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Cyber Security Engineer (TS/SCI w/Poly Required)

Advertiser
SAIC
Location
Chantilly, Virginia, United States
Rate
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Description SAIC is seeking a candidate that will be responsible for ensuring the security of critical computer systems and networks. The ideal candidate would have a solid understanding of cyber security methods and engineering best practices. Must be able to manage incident handling, incident analysis, processesmethodologies, and the development of best practices. Must have a strong understanding of adversary processesmethodologiesTTP to include emerging threats, and the ability to develop signatures and countermeasures. In the role of Cyber Security Engineer, the candidate will be responsible for the following bull Review and ensure compliance with customer security policies and requirements bull Conduct reviews of vulnerability and generic security scan results of both systems and networks to identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities bull Analyze and recommend measures to mitigate network-related risks bull Develop security policies to address unauthorized access and malicious code insertion bull Review new and existing system and network designs for compliance with security standards and best practices bull Participate in vulnerability assessments on new and existing systemsnetworks bull Provide Tier 3 support for security related issues bull Participate in forensic analysis in response to systemnetwork vulnerabilities bull Provide architectural and technical guidance and recommendations for maintaining the security of systems and networks bull Verify and validate securing and hardening measures bull Ensure all systemsnetworks conform to security policies, standards, and best practices Qualifications Must already posses a TSSCI with FS poly Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Information Technology or related technical discipline 8+ years of successfully implementing advanced cyber security methods to systems and networks in a complex environment 4+ years' experience with Juniper and Cisco based networks. Experience working in Linux-based environments Understanding of networking environments to include IPv6 networking technologies (routing, switching, VLANs, subnets, firewalls) TCPIP stacks common networking protocols and common enterprise technologies Proven knowledge of ICD-503 security model Experience at a Senior level documenting the body of evidence to support security review and accreditation to include system security plans, configuration management plans, standard operating procedures, and TEM documentation Understanding of IT security principals, technologies, and best practices to include access control PKI and other encryption methods network-based and host-based IDSIPS security configuration baselines (STIG, CIS, FISMA) auditing vulnerability discovery and management, and computer logs Ability to work independently to identify errors, pinpoint root causes, document cause and effect, and devise solutions with minimal oversight Demonstrated experience in testing and implementing network vulnerability and protection methods Senior-level knowledge of information security concepts, policy frameworks, and best commercial practices Information Assurance Certifications (i.e. CISSP, CISA, GIAC, Security +, Certified Ethnical Hacker, etc.) Experience with security scanning and evaluation tools (Nessus, Retina, Wireshark, NMAP, EnCASE, etc.)

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