Cyber Security InfoSec Engineer, w/Poly - Military veterans preferred

2018-10-24
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Herndon
Virginia
United States

Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.

 

The Primary responsibility for this SME level ISSE is to work alongside Customer Management teams, engineering branch and operational resources to provide overarching security support for the entire group. Work within the infrastructure division but oversee all security responsibilities over the application group and systems teams. Group level of 400+ and over 6 mission critical networks (private) and 25 applications. Complete A&A scans, provide guidance on mitigations, submit Accreditation requests, ATO packages, and provide overarching security guidance for systems. Provide engineering solutions, system designs, product/protoyping, and IT strategy for the future system movement of current infrastructure into a cloud based environment. 
This successful candidate must be able to communicate well across divisions, provide accurate and concise security guidance, think through creative solutions with the ISSM's, and ensure our systems remain in good security standing. 
Mandatory Skills Needed: 
• Minimum of SME level years of progressively responsible experience in Cyber Security, InfoSec, Security Engineering, Network Engineering with emphasis in cyber security issues and operations, computer incident response, systems architecture, data management. This includes malicious code detection, intrusion detection, and cyber security tool development and integration
• Review security plans and assist in developing security measures to safeguard information
• Provide guidance in the formulation of INFOSEC policies
• Provide INFOSEC guidance and direction at project inception and continuing through the lifecycle
• Assist in evaluating and ensuring the compliance of customers IT systems, applications, and infrastructure, assessing vulnerabilities and providing appropriate security countermeasures
• Communicate security exposure, INFOSEC incidents, or noncompliance situations
• Represent customer interests at technical exchange meetings and across the organization
• Create artifacts and perform activities as necessary to implement IC and Agency security processes for product approval, system accreditation, procurement, or modification
• Leverage commercial products to support the security our infrastructure, systems, and applications
• Review technical documentation to determine compliance with IC, Agency, and security directives
• Conduct, participate, brief, and facilitate security information activities highlighting schedule, risk assessments, evaluations, analysis
• Develop, document, and maintain security plans
• Create and document security requirements for systems and interfaces on numerous networks and platforms
• Analyze systems, including forensically, for malware, misuse, and/or unauthorized activity. Track, on a daily basis, intelligence (both open and classified sources) concerning malicious code threats
• Hands on experience with network security applications, protocols and associated hardware
• Good interpersonal, organizational, writing, communications and briefing skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Hands on experience with Nessus, App Detective, Web Inspect, SuperScan
• Hands on experience Microsoft Office
• Hands on experience Information Assurance assessment tools
• Experience with Encryption technologies
• Experience with Identity and authentication technologies
Certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
 
 

1. Performs Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization, coordinates with other government agencies to record and report incidents.

 

2. Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.

 

3. Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.

 

4. Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.

 

5. Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.

 

6. Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.

 

7. Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.

 

8. Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.

 

9. Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results.

 

10. Serves as a technical team or task leader.

 

11. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

 

12. Participates in special projects as required.

Qualifications:

10-15 years of related experience in data security administration.

 
 

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

 

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Education:

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.