Sr. Systems and Security Engineer
Location: Washington, D.C
Clearance Level/Type : Public Trust ( Required)
Job Length: 12 Months +
The Senior Systems and Security Engineer provides technical oversight of security and systems administration to manage the execution of daily enterprise operations, while driving the identification, prioritization, and fulfillment of new tasks/projects that provide value to the customer while increasing the performance, availability, supportability, and/or security of customer systems and services.
This position will provide specific oversight and direction of IT security to ensure policies and technical configurations are implemented in manner that best protects the customers services and data across the enterprise network. As such, candidates must demonstrate subject-matter expertise in network security practices to include the full administration of firewalls, vulnerability identification and mitigation, and best practices for securing/hardening network systems. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the administration of Windows and or Unix systems, from workstations to servers including Active Directory or other directory service administration.
Duties and Responsibilities
Success Factors / Job Competencies:
Preferred certifications: CCIE Security, Firewall certifications (Palo Alto or Checkpoint Preferred), MCSP, CCNA Essential Functions