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Virtual Cyber Solutions Engineer (140k+)

Reston, VA
This direct role with our client is for System Administrators (Unix/Linux) who want to get into the Cyber Security space!
  • Security Engineers perform a variety of functions related to security technology integration, certification, testing, compliance with security policies, procedures and guidelines.  They support Security Leadership in establishing the policies and procedures to perform secure systems operations
  • Security Engineers have demonstrated experience in analytical problem solving and the desire to learn new skills in a variety of disciplines.  They should have experience and an understanding of work flows, organization, planning, and experience with Cyber Security products and systems.   Security Engineers have experience in information systems engineering and specific experience in one or more Cyber Security disciplines.  
  • Security Engineers perform a variety of project tasks applied to specialized technology problems.  Tasks involve integration of electronic processes or methodologies to resolve enterprise-wide security issues, system problems, or technology problems as they relate to Cyber Security requirements.  The Security Engineer analyzes information security requirements and applies analytical and systematic approaches to engineering and management problems.  The Security Engineer supports system engineers in the application of Cyber Security principles to the solution of secure systems design problems.  The Security Engineer utilizes advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts in related technical disciplines.  Security Engineers will have or be able to obtain a security clearance at the level of Secret or higher and/or perform in an environment involving special security requirements, as task orders may dictate.
  • Team/Client Interaction: Works closely with the position supervisor, Systems Owners, Senior Corporate Managers, and network operational  personnel related to WAN and LAN security monitoring and management, and architecture and engineering initiatives.
  • Office environment: Mission critical, time sensitive, deadline driven and stressful situations may occur, with occasional weekend and evening hours possible. 
  • Problem solving skills and the desire to learn.
  • Strong technical ability with effective task management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals
  • Understanding how to translate contract requirements and ensure they are met
  • Writing ability to create necessary documentation and reports
  • Solid technical foundation and ability to understand and easily master new technical concepts
  • 1-2 years minimum equivalent experience in a related field
  • Experience with the NIST Risk Management Framework and the related Authorization processes
  • Experience with secure systems architecture
  • Experience with network security operations
  • Specific skills in boundary protection to include:  FW management; VPN management; cert/identity management and deployment; reporting; email gateway; web usage monitoring.
  • The following software experience: SecureInfo RMS, Xacta IA Manager, Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) applications including Agiliance and RSA Archer; vulnerability scanners; and other packages that support Security Authorization processes
  • The following experience:  Cyber Security NIST SP 800-37, SP 800-53, SP 800-39, SP 800-173, SP 800-47, SP 800-42
  • CISSP and/or other related security certifications
  • College degree in computer science or technical discipline desired
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