Mission Critical Cyber Security Engineer

Offer by MetroStar Systems Inc.






About this job

Compensation: $125k - 160k
Location options: Paid relocation
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level, Senior
Role: System Administrator
Industry: Computer Software, Cybersecurity, Information Technology
Company size: 201-500 people
Company type: Private


security, nessus, splunk, symantec, confluence

Job description

MetroStar Systems is looking for an Information Assurance Engineer that is passionate about information security.  If you want to join a company that values quick thinking, flexibility and a logical approach to problem solving and are open to commuting to Washington, D.C., we want you to work for MetroStar!

Come be a game changer and join our team!

You're a great fit if:

  • You know how to apply governing information assurance controls and regulations
  • You like working in a unique, fast paced environment
  • You enjoy delving into and resolving the root cause of network vulnerabilities
  • You're passionate about network security

 You'll love being an Information Assurance Engineer if: (This is the stuff you MUST have to be a fit)

  • You have a minimum 3 years of experience with information assurance.
  • You have at least 3 years of experience using network vulnerability scanning tools
  • You have at least 3 years of experience implementing ICD503
  • You know the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) process
  • You understand NIST 800-53 controls and have experience completing a SRTM
  • You meet DoD 8570 minimum requirements for Information Assurance positions
  • You are able to express yourself well orally and in writing (a writing sample is required)
  • You are able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Know how to analyze and evaluate system security technology, policy and training requirements in support of Federal, DoD, and Intelligence Community (IC) and INFOSEC policies
  • You have a Bachelor's Degree/high school diploma (experience will be considered in lieu of a degree)  and an active TOP SECRET/SCI clearance

We'll REALLY love you if:= (This is the bonus stuff that makes you stand out)

  • You have at least three years IA experience in the Intelligence Community
  • You have experience with NESSUS/Security  Center, SPLUNK, CONFLUENCE, and/or Symantec End Point Protection 
  • You have CISSP, CISM, or CASP certifications. 
  • Microsoft MCSE/MCSA certification

What your day will look like:

  • You'll work with a small IA team to conduct vulnerability scanning and remediation and POAM validation.
  • You will review audit logs and document anomalies
  • You will assist in maintaining the continuous monitoring program
  • You will conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs. 
  • You will provide technical insight and guidance to the customer for selection of security controls and processes.
  • You will monitor networks for security incidents, service levels and other key performance metrics.
  • You will write and review System Security Plans (SSP) to meet all IC and DoD accreditation requirements 
  • You will provide day-to-day support of SIPRNET and JWICS data and voice networks. 

The Admin Stuff: Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for potential access to classified information. Accordingly, US Citizenship is required

The Legal Stuff: MetroStar Systems is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of MetroStar Systems.

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