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Information Systems Security Engineer IV

Fort George G Meade, MD · Information Technology
Seeking a talented Information System Security Engineer IV to join the team! Located in Fort Meade, MD.
Must have an active TS/SCI w/ poly to join the Security Monitoring Team.
The ideal candidate will have a strong LINUX and WINDOWS as well as a networking background in support of implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems.
Will be required to provide day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all client problems, and provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers. 
*Candidate must have knowledge/experience and willing to learn PYTHON and BASH
Basic Qualifications:
The selected candidate must meet at least one of the following education requirements:
  • (8) years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree
  • (6) years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree
  • (10) years of experience and an associate’s degreeyears of experience and an associate’s degree
  • (12) years of experience and a high school diploma
In addition, the selected candidate shall be able to:
  • Knowledge/Experience and willing to learn PYTHON and BASH
  • Identify overall security requirements for the proper handling of data, and assist architects and system developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security;
  • Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relationships among external systems and architectures;
  • Provide PMO interface to Certification and Accreditation (C&A) organization;
  • Provide guidance to development and operational efforts regarding information assurance (IA) functions, particularly those focusing on strategic planning, infrastructure protection, and defensive strategy;
  • Contribute to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification, and awareness activities for systems and networking operations;
  • Advocate and recommend corporate solutions to resolve security requirements;
  • Interact with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to define and achieve required IA objectives for the organization;
  • Contribute in building security architecture; coordinate the integration of legacy systems;
  • Contribute to the acquisition/RDT&E environment and build IA into the system deployed to operational environments;
  • Monitor and suggest improvements to policy;
  • Review certification and accreditation documentation;
  • A working knowledge of following is required:
    • System security design process
    • Defense-in-depth/breadth
    • Engineering life cycle
    • Information domains
    • Cross-domain solutions
    • Identification, authentication and authorization
    • System integration
    • DCID 6/3
    • Risk management & contingency planning
    • Intrusion detection & incident handling
    • Configuration control & change management
    • Auditing, Certification and Accreditation (C&A)  process,
    • Principles of IA
    • Security testing.
Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • Experience with PYTHON and BASH
  • Bachelor's degree;
  • Linux Systems administration experience;
  • Experience with IBM Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS);
  • Updating IAVA databases;
  • Experience with virutal networking (ESXI, Vmware, Vsphere), switches and firewalls, IP protocols;
  • Experience with Puppet.
  • CISSP certification
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