Senior Security Systems Engineering -112717

CISSP certification, palo alto firewall/security appliance: understanding including basic networking, sub-netting, ids, nat, acl's, System Engineer not analyst, Able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance, US Citizen is a must
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Description:

  • Designs and develops new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer's enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.
  • Ensures system security needs established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation, systems hardening, vulnerability testing and scanning, incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning and provides analytical support for security policy development and analysis.
  • Integrates new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cyber security architectural artifacts, provides architectural analysis of cyber security features and relates existing system to future needs and trends, embeds advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration and testing issues.

You will support the security operations related to the following areas:

  • Vulnerability Management Nessus Vulnerability Scanning
  • Configuration Management - STIG/SCAP compliance baselines for windows, mac, linux
  • NetWitness (Or Equivalent SEIM / Log Aggregation experience)
  • Palo Alto Firewall/Security appliance: Understanding including basic networking, sub-netting, IDS, NAT, ACL's
  • NetWitness Or Equivalent Packet Capture solution
  • GigaMon Traffic Monitor, installation and configuration
  • ForeScout CounterAct (NAC) installation and configuration


  • Interface with customers to configure, deploy, and support Information Security products
  • Participate in requirements gathering, the design process, product reviews, and deployment activities
  • Work interactively with the Engineering team to ensure we set and meet customer expectations
  • Perform system administration of applications and systems to include installation, configuration, maintenance, patching, and back-up/restore
  • Troubleshoot systems hardware and software when issues occur
  • Provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity
  • Must be willing to lead major incident management process, supports Agency leadership during the activation of major/escalated incidents
  • Partner with IT leadership and teams to support operational issue
  • Carry out triage on security events, coordinate incidents with Incident Management Team, IT operations, network engineering, and application teams and support the Incident Management process
  • Assess, identify, and remediate of the individuals and/or systems affected
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Senior Program Executive
  • Responsible to fully document assigned tickets to show all work performed in order to pass SLRs


  • Bachelor s Degree plus 6 years of relevant work experience.
  • Education Substitution: For each year of degree required, 2 years of experience may be substituted
  • Experience writing reports and other management level communications
  • Those authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.ship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ServiceNow ticketing and reporting experience
  • Linux, Windows, and Active Directory experience
  • NetWitness
  • Experience with Tenable and Palo Alto network security solutions
  • ForeScout CounterAct, DLP solutions and Cylance AV
  • CISSP certification

Posted By

Shirley Shmagin

17441 Bramble Court Yorba Linda, CA, 92886

Dice Id : 10115978
Position Id : 112717
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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