Security Engineer / Architect

cloud platforms / environments, Security, FISMA, HIPAA, MARS-E, SIEM. SECURITY TOOLS, UNIX, Windows, Linux, MacOS, Cisco, Juniper, web apps, databases,Identity Access Management (IAM)
Contract W2, 12+Months
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

DatamanUSA is a rapidly growing full service technical consulting and talent management company headquartered in Centennial, CO.  We provide expertise in ERP, Software Implementation, Business Process Optimization, Management Consulting, Project Management, Managed Services, and General IT Support for both commercial and government organizations.   

Currently, we are looking for a qualified individual to work as Security Architect for one of our Direct State Client in Columbia, SC

Scope of the project:

The Office of Information Assurance is tasked with ensuring Agency information systems and assets are functioning in a secure, compliant manner. A strong candidate for this position should possess HANDS-ON experience in the following:

  • Server and network infrastructure administration
  • Secure application development and integration
  • Secure system design and engineering
  • Strong understanding of authentication, authorization and auditing 

Daily duties / responsibilities:

The System Security Engineer will report to the Office of Information Assurance and operate as an experienced consultant and may have opportunities to work with SCDHHS leadership, business units, business partners and vendors 

Technical Knowledge:

  • HANDS-ON experience with any or all of the following technologies would be considered a desirable for this position:
  • System/Infrastructure Administration
  • Log management
  • Log Correlation Rules Creation/Modification
  • Hypervisor Host Management
  • Secure System Design - Infrastructure hardening and Secure application and Database (SQL, Oracle, NoSQL, etc.)security, development, deployment and management
  • System and application security continuous monitoring expertise utilizing tools such as Nessus, Saint, Qualys, etc.
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions such QRadar, Splunk Enterprise Security, Security Onion, etc.
  • Linux and Windows servers
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Cloud security and integration
  • Threat Intelligence Integration 

Security Program Experience:

  • Experience with CMS MARS-E or other FISMA Risk Management Framework (RMF) compliant programs is not required but may be considered desirable in the event that strong parity in technical skills is identified in multiple candidates.
  • Experience with development and integration of Security tasks and artifacts into the System/Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is ideal.
  • Experience in security as related to multi-tenant, cloud services and vendor interface management would be desirable for this position. 

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist (and often lead) in the design, development, implementation and/or ongoing maturation of SCDHHS network security and compliance solutions.
  • Provide HANDS-ON support of SCDHHS Systems and Software
  • Participate in audit and assessment of internal agency systems as well as business partner/service provider information systems.
  • Utilize Microsoft Office software suite, eGRC system, Bizagi, Atlassian and other products to document and report on information gathered during Audit and Assessment activities or other OIA efforts.
  • Participate in third-party audits and/or assessments of agency and business partner systems
  • Collaborate with agency leadership, business partners and other parties 

Required skills (rank in order of importance):

  • 3+ years of HANDS-ON experience in network design, implementation and support
  • Deep technical knowledge of secure system design principles, security architecture, network and system compliance tools, data protection schemes and access models.

Preferred skills (rank in order of importance):

  • Prior experience in working with any eGRC systems.
  • Prior Health Information Technology experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of FISMA, NIST, CMS MARS-E and HIPAA Security and Privacy. 

Required education/certifications:

  • BS degree in computer science or similar discipline. Equivalent experience will be considered for candidates with strong HANDS-ON experience.
  • Security+ or equivalent certification is required 

Preferred education/certifications:

  • ISC(2), ISACA, SANS GIAC and/or other Information Security Certification.
  • Microsoft, CISCO, VMWare or other similar certifications will be considered a plus
Dice Id : 10109429
Position Id : PW_S_E_A_SC
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