IT Security Engineer Job
SAIC - Beltsville, MD

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IT Security Engineer (Job Number: 322641)

The IT Security Engineer will be part of the NASA GSFC Mission Security Team. The IT Security Engineer role is technical and analytical role who will support the identification, mitigation, and remediation of cyber threats to NASA Mission IT resources. This position is for a key member of an experienced and successful cyber operations team located at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. The candidate must be an experienced IT Security professional with excellent interpersonal communication skills to interact in this customer-facing position.

Job duties to include:
  • Identifying IT Security vulnerabilities and weaknesses in systems including windows, UNIX/Linux, Cisco, and Juniper.
  • Work with System Administrators to fix and remediate vulnerabilities and weaknesses.
  • Work with System Administrators and Developers to implement secure application development principles
  • Incident response support with documenting incidents, findings, mitigations, audits and compliance
  • Patch management and cyber threat management support
  • Verify availability, confidentiality and integrity security controls on systems
UNIX/Linux system administrator experience >5yrs

Network engineering and/or network operations and/or network security operations support >3yrs

Hands-on experience with SNMP, Syslog, DNS, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, Kerberos, SNMP, SMTP >3yrs

Must be able to obtain DoD Secret clearance

BS degree in Security or IT related field mandatory


CISSP certification

Intrusion Detection and Incident Response experience

Penetration testing experience with Metasploit

Vulnerability scanning tools experience such as Nessus

Network pcap traffic analysis with tcpdump and wireshark

NIST SP800-53 experience

NASA experience

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Job Posting: Feb 25, 2013, 12:44:45 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-BELTSVILLE

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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