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Systems Security Engineer

Company Name:
Bowhead Holding Company
Systems Security Engineer
Tracking Code
NSWC-557
Job Description
UIC Technical Services (UICTS) and its Bowhead family of companies are an Alaska Native Corporation owned by Ukpeavik Inupiat Corporation (UIC) of Barrow, Alaska. UICTS/Bowhead provides innovative business solutions while delivering top quality customer support. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.
Bowhead is looking for a Systems Security Engineer to provide senior level technical support to the command IAM and command IA office and to also provide technical support to departments across the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division. The Systems Engineer will help in developing or researching tools (COTS, GOTS, open source and other) or capabilities to more efficiently affect Information Assurance (IA), as well as assess systems and proactively address threats, vulnerabilities and other IA and related concerns.
Additional duties:
Perform log analysis and incident handling.
Assess and provide correlation of events and other activities to enable defense of various activities (reactively and proactively).
Supports analysis including (but not limited to) network traffic patterns, security requirements, future growth requirements, feasibility for virtualization, resource requirements, risk mitigation, functional analysis, interface systems analysis, technical assessments, technology benchmarking, enterprise architecture analysis, and requirement analysis.
Perform system administration duties on the Information Assurance Support Environment systems as directed by the command IAM.
Confer with and advise peers on administrative and technical policies and procedures.
Provide support for wireless technologies including war driving, evaluating unique requirements, and working with command security on the use of wireless technologies.
Provide content as appropriate for the command IA Website.
Required Skills
Must meet DoD 8570 Information Assurance Technical Level III certification requirements at time of employment (CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner, CASP).
Experience working with computer programming and scripting languages.
Experience performing system administration (installation, configuration, troubleshooting, STIG compliance, and patching) duties on Windows (e.g. Windows 2008R2) and Unix/Linux (e.g. RHEL) operating systems.
Knowledgeable in DoD security and IA requirements as outlined in DoD 8500.2 and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG).
Desired Skills
Knowledge of data at rest solutions, preferably Symantec Endpoint Encryption and/or McAfee Endpoint Encryption.
Knowledge of SIEM solutions, preferably Splunk.
Current knowledge of DoD Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) policies.
Working knowledge of DoD IA policies, guidance, and best practices.
Experience working with SCAP benchmarking tools and outputs.
SECURITY CLEARANCE:Must be able to obtain a clearance at the SECRET level.
Required Experience
Bachelor s Degree, or equivalent, and three to five years experience in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Business Management working in information security.
Candidates must follow all company Non-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Requirements.
All post-secondary education listed on a Candidate s application and resume must be verifiable, including but not limited to dates of attendance and degree/diploma awarded. Post-secondary education includes any courses taken through an accredited college or university in pursuit of a degree.
UICTS/Bowhead will check the motor vehicle records of any job applicant where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes. The applicant's job offer may be contingent upon this driving record check. The driving record check will include review of any appropriate state records based on the employee's application and resume. If driving is required for the position and the applicant does not have a valid driver's license, or has a driving record that meets or exceeds the criteria listed under the Unacceptable Status, the applicant will not be hired.
Candidates must apply onlineto be considered.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC HR for assistance.
UICTS/Bowhead is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Job Location
Dahlgren, Virginia, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
Closing Date
N/A

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