Infrastructure O&M Administrator - Security Clearance Required (Chantilly)

    Manassas, VA 20108
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Position Description

    Responsible for day to day operations and maintenance of a wide variety of Cyber Support tools, such as  ArcSight SIEM, network and host-based (HBSS) Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Intrusion Protection Systems (IPS) and their associated architectures.  Proactively monitor O&M actions through the use of dashboards and quickly resolve any anomalies. Provide periodic Quality of Service metrics demonstrating account management and system up/down time of critical components.  Consistently strive to make tools more efficient and effective. Perform routine Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) activities and standard O&M procedures.  Support Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities for deployed assets as required.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Performs engineering support and system administration of specialized cybersecurity applications, systems and networks in a Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC) environment to include installation, configuration, maintenance, patching, and back-up/restore.
    • Provides subject matter expertise in creation, editing, and management of signatures, rules, filters, and custom content for specialized cybersecurity systems including but not limited to network and host-based IDS, IPS, and SIEM systems.
    • Administers cybersecurity test beds and tests and evaluates new cybersecurity applications or tools, rules/signatures, access controls, and configurations of cybersecurity platforms.
    • Provides Tier 2 maintenance support for deployed cybersecurity technologies within the CSOC.
    • Supports A&A activities through all steps of the Risk Management Framework (RMF).
    • Identifies potential conflicts with implementation of any cybersecurity tools within the enterprise and develops recommendations to remediate these conflicts.
    • Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects.
    • Provides solutions to a variety of complex technical problems.

    Position Requirements:

    • Minimum Education: B.S. or relevant experience in related field.
    • Minimum/General Experience: 3-5 years of related experience.
    • Experience  in a Cybersecurity Operations Center environment desired
    • Minimum of 1 year experience in technology/tools specific to the target platforms.
    • Experience shall be in a related security technology or discipline such as Identity and Access Management, Cybersecurity Operations, Cybersecurity Engineering, IT Security Audit, and Information Assurance.
    • IAT Level II (GSEC, Security+, SSCP, or CCNA-Security) certification  desired

    Demonstrated technical experience:

    • Experience with COTS technologies used in a Cybersecurity Operations Center environment, including network/host IDS and IPS, and SIEM technologies.
    • Expertise in cybersecurity enterprise scanning and continuous monitoring, enterprise host/network security and intrusion detection.
    • Expertise with cybersecurity architectural principles such as defense in depth, resilience, and integrated security operations.
    • A&A support experience desired
    • Ability to convert functional cybersecurity requirements into system requirements.
    • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating resources and ensuring scheduled goals are met.
    • Ability to effectively interact with various levels of senior management is necessary.
    • Ability to make decisions and resolve problems effectively - Seek out information and data to evaluate, prioritize and formulate best solution or practice.
    • Must be able to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team, share workloads, and deal with sudden shifts in project priorities.

    Clearance Requirement:

    • Must possess an active TS/SCI w/ a CI polygraph.

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    Posting ID: 584170582Posted: 2020-11-03