Information Systems Security Engineer - Senior CLIN 24

US-ID-Pocatello
Job ID
2017-1864
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Set against a Rocky Mountain backdrop in south-eastern Idaho, Pocatello Idaho is uniquely positioned as an emerging high-tech city heading into 2018’ thanks to Buchanan & Edwards and the FBI’s new $100 million-dollar high tech facility. Pocatello is the gateway to a number of beautiful outdoor attractions including Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Targhee Ski Resort, Mesa Falls, Jackson Hole, Wyoming skiing, Sun Valley skiing, Craters of the Moon, Salt Lake City, World Famous Fly Fishing and Mountain bike trails. If you are looking for a career with a cutting-edge technology firm, an excellent quality of life, and outdoor adventure, we’d like to hear from you. For more information, please visit www.BEIDAHOJOBS.com

 

Project Overview:

Our new Data Center Operations Support project will support the Department of Justice and the FBI in maintaining their current production private cloud and in developing a new data center design standard for a new multi-tenant private cloud to support DOJ wide data center consolidation. Areas of support include Windows, Linux, Storage, Security and Network Engineering as well as Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) operations and maintenance. Areas of focus include ensuring the FBI’s unclassified and classified computer systems are maintained in a secure, reliable manner with minimum disruption and productions systems shall have a 99% uptime. In addition, our team will work on new projects including data center consolidation, the implementation of a private on-premise cloud, a hybrid cloud, and deployments of new technologies across multiple enclaves

 

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The Information Systems Security Engineer - Senior CLIN 24 shall be responsible for verifying compliance with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), National Institute of Standards and Technology, and other regulatory security compliance articles associated with data center infrastructure and platform design, deployment, testing, certification, patching, addressing or mitigating computer security issues, for all infrastructure and system components.

Clearance

Top Secret

Responsibilities

  • Design, analysis, and test of information security systems and serve as the subject matter expert (SME) for data center system environments and performs standard project tasks to analyze IT security compliance requirements, translate those into security designs, implements these designs, and tests effectiveness
  • Create and update security test plans for detecting and mitigating risk to information systems;engineer and perform tests and test plans to satisfy audits
  • Provide solutions for mitigating information systems findings
  • Evaluate, improve, and maintain the information security
  • Monitor and correct information system issues and create recovery processes for failures and vulnerabilities and track vulnerabilities until they are resolved or mitigated to the satisfaction of the government Accrediting Authority (AO)
  • Ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with engineers to implement
  • Maintain security, compliance, and reduce risk strategies for information systems. Works with other security entities for certification and accreditation and authority to operate for new platforms or services to include cloud services and platforms
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks, such as automated scanning of systems and auditing, and data spill clean
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • Configure and support SSL encrypted connections
  • The Contractor shall provide 4th level support
  • Esure technical documentation exists for all systems and is kept up to date to include system security plans, business impact analyses, continuity of operations plans, mitigations, authorized software lists, authorized hardware lists, and elevated user access list and technical documentation for all systems and is kept up to date to include inventory and patch levels of all systems to include hostnames, property numbers, IP addresses, enclave, number of cores, number of processors, admin passwords, certificates, and service accounts on a monthly basis
  • Document system configurations to include passwords, access controls, version number, and revision numbers, patch levels, and inventory to include hostnames, TCP/IP addresses, number of processors, and number of cores, memory, and license keys
  • Write Engineering Documents as requested this includes the Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and the Information System Contingency Plan (ISCP)
  • Design computer security architecture and develop detailed security designs
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable
  • Report any security issues or incidents to management and provide a detailed explanation in both oral and written

Qualifications

  • 10 years of relevent experience
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with an emphasis in security assessment and testing, and operations.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

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Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.

 

Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.

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