Security Engineer

Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
Frederick, MD
Jul 19, 2019
Jul 21, 2019
Full Time
The Information Security and Compliance Office (ISCO) is a part of the Enterprise Information Technology (EIT) Directorate within Leidos Biomed. The ISCO provides IT security auditing, engineering, and incident response support for the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) and the National Cancer Institute - Frederick. The mission of the Information Systems Program is to develop an enterprise-level, consolidated information technology infrastructure that provides exceptional IT capabilities to the Frederick National Labs for Cancer Research (NCI-Frederick/FNLCR) in support of basic, translational, and clinical cancer and AIDS research. ISCO supports the life cycle of information security for the scientific mission and administrative functions of the NCI-Frederick/FNLCR, to ensure the availability of information systems, protect the integrity of information, and protect the confidentiality of intellectual property and patient data. KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES Configuring, operation, documentation, monitoring, and engineering of information security tools Corelate and analyze data from numerous sources to identify threats Performing and analyzing system and application scans. Monitoring NCI-Frederick/FNLCR information systems and environments of operations, including incident response, vulnerability management and change control. Developing and assessing information security requirements for NCI-Frederick/FNLCR and ensuring information system owners integrate and implement security requirements into the design, development, and configuration of information systems. Serving as an advisor on matters involving the security of NCI-Frederick/FNLCR information systems BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Possession of an BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in a related field (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for US equivalency. In addition to the educational requirements a minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible job-related experience. Experience must include functioning as a system administrator equivalent or related Experience administering Linux servers Work independently and make decisions regarding complex issues with appropriate consultation of peers, cross-functional teams, and supervisors Must be analytical and able to analyze complex information, synthesize disparate data sources, and communicate effectively Must be able to develop technical documentation and non-technical presentations; and, express information in a clear, concise, and organized manner, both verbally and in writing Must be detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks/projects SOC experience/event triage Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Working knowledge of application security concepts and techniques EXPECTED COMPETENCIES Working knowledge of current and emerging security technologies such as intrusion detection systems (IDS), security information and event management (SIEM) applications, and related security tools Demonstrate working knowledge of standards and guidelines for Information Security published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Working knowledge and expertise required for administering the information security aspects of information systems in compliance with regulations and directives of FISMA, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Experience as an incident responder/handler Cyber kill change knowledge Working knowledge of system and application scanning tools Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)