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Security Control Assessor, Senior in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

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Job Number: R0048031

Security Control Assessor, Senior

The Challenge:

Everyone knows security needs to be “baked in” to a system architecture, but you actually know how to bake it in. You can identify and implement ways to harden systems and reduce their attack surface. What if you could use your Cyber engineering skills to design and build secure systems for the VA? We’re looking for an engineer who can create solutions for VA that will stand up to even the most advanced Cyber threats.

As a Cyber Security Engineer on our project, you’ll provides technical engineering services for the support of integrated security systems and solutions. You’ll coordinate work with in house teams to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate your customer’s IT needs and future goals into a plan that will enable secure and effective solutions. We need to come up with the best solution, so you’ll investigate new techniques, break free from the legacy model, and go where the industry is going. You’ll lead the team through a critical approach to network design, providing alternatives and customizing solutions, to maintain a balance of security and mission needs. This is a chance to make a difference in the security of healthcare privacy. Your technical expertise will be vital as you help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating secure practices like network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and other Cybersecurity practices and tools. You’ll be able to broaden your skillset into areas like extensive expertise in all aspects of Cybersecurity with a vast array of IT systems involving end user, including enterprise level networks while building peace of mind in a critical infrastructure. Join our team, as we improve healthcare for millions of customers through Cybersecurity.

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Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people—that’s Booz Allen Cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

Competitions — From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we’ve got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills.

Paid Research — Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and/or funding to advance your skills.

Cyber University — CyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced Cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from just about anywhere—including your phone—and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam.

Academic Partnerships — In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we’ve partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in Cybersecurity—fully funded without a tuition cap.

Maker/Hackerspaces — Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-house experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces.

You Have:

-Experience with engineering, implementing, and monitoring security measures for the protection of systems, networks, and information
-Experience with designing, implementing, and maintaining Cybersecurity solutions
-Experience with protecting system boundaries, keeping computer systems and networks hardened against attacks, and securing sensitive data
-Experience with security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentications systems, log management, and content filtering
-Experience with Cybersecurity tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-HS diploma or GED and 20+ years of experience with systems security engineering or MA or MS degree in CS, EE, or IT and 10+ years of experience with systems security engineering

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with network security and networking technologies and system, security, and network monitoring tools​

-Experience with Web related technologies, including Web applications, Web services, service-oriented architectures, and network or Web related protocols​

-Experience with NIST security controls, the governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) security documentation tool, the Risk Management Framework (RMF), and security compliance 

-Knowledge of DoD security processes, eMASS, Nessus, STIGS, Splunk, and VA environment

-Knowledge of Cloud and Mobile security

-Knowledge of security as it pertains to the following platforms: Windows, Solaris, Unix, Red Hat Linux, AIX, OpenVMS, IBM i5OS, RACF, ACF2, Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, Cisco IOS, Firewall, multi-functional printer, scanner, and fax devices, and encryption technologies, including VPN, TLS, and SSL

-Knowledge of current technologies used for technical security control reviews, including Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, IBM Endpoint Manager (IEM) previously known as Tivoli Endpoint Manager (TEM), or BigFix or Tenable Nessus software preferred  

-Public Trust clearance

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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