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Sr. Security Engineer

Growing Government Contractor looking for strong Security Engineer. 

Security Engineer has previous experience working in a Federal Government environment developing and executing a standard continuous monitoring plan for shared infrastructures and shared services. 

 

Responsibilities of the position:

Develop and execute a standard continuous monitoring plan for the Department’s shared infrastructures and shared services;

Review and provide recommendations for the Continuous Monitoring Plan;

Identify security controls that are critical to the Department’s protection strategy;

Provide security engineering support for the review of ED system requirements and proposed architectures;

Participate in the EARB to evaluate and provide recommendations from a security impact and cybersecurity risk perspective;

Manage other Security Engineers through mentoring and sharing of information

Assess, recommend, and implement cybersecurity monitoring tools;

POC for the government customer in identifying, defining and implementing cybersecurity strategies, policies and tactics, techniques and procedures;

Methodically and proactively analyze problems and identify solutions as required to identify and mitigate risk to the customer and customer systems;

Act within identified guidelines, standards, and policies;

Ensure knowledge transfer with federal employees;

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All candidates must have the following, required qualifications to be considered:

10 years of experience with at least 5 years in the information security field

BA/BS degree required

Must hold a security certification (CISSP, CASP, CISA, CEH)

Proficiency conducting Security Control Assessments (SCAs) in accordance with NIST SP 800-53/53A Revision 4 guidelines

Demonstrated fluency with use of current technologies used for technical security control reviews (Tenable Nessus software, HP WebInspect, HP Fortify)

Experience with translating vulnerability scan results into findings aligned to NIST SP 800-53 Revision 4 security controls

Effectively present analytical data to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences

Experience researching, publishing and maintaining continuous monitoring metrics and data relevant to customer cybersecurity risk posture and RMF implementation

Demonstrated proven experience interacting daily with supervisors and/or functional peer groups, as well as directly with government customers

Excellent customer service skills with the ability to clearly communicate verbally and written

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