Job Description: Provide network security and design, engineering and support for mission-critical applications and network management, in a managed services provider role.. Work with the Network and Security Service Delivery Manager, as the Security Lead to assure delivery of a highly secure network. This role will be responsible for the maintenance of the network security devices, while supporting the implementation of new systems, and infrastructure recommendations and upgrades in a dynamic environment. In addition the candidate will provide security and threat analysis and response, proactive threat monitoring, manage threat and vulnerability mitigation across multiple technical teams and provide appropriate communication regarding threats and response . Candidate will interface with key customer contacts, project managers, other service delivery managers and staff, subcontractors, support personnel, and other stakeholders. Directly execute security related projects, and operations activities. Interface with SAIC program and senior management in support of the achievement of service level, financial and technical objectives.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• 24X7 accountability for the security of the customer’s network and infrastructure deployment.
• Work with senior cyber engineers to design enterprise-wide security specifications, configurations and solutions.
• Possesses a good understanding of customer’s enterprise architecture, network hardware, network design, security framework and security tools.
• Communicates well in cross-functional group settings. Excellent verbal and written skills to communicate details to cross-functional teams. Is able to communicate technical concepts in non-technical terms or in ways that are easy for others to understand.
• Establishes relationships with project managers and analysts.
• Assist with alternative technical scenarios for consideration to resolve business issues.
• Participates in enterprise-level technical and architectural decision making.
• Provides knowledgeable support in proactively recognizing and resolving issues.
• Continually strives to improve customer’s technical security infrastructure and makes improvements in processes and practices.
• Assigns tasks and takes direction from senior engineers.
• Assists with the creation and presentation of regular reporting to customer and SAIC mgmt. team.
• Maintains network security through installation, configuration, and maintenance of access controls, firewalls, monitoring, IDS/IPS
• Works closely with the Information Security team to lock down critical resources and to monitor all systems for breaches.
• Maintains accurate diagrams and associated documentation.
• Highly motivated, self-starter with the ability to work independently.
• Understanding of NIST standards.
• Understanding of threat response and ability to lead response to threats.
• Strong understanding of industry-standard change control methodologies.
• Desire and ability to learn new technologies
• Strong interpersonal, communication (both written and oral) and time management skills.
• Strong troubleshooting skills; candidates must be capable of analyzing and resolving complex technical problems.
• Ability to work with multiple project and work streams concurrently, with an ability to deliver work products on time and within budget.
• Ability to work on remote customer systems with no hands on ability.
Technical Skills & Abilities Required
• Site to site VPN
• Remote access VPN
• Packet Capture/Analysis
• Network Address Translation (NAT)
• Layered Security Architecture and Defense in Depth
• Firewalls (Cisco ASA and Firewpower)
• Threat Analysis/Mitigation Techniques
• Packet Capture/Analysis
Education, Certification, and Experience requirements
Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years’ experience. Additional experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
CCNP – Security, CISSP, demonstrated technical experience and ability will be considered in lieu of certification
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