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SECURITY ENGINEER - CLEARANCE REQUIRED WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE

Company: MindPoint Group, LLC
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Text code SECEE to 202-915-6712 to apply! Since 2009, MindPoint Group has been the cybersecurity firm of choice for the most security-conscious US federal agencies and commercial enterprises. We're proud to be one of Inc. 5000's fastest-growing companies in the country. With several 'Best Places to Work' awards under our belts, we have a diverse employee-focused culture, accessibility, and communication between all levels and departments, and over 4 stars in reviews on Glassdoor. Come be a part of what we're building. We use our award-winning recruitment process to seek the most skilled, experienced, and driven information security consulting experts in the industry, while simultaneously empowering applicants to determine if MindPoint Group is the right fit for them. We are profoundly invested in selecting the right people to join our team and are equally driven to expand and develop careers long-term. With positions throughout the US, a role at MindPoint Group promises you: * An opportunity to work within one of the most diverse DC-based organizations * Generous tuition and professional development reimbursements * Mentorship opportunities with leaders focused on your growth * Competitive benefits like 401k matching, 11 federal holidays, etc. * And more! Job Description MindPoint Group is seeking an experienced Security Engineer to support engineering, security operations, and incident response activities. Tasks are expected to be planned and executed in coordination with various government teams in mission-critical environments. What you get to do every day: * Provide operations and maintenance support including upgrades, troubleshooting, and documentation for Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention System (IDS/IPS) security infrastructure * Update, tune, and deploy IDS/IPS signatures * Support the integration of SOC hardware and software with other agency IT capabilities * Ensure compliance with agency policies and service levels * Prepare and conduct training on the cybersecurity hardware and software tools * Monitor the health of the SOC's enterprise security systems and recommend improvements Qualifications **Applicable US Government Clearance required** What skills are required? * Bachelor's degree in a technical field from an accredited college/university or equivalent experience * Minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience in functional responsibility with building, configuring, and maintaining security tools and managing other related cybersecurity capabilities * Comprehensive understanding of security engineering design, maintenance, improvement, and risk management * Strong analytical, writing, and organizational skills to include and creating and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), audit records, and architecture diagrams * Strong, effective communication skills to provide visibility into the work being performed and the ability to convey technical information to senior and non-technical audiences * Ability to configure, troubleshoot and maintain Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention System (IDS/IPS) security infrastructure such as Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) and Cisco Secure Network Analytics (SNA) * Experience analyzing, updating, and tuning IDS/IPS signatures * Demonstrated ability to lead complex troubleshooting to include coordinating across multiple teams and working with security vendors * Ability to configure systems following OMB and DOJ security controls * Ability to support modernization and enhancement services for SOC systems and subsystems to include requirements analysis, planning, testing, and deployment of updates What is ideal? * Cisco Certified Specialist - Network, Cisco Certified Specialist - Network Security Firepower, or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Security preferred * Experience and education in other relevant security certifications such as Security+, Network+, GSEC, or CISSP preferred * Experience providing strategy, design, implementation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of typical SOC tools, including but not limited to SIEM, SOAR, UBA, IDS/IPS, EDR, NAC, firewall, content filters, cyber threat hunting tools, and ticketing systems * Hands-on experience with Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) and Cisco Secure Network Analytics (SNA) is highly desired * Familiarity with implementing DISA STIGs and CIS Benchmarks preferred * Experience working in a SOC Location: * This is a hybrid role in Washington, DC, or Columbia, SC, with one day per week on-site required at this time. Shift: * Typically 9-5 Monday-Friday with flexibility to shift to weekends and evenings as required. Additional Information * All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. * Highlights of our benefits include Health/Dental/Vision, 401(k) match, Flexible Time Off, STD/LTD/Life Insurance, Referral Bonuses, professional development reimbursement, maternity/paternity leave, mobile phone stipend, pre-tax commuter benefits, the opportunity to participate in our mentorship program, and more! * MindPoint is committed to maintaining a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Job applicants that are interested in one of our openings and may require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, should contact us to request an accommodation. Are you interested in a posted job opportunity but may not check all of the boxes for desired qualifications? If so, we encourage you to apply! Our commitment to sustain and champion an inclusive and dynamic community of employees is a high priority! Text code SECEE to 202-915-6712 to apply!

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