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Cybersecurity Engineer

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Cybersecurity Engineer

       

The Cybersecurity Engineer will have a lead role in performing various information security tasks involving GRC, architecture, and incident response with PAE. This position requires an active DoD Secret Clearance.

Major Areas of Responsibility

The Cybersecurity Engineer’s responsibilities include:

  • Provide support to planning, designing and implementing security controls which safeguard and monitor events for information systems, enterprise applications and data.
  • Assess current and planned information systems, identifying security architecture issues, and designing solutions for gaps.
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and investigate security-related, information systems’ anomalies based on security platform reporting, network traffic, log files, host-based and automated security alerts
  • Maintain, configure, and analyze network and host-based security platforms.
  • Participates in incident management activities.
  • Conduct log analysis using designated Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) platform.
  • Vulnerability analysis and remediation.
  • Performs Information System Security Manager (ISSO) duties on assigned government-authorized systems;
  • Prepares and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, and other needed artifacts for assessment and authorization tasks.
  • Supports security authorization activities in compliance with Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Implement Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), Security Requirements Guide (SRG), and Security Content Augmentation Protocol (SCAP) scans as required on designated systems
  • Maintain and update relevant system and process documentation and develop ad-hoc reports as needed
  • Assist the development of security tool requirements, trials, and evaluations, as well as security operation procedures and processes
  • Establish and maintain a strong working relationship with all team members
  • Provide off-hours support on an infrequent, but as needed basis
Required Knowledge, Skills, and EducationRequired:
  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or Information Systems and 4+ years of demonstrated results, or equivalent experience.
  • A  certification in one of the following: Security +, GSEC or CISA
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • Experience with the NIST/FISMA regulatory and compliance requirements
  • Be able to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating and ensuring scheduled goals are met
  • Well versed in IT government security accreditation's and certification IAW NISPOM, NIST, RMF and other approved government IT security standards, policies and directives
  • Experience using vulnerability scanning tools.
  • Experience with Network-based Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) and Host-based Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (HIDS/HIPS)
  • Must have experience in Security Risk Assessment/analysis support.
  • Must have excellent communication and customer interface skills.
  • Candidates must be able to travel 10% of the time.

       

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

       

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Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Secret
Location:
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Country:
United States
Salary:
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