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Sr. Security Engineer

Location
Mississippi
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
7 Sep 2022
Minimum Clearance Required

TS/SCI Responsibilities

ISYS Technologies delivers emerging technology solutions through our diverse and talented employees who are dedicated to our customers success. We empower our teams, contribute to our country and operate responsibly. We are a reputable award-winning WOSB providing Engineering and Enterprise Information Technology (EIT) services to the Federal government. Headquartered in Colorado, ISYS serves key national customers throughout the United States with a presence in more than 16 states.
  • Conceptualize, design, build, and maintain current and future program supported tools and platforms
  • Manage multiple assignments, changing priorities, and work independently with little oversight
  • Support all support, guidance and develop processes to evaluate and improve all operating systems, hardware support, software, firmware solutions and provide advisement concerning future purchase of the same
  • Work closely with senior engineers, other team members, and application owners to solve technical problems at the network, system and application levels
  • Conduct periodic architectural reviews of installed sensors to assess effectiveness and propose optimal installation alternatives as required
  • Conduct network security architecture reviews to determine the size, and placement of intrusion monitoring equipment during the customer onboarding process
  • Draft technical documentation, reports, and presentations as needed for customer or internal use
  • Resolve Linux system errors and crashes, disk space problems, huge file system and full disk errors
  • Implement and troubleshoot Linux network services such as NFS, NTP, FTP, SSH, DNS, and STIG
  • Configure LDAP server and LDAP client on Linux machines for authorization and authentication
  • Experience in backend solution, day to day system admin and monitoring, file system management and disk management and creation of shell scripts for the automation of tasks and the extraction of logs
  • Hardware and software installations, upgrades, maintenance, security analysis and network performance and tuning of Linux servers in a virtual infrastructure
  • Develop solutions to complex technical issues
  • Provide follow-up reports (technical findings, feedback, resolution steps taken) for Root Cause analysis, engineering technical assessment and process improvement initiatives
  • Provide training and documentation for the rest of the team to follow and understand
  • Review and approve documentation and diagrams created by IT team members (e.g., system specifications). Writes documentation, including technical standards and processes
  • Communicate with project manager on a frequent basis. Identifies tasks and issues that may have an impact on service levels or schedules. Provides realistic task and cost estimates
  • Maintains a current and working knowledge of IT development methodology, architecture design, and technical standards. Mentors IT staff and identifies training needs. As new standards are instituted, ensures their usage by team members
  • Communicates with other technical leads, IT groups, and clients so they understand the project's technical implications, dependencies, and potential conflicts. Evaluates the impacts of change requests on own/shared technologies and effectively persuades and influences others on ideas
Qualifications
  • Candidate must, at a minimum, have one of these certifications:
    • GCUX: GIAC Certified Unix Security Administrator
    • Linux+ (CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI)
    • LPI (Linux Professional Institute) Certifications
    • Oracle Linux OCA or OCP
    • Oracle Linux 6 Certified Implementation Specialist Certification
    • Red Hat RHCSA
    • RHCE
    • CISSP
    • CCNP
    • CCIE Security
    • CEH
    • MCSE
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in system administration, database administration, network engineering, software engineering, or software development, with a concentration in Cybersecurity
  • Experience installing, configuring, securing, and troubleshooting CentOS, RHEL, or Ubuntu Linux Administration
  • Extensive automation experience with PowerShell and Shell Scripting for automating Linux installs
  • Experience mentoring junior personnel
  • Extensive knowledge of DELL (Power Edge) and other Enterprise Servers
  • Extensive knowledge of Ansible, Satellite, and VMWare ESXi/VCenter
  • Network experience and understanding with the following: TCP/IP, NIS, NFS, DNS, DHCP, FTP/TFTP, SSH, SFTP, ARP
  • Experience with storage tools such as NAS (NFS, SAMBA, RAID 0/1/5/6/10) and SAN (iSCSI, FiberChannel)
  • Experience with Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI)
  • Cloud and virtualization skills, particularly MWare virtualization Understanding of cloud terminology, architecture, and tools to include installing, provisioning and monitoring
  • Strong capabilities to assist with automating manual installation and maintenance/patching tasks and utilization of such tools as provisioning environments with Ansible
  • Strong technical, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Superior attention to detail with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving, research, and follow-up skills
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Experience working with FireEye or Firepower
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
Desired Requirements:
  • Experience automating management tasks with Ansible, Puppet, or Chef
  • Experience with Gigamon or Suricata
  • Experience working in AWS and Azure
  • Experience developing in Bash, Python, YAML
  • Experience working with SIEM tools such as Splunk

Essential Requirements:

US Citizenship is required

ISYS Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected Veteran status, or disability status.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly sit, walk, stand and climb stairs and steps. May require walking long distance from parking to work station. Occasionally, movement that requires twisting at the neck and/or trunk more than the average person, squatting/ stooping/kneeling, reaching above the head, and forward motion will be required. The employee will continuously be required to repeat the same hand, arm, or finger motion many times. Manual and finger dexterity are essential to this position. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, depth perception and telling differences among colors. The employee must be able to communicate through speech with clients and public. Hearing requirements include conversation in both quiet and noisy environments. Lifting may require floor to waist, waist to shoulder, or shoulder to overhead movement of up to 20 pounds. This position demands tolerance for various levels of mental stress.

ISYS Technologies is an Engineering and Information Technology Company focused on providing Services to the Federal and State Government. ISYS offers a competitive compensation program and comprehensive benefits package to our employees.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 706385607-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: ISYS Technologies
  • Location: Mississippi
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent