Requisition ID: 170305-1
Location: Washington D.C. Metro Area
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Clearance: TS/SCI Eligible
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.
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
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.
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.
Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent experience.