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300 - Security Engineer

Sterling, VA
Security Engineer

We are looking for a Security Engineer to join our team in Sterling, VA.

Primary Responsibilities
The Cyber Security Engineer will support the full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, test, implementation, maintenance, integration, and documentation of SOC infrastructure and SOC tool suite.  The Senior Security Engineer will  be installing, configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting network security solutions and related monitoring tools including L2/L3 network security devices, IDS/IPS, Full packet capture, DLP, Endpoint (AV, DLP, Endpoint Detection & Response), and infrastructure supporting SEIM (Splunk). Responsible for supporting LAN/WAN security solutions including creating and maintaining LAN/WAN security standards and design documentation. Develop and assist with new LAN/WAN security applications and hardware as assigned. Ability to script in one more of the following computer languages Python, Bash, Visual Basic or Powershell.  Strong written and oral communication with the ability to communicate with team members, management and customer.

Must Have One of the Following J3 Certifications
Security Engineer:
CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
CompTIA Security+
GCIH – Incident Handler
GCWN – Windows Security Administrator
GISF – Security Fundamentals
GSSP – Secure Software Programmer
GICSP –Cyber Security Professional
GSSP – Secure Software Programmer
SEI (Software Engineering Institute)
CCSP – Certified Cloud Security Professional
CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security
CSSLP – Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional
SSCP – Systems Security Certified Practitioner
CCNP Security
CCIE Security
CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker
ENSA – EC-Council Network Security Administrator
ECSP – EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer
MCSE – Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (Server)
VCA (Certified Associate)
VCP (Certified Professional)
VCAP (Certified Advanced Professional)
VCIX (Implementation Expert)
VCDX (Certified Design Expert)
Converged Infrastructure Specialist
Certified Implementation Engineer Specialist
Certified Data Administrator Professional
Certified Storage Associate
Certified Splunk Architect

Minimum Requirements.
BS degree Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 3+ years of prior relevant experience.
Knowledge and experience engineering the following technologies Firewalls, VPN Solutions, Web Application Firewalls, and Content Filtering.
Advanced working knowledge of the following:
encryption algorithms, secure communications, SIEM technologies, and embedded systems security.
network and data communication protocols.  familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field such as NIST, FISMA and Common Criteria regulations and standards.
network based IDS/IPS and full packet capture technologies along with affiliated modes of operation.
 In addition:
 Network Security Architecture Development.
Experience performing gap analysis, identifying new tools and/or required upgrades based on ROI. 
Must have an active Secret Clearance.  In addition to the specific clearance requirement, all personnel supporting CBP must have a current background investigation (BI) or obtain a favorable BI before joining the program.
Ability to learn and support new systems and applications
Redhat, Cisco or Microsoft, Security+, or Network+ certifications
Cisco Hardware and Storage
Expertise in Networking, Linux and Windows
Sourcefire (snort) or RSA Security Analytics (network) experience a plus

An active Secret Clearance is required.

SSi is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, on-the-job injury, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering. Any discriminatory action can be a cause for disciplinary action. SSi also prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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