Sr. Principal Computer System Security Analyst

cisco certified internet-working expert - security (ccie – security) certification, or ccde credential, or palo alto networks certified network security engineer (pcnse), or check point certified security expert (ccse), or check point managed security expert (ccms), forescout, fireeye, skybox tool, cyberark and access management, tenible/nessus, sourcefire, stealthwatch, dbprotect knowledge
Contract W2, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

We have the following government roles open for ~1 year contract in Baltimore (Woodlawn), MD possibly going FTE (Full Time Employment).


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Role title: Sr. Principal Computer System Security Analyst (NS-016/19021002)
Duration: ~1 year contract (possibly going Full Time Employment)
Location: Baltimore, MD
Positions available: 2
Rate: open

Description of Work:

- Provides technical analysis in network security planning, engineering, and design.
- Be the enterprise expert in cross-functional discipline of enterprise network and cyber security infrastructure.
- Provides analysis for implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to network security problems.
- Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and cyber security hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Intrusion Prevention devices, etc.
- Coordinates third-party maintenance for network and cyber security equipment and troubleshoots problems with department users and department network administrators.
- Evaluates potential networking products, technical solutions, and capacity requirements to meet business needs.
- Validate enterprise-level network security design, newly released equipment software and operating system for vulnerabilities and deficiencies. Makes changes to mitigate the risk.
- Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product.
- Reviews the customer's network security looking for opportunities to enhance security functionality, performance and reliability by utilizing the proven industry best-practices and architectures.
- Provides specifications and detail schematics for unified network architecture of the enterprise.
- Provides daily monitoring/detection of potential performance/throughput issue and develop risk mitigation solutions
- Provide guidance to team members and provide status metrics to Government customer.
- Provide third-level support and troubleshooting of network problems. Periodically provide after-hours and weekend support.
- Become knowledgeable on the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) technical requirements for CDM program.
- Designs, tests, and implements state-of-the-art secure operating systems, networks, and database products, including design of high level dashboards, using data feeds from different network tools.
- Involved in a wide range of security issues including use of cyber security tools, whitelisting, blacklisting activities.
- May prepare security reports to regulatory agencies.


Basic Qualifications:
Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed:

- 14+ years’ experience with at least 18 years in engineering complex network systems; OR 12 years with Bachelor's, OR 10 years with Master's, OR 7 years with Ph.D.
- Possess a Cisco Certified Internet-working Expert - Security (CCIE – Security); or CCDE credential; or Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE); or Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE); or Check Point Managed Security Expert (CCMS).
- Minimum of 2 years of experience performing security functions on network devices, appliances, and security tools.
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in General frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques.
- Minimum of 1 year of experience in demonstrates the skill and ability to translate security mandates and guidelines such as NIST 800-series into operational functions.
- Minimum of 1 year of experience in developing and tailoring reporting from network security tools.
- Minimum of 2 years of experience understanding of whitelisting and blacklisting using network security tools and devices
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance.


Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration:

- Minimum of 2 years of experience with Forescout and Fireeye cyber security tools.
- Minimum of 2 years of experience with Skybox tool.
- Possess CyberArk and access management experience.
- Possess knowledge of Tenible/Nessus, Sourcefire, Stealthwatch, and DBProtect knowledge.
- Prior experience supporting government agencies.
- Understanding of business processes supporting IT programs, networks, and/or cybersecurity programs.
- Understanding of technologies, networking principles, data flows, work flows, IT reporting, etc.

Posted By

Laura Dancovici

Aspen, CO, 81611

Dice Id : 10214021
Position Id : NetworkEngMD
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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