Cybersecurity Practitioner

Location
Chantilly, Virginia
Posted
Apr 14, 2021
Closes
Apr 20, 2021
Ref
17063
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Summary

The Cybersecurity Practitioner provides technical expertise in applied information security solutions and is well versed in implementation and monitoring of the security controls necessary to bring and keep information systems into compliance with applicable security policies and best practices.

Responsibilities
  • Provide direct support to the Information Systems Security Manager
  • Author system diagrams, security plans and any documentation required to achieve compliance certification
  • Execute technical security testing of various information systems using industry standard tools and best practices to determine security deficiencies and implement approved mitigations
  • Configure, monitor and maintain security incident and event monitoring (SIEM) tools-to include writing syntactically correct rules used to detect incidents/events
  • Assist with all aspects of configuration and change management
  • Use of an issue tracking system to document all actions performed
  • Provide technical insight into relevant cybersecurity topics and provide educational materials, briefings, and training sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science , Information Technology or related field
  • 7+ years direct experience in the following areas
  • Deriving applicable system security controls
  • Utilizing industry standard network and system security tools
  • Implementing and monitoring cybersecurity solutions
  • Creating and maintaining detailed system documentation
  • Hold an active TS/SCI w/Polygraph Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Applicable information security certifications (ex. SSCP, CSX-P etc.) desired
  • Ability to define applicable system security controls
  • Ability to run network/system security tools to determine security deficiencies and implementing approved mitigations
  • Ability to creation of intrusion detection/prevention rules for use with security incident/ event management solutions
  • Working knowledge of information system security industry standards, fundamental security principles, information security best practices and related technologies
  • Experience on computer incident response teams; administering related processes/procedures
  • Aptitude for diagnosing, troubleshooting and resolving common technical system security issues
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills

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