Ka-Hoot Chantilly , VA 20153
Posted 1 week ago
Join a fast growing agile small company that delivers cutting edge cybersecurity and system integration services to the US National Security market. [CLIENT] is seeking a motivated self-starter with experience in secure information systems to join a team of engineers to architect, design, develop, and implement security solutions.
As a Principal Information System Security Engineer, you will provide critical systems, application and infrastructure support to a Department of Defense customer. You have the opportunity to work with a team across multiple technical areas to include operations, engineering, security, and systems development. This is a great opportunity for technical and professional growth, as you will get in on the ground floor while implementing and operating Security Event and Incident Management (SEIM) applications across enclaves.
CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Active Top Secret US Government clearance
This Principal ISSE position continuously monitors the security state of the system by building and maintaining queries, reports, and alerts in Splunk and displaying them in dashboards available to Engineers, Information System Security Managers (ISSM), the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Information System Owners (ISO) and other ISSOs/ISSEs. You will gain an understanding of the daily operation of the system to identify, explain, and document anomalous events and behaviors, following established incident response and mitigation procedures.
Your excellent analytical skills will assist in quantifying risk to enterprise systems and level of compliance with security policy across a broad spectrum of daily operations. Your responsibilities will also include elements of physical and environmental protection, personnel security, incident handling, and security training and awareness. In close coordination with the Lead ISSE and the rest of the Audit team, you will play an active role in monitoring the enterprise to include developing and maintaining the SEIM toolsets, and documenting the security impact of changes.
As Principal ISSE, you will:
A Principal ISSE will have:
Experience using various IA tools in audit collection, audit review, audit management, and end point protection
A background and some experience with RMF, ICD 503, NIST SP800-53 or DCID 6/3, or knowledge of current authorization practices, particularly within the DoD is desired
Experience with security efforts related to modern Windows, Linux, UNIX, Cisco, SQL or Oracle databases, and virtualized systems are desired
This position will afford excellent visibility, internal mobility and leadership opportunities, within a dynamic, growth-focused organization, offering competitive compensation and robust benefits.