SR. Cyber Security Engineer with Security Clearance

  • Base One Technologies
  • 501 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020

Job Description

Our DC metro based client is looking for a Senior Security Engineer. If you are interested in this opening, please forward a copy of your updated resume in word format to Work location: L'Enfant Plaza
Must Have One of the Following J3 Certifications:
CISSP or one of GCWN, GISF, GSSP, GICSP, CCSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CCSNP, CCIE-Security, ECSP, MCSE-Security Expert, or RHCSA/RHCE Certification. Job Description:
The Senior Security Engineer will need to be a self-starter with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, flexibility, good judgment and the ability to coordinate multiple, concurrent tasks in an effective manner. The Senior Security Engineer works with internal team members to ensure the systems are functional, secure, and scalable. The systems and networks developed will be used to collect and process data and improve the SOC security infrastructure. The Senior Security Engineer will engineer design and develop cyber security technology along with integration of new architectural features into existing infrastructures while maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks. They will:
Design, develop, and deploy solutions and verifying the solutions that have been implemented.
Rapidly adjust designs based on new threat and attack information.
Design enterprise and systems security throughout the development life cycle; translate technology and environmental conditions (e.g., law and regulation) into security designs and processes.
Maintain uptotheminute currency on attack techniques being used by adversaries against any of the components being engineered into new or updated systems.
Avoid myths about design controls that are considered to be effective but, in fact, are not.
Use knowledge about current attacks to identify flaws and weaknesses in the composition and design of networks, remote access schemes, and systems and applications. Specific tasks and deliverables will apply to DHS efforts including the following:
Pilot of a multicloud security stack providing boundary defenses, visibility, telemetry, and activedefense of various cloudbased systems and services as well as potentially any internet connected or widearea networked computing systems, services, or resources
Cloud modernization initiatives migrating onpremise systems and/or functions and optimizing for cloud capabilities, designs, and secure best practices
Implementation of cloudcomputing services and capabilities providing additional security enhancements, optimizations, or additions improving the effectiveness and efficiency of efforts to protect DHS mission, systems, and information. Basic Qualification:
The candidate must have or be able to attain an EOD Clearance. At least 7 years of experience supporting mission-critical projects. Performance metrics related to security operations. Cyber Kill Chain and Intelligence Driven Defense hands on knowledge cyber transformation experience cyber analyst experience - Not required. Detailed knowledge of key cyber and network technologies such as Netwitness, Splunk, ArcSight, FireEye. 5+ years experience with system engineering and network and system administration with strong skills in orchestration and automated deployments. Experience with the tools used to design, build, deploy, and maintain infrastructure in a variety of cloud environments.
Hands-on programming/scripting: 10 years (Required)
Perl, Python, Shell, etc. Python is must have skills.: 10 years (Required)
Linux networking: 10 years (Required)
System engineering and network and system: 10 years (Required)
Direct Customer Engagement
Risk Management in Cloud Environment
Security Architecture Development
OpenStack Experience
Ansible experience RHCSA/RHCE Certification
Requirements Identification
Experience working with developers and process improvement
Experience identifying new tools and/or required upgrades based on ROI
Recent security operations center (SOC) experience
3+ years experience with system engineering and network and system administration with strong skills in orchestration and automated deployments
Breadth of technical experience and knowledge with designing, building, deploying, and maintaining infrastructure both on-prem and in cloud environments
Experience configuring and deploying a variety of services on both Linux and Windows
Experience with Linux networking
Experience with orchestration and infrastructure automation tools
Experience configuring and managing virtualized environments
Hands-on programming/scripting experience and the ability and willingness to learn new languages as needed
Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
Can work independently In addition, desired Cloud Security Qualifications include:
Mastery of, and ability applying advanced network, cloud, cybersecurity and system technologies
Mastery of, and ability applying systems administration and system engineering/ security theories, concepts, methods and best practices throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Mastery in defining solutions using security architecture requirements and customer requirements
Mastery in designing secure, scalable, highly available fault tolerant cloud systems
Mastery in selecting the appropriate cloud service based on data, compute, database and cybersecurity requirements
Mastery in protecting a network against malware
Mastery in the identification and definition of cloud based security architecture requirements and patterns
Knowledge of packetlevel analysis
Knowledge of penetration testing principles, tools, and techniques (e.g., metasploit, neosploit, etc.)
Knowledge of network access, identity and access management (e.g., public key infrastructure, PKI)
Associated topics: idm, information assurance, information security, leak, phish, protect, security, security officer, threat, violation