Senior Information Security Engineer (Incident Response) – Gainwell Technologies – Virginia

Gainwell Technologies

Gainwell Technologies

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Essential Job Functions

  • Leads cybersecurity investigations within the Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT).
  • Document and present investigation findings.
  • Work with internal and external partners, including law enforcement, to conduct investigations,
  • Follow applicable local, Federal, and State guidance, regulations, and laws in conducting investigations.
  • Develops technical and programmatic assessments, evaluates engineering and integration initiatives and provides technical support to assess security policies, standards and guidelines. Implements, enforces and communicates security policies and/or plans for data, software applications, hardware and telecommunications.
  • Performs product evaluations, recommends and implements products/services for network security. Validates and tests security architecture and design solutions to produce detailed engineering specifications with recommended vendor technologies.
  • Analyzes outputs and logs from firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools.
  • Reviews and recommends the installation, modification or replacement of hardware or software components and any configuration change(s) that affects security.
  • Provides enforcement of security directives, orders, standards, plans and procedures at server sites.
  • Maintains data and communicates to management the impact on business/customer caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, computer science, or related field preferred
  • Six or more years of experience in network, host, data and/or application security in multiple operating system environments
  • Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies including encryption, IPsec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS, electronic mail and access-lists
  • Experience working with internet, web, application and network security techniques
  • Experience working with relevant operating system security (Windows, Solaris, Linux, etc.)
  • Experience working with leading firewall, network scanning and intrusion detection products and authentication technologies
  • Experience working with federal regulations related to information security (FISMA, Computer security Act, HIPAA, etc.)
  • Experience working with NIST Special Publications and C & A process methodology
  • Possess security certifications (CISSP, CCNA, etc).

Other Qualifications

  • Good communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve network/operating system security issues
  • Ability to perform and interpret vulnerability assessments
  • Ability to administer the operations of a security infrastructure
  • Ability to balance and prioritize work

Work Environment

  • Office environment
  • May require shift work
  • May require weekend work

All USA locations will be considered including remote.

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