Network Security Engineer

Columbia Advisory Group


Network Security Engineer needed a 12-18 month project in Austin, TX.  Hybrid role (partial onsite/remote).  Must be able to pass a background check and drug test and not require sponsorship.  No 3rd parties, please.


  • Conduct and document complex information security risk assessments and maintain, configure, develop, and implement security tools, software, and processes.
  • Review various security findings and ensure findings are not false positives by performing further analysis to increase the accuracy and quality of reports.
  • Plan, develop, and document processes while interacting with a variety of teams across the organization.
  • Enhance monitoring, logging, and threat identification systems with open-source software (via YARA, SIGMA, etc.)
  • Perform advanced network security analysis (ACLs, VLANs, ciphers, etc.)
  • Provide firewall and VPN assistance where needed
  • Perform security assessments, recommendations and testing for network systems and network protocols
  • Perform vulnerability scanning administration and inspection
  • Provide multifactored authentication system administration and MFA enrollment assistance and issue resolution
  • Provide endpoint protection system administration, testing, and implementation, as well as endpoint protection incident response
  • Complete security assessments for operating systems (server or device), databases, or other expertise as assigned
  • Assist in server or endpoint implementation
  • Provide Implementation and administration of future information security systems


  • 4-7 years of work experience or comparable demonstrated/demonstrable expertise in information security or networking
  • Understanding of network security, Windows, Linux, ChromeOS, MacOS, and iOS operating systems and related security
  • Capability for vulnerability scanning, analysis, and remediation using light enterprise-level systems such as Tenable or InsightVM
  • Understanding of Active Directory, AWS, Azure and related security
  • Capability for anti-malware software administration, installation, and configuration
  • Capability for information security incident response and containment
  • Understanding of information security laws, standards, requirements, and frameworks such as NIST guidance, CIS controls and benchmarks, PCI-DSS, FERPA, HIPAA, SOC-1, etc.
  • Preferred certifications are OSCP, AWS Architect, AWS Security, CCNA/CCNP/CCIE
  • Critical thinking, independent work ethic, and little supervision necessary for tasks
  • Able to commit to 12-18 month project
  • Open to travel within the city

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