Antivirus specialist (McAfee)

Deadline 12 December, 2019 Position Ref: 1493
Skills Required

PKI Firewalls Endpoint security data protection encryption Proxies antivirus software data encryption Authentication systems e-mail gateways IP security McAfee Endpoint Protection McAfee Advanced Threat Prevention McAfee Disk McAfee Folder/Removable Media encryption McAfee Rogue Detection McAfee Active Response host intrusion detection and prevention vulnerability assessment hardening practices Network IDS/IPS Remote access control and violations data integrity


Antivirus specialist (McAfee)



Total Experience (months or years)



For working in its operational security team, our client is looking for a candidate having a good mix of the competencies listed, and in particular for performing the following tasks:

  • Monitor the events produced by the Endpoint Security suites installed in Production and in the Lab, on server and workstation environments.
  • Monitor the events produced by other sources like App Locker, other Antivirus, Proxy, etc. etc.
  • Work at the daily tasks for the endpoint protection: Select/Define/Improve policies, signatures and triggers.
  • Improve detection capabilities by creating Splunk filters.
  • Detect and minimize false positives.
  • Perform the first investigations before communicating the possible incident
  • to the reaction team. Possibly inform stakeholders accordingly.
  • Write "response instructions" for common situations




  • You have minimum 8 years of professional experience in the domain of ICT and Network security 
  • You hold an University degree (minimum 4 years post-secondary education) in an ICT related field. Two years of recent experience in the domain will be considered equivalent to one year of studies.
  • English fluent + French minimum Level B1 desirable
  • You have an excellent knowledge of Endpoint Security suites: McAfee Endpoint Protection, McAfee Advanced Threat Prevention, McAfee Disk, Encryption, McAfee Folder/Removable Media encryption, McAfee Rogue Detection, McAfee Active Response, etc.
  • You have working experience in complex ICT enterprise environments and in the.associated security aspects.
  • You hold an excellent knowledge of Operating systems and good practices for their configuration ad protection
  • You have an excellent knowledge of all kind of network and host security systems including: antivirus software, host intrusion detection and prevention, vulnerability assessment, data encryption, honey-pot, and hardening practices
  • You have an excellent knowledge of network concepts and the associated security solutions. In particular the following topics must be known: Internet/Intranet/Extranet architectures; Authentication systems, Firewall, Proxies, Network IDS/IPS, PKI, e-mail gateways, IP security, Remote access control and violations, data protection and integrity, Encryption, Viruses
  • Desirable knowledge of IT best practices (ITIL, COBIT, etc.)







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