Cyber Security Engineer (Linux)

Job Description

  • Requires familiarity with information assurance/security in a DoD environment.
  • Requires familiarity scripting in both Linux and windows environments (BASH/Batch).
  • Application of network and system architecture design principles and concepts.
  • Use of industry standards, emerging technologies and innovative solutions.
  • Hands-on action with security auditing tools, common protocols, enterprise backup and recovery, log aggregation.
  • Routine hardening of MS Windows and Red Hat Linux systems in accordance with NIST Special Publication 800-53.
  • Collaborative involvement with project engineers to merge security baselines with their functional simulation subsystem software and mitigate any consequential operational or performance issues.
  • Involves writing technical procedures, interpreting and compiling vulnerability audit results, and putting together technical document packages used to obtain DoD IA accreditation.
  • Varies between a collaborative group setting and working alone with no supervision.
  • Demands strong communication and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Entails implementing and deploying various server applications, e.g. enterprise back-up, centralized update services, HBSS/ACAS in a multi-platform environment.
  • Continual attention to detail.
  • Likelihood of tasks involving Hyper-V, McAfee ePO/ HBSS administration, Windows Server 2012 R2 & Windows Server 2016 administration.

 

  • Qualifications
    • Must currently hold DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certifications
      • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
      • CompTIA Security+ and/or CISSP associate
    • 3+ years’ experience in IT field or security administration
    • Experience with all MS Windows Operating Systems
    • Proficiency with Active Directory administration and Group Policy Object creation and deployment
    • Familiarity with common protocols, e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, Syslog
    • Centralized deployment and administration skills
    • Understanding of SCAP/OVAL Benchmark, SecurityCenter/Nessus
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Management Information Systems
    • MUST be a U.S. Citizen AND able to obtain a Department of Defense security clearance
    • ASI is a Drug Free Workplace so candidate must be able to pass entry and random Drug Testing