Cyber Security System Engineer - Administrator

Bethesda, MD
Oct 20, 2017
Mar 06, 2018
Engineering, Security
Full Time
AboutWeb is currently seeking a Cyber Security System Engineer-Administrator to join a Security Operations organization on a contract with a federal government client.

You will have the opportunity to design large enterprise architectures, implement new sensor technologies, and assist in maintenance strategies. This is an exciting opportunity to work across a diverse set of stakeholders to understand threats and vulnerabilities associated with a large enterprise and develop approaches for mitigation. Members of this team are highly motivated, self-driven, and given great latitude to bring forth new ideas for managing risk.

  • Provide engineering support for Security Operations, including deployment, operation and maintenance, and full documentation thereof
  • Plan and manage system engineering/deployment projects, to include schedule management with realistic timelines, communications management, user training, user-acceptance testing and documentation
  • Provide system administration for Security Operations
  • Contribute adequate information and documentation of team operations for leadership and other constituents
Qualifications / Requirements
  • Credentials
  • BS/BA degree
  • Five or more years of related work experience
  • Knowledge
  • Network technology and common protocols
  • IT system engineering methods and best demonstrated practices
  • IT system administration methods and best demonstrated practices
  • Strong knowledge of agent deployment, including scripting, deployment, and general system administration
  • Knowledge of patch management tools, such as SCCM or LANDesk
  • Knowledge of deployment tools such as Splunk or FireEye.
  • Experience, Skills and Abilities
  • Experience deploying cyber security systems, tools, sensors and/or scanners
  • Strong experience with Windows and Linux administration and extensive Active Directory and Group Policy management
  • High technical ability/aptitude, demonstrated through prior technical experience and accomplishment
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and organization skills
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to pass a public trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certification in information security or networking: Net+, Sec+, CISSP, SSCP, etc.
  • Experience implementing firewalls and IDS/IPS tools
  • Experience with network monitoring tools such as Nagios, Solarwinds, Manage Engine, Whatsup Gold and others
  • Experience in Windows and Unix Server environments
  • Experience with engineering, system administration or use of SIEM systems
  • Experience with Oracle database development or administration
  • Experience with Powershell
  • Experience with programming and/or scripting
  • Experience with project management
  • Experience with server and system administration
  • Experience working on a Federal contract

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