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Security Engineer

Company: Gridiron IT
Location: Ashburn
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Gridiron IT is seeking a Security Engineer local to Ashburn, VA with a active DHS CBP Tier 4 Public Trust or equivalent of DoD Secret and up.
Gridiron IT is hiring a Security Engineer to support a federal customer located in Ashburn, VA. Two to three days will be working on site in the Ashburn facility and the other days will be remote.Responsibilities

  • Analyze security vulnerabilities with Tenable Nessus. Candidate should have significant experience with creating policies, scans, and troubleshooting Nessus issues.
  • Ensure that systems comply with DISA Security and Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs). Provide step-by-step guidance to operations & maintenance on how to harden systems to meet compliance.
  • Candidate must be able to provide security expertise during weekly status updates, executive briefings, or presentations.
  • Candidate must have significant experience with using Microsoft Excel.
  • Research, troubleshoot, and solve various technical networking problems.
  • Candidate must be able to review and generate technical process guides. Author technical whitepapers and CONOPS.
  • Candidate must have experience with troubleshooting issues in existing IP networks. Should be very comfortable with using Wireshark and Nmap.
  • Candidate must have experience developing Python and/or PowerShell scripts to analyze trends & automate tasks.
  • Candidate should have experience with Identity, Credential, and Access Management.
  • Conduct security testing of new equipment in the lab as necessary, following existing security methodology.
  • Analyze the security of mobile applications and ensure they comply with federal guidelines & industry best practices. Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in electrical or computer engineering, mathematics, or computer science is required. Master's degree is preferred.
    • Must have Tier 4 Secret Clearance / Top Secret required to convert to DHS Tier 4 Background Investigation
    • CISSP, CISA, or CCSP certifications are desired.
    • 5+ years' experience in information security and networking, supporting medium-to-large size networks made up of diverse assets.
    • Security compliance and networking experience.
    • Security risk assessment & remediation experience.
    • Python or other scripting languages. Ability to script and code is highly desired. Also, able to manipulate data in Excel.
    • Experience with Juniper or Cisco firewalls.
    • Experience analyzing data from tools such as Splunk, SolarWinds, Device42 or other log and IP Asset Management tools.
      employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.Gridiron IT is a Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) company specializing in IT Infrastructure, Cyber & Cloud Security, Software Development, and Enterprise Support. Gridiron is an Inc. 5000 2022 recipient and Washington Business Journal Fastest Growing Companies in the Greater Washington Area for 2022. Gridiron offers a competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, disability insurance, and pet insurance.

Keywords: Gridiron IT, Germantown , Security Engineer, Engineering , Ashburn, Maryland

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