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Senior Network Analyst (Ninja) - Greenbelt, MD

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Job Number:
645496
Job Category:
Information Technology - Networks
Location:
GREENBELT, MD US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Public Trust
Description:

Position Description: The Senior Security Engineer (Enterprise) will work seamlessly with the Chief Security Engineer to conduct security engineering activities,

to include:

 

Responsibilities:

          Work with the Infrastructure and Engineering Staff to incorporate tools and best practices that ensure control requirements are addressed to promote a robust security posture for the communications aspects of applications in both a private on premises data centers and public cloud offerings.

          Works closely with Census Bureau Systems project teams to assist in the migration of systems from their current environment into the hybrid TI infrastructure while ensuring the security and integrity of the system.

          Follows documented technical approaches to assess threats and residual risks, along with specifying the implementations required for the 2020 Decennial Census.

          Utilizes the organization tasking tracking database, framework and application to manage security operations and make the necessary reports based on due dates, assignments, coordination requirements, percent of completion, completion and archival. Devises solutions to operational problems within the capacity and operational limitations of installed equipment.

          Analyzes Decennial change requests for security impacts and provide recommendations to the 2020 Census TI GPMO.

          Monitors and tracks security-related defects and resolutions; assigns tasks to the appropriate working group or individual. Coordinates and facilitates working groups and integrated process teams to achieve solution.

          Assists in establishing and implementing a Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) capability with integrated security controls for the 2020 Census System of Systems (SoS).

          Focuses on communications and networking needs between Cloud and on premises Data Centers, and Cloud and Internet (VPN) users

          Enables continuous monitoring to proactively survey, monitor, and track security-related defects and the status of their resolutions to report to the 2020 US Census GPMO.

          Works within a Sprint to ensure engineering features and enhancements include security requirements and meet Federal directives. Acts as a bridge between project teams or developers and security personnel, by being able to understand and interface in all areas. Identifies specific areas of concern related to securing sensitive data in a both a cloud and data center environment.

          Provides thought leadership to provide guidance and best practices for the implementation of SoS to support the 2020 DecennialCensus.

          Provides expertise with Federal Requirements related to special classifications of data especially Title 13 and 26, FISMA, FedRAMP. NIST, etc.

          Generates documentation as required by the US Census.

 

**External Referral Eligible**

 

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Qualifications:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires BS degree and 14 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 12 – 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

 

Preferred Certifications: OSCP, GIAC (GPEN), GIAC (GWAPT), GIAC (GXPN), GIAC (GMOB), GIAC (GAWN), GIAC (GPYC), CCNP, MCSE, RHCE.

 

Required Experience:

          Acquisition, installation, maintenance, and usage of the Government Enterprise networks.

          Engineering solutions within multiple Cloud Service Providers, in particular AWS.

          Operations for Cisco ASA firewalls, routers and switches and the ability to formulate access control lists (ACLs) via the Command Line Interface (CLI).

          Enterprise level security hardening for Windows, Linux, Android and/or iOS operating systems and SQL, Oracle, and RDS database solutions in accordance with Center for Internet Security (CIS) and Security Technical Implementation Technical Guides (STIGs)

          Continuity of operations (COOP) concepts and implementation for network related hardware failures including isolated and major outages. Monitors and controls the performance and status of the network resources.

          Development and implementation of vulnerability remediation strategies. Configuration and execution of vulnerability and web application scans. Customization compliance scans to meet agency established baselines.

          Implementation PKI within an enterprise.

          Experience working in AWS via the CLI and management console.  Knowledge and experience configuring Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) and understanding the service offerings and how to configure them. Ability to automate the development of security controls including firewall rules and policy and IPS policy.

          Experience with automating server configuration for security including logging, key changes, and system hardening.

 

Required Skills:

          Expert knowledge of network routing and switching fundamentals to include knowledge of Multiprotocol Layer Switching (MPLS)

          Deep technical understanding of operating systems, network architecture and design, Active Directory (AD) application log consumables, systems design as well as superior knowledge of technical operations process and procedures

          Expertise in encryption, key management and cryptology

          Expertise in Enterprise Architecture Standards such as the Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DODAF), Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), the Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), and/or the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well Architected Framework

          Expertise in the Risk Management Framework (NIST 800-37), Security Controls as described in NIST 800-35, and the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) operating standards and applicable guidelines

          Expertise in performing threat modelling, risk analysis, root cause analysis, risk identification, and risk mitigation

          Expertise in planning and implementing secure networking practices such as: application segmentation, network segmentation, NAC and other access control testing/validation, updating access control SOPs

          Expertise in configuring and developing an enterprise SIEM solution including signature tuning, development of correlation rules, reports, and alarms

          Expertise in hardening Windows and Linux operating systems

          Expertise in FEDRAMP and securing cloud services

          Expertise in securing mobile systems

          Expertise in Penetration Testing (all aspects)

          Expertise in SDLC, including performing secure code reviews

          Expertise in PKI implementations and operation

          Expertise in Incident Response and Forensics

          Expertise in Managing Security Devices

          Expertise in DR/CCOP and BCP Planning and Execution

          Expertise in Security Policy and Security Design

          Expertise in a variety of web application protocols, web services (components including JavaScript, XML, JSON), scripting capabilities (Powershell, Python) software development frameworks, operating systems, and networking technologies. Understanding of various web application frameworks such as ASP.NET, J2EE

          Organizational Skills: Proven ability to plan and prioritize work, both their own and that of project team. Follows tasks to their logical conclusion. Understanding of project management principles and techniques (project plans, critical path, etc), ability to develop security project plans and work with development teams to integrate those into development schedules - in both waterfall and agile environments. 

o    Team Work: Excels both autonomously and as part of a team. Prepared to challenge ideas within a group in a constructive way. Ability to influence others and move a team toward a common vision or goal.

o    Leadership: Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges. Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization.

o    Communications: Ability to interact with senior managers, junior staff, and business unit (non-technical) customers clearly and efficiently, both verbally and in writing. Able to present ideas in a variety of ways depending upon audience and context. Excellent active listening skills.

o    Problem Solving: Natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics. Ability to analyze problems and determine root cause, generating alternatives, evaluating and selecting alternatives and implementing solutions.

o    Results oriented: Able to drive things forward regardless of personal interest in the task.

 


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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