IT Security Engineer
at Mindbank

Date Posted: 6/17/2020

Job Description

Mindbank Consulting Group currently has an urgent and immediate need for a IT Security Engineer
 located in Silver Spring, MD. 


Information Technology Security Engineer Responsibilities:


The IT Security Engineer will assistance to the an Information Technology Security Program
 (ITSP) and the Senior Security Officer to assess and advise on overall NOS IT risk, policy
 interpretation, and has oversight of all independent assessments, A&A and continuous monitoring
 compliance actions. Will operate at a senior level and provide enterprise level services and
 consultation requiring various level of support.
 The IT Security Engineer will be tasked to undertake projects and assignments to assist 
 in managing the program and meeting those identified needs. Assigned tasks may include:
 •  Serve as a primary or backup to the Senior Security Officer and represent at change control
  board, committees, working groups or other activities for providing cyber security
 •  Assist Information System Security Officers (ISSO) and operational teams in securing and
  documenting their FISMA systems.
 •  Assist the ISSOs to apply and mitigate system risks and vulnerabilities.
 •  Assist the ISSOs to apply NIST Special Publications 800 series, NIST Federal Information
  Processing Standards (FIPS), Department of Commerce and NOAA and NOS policies, procedures
  and guidance,and industry best practices to enhance the security of their systems.
 •  Perform reviews of Cloud Service Provides (CSP) that have received either a FedRAMP issued
  Provisional Authorization to Operate (ATO) or FedRAMP approved Agency issued ATOs. Document
  the risks to agency for using the CSP services and report findings to Senior Security 
  Officer and Chief Information Officer.
 •  Provide oversight and management of IT Security Data Calls and develop and/or maintain ITSP
  process and procedures for managing data calls.
 •  Monitor and report on annual NOAA IT Security Awareness Course requirement.
 •  Provide support in scanning systems for known vulnerabilities using scanners such as Nessus
  and Appscan and assessing their vulnerabilities and component configurations against their
  secure baselines. Hands-on vulnerability and compliance scanning not required by previous
  experience a plus.
 •  Provide assessment and authorization expert support on IT security policy including but not
  limited to NIST SP 800 series, NIST FIPS, Department of Commerce and NOAA policies and 
  industry best practices.
 •  Provide oversight and coordination with between incident response, programs and Chief
  Information Officer.
 •  Proficiency in verbal and written communications.
 •  Proficiency in interpersonal skills.
 •  Proficiency in handling multiple tasks concurrently.


Information Technology Security Engineer Requirements:


•  Minimum 6 years of experience with operating one or more vulnerability scanning tools for
  network operating systems, applications and databases.
 •  Minimum 6 years of experience conducting one or more of the following: NIST SP 800- 53
  security controls assessments, systems auditing, systems testing.
 •  Minimum 3 years of experience with demonstrated ability to develop and write security
  controls and processes. 
 •  Minimum 6 years of experience with operating IT forensics investigation tools currently
  deployed in the NOS environment. 

 •  Minimum 4 years of experience with IT security incidents management and oversight following
  Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) policy and procedures, preferably those for NOAA.
  Specifically, ensuring CIRT requests are address by the ISSO assigned to the security
  incident and performing communication and coordination activities between CIRT, Security
  Operations Center and Program Offices.
 •  Minimum 3 year of operational experience with systems or network administration. 


Why work for Mindbank?


Mindbank has been providing business solutions to Fortune 1000 companies and government
 agencies for over three decades. We provide IT Services Supplemental Staffing,
 Specialized/On-Demand Recruiting, Supplemental Human Resources Services, Vendor Management
 Solutions, and Outplacement Services.


Our nationwide presence offers consultants many interesting assignments locally and around
 the country. As a Mindbank consultant, you have choices. You advise us for which companies
 you are most interested in working. We never submit your resume to any company without your
 prior permission. You determine if you want a full-time or a part-time position, or if you
 would like to take time off between assignments. We want our relationship with you to last;
 therefore we listen carefully to your preferences and work hard to match you with the perfect


We also offer:


• Competitive Compensation
 • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
 • 401K Plan
 • Education Reimbursement
 • Employment Options
 • Market Strength – Quality Reputation
 • Our Commitment to our employees and clients


For immediate consideration, please send your resume to: [Click Here To Join].


Mindbank Consulting is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive
 consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender,
 gender identity, age, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, among other things,
 or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

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About Us

Mindbank Consulting Group, a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), has been serving the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area with IT consulting solutions for over 31 years! Mindbank has helped hundreds of clients solve some of the most complex IT problems through the strategic implementation of solutions and resources. Our clients include US Federal agencies, State & Local Governments, Tribal Organizations, Fortune 1000 companies, as well as Small Businesses, and we strive to provide support that helps these organizations achieve their mission. We are guided by our core purpose and values.

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