Jacobs Cyber Security Engineer – US Federal Team - REMOTE in Dallas, Texas
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As a member of the US Federal Cyber Security team, you’ll support a broad range or operational security activities including execution, management, and monitoring of security controls within the Jacobs technology environments supporting US Federal contracts. Your contributions to this critical environment include vulnerability management, endpoint security, infrastructure security, security information and event management, as well as responding to alerts and incident handling activities. You’ll ensure that systems are adequately protected, effectively monitored, and in compliance with corporate policies, NIST 800-171, and CMMC requirements to maintain and improve controls and security posture within these environments.
Your primary mission will be to operate, administer, and maintain security solutions following the federal standards in place. This includes troubleshooting of the infrastructure, supporting monitoring tools and to engage with business and other IT functions to understand use cases, to deploy and maintain applicable security tools/solutions. You understand the high-level principles of cyber security, and can effectively articulate security requirements, initiatives, progress, challenges and success!
As a Jacobs Cyber technical professional, you’ll collaborate with a team of achievers and innovators, while each of you discovers what drives you. At Jacobs, we believe in #TogetherBeyond, living inclusion, diversity, and cohesion; nurturing opportunity and encouraging career growth through mentorship and exemplary leadership; operating with the utmost integrity. We’ll help you grow, pursue, and fulfill what inspires you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together. *To meet compliance with work on US government projects US citizenship is required. #corpitjobs
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Advanced relevant Information Technology or Cyber Security experience
One or more professional certifications (e.g. CISSP, CEH, CISA, GIAC, GSIP, GCIH, GCFE), or the ability to attain a certification within 12 months of hire
Experience with US Federal information technology and cyber security standards including NIST 800-171
Experience supporting global environments
Knowledge of security vulnerabilities, threats, and risk mitigation activities for IT infrastructure, security devices, applications, systems and endpoints
Experience supporting Privilege Management and Application Whitelisting technologies
Analysis of network traffic and host activity across a wide array of technologies and platforms
Development of SIEM correlation rules and incorporating new log source types; onsite and cloud solutions
Threat Hunting - Proactively and iteratively searching through networks to detect and isolate advanced threats that evade existing security solutions • Knowledge of networking protocols and hardware configuration (switches, routers, firewalls, wireless controllers, etc.)
Ability to analyze security information and data from multiple systems and sources
Triage and remediation of security events, incidents, and anomalies
Conduct security reviews of new technologies and software being brought into the enterprise
Basic project planning and management skills to complete projects and activities within established goals
Ability to work effectively with vendors, staff, management and end-users at all knowledge levels
Schedule and travel flexibility
Ideally, you’ll also have:
Network security control experience including IPSEC VPN gateways, layer 3-7 next-generation firewalls, web filters, IPS, IDS, ACLs, DLP, etc.
Vulnerability management experience
SIEM correlation and threat hunting experience
Cloud computing security architecture and controls
Network architecture/design (LAN, WAN, VLAN, MPLS, etc.)
Remote access methods and controls
Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Experience managing AV and EDR platforms
Encryption and certificate/key management
Experience with Linux operating systems
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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.