The CBP SOC Program has a critical need for a Cyber Security Engineer to join our team working in Ashburn, VA.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to prevent, identify, contain and eradicate cyber threats to CBP networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to CBP information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connection, public facing websites, wireless, mobile/cellular, cloud, security devices, servers and workstations. The CBP SOC is responsible for the overall security of CBP Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations.
The Engineering Lead will support the design and development of cybersecurity tools and technology along with integration of new architectural features into existing infrastructures while maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide systems and networks.
Duties will include:
Lead multi-disciplined team in the design and implementation of the cyber security system architecture to meet the needs of the SOC Operations team
Produce system design documents. Support architectural analysis of cyber security features and existing system related to future needs and trends
Review and provide input to system requirements based on cybersecurity posture
Compiles industry best practices and lessons learned into future iterations and new designs
Provide broad based experience in IT Service Management and apply the experience to specific cyber security initiatives relating to system design, development, and operations and maintenance
Work with the Chief Architect to ensure current and planned systems support the overall enterprise architecture strategy and technical reference model.
Employ measures to ensure the deployed infrastructure is secure and available
Advise and assist team members to deploy and configure collection services and tools
Oversee the operations and maintenance of the infrastructure and make recommendations to improve operations
Provide functional management (performance, time, etc.) of Leidos team members
Provide mentoring to all team members
Directly interface with customer representatives and external groups
Required Skills and Education:
BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 12-15 years of prior relevant experience with a focus on cybersecurity OR Masters with 10-13 years of prior relevant experience.
At least one of the following certifications: CASP, GCIH, GCWN, GISF, GISP, GSSP, GICSP, GSSP, SEI, CISSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CCNP, CCNP Security, CCIE Security, CEH, ECSP, MCSE, RHCA, RHCE, VCP, VCAP, VCIX, VCDX, Certified Splunk Architect
2+ years experience in a lead capacity for a IT engineering/systems engineering/cyber team
2+ years in project documentation artifacts (requirements, schedules, etc.)
5+ years of experience directly supporting and interfacing with government customers
Breadth of technical experience and knowledge with designing, building, deploying, and maintaining infrastructure both on-prem and in cloud environments
Experience managing a geographically dispersed team
Experience configuring and managing virtualized environments
Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
Ability to lead a team, support a customer, and work independently with little oversight
Department of Homeland Security ESOC employees are required to obtain an Entry on Duty (EOD) clearance to support this program.
Desired Skills and Certifications:
Existing DHS EOD, active Secret clearance, or active Top Secret clearance
Recent security operations (SOC) experience.
Experience with Agile methods
At least 7 years of experience supporting mission-critical projects
Knowledge of performance metrics related to IT Service Operations
Detailed knowledge of key cyber and network technologies such as Netwitness, Splunk, FireEye, etc.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:5000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Security Architecture and Engineering
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