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Cyber Security Engineer (Locals and Citizen)

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Epic Systems, Inc,
Location
Leesburg, Virginia, United States
Rate
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Job Title Cyber Security Engineer Location Leesburg, VA. Duration Long Term Job Description The Client is currently seeking a Cyber Security Engineer in Leesburg, VA to support a Civilian Agency Cyber Security Operations Center (SOC) organization protecting the network security of tens of thousands of users. The position will be filled by an individual skilled in the area of vulnerability scanning and assessment The Cyber Security Engineer responsibilities include Perform daily vulnerability assessment, threat assessment, mitigation and reporting activities in order to safeguard Agency information assets. Perform vulnerability scanning on Information Systems to ensure protection has been put in place on those systems. Conduct remote administration to include managing accounts, passwords, server updates, patching, and backups of Windows and LinuxUnix servers. Provide incident response functions when appropriate and coordinate activities with site Incident Handlers. Conduct research pertaining to the latest viruses, worms, etc. and the latest technological advances in combating unauthorized access to information. Write guidelines, standards, policies, procedures and other technical documentation. Assess and review current technology infrastructure to identify key risks areas and ensure adequate level of control are in place to address those risks. Recommend technological and architectural upgradesmodifications to Agency's Information Systems Security architecture. Perform other Network SecurityInformation Assurance tasks as assigned. Support the Agency in publishing incidents, alerts, advisories and bulletins as required. Any other duties as requested by the Contracting Officer Representative and SOC management. QualitiesAdditional info Cyber Security Services Engineer should be a proven team player with excellent oral and written communication skills. Cyber Security Services Branch Team Member should be a self-starter, capable of independently working projects. Frequent interaction with government client is required. Occasional local travel. Infrequent (5) local travel, infrequent (5) long distance travel. Job Qualifications Required Education and Experience Education - Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information systems. OR - Minimum six (6) years of relevant professional experience. Experience - In addition to required education or equivalent experience - Minimum five (5) years IT experience. AND - Must have three (3) years of experience administering Windows and UNIX-based systems and TCPIP networking. Preferred Experience Experience with the following Fortify WebInspect DP Protect McAfee Vulnerability Manager Tenable Nessus Fortify on Demand (FOD) Authentication technologies (e.g. PGP, password files etc.) Knowledge of anti-virus software functionally and capabilities Knowledge of wireless LAN security (802.11) Advanced Routing and Switching, Remote Access, Multilayer Switching, Cisco IOS security, VPN security, and Troubleshooting LANSystemNetwork administrator Windows, Linux, and networks TCPIP (Network System Engineering) Maintain awareness on current "special threats Perform penetration tests CISSP andor SANSGIAC Certification, CCNPCCDP a plus and Cisco WLAN certification a plus Experience working in a network security environment, such as a Security Operations Center (SOC), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Incident Response Center (CIRC) or Cyber Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC). Level of Clearance Required Department of Defense Secret

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