NETWORK SECURITY ENGINEER

Requisition ID:  170305-1

Location:  Washington D.C. Metro Area

US Citizenship Required: Yes

Clearance: TS/SCI Eligible

Travel:  <25%

Description

Network Security Engineer will provide network defense product installation and configuration as part of a Computer Emergency Response Team. Network Security Engineer will utilize product to perform CND Protection scanning analysis of Subscriber network vulnerability scan (VS) results; determine impacts to network operations; provide recommended mitigation activities as required, review corrective/mitigation actions; coordinate corrective actions reports and assist in risk analysis. Candidate will maintain the product to support the Protection Team’s Anti-Malware program, forward alerts and warnings to client, respond to client malware reports and assist in configuring product to implement protective/anti-malware measures.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be a self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Be willing to research and learn new technologies
  • Be willing to solve challenging problems with a worldwide team
  • Participate constructively in requirements analysis and design discussions

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in IT or related discipline and 10 years relevant experience or a Bachelors Degree in IT or related discipline and 15 years relevant experience.
  • Candidate must have one of the following DoD approved baseline certifications IAW DoD 8570.1M, or the ability to obtain prior to start date (IAT Lvl III):  CISSP (or  Associate), GCIH, CISA, CASP CE, GSEC.
  • Must be able to obtain additional certification within 6 months of start date. 
  • Must have experience performing security compliance scans across a WAN (ACAS preferred); strong HBSS background, strong technical writing aptitude, and ability to train on the use of tools in understandable terms.
  • Must be able to apply extensive knowledge of cybersecurity concepts, practices and procedures to ensure the secure integration and operation of all enclave systems. 
  • Must be willing to travel on short notice. Travel requirements will usually not exceed two weeks on any given assignment.
  • Candidate must have or be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Correlating security events across a WAN.
  • Providing security analysis and solutions in a WAN/LAN environment.
  • Ability to work as part of an integrated network operations and support team.
  • Significant knowledge of particular CND tools, (ACAS, HBSS) tactics, techniques and procedures which support the tracking, management, analysis and resolution of incidents.

Education

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent experience.