Information Security Engineer-Washington DC

Location
Washingtion, District Of Columbia
Job Type
Full-time
     
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Description

Security Engineer

As a member of the Network Operations team, the Security Engineer has accountability for researching, designing, engineering, implementing, and supporting network security solutions for the firm. This role utilizes in-depth technical knowledge and business requirements to help design and implement a secure solution.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor, maintain, support, and optimize infrastructure, software and associated operating systems
  • Assist in Security Engineering Design and Implementation. Plan, research, and design robust security architectures based on current security best practices and industry frameworks.
  • Create Security Architecture Specifications for multiple Information Security Domains including but not limited to; Governance, Cloud, Wireless, Infrastructure and Software
  • Participate in application and infrastructure projects to provide security planning and guidance
  • Implement and maintain corporate security policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to ISO 270001 and GDPR compliance policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Perform risk analysis and security assessments.
  • Work with outside security firm for vulnerability and penetration testing and remediate findings.
  • Manage and maintain network infrastructure including LAN, WAN, WWAN, and Internet connections
  • Manage security integration projects for custom, key applications and systems
  • Manage encryption keys and SSL certificates and authorities
  • Manage Endpoint Security solutions for all devices
  • Monitor network security to protect against external, internal, and/or programmatic attacks
  • Assist in defining overall network security strategies and procedures
  • Utilize network monitoring software to ensure timely alerts and response to network issues
  • Integrate servers, including database, e-mail, print, and backup servers and their associated software into enterprise systems
  • Serve as an escalation point for network systems operational issues
  • Maintain primary and secondary data center including power, cooling, cabling and security.
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to system configuration, mapping, processes, and service records
  • Collaborate with network staff to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes
  • Investigate developing network technologies and provide recommendations regarding the future application of such technologies and related productivity gains
  • Participate in on-call rotation and respond to after-hours issues in a timely manner based upon severity and/or business impact

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • CCNA and VCP certifications desired
  • College degree preferred
  • Minimum three (3) years of relevant network security experience
  • Proficiency with CheckPoint hardware and software security solutions required
  • Windows 2012 and 2016 Server, Windows 10 workstations, and networking experience in a complex, multi-vendor network environment
  • Knowledge of web security technologies
  • Experience with VMware in a Windows Server 2012/2016 environment
  • Experience with Cisco UCS and Cisco VOIP solutions
  • Proven experience and success with LAN, WAN, WLAN and WWAN configuration management and administration
  • Experience with Citrix Load Balancer XenApp and Access Gateways

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • The ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both in oral and written form
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritize/coordinate deadlines and track progress of tasks
  • Ability to organize work flow and use time efficiently
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must maintain confidentiality of work related information and materials
  • Must establish and maintain effective working relationships in or out of a team environment
  • Understands and adopts the organizational structure
  • Possesses the attitude of collaboration and sharing
  • Skills in analyzing complex problems, troubleshooting and resolving them
  • Ability to create and consistently maintain, reliable systems documentation
  • Willingness to learn and adopt new methodologies
  • Flexibility and willingness to respond to issues during and outside of core business hours

 


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