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Information Assurance Engineer in Nashville, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

2+ years of experience in information assurance or security

3 years of experience with RMF/DIACAP/NISPOM preferred

Experience with DoD STIG's, CIS Benchmarks, NESSUS, SCAP, ACAS,
or other related hardening and compliance assessment tools to oversee the implementation and enforcement of security policies

As a member of the Enterprise IT & Security team, the candidate would be responsible for designing, implementing, & maintaining security technologies, and representing security engineering on a variety of strategic enterprise projects. We have openings for security specialists with emphasis in the following disciplines:

Cloud Security: Azure & AWS, containerization experience with Docker or Kubernetes a plus

Windows Security: MS architecture & design; security policy and technical best practice controls

Linux Security: Linux architecture & design; security policy and technical best practice controls

PKI & Identity Management: Infrastructure management & design; identify federation & access control

Security Automation / Orchestration: Security tools scripting and orchestration (python / powershell) leveraging platform APIs

EndPoint Security: Enterprise detection and response expertise; management of endpoint security tools and policies

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Implement new security initiatives, utilizing technical solutions and policies & procedures.
  • Work with a wide variety of security tools, both network and system based.
  • Participate in projects and initiatives, validating security requirements are being met, and researching and recommending appropriate security solutions.
  • Document processes, policies, and procedures as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years' combined experience in information security and/or network/system administration
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related degree or equivalent.
  • US Citizenship Required
  • Must be have or be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance (DOD Secret minimum)

Technical requirements:

  • Experience with firewalls, VPNs, IDS, or other network security solutions.
  • Experience with network sniffers (tcpdump, wireshark).
  • Experience with endpoint and/or system security tools, including antivirus, endpoint detection & response tools, and application whitelisting.
  • A strong understanding of networking and relevant protocols including TCP/IP, HTTP, SMTP, and DNS.
  • In depth knowledge of Windows, Active Directory, and Linux/Unix.
  • Experience with cloud services including Azure and AWS.
  • Security certifications such CISSP or CISM are a plus.
  • Ability to learn new skills and technologies as required.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills of complex network, system, and/or security problems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly disciplined and motivated, able to work independently, under direction, or as a member of a team.
  • Must be willing to periodically work non-standard hours.