Boundary Protection Specialist Associate

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Kearneysville, WV 25430, USA
  • Jun 01, 2021
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Job Description

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Designs, tests, and implements secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, tuning and management of IT security systems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions. Conducts risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system and application level. Conducts threat modeling exercises. Develops and implements security controls and formulates operational risk mitigations along with assisting in security awareness programs. Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access. Researches, evaluates and recommends new security tools, techniques, and technologies and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy. Utilizes COTS/GOTS and custom tools and processes/procedures in order to scan, identify, contain, mitigate and remediate vulnerabilities, and intrusions.  Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6/3), and makes recommendations on process tailoring. Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards. Supports the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports. Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed.  May support cyber metrics development, maintenance and reporting. May provide briefings to senior staff. Utilizes COTS/GOTS and custom tools and processes/procedures in order to scan, identify, contain, mitigate and remediate vulnerabilities, and intrusions.  Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6/3), and makes recommendations on process tailoring. Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards. Supports the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports. Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed.  May support cyber metrics development, maintenance and reporting. May provide briefings to senior staff.  

Qualifications

Bachelors and two (2) years or more experience. Four additional years' experience will be considered in lieu of a degree. 

Qualifications
- US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance. An Interim Secret Clearance will be required to start the position.
- Experience with Cisco network platforms: firewalls, routers, switches, wireless controllers and wireless access points.
- A working knowledge of security practices and procedures; knowledge of current security tools available; hardware/software security implementation; different communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools; familiarity with commercial products, and current Internet/EC technology. 
- Knowledge and understanding of management tools used to detect most anomalies within the infrastructure 
- Knowledge and understanding of incident response, IDS/IPS, Endpoint systems, firewalls, sensors, routers/switches 
- Security certification a PLUS, such as (CISSP, Security+, CSSP Incident Responder, IAT or IAM level 3 certification)"