Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

Location
Arlington, Virginia
Salary
$80,662.40 - $135,990.41 Annually
Posted
Apr 03, 2019
Closes
May 10, 2019
Ref
1004-19A-DTS-BL
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Position Information

Arlington County's Department of Technology Services is seeking a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer to join the Information Security Team of the Security, Privacy and Regulatory Affairs Division. This position is responsible for providing advanced technical support to the team's operational requirements and for contributing to the development and implementation of IT security policy updates and recommendations.

Specific duties include:
  • Designing and planning for endpoint security with existing County infrastructure including installing security software and hardware and maintaining system configuration;
  • Providing day-to-day technical support for a wide array of endpoint security applications and systems;
  • Managing and operating systems that monitor and protect the County's technology assets from intentional or inadvertent modification, disclosure, disruption or destruction;
  • Conducting digital computer forensics to investigate intrusions, quarantine equipment and work with recovery for digital devices;
  • Serving as a Tier 3 level of technical support for resolution of escalated issues related to endpoints and cyber security;
  • Assisting the Chief Information Security Officer with the development of best practices, strategies guidelines, enforcement measures, procedures, and policies related to the County's Information Security Program;
  • Mentoring and training staff; and
  • Serving as a liaison to other DTS divisions and remaining current on existing and emerging information technologies.

Arlington is the first county of its size to be named the No. 1 digital county in the nation for three consecutive years by the Center for Digital Government and National Association of Counties. The dynamic and experienced team of the Department of Technology Services earned this recognition for its best practices in open government, transparency, public engagement, innovation, cyber security and more.

Selection Criteria

Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Mathematics, or a related field, as well as substantial experience directly related to information security, including experience coordinating or supervising others if assignment requires.

Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education on a year-for-year basis.

Desirable: Preference may be given to those with experience and/or knowledge in one or more of the following:
  • Microsoft Windows and UNIX/Linux or MacOS
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Microsoft ATP
  • Cloud Security (AWS/Azure)
  • Anti-Virus / Anti-Malware software
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Security information and event management (SIEM)
  • IDS/IPS
  • Wired and Wireless NAC
  • Virtualization
  • Scripting (Powershell/Bash/Python)
  • NIST Cyber Security Framework


Special Requirements

A letter of application is required. Please attach a letter or use the space in the supplemental questionnaire to address how your background meets the qualification requirements for the position.

Additional Information

This is a flexible 40-hour per week position, Monday-Friday.

Each section of the application must be completed. A resume may be attached but will not substitute for the completed application. Do not enter "see resume" in the Education, Work Experience or Supplemental Questionnaire sections of the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

In order to fully credit relevant experience, the Supplemental Questionnaire must be completed in its entirety.

NOTE: This position is listed as "open continuous." Interested applicants are advised to submit their applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed and qualified applicants referred on a continuous basis. Interviews will be conducted on a regular basis throughout the recruitment with candidates whose qualifications best fit our needs. If your application is received later in the recruitment process, it may not be reviewed or considered. The application process will close when the position has been filled or when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.

Arlington County Government employee benefits depend on whether a position is permanent, the number of hours worked, and the number of months the position is scheduled.

Specific information on benefits and conditions of employment can be found on the Arlington County Human Resources Department website: www.arlingtonva.us/pers.

Permanent, Full-Time Appointments
All jobs are permanent, full-time appointments unless otherwise stated in the announcement. The following benefits are available:

Paid Leave : Vacation leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. Leave accrual increases every three years until eight hours of leave are earned biweekly for twelve or more years of service. Sick leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. There are eleven paid holidays each year.

Health and Dental Insurance : Three group health insurance plans are offered - a network open access plan, a point-of-service plan, and a health maintenance organization. A group dental insurance plan is also offered. The County pays a significant portion of the premium for these plans for employees and their dependents. A discount vision plan is provided for eye care needs.

Life Insurance : A group term policy of basic life insurance is provided at no cost to employees. The benefit is one times annual salary. Additional life insurance is available with rates based on the employee's age and smoker/non-smoker status.

Retirement : The County offers three vehicles to help you prepare for retirement: a defined benefit plan, a defined contribution plan (401(a)), and a deferred compensation plan (457). The defined benefit plan provides a monthly retirement benefit based on your final average salary and years of service with the County. You contribute a portion of your salary on a pre-tax basis to this plan. General employees contribute 4% of pay; uniformed public safety employees contribute 7.5% of pay. Employees become vested in the plan at five years of service. The County also contributes to this plan.

For general employees, the County also contributes 4.2% of pay to a defined contribution plan (401(a)) . The County also matches your 457 contribution, up to $20 per pay period, in this plan. The 457 deferred compensation plan allows you to set aside money on either a pre-tax (457b) or post-tax (457 Roth) basis up to the IRS annual limit. New employees are automatically enrolled with a pre-tax contribution equal to 2% of your base pay.

Other Benefits: The County also offers health, dependent care, and parking flexible spending accounts; long-term care insurance; tuition assistance; transit and walk/bike to work subsidies; a college savings plan; wellness programs; training opportunities; and a variety of other employee benefits.

Permanent, Part-Time Appointments:
Part time employees who work ten or more hours per week receive paid leave and benefits in proportion to the number of hours worked per week.

Limited Term Appointments:
Benefits are the same as permanent appointments except that the employees do not achieve permanent status.

Temporary Regular Appointments:
Temporary regular employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health, dental, and basic life insurance as described above. They are also eligible for vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays.

Temporary Seasonal and Occasional Appointments:
Temporary employees who work on a seasonal basis or variable hours receive sick leave, but do not normally receive other paid leave or benefits. Exceptions are noted in individual announcements.

01

A letter of application is required. Please attach a letter or use the space below to address how your background meets the qualification requirements for the position (refer to the Selection Criteria section of the job announcement).

02

Describe your experience in securing endpoint devices in an enterprise environment. Indicate the name of the employer(s) where this experience was gained.

03

Describe your experience in mentoring junior security team staff. Indicate the name of the employer(s) where this experience was gained.

04

Please list any security organizations you are affiliated with. Specifically, explain how you stay current on cyber threats and/or any certification paths you are pursuing.

05

Please select if you have experience and/or knowledge in one or more of the following:
  • Microsoft Windows and UNIX/Linux or MacOS
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Microsoft ATP
  • Cloud Security (AWS/Azure)
  • Anti-Virus / Anti-Malware software
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • SIEM
  • IDS/IPS
  • Wired and Wireless NAC
  • Virtualization
  • Scripting (Powershell/Bash/Python)
  • NIST Cyber Security Framework
  • None of the above


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