General Dynamics Information Technology Sr. Information Assurance Security Specialist in Herndon, Virginia

Job Description

General Dynamics Health Solutions is actively looking for a Senior Infrastructure Cloud Engineer with Windows and Linux Experience. The Cloud Engineer will lead the deployment and operations of a robust AWS and AZURE cloud infrastructure.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to directly impact the lives of millions of Americans by working on systems that increase access to care, improve health outcomes and control costs. The ideal candidate will be someone who is looking for continual growth, can think strategically and perform tactically, and mostly importantly, wants to make a positive difference to the people around them.

  • Experience with intrusion detection / prevention systems; firewalls; server log analysis; vulnerability scanners, and security management tools.

  • Experience developing and maintaining C&A documentation to include: risk assessments; system security plans; contingency planning (CP) and disaster recovery plans (DRP); plans of actions and milestones.

  • Experience and oversight of POAM (Plan of Actions and Milestones) resolution and closure.

  • Architecting and Designing End to End Security Solutions in Cloud (VCP Security Groups).

  • Experience working with federal laws and standards, especially FISMA and NIST, as well as commercial best security practices.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project).

  • Basic understanding of security vulnerabilities.

  • Have a strong interest in and possess basic knowledge of network and computer security issues.

  • Theoretical underpinnings of computer security, as well as, experience with communicating complex technical issues to non-technical audiences in a Windows and Unix environment.

  • Understanding and managing risk in large enterprise infrastructures.

  • Developing strategies to defend systems and networks from attacks.

  • Demonstrated written communication skills that reflect a variety of reports, procedures, and informational documents which identify, clarify, and produce creative solutions.

  • Be motivated to tackle challenging problems; have excellent organizational skills; be able to work meticulously with careful attention to detail; strong customer service skills.

  • Ability to make decisions independently and in a self-directed manner in support of the goals of the team and organization.

  • Ability to work under pressure and changing priorities.

  • Prior work supporting multiple server platforms, workstations, and networks is essential.

Functional Responsibility:

Information security professional will be part of a team involved in the Security planning, assessment, risk analysis, and maintenance of the Authority to Operate for numerous FISMA systems for a federal health care agency. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Configure and maintain security and network monitoring tools.

  • Evaluate and document all FISMA controls and weaknesses.

  • Assist operational engineering teams to evaluate risks and provide recommendation and implementation strategies to help mitigate weaknesses.

  • Assist operational engineering teams to evaluate risks and provide recommendation and implementation strategies to help mitigate weaknesses.

Education

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.

Qualifications

  • 5-8 years of related experience in data security administration.

  • Plans, coordinates, and implements the CCS information security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure.

  • Reviews violations of computer security procedures to eliminate violations.

  • Supports C&A efforts and integration with CMS' Enterprise Security Program.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Current CCNA, CCSP, MCSE or CISSP certification is desired.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Requisition ID2018-41666

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Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelNone

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