IT Infrastructure Security Specialist

Employer
NextGen Solutions Corporation
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 16, 2022
Closes
Nov 30, 2022
Ref
717736102
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for *Information Assurance and Security Specialist *(*Min 6 years of exp*) *(Webcam interviews)**POSITION DESCRIPTION**DIRECT CLIENT Position**Number of positions: 1**Length: 11 Months + *(annual extensions)*Location: Washington DC 20024**Immediate interviews - Webcam interviews ONLY*_Please note that this position is HYBRID (mostly REMOTE), Candidate needs to be onsite once every 2 weeks, rest REMOTE._*A114: IA & SS Journeyman**Duties: ** As part of the client's technology team, the Security Specialist (Infrastructure Group) will be maintaining and monitoring day to day operation of the IT infrastructure Security.* The IT Consultant will help and performs, monitoring, maintenance, and security IT infrastructure (physical, virtual and cloud).* IT consultant will perform OS, security and application upgrades of servers and network to keep them up to date.* IT consultant will develop, implements, maintains and enforces documented standards and procedures for the design, development, installation, modification, and documentation of assigned systems.* IT consultant will plan, coordinates, and monitors project activities for client Infrastructure group and duties as assigned.* Log analysis of Firewall, AD, Switches and other deployed security products Knowledge of vulnerability assessment tools to identify and mitigate issues.* Research, analyze, and patch required systems to comply with client compliance mandates.* Respond to escalation calls from the Help desk, Desktop support, and other teams to debug and resolve security and perform maintenance.* Understands security troubleshooting processes and cooperates with another team.* Assists Service Desk technicians as needed with Tier I and Tier II troubleshooting and patching of desktop systems, software (MS Office, Java, Adobe), printer issues, and server related issues as needed. Provides trouble-shooting assistance on production and non-production supported systems.* May recommend methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. l. Initiates preventive maintenance for the technical system.*Responsibilities: ** *Determines enterprise information assurance and security standards.** Develops and implements information assurance/security standards and procedures.* Coordinates, develops, and evaluates security programs for an organization. Recommends information assurance/security solutions to support customer's requirements.* Identifies, reports, and resolves security violations.* Establishes and satisfies information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.* Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies.* Applies know-how to government and commercial common user systems, as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features and procedures.* Performs analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures.* Analyzes and defines security requirements for computer systems which may include mainframes, workstations, and personal computers.* Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meets security requirements.* Provides integration and implementation of the computer system security solution.* Analyzes general information assurance-related technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems.* Performs vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle.* Ensures that all information systems are functional and secure*Qualifications: ** *6-10 years of experience developing, maintaining, and recommending enhancements to IS policies/requirements (Required)** 6-10 years of experience performing vulnerability/risk analyses *of computer systems/apps (Required)** *6-10 years of experience identifying, reporting, and resolving security violations (Required)** Patching Server 2008 / 2012 /2016 (Required)* Patching Desktop Windows 10 / 7 (Required)* Firewall management CISCO NGFW *(Required)** *Vulnerability assessment tools Nessus, Tripwire (Desired)** VMware *5.5 / 6.0 (Required)** *Production support (Required)** Server and Desktop troubleshooting (Required)* NIST 800-53 experience (Desired)* Splunk (Desired)* Cloud experience (MS Azure) (Desired)*Education: ** *Bachelor's Degree in IT or related field *or *equivalent experience (Required)** Security+, CISSP, other security certifications (Preferred)*Candidates must have ALL the "Required"A' skills in order to be considered for the position.**Skill Matrix*Experience with Business workflow processes*Required / Desired**Amount**of Experience*Experience developing, maintaining, and recommending enhancements to IS policies/requirementsRequired6YearsExperience performing vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems/appRequired6YearsExperience identifying, reporting, and resolving security violationsRequired6YearsJob Types: Full-time, ContractPay: $78,876.65 - $125,000.00 per yearBenefits:* Dental insurance* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:* Washington, DC 20024: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* developing, maintaining to IS policies: 6 years (Preferred)* performing vulnerability / risk analyses: 6 years (Preferred)* identifying, reporting, and resolving security violations: 6 years (Preferred)Work Location: Hybrid remote in Washington, DC 20024

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