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Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018 12:04 PM

General Dynamics IT has an opening for a Security Engineer with strong communication and technical skills that will support the designs and defines enterprise architecture for applications and infrastructure in support of the Department of Commerce Enterprise Security Operations Center (ESOC) and the NOAA Cyber Security Center (NCSC). The ESOC provides cybersecurity monitoring and situational awareness across the DOC, and in the future will likely expand to provide security services to other agencies in the DOC. The NCSC provides cybersecurity support across four major functional support groups; the NOAA Security Operations Center (SOC), NOAA Computer Incident Response Team (N:CIRT), System Administration Staff (SAS), and Enterprise Security Solutions (ESS).
The candidate must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain Department of Commerce vetting clearance.
Specific roles and responsibilities for the position include but not limited to the following:
* Performs Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization, coordinates with other government agencies to record and report incidents.
* Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.
* Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.
* Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.
* Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.
* Assists with implementation of counter:measures or mitigating controls.
* Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.
* Performs periodic and on:demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.
* Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results.
* Provides guidance and work leadership to less:experienced technical staff members.
* Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
* Participates in special projects as required.
Additional experience in the following:
* Comprehensive knowledge of data security administration principles, methods, and techniques.
* Certification in one or more specific technologies may be required, depending on job assignment.
* Requires familiarity with domain structures, user authentication, and digital signatures.
* Requires understanding of firewall theory and configuration.
* Requires understanding of DHS/DoD policies and procedures, including FIPS 199, FIPS 200, NIST 800:53, DHS 4300A SSH and other applicable policies.
NIST NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework Alignment:
* Knowledge of the following: computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies, risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk), laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy, cybersecurity and privacy principles, cyber threats and vulnerabilities, specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses, computer algorithms, encryption algorithms, database systems, organizations enterprise information security architecture, organizations evaluation and validation requirements, electrical engineering as applied to computer architecture (e.g., circuit boards, processors, chips, and computer hardware), resiliency and redundancy, installation, integration, and optimization of system components, human:computer interaction principles, cybersecurity and privacy principles and organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non:repudiation), information security systems engin


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