Cyber Security Engineer

Digital Prospectors in Annapolis Junction, MD

  • Type: Full Time
position filled
**Cyber Security Engineer** **Annapolis Junction, MD** **Job Type:** Contract **Recruiter:** Steve Merriman at **Phone:** 603.637.4084 **Find your job at** **** **Job Title:** Cyber Security Engineer **Location** : Fort Meade, MD **Duration:** **36 Months and 40 hours per week** ***Applicants must possess an active Security Clearance without incident for access to classified information.** **JOB DESCRIPTION:** Our client's Cyber Systems and Operations Group works closely with the nation's cyber forces, intelligence community, and federal agencies to identify operational gaps in cybersecurity capabilities and analyze their current and planned systems and missions. The Group is in need of a Cyber Security professional to address cyber capacity issues. Position Scope/Job Functions Work with the program managers and technical subject matter experts to perform vulnerability evaluation, assist in system architecture design, and risk management using approved security tools. Develop and provide security metrics to track systems' status, vulnerabilities, risks, and efforts to effect process or system improvements. **Skills: Required** + Operating Systems: UNIX/Linux, Windows, OSX, VMware, Cisco IOS. + Hardware: Intel/AMD, Cisco, Sun/Oracle, Dell, Apple. + Software/applications: SAP, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook), MS Active Directory, LDAP, Java, Javascript, SQL. + Programming Languages: Perl, Python, Shell Scripting, Powershell. + Networking applications and protocols: TCP/IP, DNS, NTP, DHCP, SSH, FTP and HTTP/S. + System auditing, hardening and firewall configurations. + Candidates must be enthusiastic, innovative and motivated self-starters able to work independently, or with a group, to achieve program requirements. + Candidates must possess strong oral and written communications skills, and must be able to present findings/results to internal and external organizations. **Skills: Preferred** Databases (PostgreSQL, mySQL, MongoDB), web servers (Apache, nginx) It is desirable that higher level candidates within this category possess management or supervisory experience. Education/Professional Certifications 1. MS OR BS and at least one certification. 2. At least 8 years of applicable experience. Degree in one of the following disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or a related technical discipline. Certification(s) in one or more of the following disciplines: Microsoft, Red Hat, VMWare, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); CompTIA Security+; Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC); IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), GIAC Security Administration Certification; SANS/GIAC GSEC, ISC-squared CISSP, ISC-squared SSCP, ISACA CISM, ISACA CISA, EC-Council CEH, EC-Council ECSA, CompTIA Security+, CWNP CWSP POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!! The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING! **Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!** Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package. **ABOUT DIGITAL PROSPECTORS:** Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs. Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted " **Best Staffing Firm to Temp For** " by Staffing Industry Analysts, " **Best of Staffing** " for candidate satisfaction by Inavero /, " **Top Temporary Placement Firm** " by Boston Business Journal, " **Best Company To Work For** " by Business NH magazine, " **Excellence in IT and Engineering Staffing** " by TechServe Alliance, " **Top IT Services Company** " by Inc. Magazine, " **Most Reliable Staffing Agency** " in Forbes Magazine and " **Top Ranked Staffing Firm** " by Staffing Industry Analysts. **** at **Phone: 603-772-2700** </script>

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