Information Security Engineer with Security Clearance

6 days left

Recruiter
Applied Insight
Location
Illinois
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Mar 2024
Closes
20 Apr 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description About Us: Innovating to solve real–world problems At Applied Insight (AI), we leave no stone unturned in solving our customers' technology challenges. Supporting the Federal Government with the strongest mission focus, our solutions empower people to collaborate more effectively in delivering services vital to the nation. On joining the AI team, you'll be working to solve real–world problems on missions that matter with people who share your passions and encourage your ambition. It's vital to us that we hire committed people who are great at what they do. We return that commitment by empowering them with the autonomy, the support, and the tools they need to fulfill their true potential. We make it our job to understand our customer's mission and the user's reality right from the start, combining technology and process to deliver what customers really need to succeed – from adaptation to innovation – drawing on our long experience of supporting the US Defense, Intelligence and Federal Civilian communities. As A Security Engineer, Your role involves offering operational and technical expertise to support various National Security Systems (NSS). Within the Enterprise Security Services (ESS) team, you'll ensure that security principles, procedures, and practices are implemented according to the Risk Management Framework (RMF) for Air Mobility Command's Authorization & Accreditation (A&A) package, as mandated by the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), throughout the RMF lifecycle. You will excel in this role if you are: You are familiar with the DOD Risk Management Framework (RMF) and DISA STIGs. Have experience with ACAS/Nessus Security Scanner. You are a self–starter and motivated to ensure all tasks are completed accurately and timely. Demonstrates an ability and passion to learn new technologies and IT skills. Responsibilities Knowledge of C&A processes including, RMF, and IT Lean/SISS. Excellent working knowledge of Virtual Machines (VM). Past, current, and emerging Microsoft Windows operating systems. Various flavors of UNIX. This knowledge base should include Advanced Interactive eXecutive (AIX), Solaris, TRU64, HP–UX and the proprietary versions of LINUX. Experience with networking architecture, devices, technologies, and protocols as well as practical experience in firewalls. Experience with Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and wireless technology. Web server knowledge of Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS). Apache knowledge as well as experience with other COTS server products. Relevant database knowledge should include Oracle, SQL, MongoDB or Sybase. Expertise required with one of the following: Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Scanner or ACAS/Nessus Security Scanner. Manage system vulnerabilities in accordance with security requirements utilizing NIST continuous monitoring standards (NIST 800–53v5), RMF critical security controls and counter measures based on risk assessments of mission systems. Performs vulnerability/risk analyses of Red Hat and Windows servers during all phases of the system development life cycle. Experience in administration of Windows and Linux environments. Expertise required with one of the following: Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Scanner or ACAS/Nessus Security Scanner. Perform other duties as assigned. Required Education, Experience, & Skills Current Secret or TS/SCI security clearance. Active CompTIA Security+ (DoD 8570.01–M IA Level II certification). Experience with ACAS and STIG compliance. Understanding of the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process. Ability to work independently or with a team (as needed). Ability to work in a fast–paced environment. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Perform Systems Administration for Linux/Windows operating systems. Proficiency in navigating the Linux CLI and writing scripts to automate tasks is a plus. Familiarity/understanding using authorization/accreditation databases (eMASS). Experience with working on a timeline and providing weekly/monthly/quarterly updates as required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) What we will provide in return: Excellent compensation and amazing benefits Multiple health insurance options which include a PPO plan with ZERO deductibles and an HSA plan. 401k Immediate Vesting. Company matches 100% of the first 3% contributed and 50% of the next 2% contributed. Fully paid long–term disability, short–term disability, and life insurance. Flexible Spending Account options. Generous paid time off. Flexible work schedules with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off. Government shutdown protection where employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues. Employee centric culture and a belief that we should empower those who are good at what they do and then give them the tools they need to achieve success and grow their career. A commitment to learning and growth and easy ways to achieve both including a training budget, education assistance, mentorship programs and collaborative learning sessions. A collaborative environment that fosters communication and an open–door policy. Applied Insight provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.