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Tenable Security Engineer
Fairfax, VA

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Position Description:

CGI Federal has an exciting opportunity for a Tenable Security Engineer. You will enhance the cyber security posture of seven (7) civilian government agencies through improved implementation and enhancement of network monitoring and control tools and processes. You will actively identify and mitigate a wide range of cyber risks and will also work closely with a variety of agency stakeholders, supporting their mission, priorities, organization and unique challenges. This opportunity will support a dynamic, fast-paced and energetic project focused on improving federal cybersecurity at the seven target agencies over the next six (6) years.

* The Tenable security Engineer will be supporting a strategic federal cyber security client.
* Primary mission of the project will be in implementing a proactive risk management solution to enhance the customer's defense posture.
* Candidate will work with a highly skilled and experienced team focusing on next generation security solutions.
* Additionally, this individual will serve as a trusted advisor, technical leader and cyber security expert for the organization and drive future growth capabilities from existing engagements.
* This candidate will function as a security advisor and consultant for customers on people, policy, processes and technology issues surrounding security engagements while helping scope and design multi-vendor security solutions for large networks and supporting customers in their risk and threat mitigation solutions.
* Additionally, the Engineer will play a role in the development of additional cyber security offerings to support both emerging and next generation cyber security technologies.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

* Day-to-day activities include working with customer teams and supporting current tasks and activities.
* Responsibilities include leading customer engineering teams.
* Work closely with customer delivery managers to prioritize daily tasks.
* Participate in technical meetings with customers' technical specialists.
* Provide Tier 2/3 support for incidents relating to security tools/solutions.
* Continuously improve customers' security deployments and integrate new technologies and services.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

* Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.
* Bachelor's degree and 5-7 years of experience administering Windows, Linux and/or virtual infrastructure to include installation, configuration and maintenance of enterprise networks, databases and servers. Candidates with a Master's degree must have at least 4 years of experience.
* Candidate should possess excellent knowledge of security assessment, vulnerability management and compliance auditing capabilities along with the drive to rapidly learn the newest technologies.
* The candidate should possess deep knowledge of Tenable's entire product suite, including Nessus Network Monitor (formerly Passive Vulnerability Scanner® or PVS™), Security Center continuous view (SCCV), Log Correlation Engine (LCE)
* Must be able to analyze and clarify customer technical inquiries
* Must be able to analyze vulnerability scan results, system audits, log events and troubleshoot software issues
* Must have strong communication skills and a solid understanding of IT Security concepts to include vulnerability & patch management, security operations, Incident Management and Incident response.
* The candidate must be able to work with other team members and groups, work with competing priorities, and possess strong customer focus.
* Prior experience in a Security Operation Center (SOC)

Desired qualifications:

* Experience in implementing and managing boundary defense technologies to include firewalls, IDS/IPS, DLP and other. Specific knowledge of Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Cisco and Fortinet firewall appliances.
* Proven ability to work closely with customer's network and operations team to resolve issues or security concerns of tools/services.
* Extensive understanding and experience in implementing static/dynamic testing tools, web and database security assessment tools, for example: IBM Appscan, Fortify, Checkmarx, BurpSuite, Appdetective, Guardium.
* Experience with SIEM technologies and managing suite of tools to include Splunk Enterprise Security, QRadar, HP ArcSight and LogRhythm.
* Security relevant certifications: CISSP, CISM, CISA, Security, CEH.
* Understanding of federal cyber security guidance such as NIST SP 800-37 - Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems: a Security Life Cycle Approach and NIST 800-137 - Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) for Federal Information Systems and Organizations. Understanding of the DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program (CDM).


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