Security Engineer

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designs, monitors and analyzes virtual infrastructure environments utilizing information assurance expertise
  • Develops and implements technical solutions to meet regulatory security
  • Troubleshoots network system issues pertaining to security policies
  • Applies security fixes and patches to Windows/Linux servers
  • Utilizes information assurance tools as needed to validate application security
  • Performs vulnerability scanning of systems
  • Supports operational and maintenance phase for as-built systems
  • Supports data center operational responsibility to ensure proper security risk controls
  • Maintains current knowledge of cyber security technology
  • Participates in special projects as needed

Required Technical Skills

  • Assessment, design, implementation, and support of network infrastructures
  • Information assurance expertise within virtual and cloud infrastructures
  • NESSUS
  • Cisco and Juniper router installation and configuration
  • Cisco switches and firewall installation and configuration
  • Strong knowledge of engineering life cycle (assessment, solution design, testing, implementation)
  • Unified threat management
  • VPN security solutions
  • Intrusion prevention systems and intrusion detection systems
  • Wired and wireless network technologies
  • Wireshark
  • Windows/Linux
  • Visio and MS Office

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • 6+ years of experience in security engineering for network systems
  • CISSP or SANS certification preferred
  • Experience creating documents and detailed drawings using Visio and MS Office
  • Excellent problem solving, analytic, and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment
  • Self-starter with ability to accomplish tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision
  • Capable of lifting equipment up to 50┬ápounds
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends as needed
  • Position requires ability to obtain a security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship

Location: Prince William County I Dulles, Route 28 corridor
Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Travel: 5% or less

 

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