INQ5345 Cyber Security Engineer

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Riverdale, MD
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jun 09, 2017
Job ID
Title: Cyber Security Engineer
Location:  Riverdale, MD
Company Description:
Our great client is a high-energy, forward-thinking, advanced technology company that provides their customers with an impressive array of System Engineering, Enterprise Infrastructure, Cyber Security, Software and Management services and solutions. They demonstrate a new brand of leadership—one that fosters trust, integrity, and excellence--by giving customers something different. This has afforded them high degrees of success and loyalty among their employees and customers. They embrace the belief that by providing the best service possible to government, they ultimately provide the best service to our nation.
Our great client builds their culture on a foundation of honesty, mutual trust, collaboration, and innovation. Their employees live the culture by being passionate thinkers, communicators and team players dedicated to their shared vision and to making people’s lives better and safer. They know that their employees are their important asset. Come bring your passion!
Job Summary:

Our great client is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer to join us in Riverdale, Maryland.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Plans and documents the configuration guidelines of network cyber security components (IP addressable devices) that comprise the network infrastructure in accordance with the guidelines and direction provided in organizational policy and leadership
  • Provides risk-based recommendations to the organization related to change requests for cyber security defense configurations (e.g. firewall rules, proxy exceptions, etc.)
  • Uses state-of-the-art network practices and cyber security tools approved by organizational leadership to develop guidelines
  • Works across all aspect of network cyber security engineering technologies including Internet access, intrusion defense and detection, desktop security, remote access services, network management, secure USGCB configuration, and troubleshooting of cyber security resource configurations on such devices as Intrusion Detection/Prevention Sensors, Firewalls, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), and Secure Socket Layer (SSL) links; 5)
  • Plans, analyses, documents, and assesses compliance with information systems cyber security programs, policies, procedures, standards, and tools
  • CISSP and CSSCP certification Preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience with cyber security tools, such as, but not limited to, Splunk, CounterAct, SolarWinds, Visio, Cisco Firepower, Bro, Cisco IPS/IDS, and Trustwave.
  • Experience with cyber security engineering for the federal government, including remediation strategies for vulnerabilities and cyber incidents and in providing guidelines and recommendations for detection and prevention
  • Subject matter expertise in creating and documenting engineering guidelines for engineers, software developers, and operational personnel that comply with the latest appropriate guidelines, including FISMA, DHS, CDM, OMB, and NIST guidelines
  • Ability to write and illustrate clear, understandable technical configuration guideline information for IP addressable devices such as firewalls, gateways, switches, servers, workstations/laptops and mobile devices
  • Certified Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification; certifies critical thinking and judgment across a broad spectrum of security disciplines and requires implementation of clear solutions in complex environments
  • CSSLP - Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional desired, but not required; in lieu of CSSLP, candidate may simply have 3-5 years’ experience in developing cyber security software development guidelines to “bake” cyber security into code from the ground up; note:  no actual programming skills are required
  • Experience with MS Office tools such as Visio, Word and Excel
Our great client is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. They are committed to equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.