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CYBER / SECURITY ENGINEER WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE

Company: Red River Technology LLC
Location: Herndon
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Position Overview: The Cyber Engineer is responsible for ensuring the integrity and security of operating systems, networks, and IT security systems and applications. This role involves a broad spectrum of activities including security monitoring, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery. The Cyber Engineer will implement robust security controls, apply operational risk mitigations, and address a wide range of security issues related to architectures, data traffic, and network access. A primary responsibility of this position is to work closely with all members of the team as the subject matter expert for cyber security in support of execution of this contract providing IT support, technology elements, and data migration between data centers and the cloud to the Department of Justice (DoJ). Utilizing both commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) and government off-the-shelf (GOTS) tools, as well as custom solutions, the Cyber Engineer will play a critical role in scanning, identifying, containing, mitigating, and remediating vulnerabilities and intrusions. Key Responsibilities: * Test and implement secure operating systems, networks, and IT security systems and applications to protect against unauthorized access and potential threats.
* Conduct security monitoring to detect and respond to incidents and execute loss prevention and eDiscovery actions.
* Implement security controls and apply operational risk mitigations to enhance the security posture of the organization.
* Address a variety of security issues, including but not limited to system architectures, data traffic, and network access.
* Utilize a combination of COTS/GOTS tools and custom processes and procedures to effectively scan for, identify, and respond to vulnerabilities and intrusions.
* Assist in the implementation of required government policies, such as the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and Director of Central Intelligence Directive (DCID) 6/3, and recommend process tailoring where appropriate.
* Support formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) activities as required by government accrediting authorities.
* Periodically review system audits, monitor for compliance, and ensure timely corrective actions for any identified issues.
Education and Experience: * Bachelor's degree with a minimum of two years of related experience in cybersecurity, information security, or a related technical field.
* Remote support to the program, though on-site meetings with other team members and with customers are required.
* An active Department of Justice (DoJ) (or reciprocal) clearance is preferred but not required for this position, but a willingness to obtain if a requirement is put into place. Public Trust required.
* This position is not anticipated to require much travel, but could be up to 15-25% of the time, more heavily during the base period with reduced travel anticipated in option periods.
Required Skills and Abilities: * Strong foundational knowledge in cybersecurity principles, practices, and technologies.
* Experience with security monitoring, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery.
* Familiarity with implementing security controls and operational risk mitigation strategies.
* Proficiency in using COTS/GOTS cybersecurity tools and developing custom solutions to address security challenges.
* Understanding of government security policies and regulations, with the ability to assist in their implementation and recommend process improvements.
* Ability to support ST&E activities and effectively communicate findings to accrediting authorities.
* Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to review and interpret system audits and monitor compliance.
* Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex security concepts to diverse audiences.
* A proactive approach to staying updated on the latest cybersecurity threats and trends.
Desired Skills and Abilities: * Understanding of and experience with storage systems and data migration projects, between data centers as well as into the cloud.
* Relevant security certifications desired, such as CISM or CISSP.
* Experience supporting data center moves and migrations is a plus.
Basic Qualifications: * U.S. Citizenship Required Red River offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an exceptional work environment. You can review our benefit offerings here . If you are ready to join a growing company, please submit your resume and cover letter (optional). EOE M/F/DISABLED/Vet Red River is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, family medical history or genetic information, disability, past or present military service, or any other characteristics protected under the laws applicable in the locations where Red River operates. Red River will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Red River does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings or otherwise. Placement fees will not be paid to any recruiter unless Red River has an active agreement in place with the recruiter and such a request has been made by the Red River Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Red River Talent Acquisition Team via our Applicant Tracking System. Any unsolicited resumes or other data submitted to Red River in violation of this policy may be used by Red River without obligation to pay any fees of any kind to the recruiter.

Keywords: Red River Technology LLC, Chantilly , CYBER / SECURITY ENGINEER WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE, Engineering , Herndon, Virginia

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