.
•    Manage work to achieve financial targets and timelines effectively
•    Install/maintain/support/diagnose IDS/IPS solutions
•    Install and configure upgrades/updates
•    Configure and maintain IDS/IPS policies 
•    Perform database maintenance on IDS/IPS management consoles
•    Maintain/update documentation, as well as, document exceptions to standards.
•    At least 5 years of experience supporting a multiple customer base systems and network environments utilizing either Cisco Firepower, McAfee Network Security Platform (IDS/IPS) or Palo Alto based solutions.
•    Provides timely and adequate response to threats/alerts, including off-hour support.
•    The ability to assess security events to drive to a resolution.
•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science, specialized systems training, or equivalent work experience
•    Preferred Security Certifications: CISSP, CISM, CEH, CCNA/CCNP Security, McAfee
•    Network engineering knowledge
•    Strong, organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to execute with a sense of urgency

Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.