4 days old

Cybersecurity Engineer

Herndon, VA 20170
Apply Now
Apply on the Company Site
Business Group Highlights

Information Technology and Facilities

The IT group is strategically aligned to provide effective IT/Facilities support to the Perspecta business. The team is responsible for executing functions to ensure day-to-day IT support, to ensure technology standards are established and followed across the organization, to manage assets and the confidentiality, integrity, security and availability of IT assets, information, data and services. Facilities supports environmental, health and safety operations to ensure safe, comfortable and productive work environments for Perspecta employees.

Responsibilities

The Cybersecurity Engineer reports to the Director of Security Operations within the CISO organization. The position is responsible for running and maintaining Security/SOC tools and assisting with cyber incidents.

The Cybersecurity Engineer will be responsible for working as a team to synergize security operations, tools, and processes for a newly merged company. Areas of responsibility include:

  • Assist with the selection, implementation, and monitoring/managing of security tools within a hybrid cloud enterprise to support the CISO organization as well as other organizations in securing the enterprise including:
    • SIEM Support SIEM tool in a complex environment and assist security analysts in building operational processes around the SIEM ecosystem. Maintain and tune SIEM to deliver optimal performance.
    • Configure, troubleshoot and leverage security devices such as packet capture, IPS, firewalls, and the FireEye suite of tools.
    • Vulnerability Management System

  • Apply subject matter expertise in order to:
    • Make technical and policy recommendations/decisions that affect corporate security posture, especially as it relates to DFARS (NIST SP 800-171 compliance).
    • Investigate, interpret, and respond to technical and/or complex IT security requirements/requests
    • Understand placement of network/security infrastructure and visibility requirements for hosts, infrastructure, and network devices.

  • Work collaboratively with other teams in the CISO organization as well as within the OCIO to impact change and define an acceptable security posture.
  • Close coordination with SOC Analysts/Focused Operations, and Security Architects for security solutions.
  • Candidate must have a strong foundation of Network and Security skills, fundamental knowledge of Windows, Linux, and Cisco operating systems, networking protocols, network traffic analysis, and information security.

Qualifications

Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.

-3+ years as a Security Engineer

-Experience supporting government customers or contractors desired.

-Experience supporting a SOC desired.

-Sufficient level of understanding of the multitude of tools required to be managed and implemented by a Security Operations team.

-Experience with SIEM tools and log/IDS management.

-Experience/understanding of NIST cybersecurity controls and frameworks.

-Experience running tools in and supporting Cloud/hybrid cloud and on-prem environments.

-Experience implementing and reviewing corporate-wide security and networking policies and rules.

-Technical certifications are a plus.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Email this job to a friendRefer
Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed




As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-03-31 Expires: 2020-05-01

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Cybersecurity Engineer

Perspecta
Herndon, VA 20170

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast