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Senior Cyber Security Specialist (Burke)

Bay State Computers

This is a Full-time position in Burke, VA posted May 1, 2021.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Cyber Security Specialist to join our team. Please note that this assignment is anticipated to last through 5/31/2021 with potential for renewal.Key Responsibilities:* Under broad direction, operate and manage all aspects of Information Systems, data availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation.* Implement and monitor security measures for communication systems, networks, and provide advice that systems and personnel adhere to established security standards and Governmental requirements for security on these systems.* Develop and execute security policies, plans, and procedures design and implement data network security measures operate Network Intrusion Detection and Forensics conduct performance analysis of Information Systems security incidents develop COOP/DR plans and support certification of Information Systems and Networks.* Supervise operation of Electronic Key Management System, other information security duties, and Public Key Infrastructure.* Operate Host Based Security System (HBSS), firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Intrusion Detection Systems, other point of presence security tools, Virtual Private Networks, and related security operations.* Monitor Cybersecurity alerts though the use of a Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM) to triage, mitigate and escalate issues* Coordinate the initial investigation workflow and response* Work closely with engineering staff to ensure they are actively engaged refining and tuning sensors* Provide round-the-clock support for global security operationsRequired Experience/Skills:* Ten plus (10+) years of information technology (IT) experience required* Certified in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level III (CASP, CISSP, or CCNP Security)* Great problem solving skills, curiosity, tenacity and resilience to resolve issues* A solid foundational understanding of TCP/IP and networks to include packet analysis, firewalls, routers, and ACLs* Strong working knowledge of malware in its varying forms, common delivery mechanisms, and common mitigation steps* Ability to convey security concepts related cybersecurity events to both technical and non-technical audiences* Ability to communicate and collaborate with other team members in a dynamic workforce* Experience with IDS/IPS, Endpoint protection, Network Security, WAF, Sandboxing and analysis toolsets.* Direct security operations experience is key; Forensics or Penetration Testing background a plus* Candidate must be a US citizen with Clearance EligibilityDesired Experience/Skills:* GCIH or GCIA Certifications a plus* Experience operating and administrating Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platforms a plus* Previous Recent DoD ExperienceEducation: Bachelor’s DegreeBenefits: Full-time employees (permanent or contract employees who are employed for a term greater than 6 months) are eligible for benefits including time-off benefits, such as vacations and holidays, and insurance and other plan benefits.Location: Arlington, VAAbout Us:Bay State Computers, Inc. is a professional services firm and a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) services and products to the U.S. Federal Government and Industry. Bay State brings together experienced IT professionals and the latest state-of-the-art technology tools, practices, and products to support projects and task order requirements for our customers. For more information about Bay State visit our website and connect with us on LinkedIn.Bay State Computers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.