Cybersecurity Engineer (Junior)

at Syms Strategic Group, LLC
Published November 24, 2022
Location Little Rock, AR
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Syms Strategic Group (SSG) is seeking a talented Junior Cybersecurity Engineer

Department: Veterans Affairs

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Security Clearance Level: Public Trust (MBI)

Military Veterans are highly encouraged to apply!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Junior Cybersecurity Engineer

The Junior Cybersecurity Engineer should be highly skilled in overseeing the design, development, implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems.

  • Implement the cybersecurity requirements of IT systems and applications documenting them in formal security engineering documents using Risk Management Framework and supporting artifacts associated with risk assessments.
  • Ability to perform security analysis to determine gap, compensating/mitigating controls, and residual risk
  • Identify security risks through the security impact analysis, system risk assessments and technology security risk reports.
  • Implement IT security solutions and assures successful implementation
  • Apply knowledge of security principles, policy, and regulations to daily tasking
  • Conduct security compliance evaluations on IT products using all source analysis, test lab, and apply test results to create secure configuration guidelines and baselines.
  • Analyze security evaluation tools results from Tenable Nessus, Nmap, Wireshark and Metasploit
  • Assess operating system and security configuration guideline into images for IT products initialization and deployment within the infrastructure
  • Apply knowledge of security principles, policy, and regulations to daily tasking
  • Experience working in the FedRAMP cloud environment understanding IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS regarding cloud service provider security control responsibilities and customer responsibilities
  • Organize, develop, and present security briefings, written summaries, and written reports incorporating narrative, tabular and/or graphic elements on security assessments, whitepapers relating to computer and network security technologies and tools.
  • NOTE: This is a junior level position, not entry level. The successful candidate must have a least two (2) years of cyber experience with at least 1 year supporting a federal agency.

Required Skills and Experience

  • 2 years of cybersecurity and cloud security experience
  • 1 year experience at a government agency

Preferred/Desired Experience

  • Familiarity with VA Directive 6500 and VA Knowledge Service
  • Experience working in the FedRAMP cloud environment understanding IaaS, PaaS, SaaS regarding cloud service provider security control responsibilities and customer responsibilities
  • One (1) or more of the following certifications: ISC2 CAP, ISC2 CCSP, ISC2 ISSEP, EC-COUNCIL CEH, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+

Professional Certifications

One or more of the following: IAT I, IAM I or IASAE Icertifications (A+, Network+, etc)

Formal Education

Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, electronics engineering, or other engineering

Citizenship Requirement

U.S. Citizenship required for this specific opportunity

Security Clearance Requirements

Possess or be eligible for a Public Trust Clearance (Tier 4)

CRITICAL NOTES:

  1. SSG will not make assumptions regarding your qualifications. Your answers to the mandatory screening questions must be supported by the information on your resume. Applications with inconsistencies will not be considered.
  2. Recruiters or Third parties will not be considered
  3. U.S. based locations may be considered except for CA, CO, NJ, NY, which will not be considered.

U.S Citizenship is required for this specific opportunity. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and be able to obtain a government-granted security clearance. Individuals may also be subject to a background investigation including, but not limited to criminal history, employment and education verification, drug testing, and creditworthiness.

Syms Strategic Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.

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