Sr Cyber Security Engineer

Sr Cyber Security Engineer

03 Nov 2023
Virginia, Springfield, 22150 Springfield USA

Sr Cyber Security Engineer

GuidePoint Security provides trusted cybersecurity expertise, solutions and services that help organizations make better decisions and minimize risk. By taking a three-tiered, holistic approach for evaluating security posture and ecosystems, GuidePoint enables some of the nation's top organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government agencies, to identify threats, optimize resources and integrate best-fit solutions that mitigate risk.

The position is onsite in Springfield, VA and requires an active TS/SCI with CI polygraph for consideration. This position is not remote.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Maintains an infrastructure of over several hundred virtualized intrusion detection and network traffic analysis sensors located in multiple locations
• Initiates and oversees the creation, deployment and tuning of thousands of Snort and custom IPS/IDS signatures
• Remotely manages Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers via UNIX shell, VMWare ESXi, and HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) and HP Onboard Administrators (OA)
• Makes recommendations to improve overall security posture to senior management
• Creates and customizes ArcSight connectors to maintain the collection and redirection of syslog, HBSS, scanning and other appliance logs from enterprise networks to central manager
• Troubleshoots physically cabled network connections, network routing protocols, media converters, hardware, and various vendor specific tools
• Creates Linux BASH scripts to automate administrative tasks
• Remotely manages Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers via UNIX shell, VMWare ESXi, and HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) and HP Onboard Administrators (OA)

Position Requirements:
• DoD 8570.01M CSSP-A or CSSP-IR class certification (typically CEH, CySA+, PenTest+) AND IAT Level II (GSEC, Security+, SSCP, or CCNA-Security) certification required
• Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Desired Experience:
• Advanced skills in below work areas/tasks: Linux/Unix (command line user -
proficient and used in last 6 months) Knowledge of Sensors (IDS - intrusion detection
solution/Arcsight)
• Performs in-depth analysis techniques to uncover new or potential incidents.
• Knowledge with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.
• Understanding of latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.
• Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple tasks
simultaneously; coordinating resources and ensuring scheduled goals are met.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.•
• Ability to make decisions and resolve problems effectively - Seek out information and
data to evaluate, prioritize and formulate best solution or practice.
• Must be able to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team, share
workloads, and deal with sudden shifts in project priorities.

Why GuidePoint?

GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 700 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 3,000 Enterprise-Level customers.

Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company's success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.

This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.

Some added perks.
  • Remote workforce primarily (U.S. based only, some travel may be required for certain positions, working on-site may be required for Federal positions)
  • 100% employer-paid medical and dental premiums with generous employer family contributions
  • 11 corporate holidays in 2022 (12 in 2023) and a Flexible Time Off (FTO) program
  • Healthy mobile phone and home internet allowance
  • Eligibility for retirement plan after 2 months at open enrollment
  • Pet Care plan

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