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Sr Cyber Security Engineer

at General Dynamics Information Technology in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Cyber Engineering

Develop corrective action plans for tracking and planning the resolution of information security and privacy weaknesses

Develop / update system security plans / documentation to support the agency achieve an ATO as it transitions from an on-prem environment to the Cloud

Provides security expertise in Windows, Linux/Unix operating systems

Designs, advises and implements security network, system, controls, monitoring and configuration management tools in a cloud computing environment

Provides threat analysis and risk management

Work with stakeholders to incorporate security solutions into the Software

Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and cloud computing architecture

Manages the detection, response, mitigation, and reporting of cyber threats

Maintains an understanding of the current vulnerabilities, response, and mitigation strategies used in cyber security operations

Provides analysis for correlated information sources and produces reports and briefs to provide an accurate depiction of the current threat landscape and associated risk.

Provides support configuring and managing Security Information Event Management (SIEMs), Firewalls, Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS) and Host Intrusion Detection Systems (HIDS) , Proxies, and Active Directory (Group Policy)

Provides architecture and engineering support

Produces detailed documentation including architecture reference model, data

Reviews vulnerability scan results and develops mitigation plans to address identified vulnerabilities

Handles the full range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A degree specializing in Engineering, Mathematics or Science is preferred. Requires minimum of 20 years (18 years with Master’s Degree) experience. Must be well versed in security concepts, principles, practices, and tools. Experience in developing and implementing security solutions, including the ongoing assessment and tracking of adherence to required security guidelines across the enterprise computing environment. Experience with operating systems architecture, security controls, hardening, testing and monitoring tools. Experience with host and network intrusion protection solutions, firewalls, log management, authentication techniques, and encryption. Proven ability to formulate security architecture recommendations and design security services. Demonstrated ability to implement technical solutions to contractual requirements supporting NIST and FISMA requirements. Experienced in assisting responses to external audits, penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, recommending and coordinating application fixes, patch management, risk assessments, and implementing security procedures in the event of a security breach. Current relevant technical certifications (e.g., Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), MCSE, CISSP- Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP), CompTIA Security +, CompTIA Network +)) strongly desired, but is not required.

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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Job Posting: JC194583868

Posted On: Oct 10, 2021

Updated On: Dec 01, 2021