Cybersecurity System Engineer Level 4 056

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IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.    

We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):

    Reston, VA

Job Description

Cybersecurity Systems Engineer




LEVEL 4:




Skills and Tasks. Exceptionally Complex:


  • Inter-Discipline,  Inter-Organizational. Can perform tasks of senior level technicians,  specialists, and or managers not performed at Level 3 due to the size  and/or complexity of the tasks.




Leadership/Management:

  • May work  individually or as a key member of a senior leadership team. 

  • Oversees  and monitors performance across several disciplines, and when required,  takes steps to resolve issues.




Guidance:

  •  Provides expert  guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians  and managers. 

  • Directs multiple contractor and subcontractor teams  through to project completion.




Capabilities and additional  Requirements:


  •  In addition to Standard Characteristics of Labor Category,  advocate and recommend system-level solutions to resolve security  requirements. 

  • Monitors and suggests improvement to IA policy. Interact  with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to define  and achieve required IA objectives. 

  • Provide the Government assistance to  ensure that the architecture and design of information systems are  functional and secure, including program of record systems and special  purpose environments with platform IT interconnectivity. 

  • Provide expert  guidance and work product evaluation to one or more security engineers  that support Engineering teams for the design, development,  implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking,  computing, and enclave environments.



STANDARD CHARACTERISTICS:


  • Perform, or review, technical security assessments of computing  environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with  established IA standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation  strategies

  • Validate and verify system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designs

  • Design,  develop, implement, and/or integrate IA and security systems and system  components including those for networking, computing, and enclave  environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing  data protection/classification requirements

  • Build IA into systems deployed to operational environments

  • Assist  architects and systems developers in the identification and  implementation of appropriate information security functionality to  ensure uniform application security policy and enterprise solutions

  • Support the building of security architectures

  • Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures

  • Assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle

  • Contribute  to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management,  certification and awareness activities for system and networking  operations

  • Review certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content

  • Perform  system installation, configuration maintenance, account maintenance,  signature maintenance, patch management, and troubleshooting of  operational IA and CND systems

  • Apply system security engineering  expertise in one or more of the following to : system security design  process; engineering life cycle; information domain; cross domain  solutions; commercial off-the-shelf and government off-the-shelf  cryptography; identification; authentication; and authorization; system  integration; risk management; intrusion detection; contingency planning;  incident handling; configuration control; change management; auditing;  certification and accreditation process; principles of IA  (confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, and access  control); and security testing.




Functional duties consist of Cyber Systems Engineer (Splunk):


  • Performing  complex system development, design, modeling, analysis, integration,  and sustainment of Splunk systems for new or existing computer systems  within an Enterprise.

  • Developing dashboards, data models, reports and performance optimization.

  • Designing and customizing complex search queries and promoting advance searching, forensics, and analytics.

  • Developing  and documenting configuration standards, policies, and procedures for  operating, managing and ensuring the security of a Splunk  infrastructure.

  • Participating in incident, problem, and change management processes related to Splunk.

  • Providing Splunk O&M and User access.

  • Planning and directing upgrades and system enhancements.

  • Developing and implementing testing strategies and documenting results.

  • Developing documentation on new or existing systems.

  • Providing system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

  • Serving as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

  • Providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff.

  • Communicating with customers and teammates clearly and concisely.

  • Maintaining current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  • Participating in special projects as required.

  • Hands-on experience in designing, fielding, and maintaining Splunk in a dispersed manner is a must.




Education and Experience:


  • HS/GED + 12 years

  • Associates Degree + 10 years

  • Bachelor's Degree + 8 years

  • Master's Degree + 6 years

  • PhD + 4 years





Training and Certifications:


  • DoD  8570 compliance or information assurance certification commensurate with  technical objectives and services required within the task order.  

  • Applicable software or hardware training and certifications commensurate  with the technical objectives, services required, and IT environment  specified within the task order.




Security Clearance:


  • TS/SCI with CI poly

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