Jacobs Systems Security Engineer in Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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Jacobs is seeking a qualified Information Technology (IT) professional to support the USSOCOM SITEC II Enterprise Operations and Maintenance (EOM) contract. Your career at Jacobs enables USSOCOM to fulfill its mission to “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.” As a member of our team, you will support the vice president of the Enterprise Operations Group (EOG) as we partner with SOF military and civilian members to provide world-class IT services and support that connects over 60,000 users around the world in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, security, end-user computing, and test and evaluation.
Systems Security Engineers are responsible for implementing and monitoring security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information. This position will identify and define system security requirements. Systems Security Engineers will design computer security architecture and developing detailed cyber security designs. This position will make our network more secure by protecting system boundaries, keeping computer systems and network devices hardened against attacks and securing highly sensitive data. Systems Security Engineers will have a background in security or systems engineering and will be responsible for building and/or maintaining both Enterprise and Component based security tools.
Typical duties include:
Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
Management of a SIEM (Splunk, ArcSight)
Monitoring systems security and responding to security incidents
Participating in security systems testing • Ensuring integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data
Preventing and detecting intrusion
System administration and hardening of Linux Systems
Reading and writing shell, Perl, Python Scripts
Security tool usage and maintenance: Nessus, Core Impact, ACAS, Splunk, Yara, Open IOC, or other host based signatures • Management of an email Security Appliance
Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Clearance Requirements: TS/SCI
Bachelor's Degree. Significant relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal
- DoDD 8570.01-M IAT II or higher
- Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.
4 years of experience in systems engineering or information security technologies including at least 3 years of experience in an enterprise security environment.
Proven work experience as a system security engineer or information security engineer.
Experience in building and maintaining security systems.
Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.
Work will be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).
Work assignments vary based on client requirements.
Work may include travel with the military to participate in exercises in austere conditions
Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy and windy climates.
Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.
May require climbing, working at heights and in small confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time. Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperature than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.
Equipment and Machines
General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.
Servers, switches, routers and other computer equipment that supports the network environment.
Operating hand tools, power tools, ladders and test equipment.
May require operating motor vehicles.
Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is mandatory.
It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required.
You may be asked to continue performance in support of a war, contingency, or exercise
You may be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work
Position may require night and weekend work and could include travel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located in areas with field conditions
- Continental and Oversees travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport.
Other Essential Functions
Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.
Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels.
Candidate must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.
The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.
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