Cyber Security Engineer - Expert

Data Intelligence Technologies - Chantilly, VA


The successful candidate will support overall network defense activities, provide in-depth analysis of suspected malicious code and/or infected systems and network devices, perform necessary inspection and reverse-engineering activities to understand the behavior of software, determine the root cause for the presence of threats, and develop recommendations to counter threats.

Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Maintaining, updating, and configuring logging/auditing tools across Sponsor networks
  • Ensuring all network defense capabilities are kept current, patched, and securely configured
  • Designing, testing, and integrating new security products as directed
  • Beta testing new capabilities when directed, and conducting software testing as required
  • Maintaining a robust library of documentation, to include network diagrams for cyber defense capabilities and sensors, and making documentation available to all personnel with appropriate need-to-know
  • Providing engineering support for all primary systems, such as network-based intrusion detection/prevention
  • Maintaining, updating, and conducting routine vulnerability scanning across all Sponsor networks
  • Ensuring all parts of the infrastructure are in compliance with patching/hardening requirements
  • Maintaining system baselines and configuration management items, including security event monitoring policies
  • Working with all stakeholders to ensure complete and functioning systems that meet all requirements
  • Analyzing data flows into, out of, and across Sponsor networks to identify and rectify any security gaps



Required Experience, Skills, & Technologies

  • TS/SCI clearance with appropriate poly
  • Significant, hands-on experience with security/monitoring tools, particularly Splunk
  • Significant, hands-on experience maintaining, configuring, and monitoring network security applications, network devices, encryption technologies, operating systems, and storage appliances
  • Significant, hands-on experience securing IT infrastructures, monitoring network defense technologies, and analyzing the outputs
  • Experience inventorying complex networks, and with all facets of network documentation (security compliance, configuration management, patching, centralized authentication, removable media, etc.)
  • Experience creating, maintaining, and communicating complex information technology documentation, particularly network and security documentation
  • Experience working with complex, intertwined systems and data flows
  • Ability to take ownership, work across teams, organize meetings/boards as needed, and drive change throughout an organization

Desired Experience, Skills & Technologies

  • CISSP and/or CCNA certifications
  • Experience with the Xacta 360 cyber risk and compliance automation tool
  • Experience navigating the Sponsor's accreditation process and ICD 503 requirements
(req - 156)


Posted On: Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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