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Sr. Cyber Security Engineer

Bethesda, MD 20814

Posted: 03/01/2019 Industry: IT Job Number: JN -092018-110470
Our client in Bethesda, MD is currently looking for a Senior Cyber Security Engineer to join a Cyber Security Operations organization on a contract with a federal government client with an important global mission.

Members of this team are highly motivated, self-driven, and are given great latitude to operate. Qualified candidates must have great initiative, a positive and healthy questioning attitude, and a drive to continuously help mature SOC Operations and Incident Response (IR). This role affords the opportunity to work with a great team while serving a fulfilling mission.

Role and Responsibilities:

* Serve as Senior Engineer for the SOC Operations and Incident Response Team to provide enterprise solutions and solve complex problems
* Provide metrics, deploy, manage, and troubleshoot multiple endpoint security agent products across multiple organizational components of a federal government client
* Ensure configurations and security controls of systems and agents managed by the SOC are documented and assessed in compliance with FISMA and agency policy
* Serve as primary technical interface and troubleshooting contact between federal government client & vendors of deployed security products, solving complex problems
* Provide on-call emergency support of systems and agents managed by the SOC to address mission impacting issues, such as network outages & core system performance
* Maintain analyst end user level understanding of systems and agents managed by the SOC to provide sound technical guidance and troubleshooting to the SOC
* Proactively identify, track and resolve security capability gaps, endpoint security agent visibility gaps, security application configuration weaknesses, and logging gaps
* Ensure proactive health and performance monitoring of systems & agents managed by the SOC, addressing all significant issues with thorough documented root cause analysis
* Implement, manage and proactively monitor central logging feeds to enterprise SIEM for all systems and agents managed by the SOC
* Deploy and maintain adequate test capabilities and environment for systems and agents managed by the SOC
* Research, identify, and implement Proof of Concepts for emerging and innovative technologies in support of SOC Operations and Incident Response
* Ensure adherence to Change Management practices for systems and agents managed by the SOC, and maintain awareness of related Change Management of other teams

Required Qualifications:

* Maintain suitability for successful National Security Adjudication at SECRET level
* Credentials
* 5+ years of related SOC Operations experience
* 3+ years of Security Engineering experience
* Sound engineering knowledge foundation, to include demonstrated understanding of
* Multiple Enterprise Endpoint Security Agents
* Role Based Access Control and Application Administration
* TCP/IP stack and multiple network and application protocols
* Data structures and Database Management Systems
* Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
* High technical ability/aptitude, demonstrated through prior technical experience and accomplishments
* Ability to ad-hoc script interim solutions

Please email all resumes to sung.Lee@catapultsg.Com

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