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1697 - Security Engineer

Portsmouth, Virginia


  • Provide Computer Security Specialist support to DHS/USCG facilities
  • Perform Systems Administration and related Computer Security Continuous Monitoring tasks across multiple customer-owned and managed systems
  • Work closely with internal and external Cybersecurity stakeholders within CGCYBERCOM, USCGHQ and DHS in maintaining continued FISMA compliance sustained ATO and effective system security posture
  • Conduct STIG compliance reviews, remediations and assessments
  • Perform documentation support services
  • Provide Computer Security Specialist support services to the Command, Control & Communications Engineering Center


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline
  • Certifications: must have MCSE, CISSP, CAP or SANS GIAC or within 6 months can obtain
  • Capable of researching and applying DOD and NIST IA related documentation
  • Computer Forensics, Intrusion detection, incident response, penetration testing
  • Has at least 3+ years’ work experience in IA technology or a related field
  • Microsoft Windows Server and UNIX/Linux administration
  • Use and analyze IT assessment tools
  • Knowledge and capable of reading network security architectures
  • Concepts in Firewall, VPN, router, switch, wireless
  • Concepts in AV, patch management
  • Concepts of domain, IIS, SQL, web, client/server services
  • Experience with virtual machine environments
  • Good verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Has analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
  • Team player with the ability to work in a diverse environment
  • Ability to multi-task


  • Minimum active Secret clearance