MAD Security Careers

Are you MAD enough to join our team?

The truth is, we’re growing like crazy. We are focused on solving the human side of information security by helping our customers reduce risk at the very core of the enterprise—its people. As a matter of fact, people are the core of our organization. We know that people are what makes us tick. We take immense pride in our work and we want like-minded folks on our team. Come grow with us!

For Employees:

MAD Security offers a very competitive compensation package that includes base salary, medical, 401k matching, bonuses (we like to reward you for your hard work), training on next generation security tools, and flexible time off.

For Trusted Partners (1099):

We are also looking for partners that we can work with that can augment our skills and add depth to our team.  We frequently receive requests for work that is a little out of our lane or that we can’t take on due to full bookings, and in those cases we like to work with trusted partners to create win/win scenarios.

MAD Career Postings:

Linux Administrator-Manassas, VA

  Linux Administrator     ** This position requires a Secret Clearance ** We’re looking for someone who enjoys a fast-paced environment with complex problem solving needs.Our customer’s network uses Linux, Windows, Apple, and Cisco products. The selected candidate for this position will serve as the lead administrator for all Linux (RedHat and CentOS) systems residing within the Security Operations Center (SOC). This position is staffed M-F, day shift, with afterhours call-in responsibilities.This position is a “jack of all trades” opportunity. The ideal candidate will possess a strong technical foundation in network and system security, analytic capability to detect and assess cyber threats to enterprise systems and the willingness to branch out to new areas of cybersecurity. Hands-on technical work ranging from system administration to security tool configuration and operation as well as vulnerability scanning and analysis are all tasks the candidate will be expected to handle independently. Requirements: To be successful in this role, you will require excellent working knowledge of Linux, be comfortable solving virtually any technical challenge associated with a Linux server, and possess superb troubleshooting skills. In this position you will: o Responsible for installation and support for all UNIX servers within the SOC o Participate in the design, deployment, and maintenance of evolving security related open, closed, and commercial source Linux based products o Executes to the defined product lifecycle, manages the product lifecycle to assure operational availability, proposes changes for implementation, gathers data and analyzes capacity and performance o Perform system monitoring, analyzing and documenting performance and conducting trend analysis as required- Perform routine and preventative maintenance, such as general computer tasks, application... read more

IT Security Specialist-San Jose, CA

  IT Security Specialist     Our client is seeking an IT Computer Security Specialist to be focused in the areas of IT Security with special emphasis on software integration between engineering software and security protocols required by DSS on classified IS systems. Successful candidate will have the desire to continue growing and learning in the Information Assurance and Security Field along with excellent communication and troubleshooting skills. Position is full-time hourly. This position is located in San Jose, and no relocation is available. Responsibilities: Develop and maintain an IS Security Program Develop and work with Software Engineers in assuring Systems that are deployed interface properly with specialized software developed by their Engineers. Implement and enforce the IS Security Policy Review bulletins and advisories that impact the security posture of information systems under your purview Ensure all IS Users receive the necessary Information Assurance and Security Training Develop and maintain (keep current) all information system certification / accreditation documentation in accordance with mandated policies Coordinate all external information systems audits and reviews Update Anti-Virus, Host Based Security Systems and Software Patches as required on a continual basis and update POA/M as required Review systems security posture and audit logs periodically to ensure compliance with a C/A documentation package Develop procedures for responding to security incidents and investigating and reporting security violations and incidents as appropriate Develop and implement change management policy and procedures for authorizing use of hardware / software on an information system Ensure systems and data are protected, operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and practices as outlined in the certification and accreditation document package... read more

McAfee SIEM Engineer-Multiple locations

  McAfee SIEM Engineer   McAfee SIEM Engineer JOB SUMMARY: The Senior McAfee SIEM (Nitro) Engineer Consultant is responsible for post-sales product and service implementation. Consultants are responsible for completing assigned projects in a manner consistent with the client’s standard which emphasizes the importance of providing exceptional customer service. They are also responsible for meeting consulting billing objectives. Support pre-sales activities for major accounts. Develop new service offerings and accompanying collateral. Help develop internal and external McAfee SIEM training courses, tools and collateral. Provide industry thought leadership in the areas of log managements, SIEM, “big data” and security analytics. Install, test, evaluate customer ordered equipment and software. Train customers on how to use installed technology. Ensure customer communication and satisfaction when project is complete to be sure project has met all proposal objectives and is completed on-time. Help identify opportunities as they relate to client’s practice areas. Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional associations such as ISSA. Complete administrative project tasks like time and expense entry, status reporting, and project completion reporting. Required Skills: Two or more years of hands-on experience with McAfee SIEM/Nitro. 7 or more years of Information Security professional experience. Thorough understanding of large-scale environments. Strong presentation and verbal communication skills. Process-oriented individual with strong attention to detail, and strong organizational skills. Excellent, detail-oriented writing skills. Expert knowledge of using Microsoft Office and Visio. Ability to build relationships with and influence other functional areas. Well-developed negotiation skills. Ability to build consensus. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to... read more

Security Engineer-Remote

Security Engineer MAD Security is currently seeking to expand our professional services team with an associate security engineer that is passionate about cyber security and is ready to Make A Difference! This position requires a self-motivated security consultant not afraid to learn new techniques and technologies on an ongoing basis. Position Skills Requirements: Strong knowledge of security hardware, software, and management platforms with emphasis on installation, troubleshooting, upgrading, integration, and client/server operations. Understanding of security tools and terminologies, such tools as DLP – Application DLP, and additionally knowledge on SIEM, IDS/IPS, HIPS, Anti-Virus & Malware analysis and protection, content filtering, logical access controls, identity and access management, application firewalls, vulnerability scanners, forensics software, and encryption in order to support security across an enterprise. Prefer strong knowledge of the McAfee Security product lines which include the following products: Host and Network DLP Endpoint Protection HIPS Web Gateway Email Gateway Next Generation Firewall EPO SIEM Intrusion Detection and Prevention Vulnerability Manager Asset Manager Policy Auditor Working knowledge of TCP/IP Networking, hardware protocols, LAN/WAN configuration, security architectures and LAN/WAN technologies Working knowledge of information systems security best practices (e.g., access control and system hardening, system audit and log file monitoring, security policies, and incident handling). Working knowledge of key security standards and regulations (ISO, SAN’s 20 critical controls, NIST, OWASP Top 10, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, etc.) Self-learner with a passion for IT security who is adaptable to changing requirements Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to transform technical knowledge into business language (e.g. reports, presentations, etc.) Ability to communicate at multiple levels with customers (i.e. technical / management) Experience in customer... read more

Here are a few of the qualities you need to be a member of our team:

  • Technical Expertise
  • Client Focus
  • Constant and lifelong learning
  • Business Understanding
  • Open and fun-loving mind
  • Innovative and quick thinking

What can MAD do for you?

  • Competitive compensation
  • Awesome healthcare package
  • 401K plan
  • Generous vacation package
  • Top-down and bottom-up support
  • Ongoing training
  • Attendance at top conferences
  • Career advancement

MAD Opportunities

Don’t see a job that really speaks to your experience? That’s okay! We are always looking to add bright, talented information security centric folks to our network. Send us your resume and we’ll review it to see how we might be able to work together. One of our recruiters will get in touch to discuss. No really, we mean it!!!!

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