A Senior Information Assurance Engineer working with a team of Information Security professionals supporting the full life-cycle (design, installation, administration, and monitoring) of a diverse suite of security tools within multiple datacenters. This position will be focused on supporting the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation (CDM) initiative which includes the enterprise wide implementation of Digital Guardian Data Loss Prevention (DLP).
Provides system lifecycle engineering including design, installation, administration, and monitoring. Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle; validates system security requirements definition and analysis; establishes system security designs; implements security designs in hardware, software, data, and procedures; verifies security requirements; performs system certification and accreditation planning and testing and liaison activities, and supports secure systems operations and maintenance.
A successful candidate will:
Work in collaboration with CMS and their System Integrators to help lead the implementation of Digital Guardian DLP.
Participate in security zone architecture and on-going design meetings to ensure adequate security protections while enabling business value and outcomes.
Implement designed solutions including device configuration changes while following a change management processes.
Work with stakeholders and senior executive leadership (internally or client) to architect and implement strategic security solutions that meet customer's critical needs.
Design, implement, and maintain DLP standards/policies/procedures.
Perform work assigned by management and team lead with a customer focus approach and an ability to work as part of a cross functional team.
Will act as a Subject Matter expert and manage projects.
The candidate must be a self-starter, a disciplined worker and have a professional reputation for integrity. The ability to adhere to the highest standards of ethics and professional conduct are an absolute must. The position requires an individual with a record of success as a team member and motivator, and may provide work direction and guidance to other personnel.
BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
Strong background designing, deploying, and maintaining DLP in a large complex environment.
Experience (at least 3 years) conducting Digital Guardian product, configuration, upgrade, customization, and problem management
Experience managing technical items associated with Digital Guardian product operation, maintenance, integration, upgrade, and enhancement
Experience training novice and experienced end-users on best practices for use of services, processes, and functions provided by Digital Guardian products
An in-depth understanding of computer/network security concepts.
Strong troubleshooting skills specific to network security and ability to effectively work in cross functional teams as needed to resolve issues.
Must have the ability to analyze information from multiple sources and apply it to the operational environment in developing and maintaining the security posture of the network.
Must have the ability to work independently on multiple tasks.
Strong communication skills (both written and verbal), customer service and teaming skills are required.
Minimum 15 years of relevant experience in the Information Technology field with experience supporting Digital Guardian DLP.
Proven experience resolving highly complex and multi-dimensional problems requiring consideration of variables that impact multiple aspects of the project/program.
Experience supporting Cloud environments.
Current CISSP certification or other relevant security certification.
RHEL\\Unix platform experience is plus.
All candidates supporting the CMS programs must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years prior in order to be considered.