Network Analytics_Senior WAF engineer

July 28, 2022
Jacksonville, FL
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Project Description:

  • Security engineer responsible for implementation of deception / honeypot tooling and use cases including agent / decoy deployment, tool configuration, campaign implementation, documentation and SEIM integration. We are looking for someone with 6-8+ years' engineering experience, able to function as an independent, engineering SME on the team.


  • • Engineers, configures, deploys, and maintains Web Application Firewall solution (Kona site defender)
  • • Develops advanced alerts/reports to meet the requirements of key stakeholders (WAF policy management experience is a plus)
  • • Collaborates with key stakeholders within Information Security and Engineering teams to develop specific use cases to address specific business needs
  • • Creates WAF rules/signatures to mitigate threats and implements best practices
  • • Creation and implementation of custom alerting dashboards in SIEM for investigations
  • • Works extensively with different stakeholders (mainly IT Asset owner/ web masters) across DB for deployment of WAF
  • • Aids in gathering metrics for measuring Performance and Risk
  • • Provides ongoing support to existing monitoring capabilities and data collection systems.
  • • Provides development support for the expansion and implementation of new systems.
  • • Understands configuration/requirements of web applications and adjust WAF to address the needs of the app (mutual TLS, public key pinning etc.)

Mandatory Skills Description:

  • • Extensive knowledge of Web Application Firewall product administration (Big Plus Kona Site Defender (Akamai Technologies WAF) experience)
  • • Extensive knowledge of web technologies and concepts
  • • Exposure to Web Application Vulnerabilities
  • • Expertise in one or multiple areas such as operating systems, web services, programming languages, network devices, application vulnerabilities and attack vectors
  • • Proven ability to understand and analyze highly complex issues, then apply experience and judgment to develop sound recommendations related to application and security event identification and resolution
  • • Strong researching, writing, and organizational skills
  • • Experience in reviewing and analyzing log files and data correlation
  • • Demonstrates knowledge of HTTP message composition

Nice-to-Have Skills:

  • Additional Experience: Windows, Unix, Kona Site Defender
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