Cyber Engineer II

Pensacola, FL, 1099, W2

Our Client is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment, including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. They are seeking a Cyber Engineer to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities. The Cyber Engineer designs, develops, documents, analyzes, tests, integrates, debugs, conducts research and/or discovers and analyzes security flaws or vulnerabilities in software, networks, systems, and applications. The Cyber Engineer ensures system security needs are established and maintained for various objects/matters.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze output from various security devices and malware and incident reports to improve detection of and to minimize future incidents
  • Assess and analyze system security to identify and mitigate risks and vulnerabilities
  • Recommend countermeasures to mitigate risks and vulnerabilities
  • Prepare/Update documentation, including incident reports, security recommendations, etc.
  • Assist in identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating the protection of critical cybersecurity infrastructure and key resources
  • Perform basic system design functions, including interpretive analyses, chart preparation and associated diagrams/enhancement plans
  • Test existing and new technologies
  • Review/analyze requested changes for equipment, technology and/or other factors/trends, which are planned for deployment in the customer space
  • Support the configuration and administration of cyber security tools and systems

Requirements

  • Secret Clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
  • Bachelor’s degree in Cyber Security, Information Security, Software Engineering or a related discipline. 4 years of experience (for a total of 6 or more years) may be substituted for a degree.
  • 2+ years of applicable experience in cyber security
  • Experience with commercial cyber tools and technologies
  • Experience with standard security principles, policies, standards and industry best practices
  • Experience and knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, topology, sockets and security) and web technologies (Internet security)
  • Experience or knowledge of intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), log analysis, malware analysis, network traffic flow and packet analysis
  • Understanding and ideally experience with Windows or Linux/Unix operating systems
  • Possesses or quickly develops an understanding of Government Information Security policies, regulations, and guidelines

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