Cyber Security Engineer – NASA/GSFC - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-30
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Greenbelt
Maryland
20771
United States

Description

SAIC is hiring Cyber Security Engineers in Greenbelt, MD

to support NASA at GSFC

 

Join the Cyber Team supporting NASA's Goddard NASCOM Mission Network Security Team as we secure and defend the worldwide NASA Mission Network. The role of Cyber Security Engineer is a hands-on technical position joining a seasoned and diverse team of cyber security professionals. 


DUTIES REQUIREMENTS:


• Respond to security incidents including gathering, analyzing and presenting forensic evidence for cyber malware and intrusions.


• Perform data analytics seeking, identifying and confirming cyber threats, risks and vulnerabilities to the network environment.


• Support the development and deployment of agency-wide cyber security projects and initiatives into the network environment.


• Perform risk analysis of proposed capabilities resulting in specific technical recommendations for improving security and/or mitigating cyber risk.


• Briefing technical and non-technical management on cyber issues, threats, vulnerabilities and risk reduction strategies.


• Ideal candidate must be able to grasp a wide range of unique skills, and be able to think and respond quickly to real-time problems as they arise.


• Candidate must have strong multi- tasking skills to effectively meet task objectives.

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Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or related field) and 5+ years of IT experience.
  • Hands-on working experience in cyber intrusion detection, incident response or forensic analysis experience.

REQUIRED SKILLS:


• Solid understanding of computer network protocols including TCP/IP.


• Linux and Windows system administration experience.


• Working knowledge of information security issues, trends and leading practices.


• Demonstrated analytical skills.


• Self- disciplined and self-motivated.


DESIRED SKILLS:


• Coding/Scripting experience e.g. Perl, Bash, VB Script, Python, etc.


• Experience working with networking and security tools such as Tenable Security Center, McAfee Vulnerability Manager, ELK, Intella and Metasploit.


• Experience with VMware Hypervisor and related tools.


• Certifications such as CISSP, GCIA, CEH, GCIH, GCFA or CSIH.


• A self-starter, performing tasks with minimal supervision but working effectively with immediate and cross-functional team members.


• Highly effective communicator (both verbal and written).


• Excellent organizational, detail, multi-tasking and time management skills.

 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:

 

Must currently possess a Secret security clearance at a minimum.

 

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