Cyber Security Engineer (TS/SCI w/Poly Required)

  • SAIC,
  • Chantilly, VA
  • 1 hour ago
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Security, Engineer, Computer, Linux, TCP, IP, IT, CISSP, Engineering
Full Time
Travel not required

Job Description

SAIC is seeking a candidate that will be responsible for ensuring the security of critical computer systems and networks. The ideal candidate would have a solid understanding of cyber security methods and engineering best practices. Must be able to manage incident handling, incident analysis, processes/methodologies, and the development of best practices. Must have a strong understanding of adversary processes/methodologies/TTP to include emerging threats, and the ability to develop signatures and countermeasures.
In the role of Cyber Security Engineer, the candidate will be responsible for the following:
• Review and ensure compliance with customer security policies and requirements
• Conduct reviews of vulnerability and generic security scan results of both systems and networks to identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities
• Analyze and recommend measures to mitigate network-related risks
• Develop security policies to address unauthorized access and malicious code insertion
• Review new and existing system and network designs for compliance with security standards and best practices
• Participate in vulnerability assessments on new and existing systems/networks
• Provide Tier 3 support for security related issues
• Participate in forensic analysis in response to system/network vulnerabilities
• Provide architectural and technical guidance and recommendations for maintaining the security of systems and networks
• Verify and validate securing and hardening measures
• Ensure all systems/networks conform to security policies, standards, and best practices

  • Must already posses a TS/SCI with FS poly
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Information Technology or related technical discipline
  • 8+ years of successfully implementing advanced cyber security methods to systems and networks in a complex environment
  • 4+ years' experience with Juniper and Cisco based networks.
  • Experience working in Linux-based environments
  • Understanding of networking environments to include IPv6 networking technologies (routing, switching, VLANs, subnets, firewalls); TCP/IP stacks; common networking protocols; and common enterprise technologies
  • Proven knowledge of ICD-503 security model
  • Experience at a Senior level documenting the body of evidence to support security review and accreditation to include system security plans, configuration management plans, standard operating procedures, and TEM documentation
  • Understanding of IT security principals, technologies, and best practices to include access control; PKI and other encryption methods; network-based and host-based IDS/IPS; security configuration baselines (STIG, CIS, FISMA); auditing; vulnerability discovery and management, and computer logs
  • Ability to work independently to identify errors, pinpoint root causes, document cause and effect, and devise solutions with minimal oversight
  • Demonstrated experience in testing and implementing network vulnerability and protection methods
  • Senior-level knowledge of information security concepts, policy frameworks, and best commercial practices
  • Information Assurance Certifications (i.e. CISSP, CISA, GIAC, Security +, Certified Ethnical Hacker, etc.)
  • Experience with security scanning and evaluation tools (Nessus, Retina, Wireshark, NMAP, EnCASE, etc.)

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Company Information

Dice Id : 10111346
Position Id : 202820
Originally Posted : 7 months ago