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Security Engineer/Penetration Tester
EducationBachelor's Degree
Experience04 - 05 years
Citizenship RequirementSole US Citizenship
Clearance RequiredDOE Badge Access Only
LocationDC - Washington
Job Responsibilities
 • Primary emphasis will be placed on daily monitoring and review of security scanning
• Conduct system hardening, and security assessment, vulnerability scanning, penetration testing
• Work with technical personnel to remediate vulnerabilities and security findings.
• Ability to assess and weigh current and evolving security threats in an operational environment
• Prioritizing and differentiating between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms. 
• Configure, implement, patch, and upgrade information security software tools like Nessus, TrendMicro, Burp Suite.
• Create and rotate keys, support monthly security patch management cycles 
• Staying up to date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures
• Generating vulnerability and security reports.
• Composing security alert notifications 
• Creating and tracking security investigations to resolution
• Research and recommend security technology solutions for the client.
• Maintain IT Security documents such as procedures, benchmarks, policies and manuals. 
Skills Required
• 3-5 years of security operations, continuous ops monitoring experience 
• Require certification: CISSP, Security + ,
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks
• Knowledge of Windows server and Linux operating systems, network and infrastructure e.g. TCP/IP, Firewalls, Active Directory, PKI
• Knowledge AWS cloud security, application security, database security, and network security and IA controls
• Hands–on experience using Vulnerability scanners like Nessus, TrendMicro, CIS-CAT and Intrusion Detection Systems,  
• Experience with Threat and Vulnerability Management
• Experience using Burp Suite or similar tool for penetration testing.
• Experience with CIS Benchmarks,  NIST 800-series, FIPs, FISMA, Continuous Monitoring Framework  
• Good communication and writing skills.
Skills Preferred
• Knowledge of scripting desired.
• Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools 
• Reviews network designs, database system designs, communication engineering designs, etc. as they relate to security requirements. 
• Performs security audits and code inspections during the development and testing of new systems.
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