Jr. Network Security Engineer

Location: Arlington, VA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Company Overview

Watershed Security, a leader in Cyber Security solutions, leverages its vast background in Information Assurance (IA) and provides best value services to government and commercial entities, through sound project management and high caliber personnel.

Job Summary

The Jr. Network Security Engineer will be responsible for ensuring network requirements are integrated into the system development lifecycle. Responsible for ensuring compliance of Information Assurance lAVMs, STIGs, CTOs, TROS, etc.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for overseeing the password generation, issuance, and control process
  • Assure the organization's security strategic plan, mission, vision and values are communicated and integrated into the security strategies, goals, objectives, work plans, and work products and services
  • Develops, maintains, and ensures compliance with DISA Security Technical Guidelines
  • Implements Guides (STIGs) and information systems security procedures approved by the DOD
  • Maintain systems access management based on approved personnel security investigation/clearances, a need-to-know, and authorizations
  • Responsible for reviewing guidance, developing procedures, and establishing the Incident Handling and Reporting Program
  • Review audit records every 2 days, at a minimum, and report any to the IAM
  • Manages the Vulnerability Management System (VMS)
  • Implements and manages modules within the Host Based Security System (HBSS)
  • and ensure implementation of IA policy, guidance, and training requirements.
  • Ensure implementation of IAVM dissemination, reporting, and compliance procedures.
  • Ensure that all ISs within their area of responsibility are accredited. Develop or coordinate the development and support of C&A requirements, and initiate re-accreditation as required
  • Ensure configuration management for IS software (including IS warning banners) and hardware is maintained and documented

Qualifications and Skills

  • Associate degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline. 
    • Experience can be substituted for degree (4 yrs. experience in the skill area is equivalent to BA/BS degree).
  • Two years of directly related experience executing cyber security within an DOD environment
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in vulnerability management and support
  • Working knowledge of standard information security products including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus systems, vulnerability testing, and security analysis tools
  • Competence in all phases of security requirements analysis, and information security system design as well as available products, and management practices
  • Experience includes holding technical responsibility for projects, and a successful history of task accomplishment
  • Experience implanting Guides (STIGs) and information systems security procedures approved by the DOD
  • Microsoft/Oracle Certification is required 
  • Security+ CE Certification is required
  • Knowledge of ITIL is required 
  • Active SECRET DoD clearance

Benefits and Perks

Watershed Security offers outstanding compensation and benefits including company paid medical and dental, short-term disability, tuition reimbursement, 401K plan with a generous match, 15 days of PTO to start and 10 paid holidays per year.

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