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This is a perfect opportunity for the right person to become a key part of a team of cyber security professionals that are executing a pivotal role in protecting and defending the nation's critical infrastructure. The Technical Specialist/Manager, Cyber Defense Engineering will be responsible for operating a highly important Cyber Defense Encryption function including the design and implementation of complex crypto service solutions. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for an individual who is looking for an opportunity in the Cyber Defense arena and wishes to grow within an organization. Position Responsibilities
- Mentor a small team of Cyber Defense Engineers supporting the primary goal of Global Information Security - Cyber Defense, with a focus on Cryptographic Technologies and emerging crypto patterns
- Create and execute Cyber Defense solutions as directed by Cyber Defense management and in accordance with CME's Cyber Defense Roadmap
- Manage projects according to project plans with a keen eye to objective delivery, cost adherence, maximizing value, and minimizing risk
- Contribute to and manage a rolling 18-24 month plan/roadmap, gain approval for said plan and execute said plan in accordance with Cyber Defense Service Lifecycle (CDSL), ie ITIL v3-2011 Service Principles
- Maintain acute industry awareness of the Cyber Defense Product Landscape, emerging and rising threat landscape and the latest/newest protocols/techniques/evolution in Cyber Security/ Cyber Defense with a focus on Encryption Technologies and emerging Encryption patterns
- Create complete Service Designs including, but not limited to Technical Requirement Documents, Proof of Concept use cases, Technology Engineering Documents, Service Operations Guides, etc.
- Perform operational knowledge transfer to associated support and consumer organizations
- 20+ years in IT Engineering and\or Cyber Security Engineering
- Solid working knowledge of ITIL (ITIL Certification preferred)
- A comprehensive understanding of, and implementation experience with Industry Security standards (ie ISO27001/2, NIST Cyber Security Framework, etc.)
- Excellent knowledge of technical leadership and information analysis
- Ability to multi-task
- 10 years' experience as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in designing, engineering, implementing, operating and supporting a Cryptographic Infrastructure consisting of such elements as; Enterprise Key Management System (EKMS), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Hardware Security Modules (HSM), Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP), Keyed-Hash Message Authentication Code (HMAC), Transparent Data Encryption (TDE), Enterprise Digital Rights Management (EDRM), etc. for Data-at-Rest, Data-in-Transit and Data-in-Use.
- Extensive knowledge and experience with application and infrastructure technologies associated with High Availability, System Resiliency, Systems Design & Engineering, Databases and Web technologies.
- A solid understanding of Cloud Technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform), particularly Crypto implementations
- Exceptional interpersonal skills; must build strong relationships with partners (internally and externally)
- Mastery of problem solving and troubleshooting with the ability to exercise mature judgment in accordance with business imperatives.
- Proven execution capabilities. Success oriented. Ability to work under pressure, owning and meeting critical deadlines.