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Security Engineer

Falcon IT & Staffing Solutions Washington ,DC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $112,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, medical
Job Description

 Falcon IT is seeking a Security Engineer to work in SW Washington, DC. This is a full-time position supporting the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Position Description/Duties

The Security Engineer will specialize in Risk Management Framework and System Authority to operate and will provide guidance in the implementation of system specific features and security controls to ensure a healthy security posture and federal requirements compliance.

• Assess how a new technology impacts the security posture of the Enterprise

• Enforce policies and guidelines as outlined within NIST SP 800-53, DHS 4300A, DHS 4300B Sensitive Systems Policy

• Provide guidance in the implementation of system specific features and security controls to ensure effective compliance with federal requirements

• Promote a healthy security posture for the implementation team and key stakeholders

• Provide IT security consultation to system owners on security incident reports, equipment/software inventories, technical vulnerability reports, and contingency plans

• Perform the necessary review, analysis, and reporting of key system attributes, weaknesses, and changes to support the continuous monitoring of supported systems

• Initiate, track, and manage the creation, opening, and closure of weaknesses via department prescribed Plan of Action & Milestone (POAM) processes and procedures

• Effectively communicate the risk and security posture to the Information Systems Security Manager, System Owner, and Key Stakeholders

• Report IT security incidents in accordance with established policies and procedures

Required (MANDATORY) Qualifications

• U.S. citizenship (in accordance with government contracting requirements) – must also be able to successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation to obtain the required government public trust security clearance

• Security Certification: CISSP

• Technical Certification (one or more of the following), AWS, Azure, CCNP, MCSE

• 5+ years’ experience designing and implementing network, systems, and security solutions

Preferred Qualifications

• Active DHS public trust clearance

• Six Sigma Greenbelt and Project Management (PMI/PMP) certifications

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