Information Security Engineer

Location: Marshall, VA
Location: Marshall, VA

Clearance Required: Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess a current and active TS/SCI clearance granted by the Department of Defense or an Intelligence Community agency. Must be able to pass a Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph.

Background:
Assured Consulting Solutions provides strategic and innovative solutions for customer needs across the business, technology, and organizational spectrum. As a member of our team, you will have the chance to work with customers that are both Government and industry leaders and technology innovators.
We are seeking a highly motivated Information Security Engineer, specializing in Splunk, to join our team in the Marshall, VA area in support of a dynamic and meaningful mission, and to begin an exciting and rewarding career with Assured Consulting Solutions.
As a Senior Information Security Engineer, you will define, plan, design and evaluate information security systems. The candidate will assess architecture and current hardware limitations, define and design system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility. Provide expert level consultation and technical services on all aspects of Information Security. Manage large-scale programs of national or international scope.
The candidate will implement and conduct engineering activities in accordance with the organization’s approved processes, technical operations and strategic vision.  This position is responsible for the technical management, monitoring, maintenance, and troubleshooting of enterprise-wide monitoring systems, applications and related infrastructure – ensuring that any issues that may adversely impact the confidentiality, integrity or availability of computing resources are identified, properly alerted and promptly resolved.  The candidate must be experienced in deploying, configuring and managing Splunk and will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and operations of the Splunk tool and the development of user content.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Experience in evaluating and implementing IA tools for assessing and maintaining system security within the Defense Information Infrastructure
  • Skill in performing analyses to ensure threat assessments, protection, detection, and reaction functions are performed
  • Extensive experience in managing or implementing DOD information security, communications-computer systems security and industrial security policies and procedures
  • Design, deploy and administer a distributed Splunk environment, including multi-site clustering, search head clustering, universal forwarders, deployer and deployment server
  • Manage data retention policies and perform index administration, maintenance, optimization and configuration backups
  • Assist in developing Splunk content to support use cases, including dashboard development, custom alerting and third-party tool integration
  • Administration and operation of information security compliance tools and platforms, with a special concentration in managing the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)
  • Create and organize the ACAS scan groups, and manage user access, permissions and roles
  • Perform enterprise-wide vulnerability analysis and risk management analysis for all enterprise enclaves
  • Ensure DISA STIGs are implemented and enforced
  • Draft, edit and appropriately distribute written reports and status updates that are factual, timely and accurate.  Conduct oral presentations to contract and customer leads as needed.
  • Experience developing standardized certification and accreditation baselines
  • Knowledge of DISN connection security approval processes and compliance policies
Required Qualifications:
  • Current CISSP/DoD 8570 IAT 3 cert

Desired Qualifications:
  • Practical experience in infrastructure administration a plus (Linux, networking, Windows, firewalls)

Education Qualifications:
Requires Bachelor’s Degree and 10-12 years of relevant experience or Master’s Degree and 7-9 years of experience in the field of mathematics, telecommunications, electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science

Years of Experience:

 
  • 10-15 years of relevant information technology experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of Splunk experience in designing, implementing and maintaining a fully operational Splunk solution
  • Demonstrated experience in Splunk engineering and administration, including Splunk Enterprise Security
 
Position Type: Full-Time

Shift: Day

 
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