Information Assurance Engineer-I201
QVine Corporation - Virginia

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In order to be considered for this position, qualified candidates must have a current and active TS/SCI with Polygraph .

QVine Corporation provides mission and technology consulting, software development and system integration services across the Intelligence Community. Take your career to the next level and join our team to make an impact on National Security!


Job Description

Plans, coordinates, and implements security measures for information systems to regulate access to computer data files and prevent unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure of information . Documents and keeps current all information security rules and policies. Advises and consults on all CIO project-related information security issues, control gates, and the security review processes in place within the Agency. Ev aluates emerging and available INFOSEC technologies to enable Agency systems and users to securely share information with customers and the IC. Performs penetration testing and ev aluation of network/server configurations to identify potential vulnerabilities. Performs risk analysis of tested and ev aluated networks and systems. Integrates security processes and architectures to address CIO, Agency, and IC information security issues and concerns.

Develop plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs
· Confer with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and programming changes
· Monitor current reports of computer viruses to determine when to update virus protection systems
· Modify computer security files to incorporate new software, correct errors, or change individual access status
· Monitor use of data files and regulate access to safeguard information in computer files
· Perform risk assessments and execute tests of data processing system to ensure functioning of data processing activities and security measures
· Encrypt data transmissions and erect firewalls to conceal confidential information as it is being transmitted and to keep out tainted digital transfers
· Document computer security and emergency measures policies, procedures, and tests
· Review violations of computer security procedures and discuss procedures with violators to ensure violations are not repeated
· Develop and document integrated security architecture to enable or enhance the CIO and Agency platforms
· Model competing architectures and prototype discrete information security technologies to insure that applications programs are constructed with the highest security possibly in accordance with DCID directives
· Perform risk analysis of competing models
· Prepare information security policy recommendations for presentation to the Agency security boards
· Ev aluate emerging INFOSEC requirements and technologies to assist CIO in identifying a long-term investment strategy
· Provide INFOSEC engineering support to CIO projects to include the ev aluation of proposed analytic tools
· Identify viable INFOSEC architectures and designs
· Analyze and define security requirements for Multilevel Security ( MLS) issues
· Design, develop, engineer, and implement solutions to MLS requirements
· Gather and organize technical information about an organization’s mission goals and needs, existing security products, and ongoing programs in the MLS arena
· Perform risk analyses, which also include risk assessment
· Produce and execute IT service continuity plan including technical service recovery plans
· Train users and promote security awareness to ensure system security and to improve server and network efficiency
· Coordinate implementation of computer system plan with establishment personnel and outside vendors
· Maintain permanent fleet cryptologic and carry-on direct support systems required in special land, sea surface and subsurface operations
Required Skills

Technology requirements include some combination of the following skills:

o Authentication server software — Akoura SmartToken; IBM Tivoli Identity Management TIM; Password management software; Remote authentication dial-in user service RADIUS software

o Internet directory services software — Active directory software; Berkeley Internet Domain Name BIND software; Domain name system DNS software; Network directory services software

o Network monitoring software — Network, hardware, and software auditing software; Quest BigBrother; Sun Microsystems NetManage; System testing software

o Network security or virtual private network VPN management software — Intrusion detection system IDS software; Intrusion prevention system IPS software; Network and system vulnerability assessment software; Snort intrusion detection technology

o Transaction security and virus protection software — Ping software; Stack smashing protection SSP software; Symantec Corporation Norton Antivirus; Virus scanning software

o Unix/Linux, VMware, Incident Handling and Response

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