Security Engineer (220) in Sierra Vista, AZ at MDI Group

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

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Security Engineer
Direct Hire
Sierra Vista, AZ

As a Security Engineer, you will work individually and as part of a team to comprehensively monitor known and potential security threats and assess appropriate resolution as needed. 

Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to plan the implementation of security threat resolution for issues that come in via external sources (e.g. IAVA) as well as internal testing, scans, and analysis
Work with security solution developers and independent testers to ensure that authored solutions correctly and fully satisfy the mitigation criteria for reported vulnerabilities
Review applicable regulations governing software development efforts and environment, present applicable findings to multiple stakeholder levels in the software development lifecycle process, and monitor and assist with compliance
Use subject matter expertise of the assigned systems to proactively seek vulnerabilities prior to their materialization from external sources
Execute formal and informal tests with objectivity and strict attention to detail
Monitor available patches for software and operating systems, and recommend courses of action based on formal policy and risk assessment
Install and configure assigned systems, including operating systems, patches, applications and networking connectivity
TS/SCI Clearance Required

At least 2 years’ experience in RedHat or VMWare; and MS Windows administration, including activities such as operating system installation, configuration and patching, and application installation and configuration
Experience in security hardening of operating systems and networked communications
Experience using industry standard security scanning tools (e.g., ACAS)
Use of industry standard tools for creating professional documentation (e.g., MS Word, Excel)
Understanding of networking technologies and protocols

At least 2 years’ experience with DCGS-A family of systems
At least 2 years’ software development experience in shell scripting languages (e.g. Bash, csh, ksh, PowerShell)
Experience developing utilities in a MS Windows, Linux and/or UNIX environment
Experience developing automated testing mechanisms
Demonstrated ability to utilize virtualization technologies (preferably VMware) in a development and testing environment
Knowledge of DoD messaging and classification markings


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