Cyber Systems Security Engineers (100% Remote*)

Computers/Software Herndon, Virginia United States



 (100% Remote)

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Cyber Security Systems Engineer configures, maintains, administers and deploys a wide range of cyber security technologies such as Intrusion Prevention Systems, Intrusion Detection Systems, vulnerability scanners, network mapping tools and the related servers, databases and circuits. Provide technical leadership in the architecture, design, deployment, management, configuration and use of Cyber Security Technology in response to malicious activity directed toward enterprise networks, systems and information. Troubleshoot complex technical problems involving a wide range of Cyber Security technologies in use against sophisticated threats. Provide guidance to other IT engineers on use of Cyber Security technologies such as SEIM, EDR and other technologies in responding to Information Security incidents. Develops requirements for technical capabilities for cyber security technologies needed to defend a large geographically dispersed enterprise. Recommends configuration and architectural changes to improve the performance, usability, and value of cyber security and analysis tools Ensures technology employed by the Cyber Security Operations Center compliments operational processes

Minimum Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

·      Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent professional experience required

·      Minimum 3 years IT experience with three or more years of practical experience in a technology administration role

·      Knowledge of netflow and other analytic methods for detecting malicious network activity

·      Advanced knowledge and experience with Windows, Unix and Linux operating systems and common applications

·      Advanced knowledge of the following:

o  information systems security concepts and technologies;

o  network architecture and tools;

o  general database concepts;

o  hardware and software troubleshooting;

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

·      Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

·      Certificate programs in relevant areas

·      Programming experience in any or all of the following languages: C, C++, HTML, PERL, JavaScript, SQL, Assembly, other scripting languages is a plus.