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Closeout Date: 2017-10-15
Description: Cyber Security Engineer

Praxis, Inc. is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer. This position requires extensive experience in system and application security. Successful candidate is well versed in Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes, advanced cyber security tools and methods, and implementing security controls and solutions. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team is required. The work to be performed will primarily be done within the Stafford, VA area. Limited travel CONUS/OCONUS may be required.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Install, maintain and utilize cyber security tools such as Security Onion, Solar Winds, and Nessus.
• Write test plans, audit security controls and conduct self-check reviews. Provide technical direction and assistance with corrective or mitigation solution implementation.
• Perform continuous monitoring tasks in compliance with minimum required intervals.
• Review and analyze logs, audits and alerts. Investigate anomalies and suspicious activity reports. Document and report findings in a timely manner.
• Perform compliance scanning and generate reports (STIG, SCAP and Vulnerability). Validate findings generated by internal and external customers prior to integration.
• Support and guide the accreditation process for multiple networks. Serve as SME (Subject Matter Expert) and guide others through RMF process.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in IT, Networking, or Engineering is required. Current/past work experience can be substituted for technical degree.
• System lifecycle and accreditation experience using RMF, ICD 503, Xacta and/or eMASS.
• Successful candidates must be well organized, a good communicator, and capable of multi-tasking; must possess strong analytical skills, and be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.
• Candidate must be compliant with DoD 8570 certification (CEH or CISSP, etc.)

Desired Qualifications:
• Prior System Administration experience on Windows, Linux and Cisco.
• Experience with HBSS, ACAS, EVSS, Nessus and ePO.
• Software vulnerability analysis (IE: Fortify).
• Experience with Security Onion, Steel Cloud, Kali Linux a plus.

Security Clearance:
• Must be a US Citizen.
• A TS/SCI clearance with the ability to pass a CI polygraph will be required.
• Selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements associated with access to classified information.

Only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Employment is contingent upon the qualifying applicant undergoing a comprehensive background check. Submittals without salary requirements may not be reviewed. Praxis, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status or veteran status. Praxis, Inc. promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
Date Posted: 2017-09-15
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