Security Engineer in Sierra Vista, AZ at MDI Group

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

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Security Engineer
Sierra Vista, AZ
Direct Hire

Security Engineer will be a part of a team with software developers and infrastructure management professionals providing engineering and support for the Army’s Distributed Common Ground Systems-Army (DCGS-A) team.  The qualified candidate will be responsible for analyzing security threats to software and systems used in the DoD Intelligence Community, assess applicability, guide and monitor implementation of resolutions and mitigation.
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
Operate manual and automated security vulnerability scanning processes, record and analyze the findings, then report the findings to stakeholders throughout the organization
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
DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certified--baseline security certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+ CE) and technical computing environment training or certification (e.g. Server+) prior to start of work
TS/SCI Clearance Required
A bachelor's degree specifically in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or other Engineering or Technical discipline and 4 years of professional work experience in the field of information security
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)

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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