Principal Systems Security Engineer (100% Remote for Covid-19)

Reston, VA
Oct 23, 2020
Oct 28, 2020
Full Time
Position Description Design, prototype and support security-related infrastructure and applications. Identify and mitigate security risks to network and systems. Responsible for the architecture and engineering of enterprise security tools which may be either COTS or open source. Possess the ability to learn new technologies to adapt to the threat landscape. Engineering duties and responsibilities 1. Architecture and design of news tools as well as upgrading existing infrastructure. (they create many of their own tools) 2. Provide security application support, including the development of automated scripts and protocols for seamless application-server interaction. (scripting and network protocols important) 3. Develop documentation as required (such as DFARS, Compliance, installation and Visio network and cabling diagrams, configuration guides, user tutorials, user and system requirements specification documentation, use cases, traceability matrices). 4. Research, prototype and implement new security related technologies. 5. Backing up other engineers with enterprise tools and learning and mastering new tools. 6. Working hand-in-hand with 247 GSOC to support their needs. ( this is normal day shift position) Mon-Fri 7. As a lead engineer, provide mentoring and training to other team members. 8. Assist in the management of team functions and responsibilities. (not managing people) Expectations Works only under general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects. Supports the team with strong and fair leadership and sets an example for the rest of the team to follow. Keywords Linux, UNIX, Security, Splunk, Gigamon, Cisco, FirePOWER, Imperva, WAF, RSA, NetWitness, IDS, IPS, SIEM, WAF, Firewall, Network, Scripting, Perl, Python, Bash Skills Required Initiative Strong work ethic Works well in a team environment Strong troubleshooting skills Loves CyberSecurity Strong Linux command line experience required Strong scripting skills in common languages like bash, perl, python, yaml Network architecture and security principals Networking protocols including, but not limited to SSL, TLS, DNS, TCPIP, ARP, BGP, SMTP, SNMP, SSH, ICMP Must have strong enterprise tools experience Skills Preferred Previous programming experience Previous network engineering background Heavy experience with KubernetesDockers ground up development