Cybersecurity Engineer

at Apex Systems
Location Suffolk, VA
Date Posted September 11, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


Apex Systems has an immediate need for a Cyber Security Engineer with a focus on RMF/NIST, SCAP, and ACAS! This is a contract to hire in Suffolk, VA! if you are interested please send your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Cyber Security Engineer – Network Defense

Job Duties:

- Develops and implements security controls and formulates operational risk mitigation.

- Understands security issues for distributed architectures, firewalls, data flow, and network access.

- Recommends new security tools and techniques to improve the enterprise security posture.

- Utilizes COTS/GOTS and custom tools to scan, identify, contain, mitigate, and remediate vulnerabilities and intrusions.

- Configures and maintains Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Protection Systems (IPS).

- Generates and reviews authorization package artifacts in accordance with DoD 8510.01 and NIST 800-53R4.

- Supports projects during execution events by: 1) installing and operating cybersecurity tools on event networks, 2) scanning and providing residual risk statements for hosted mission systems, and 3) managing user and device connections.

- Ability to obtain and maintain a government clearance

- 8570 compliance – minimum of Security+ certification along with an OS, Security, or Network related certification

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