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505. Senior Security Engineer (TS-SCI)

Leesburg, VA
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SSi has principals that are an integral part of the organizations characteristic and are fundamentally essential to the shaping of everyday activities that connect to our broader mission and vision. As an organization SSi is committed to:
 
Foster a culture of innovative and out of the box thinking: 
We fundamentally understand that each employee has something unique to offer to the organization.  We foster a culture that nourishes innovation by empowering staff, leverages their passions, and encompasses a circle of trust where it’s all about thinking of new ideas and getting good feedback.
 
Invest in our Resources
Employees are essential, their physical and mental well-being are pivotal to the growth of our organization.  Our company culture, productivity, and overall employee happiness stem directly from how much training, responsibility, and empowerment they have within our organization. Our focus is on improving the growth of individual through education, allowing them to play central roles, so they can grow and add value to the company.
 
Provide solutions that are in the best interest of the customer and improve their strategic posture
We are in business to serve our customers and do what is in their best interest. Our philosophy is to offer services that are complete.  We strive to provide services that do more than meets the eye, to achieve more than superficial results and to help the business improve in areas that they may not have considered.
 
Give thoughtful considerations to our actions and their affects
We give thoughtful consideration to each other’s differences and opinions. We must give our individual best to get the job done right. Everyone is accountable for their behaviors, exercising rational judgment, and giving thoughtful consideration to their professional activities and decisions.

Currently we have an immediate need to add an experienced professional to our staff:

Senior Security Engineer
Location: Leesburg, Va - Remote
Shift: Regular Days (non-shift work)

Primary Responsibilities:
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, Agile based multi-disciplinary team to ensure the systems are functional, secure, and scalable. 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. The systems and networks developed will be used to collect and process data and improve the DHS SOC security infrastructure.
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Basic Qualification:
Conceptualize, design, build, and maintain current and future NOSC supported tools and platforms
Manage multiple assignments, changing priorities, and work independently with little oversight
Support all support, guidance and develop processes to evaluate and improve all operating systems, hardware support, software, firmware solutions and provide advisement concerning future purchase of the same
Work closely with senior engineers, other team members, and application owners to solve technical problems at the network, system and application levels
Conduct periodic architectural reviews of installed sensors to assess effectiveness and propose optimal installation alternatives as required
Conduct network security architecture reviews to determine the size, and placement of intrusion monitoring equipment during the customer onboarding process
Draft technical documentation, reports, and presentations as needed for customer or internal use.
Resolve Linux system errors and crashes, disk space problems, huge file system and full disk errors
Implement and troubleshoot Linux network services such as NFS, NTP, FTP, SSH, DNS, and STIG them using DISA guidelines
Configure LDAP server and LDAP client on Linux machines for authorization and authentication
Experience in backend solution, day to day system admin and monitoring, file system management and disk management and creation of shell scripts for the automation of tasks and the extraction of logs
Hardware and software installations, upgrades, maintenance, security analysis and network performance and tuning of Linux servers in a virtual infrastructure
Develop solutions to complex technical issues
Provide follow-up reports (technical findings, feedback, resolution steps taken) for Root Cause analysis, engineering technical assessment and process improvement initiatives
Provide training and documentation for the rest of the team to follow and understand
Review and approve documentation and diagrams created by IT team members (e.g., system specifications). Writes documentation, including technical standards and processes
Communicate with project manager on a frequent basis. Identifies tasks and issues that may have an impact on service levels or schedules. Provides realistic task and cost estimates
Maintains a current and working knowledge of IT development methodology, architecture design, and technical standards. Mentors IT staff and identifies training needs. As new standards are instituted, ensures their usage by team members
Communicates with other technical leads, IT groups, and clients so they understand the project's technical implications, dependencies, and potential conflicts. Evaluates the impacts of change requests on own/shared technologies and effectively persuades and influences others on ideas

Certifications
GCUX: GIAC Certified Unix Security Administrator, Linux+ (CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI), LPI (Linux Professional Institute) Certifications, Oracle Linux OCA or OCP, Oracle Linux 6 Certified Implementation Specialist Certification, or Red Hat RHCSA, RHCE, CISSP,CCNP, CCIE Security, CEH, MCSE

 
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 disabilities. 
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