Job Description :
Job: Cisco Advanced Malware Protection Administrator
Location: Downey, CA (Greater LA area)
Duration: 1 Year Contract

Job Description
CAI is hiring ! Our client is in immediate need of a Cisco Malware Administrator. This is a 12+ month contract in Downey, CA with the possibility of extension.

Our client provides enterprise security services for the organization including security multilayer protection of endpoints using McAfee and Cisco AMP, email security, threat analytics and incident response. The CISCO AMP has been implemented fully to workstations in majority of the departments and the goal is to expend it to all departments workstations and servers with improved operational excellence.

Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI) is an innovative solutions company managing engagements with numerous Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies. CAI is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania with a staff of over 4,200 professionals working at locations around the world in a variety of industries. Our services leverage technology to provide outstanding customer experiences that generate new value for our clients, our employees, and our greater communities.
CAI is building a culture of continued learning, support, and personal development in a collegial environment. We also strive to make a positive impact on our surrounding communities through various outreach programs. We make a positive difference for our associates and the communities in which we serve.
Our mission: Provide industry-leading services and an incredible workplace for our associates, while making an impact on our communities. For more information on our professionals, services, and industries we support, please see our website .
Duties & Responsibilities
Administrate Cisco AMP and ensure compliance and coverage on a daily basis.
Administer Cisco AMP endpoint security infrastructure and monitor endpoints for threats.
Perform vulnerability assessments of information systems including regular audits .
Assist with patch management of all systems.
Recommend alternatives when appropriate.
Perform task related to hardware and software network configuration.
Implement and support deployment of Cisco AMP to all Departments.
Deploy and maintain Cisco AMP in protect mode to datacenter servers, for all servers in AWS, Azure and Google Cloud and in protect mode to all workstations.
Test new releases of AMP prior to deployment.
Manage and implement Cisco AMP upgrades for all end points.
Ensure that the latest version of Cisco AMP is running on servers and workstation.
Respond to user support requests, diagnose and provide solutions to technical issues.
On a daily basis resolve all outstanding events in Cisco AMP.
Collaborate with other teams to resolve security gaps and discrepancy reported by AMP.
Define and document exclusion required due to the specific system incompatibility. Resolve all tickets within the SLA timeframe. Develop playbooks to optimize the use of Cisco AMP.
Create and maintain AMP configuration following best practice as advised by vendor, Cisco.
Write custom scripts to automate processes as needed.
Contribute to project documentation and diagrams including quality assurance and ticket and bug management.
Drive security for deployment, craft policies around configuration, automate features and utilize reporting capabilities
Drive adoption and expansion of Cisco AMP security by highlighting feature opportunities.
Navigate complex security environments and migrate customers to the latest Cisco AMP platform.
Deliver presentations and provide progress updates to Managers and Staff.
Provide as needed after hours support at the discretion of the SD-SOS Section manager. Prioritize and work responsibly with or without direct supervision. Review daily AMP reports and resolve any issues. Create ad-hoc reports as required.

The Consultant must meet all the following minimum qualifications:
Two (2) years of experience within the last four (4) years performing hands on Cisco AMP administration.
Two (2) years of experience within the last four (4) years performing endpoint security malware events monitoring, analysis and remediation.
Three (3) years of experience within the last four (4) years performing all the following:
o Planning, designing, implementing, optimizing, and operating malware and OS vulnerability security solutions.
o Cloud Security malware protection.
o Patch and configuration management
Two (2) years of experience within the last four (3) years performing all the following:
o Troubleshooting and resolving technical problems.
o Endpoint Security.
o Diagnosing and remediating malware