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Cyber Security Engineer

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Arnold
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewGuidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: www.guidehouse.com.ResponsibilitiesThe Cyber Security Engineer Senior Consultant is responsible for supporting all cybersecurity requirements, compliance and awareness related efforts for a major TRANSCOM program. These responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Participate in acquisition program engineering milestone reviews, system requirements review, design reviews, test readiness reviews, operational readiness reviews, incident report working group, change working groups, and configuration control boards.
  • Coordinate with the acquisition program development contractor, security and system engineers, program personnel, government system engineers, ISSM, and USTRANSCOM/DISA Security Office to resolve and address security issues impacting program development.
  • Provide support to ensure cyber and information systems are designed, developed, and deployed IAW applicable Executive Orders, Federal Policy, DOD regulations, USTRANSCOM requirements, and commercial best practices.
  • Conduct, participate in, and evaluate security testing activities, security assessments, and audits.
  • Evaluate security analysis and assessments provided by contract developers.
  • Perform source code security scans using government-approved security tools and any government issued configuration standards for those security tools.
  • Identify and maintain an accurate accounting of software security vulnerabilities and provide reports breaking out vulnerabilities by severity level.
  • Plan and review security lockdown and hardening of servers and network devices.
  • Support coordination of overall security strategy with multiple agencies, designated approval authorities, authorizing officials, representatives, and vendors.
  • Validate privilege user system accounts as needed by primary Information System Security Officer.
  • Recommend changes to network and security architecture for the purposes of improving security posture and meeting operational performance requirements.QualificationsQualifications - Required
    • Minimum Degree Required: BS/BA in Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security, or related field.
    • Minimum Years of Experience Required: 4-8 years of experience in Cyber Security Engineering
    • Five (5) or more years of direct Cybersecurity compliance related experience.
    • Five (5) or more years of experience in a Cybersecurity or Information Security role
    • SECRET Security ClearanceQualifications - Desired
      • CISSP - Info Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP).
      • High-level understanding of IT systems, networking technology, vulnerability management and familiarity with cyber threat intelligence is a plus
      • Experience leading a team of cybersecurity professionals is a plus.
      • Familiarity with DoD information technology executive orders, policy, regulations, and commercial best practicesAdditional RequirementsThe successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.DisclaimerAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.Rewards and BenefitsGuidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.Benefits include:
        • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
        • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
        • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
        • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
        • 401(k) Retirement Plan
        • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
        • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
        • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
        • Skills Development & Certifications
        • Employee Referral Program
        • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
        • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

Keywords: Guidehouse, Springfield , Cyber Security Engineer, Engineering , Arnold, Illinois

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