Information Cybersecurity Engineer – GTRI-ICL with Security Clearance

at The Georgia Tech Research Institute
Published January 22, 2023
Location Atlanta, GA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Project/Unit Description GTRI/ICL seeks qualified candidates for a full-time Information Cybersecurity Engineer role in Atlanta, GA. The qualified candidate will be responsible for contributing to the successful completion of major cybersecurity infrastructures in an AWS environment. The successful candidate will serve as the senior security engineer on multiple projects. The information Cybersecurity Engineer will be responsible for the design, deployment, and maintenance of a secure enterprise system deployed in the AWS cloud and ensure that all information assets and associated technology, applications, systems, infrastructure and processes are adequately protected. In addition to excellent technical qualifications, the ideal candidate will have excellent collaboration skills, will be innovative, creative, quick thinker, fast learner, and a team player with a strong customer service focus. Job Purpose Requires extensive knowledge of computer operating systems, networks, log analysis and security tools. Applies engineering principles to cybersecurity challenges. Necessary skill areas: fundamentals of computer science, information analysis, testing software, log analysis, event coorlation, anomoloy detection, and behavorial analysis. Defining cybersecurity controls for different systems and networks. Creates novel cyber security technology components to ensure that critical systems/information are resilient to cyber exploits and attacks. Performs attendant vulnerability assessments, analysis, and software engineering and design. Ensures cybersecurity needs established and maintained for operations, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, information systems analysis, information systems design, information systems hardening, configuration and maintenance of other security boundary devices (IDS/IPS, Firewalls, perimeter routing) and vulnerability scanning, incident response, disaster recovery, and operations continuity planning and provides analytical support for security policy development and analysis. Engineers, implements, and maintains Information Technology Infrastructure and associated cybersecurity controls. Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to information security operations, cyber risk & intelligence, data loss & fraud protection, regulatory compliance, policy management and audits & assessment. Key Responsibilities * Helps with the validation security control configuration on systems, ensure all systems are configured to to necessary controls, such as NIST, DFARS 252.204-7012, CMMC, and other similar requirements. * Performs day to day analysis of security threats. * Performs day to day remediation of security incidents. * Provide leadership to lower-level cybersecurity and IT professionals across the enterprise. Additional Responsibilities * Conduct top-down functional analysis and translate business and security requirements into detailed design criteria for protecting sensitive data in cloud-based infrastructures. * Design and build templates to assist SMEs in providing secure components for the AWS-based enterprise system. * Manage cybersecurity engineering product life-cycles, including systems implementation, testing, and maintenance. * Define/refine internal and external interfaces to prevent data loss and exfiltration. * Plan, design and enforce security controls using infrastructure as code (Terraform, ServiceNow, JSON, etc.) to protect sensitive information in the AWS enterprise system. * Prepare technical reports and diagrams detailing product or system attributes. * Provide subject matter expertise (SME) to internal staff and project sponsors as required. * Provide support of regulatory and compliance initiatives (e.g. NIST 800-53.) Required Minimum Qualifications * Experience in security architectures, including knowledge and best practices for monitoring different platforms (Unix, Linux, Cloud, etc.). * Experience researching, recommending, documenting, and coordinating implementation of changes to policies, procedures, facilities, and systems to enhance security. * Knowledge of Identity and Access Management concepts * Strong communication and interpersonal skills with technical and non-technical audiences * Excellent organization skills and an ability to develop and implement plans for transforming issues / requests to completion. * Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage competing demands and tasks. * Self-starter who takes the initiative to accomplish goals and objectives. * Ability to think and act independently, taking the initiative to create solutions to solve challenges. Preferred Qualifications * Active Secret Clearance * A Master of Science degree from an accredited university and 5+ years of relevant full-time experience in cybersecurity tools, operations, and policies. * Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) * Strong understanding of AWS security services (for example Transit Gateway, VPC, Route Tables) * Excellent understanding/working knowledge of the public cloud infrastructure and services in AWS (IAM, VPC, KMS, CloudWatch, Systems Manager, S3, RDS, Route53, Lambda, AWS Config, etc.) is a strong plus. Travel Requirements Education and Length of Experience This position vacancy is an open-rank announcement. The final job offer will be dependent on candidate qualifications in alignment with Research Faculty Extension Professional ranks as outlined in section 3.2.1 of the Georgia Tech Faculty Handbook * 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or Information Technology. * 3 years of related experience with a Masters' degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or Information Technology. * 0 years of related experience with a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or Information Technology. U.S. Citizenship Requirements Due to our research contracts with the U.S. federal government, candidates for this position must be U.S. Citizens. Clearance Type Required Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance. Benefits at GTRI Comprehensive information on currently offered GTRI benefits, including Health & Welfare, Retirement Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Time Off, and Professional Development, can be found through this link: Diversity & Inclusion Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute's mission of solving the world's most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community. Equal Employment Opportunity Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law . Posted: 01/20/2023 Closes: 03/20/2023 Back Submit Resume #mobile-job-search, #mobile-job-search-reset { display: none; }