Cyber Security Engineer (Secret Clearance Preferred)

Syracuse, NY
Contracted to Full Time
Mid Level

Position Overview:

The Cybersecurity Engineer will play a vital role in ensuring the security of our organization's information systems. With a focus on implementing and maintaining robust cybersecurity measures, this position requires a deep understanding of cybersecurity best practices, DOD 8570 certifications (IAT or IAM), and hands-on experience in securing complex systems. This is a 6 month contract to direct hire, active Secret clearance preferred.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Security Implementation: Design, implement, and manage security solutions to protect the organization's information systems, networks, and data.

  • Vulnerability Management: Conduct regular vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, and risk assessments to identify and mitigate security risks.

  • Incident Response: Develop and maintain incident response plans, including monitoring and responding to security incidents and breaches.

  • Compliance: Ensure that all cybersecurity measures and protocols comply with industry standards, regulatory requirements, and best practices.

  • Network Security: Configure and maintain network security devices, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and VPNs.

  • Security Policies: Develop and enforce security policies, procedures, and access controls to safeguard sensitive information.

  • Monitoring and Analysis: Continuously monitor security logs and alerts, analyze threats, and respond to security incidents in a timely manner.

  • Security Awareness: Provide security training and awareness programs to employees to promote a culture of cybersecurity.

  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of security configurations, incidents, and remediation efforts.

  • Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate security best practices into system design and development processes.


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