ShorePoint is a cybersecurity services firm with a focus on high-profile, high-threat private and public-sector customers who demand experience and proven security models to protect their data. We are seeking Sr. Information Systems Security Anlaysts to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities. This role will support a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. This is a unique opportunity to shape the growth, development and culture of an exciting and emerging company in the cybersecurity market.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Designs, develops, documents, analyzes, tests, integrates, debugs, conducts research and/or discovers and analyzes security flaws or vulnerabilities in software, networks, systems, and applications
  • Leads or assists in identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating the protection of critical cybersecurity infrastructure and key resources
  • Assesses system security to identify and mitigate risks and vulnerabilities
  • Provides mitigation strategies for system security flaws or vulnerabilities
  • Supports the configuration and administration of cyber security tools and systems
  • Tests existing and new technologies for security vulnerabilities
  • Reviews requested changes for equipment, technology and/or other factors/trends, which are planned for deployment in the customer space

Required Skills

  • Excellent understanding of cyber security technologies and concepts at both the local and enterprise level
  • Significant experience in design and implementation of secure networks and system solutions – Solid leadership and communication skills. Able to lead activities and also work as an individual contributor
  • Experience with leading edge cyber tools and technologies
    • Experience with Incident Response (Forensics, Malware, Penetration/Vulnerability testing) and associated tools and technologies (e.g. IDS, SIEM)
  • Experience with networking (TCP/IP, topology, sockets and security), operating systems (Windows/Linux), and web technologies (Internet security)
  • Knowledge of Information Assurance and Information Operations technologies and development activities
  • Experience establishing and maintaining good working relationships in all levels of the organization, including customers, organizations, internal management, and support
  • Experience with standard security principles, policies, standards and industry best practices
  • Knowledge of U.S. Government Information Assurance policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and objectives

Desired Skills

  • Experience with five or more of the following:
    • Security COTS integration
    • Security Incident Event Management
    • Insider Threat Monitoring
    • Operating System Hardening
    • Vulnerability Assessment testing
    • Identification and Authentication schemes
    • Public Key Infrastructure and Identity Management
    • Cross Domain Solutions
    • Computer Network Exploitation (CNE)
    • Computer Network Operations (CNO)
    • Malware Analysis
    • Reverse Software Engineering
  • Understanding of the processes and guidelines for Certifying & Accrediting (DCID, ICD, NIST 800-53, SANS 20) information systems based upon experience on a large-scale development program
  • Knowledge of software development and systems development lifecycle practices, preferably in an agile development environment
  • Practical experience hardening IT systems in compliance with STE/STIG guidelines

Education Requirement

  • BS Cyber Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR a related field
  • Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education

Years of Experience Requirement

  • 8+ years of experience related to Information Systems Security Analyst (ISSA)

Certification Requirement

  • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level II (e.g. CISSP)
  • Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) or Information System Security Architect Professional (ISSAP)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Location

  • Dulles, VA

Security Clearance

  • Active Top Secret clearance preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain TS/SCI clearance
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability

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