Security Engineer
Phase One Consulting Group - Alexandria, VA

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Since 1997, Phase One Consulting Group has supported an impressive portfolio of clients with their strategic and tactical modernization initiatives. Phase One's clients are typically large organizations of 70,000 or more employees with budgets exceeding $15B that benefit from our multifaceted and proven approach that has resulted in top-rated and award winning business transformation programs. Phase One's deep functional expertise is widely recognized for providing performance-based and business-focused services that enhance the strategic maturation and tactical operations for Federal agencies.

Our commitment to clients begins with providing strong program management, strategic analysis, and technology/vendor independent advice to deliver achievable recommendations to navigate and balance the myriad of pressures facing organizations. We help our clients formulate and coordinate the plans needed to implement those recommendations and achieve measurable results.

Phase One Consulting Group is seeking a Security Engineer to work directly with Government staff, providing support to a team of system and server administrators to support secure operations. The Security Engineer will also be expected to be an expert in IT security, offering expertise on projects to ensure adherence to Federal standards, protection, integrity, availability and confidentiality of IT infrastructure. The Security Engineer should be a self-starter, motivated, and willing to take the initiative to solve problems in different ways.

Position Responsibilities

Work on a high-performance team that designs, develops, integrates and tests security solutions that solve a range of critical problems in an operational environment

Expertise in Unix system security administration and configuration including methods to secure Unix based servers to meet security requirements/reduce unauthorized access

Ensure compliance with certification and accreditation requirements

Research, configure, and apply security patches in Unix environment

Work across the team to provide security analysis and support to system/server admins

Disable services to secure the Unix server environment

Identify and resolve security problems on servers running Unix OS

Position Requirements

5 years of experience in information security, working in a Unix environment to provide recommendations and implement controls to ensure security

Understanding of TCP/IP networking and common networking hardware

Familiarity with Cyber Security tools, including: Configuration Assessment (e.g. eEye Retina), Log Aggregation (e.g. Splunk, Trigeo, Loglogic), Integrity Verification (e.g. OSSec, Tripwire), Web Application Security Testing (e.g. HP WebInspect, AppSec AppDetective), Network Access Control System (e.g. Cisco NAC, BigFix, Trustwave solutions), Hardware Inventory (e.g. Scriptlogic, ManageEngine AssetExplorer, BigFix), Software Inventory (e.g. Scriptlogic, ManageEngine AssetExplorer), and Honeypot Implementation

Deep understanding of virtual environments (VMWare) and the implementation of security tools and controls in such environments

Strong knowledge of Microsoft technologies such as SharePoint

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline

Security+, CISSP, GIAC, or similar industry certification desired

Candidates must be able to work on-site at Federal agencies located in Washington, D.C. and must be able to obtain a U.S. Federal government client badge

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Phase One Consulting Group is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer regardless of a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, military status, gender or sexual orientation.

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