Sr. Cyber Systems Engineer

Washington, DC

Posted: 01/10/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Industry: IT Job Number: 228227

A Sr. Cyber Systems Engineer is required for a temp-to-perm position located in Washington D.C.

Responsibilities
  • Support cyber security initiatives for the messaging, mobility and Active Directory services
  • Support to address new cyber security measures, specifically those dealing with strengthening the security around  the use of privileged account management using two-factor authentication and the security hardening of mobility, messaging and authentication infrastructures
  • Support is needed to gain engineering personnel with background in the use of public key infrastructure,  two-factor authentication, third-party proxy administration software, privileged access management and monitoring, and change auditing and alerting that current personnel lack experience in deploying
  • As a member of the team this position requires the incumbent to provide on-call escalation support
  • Development, maintenance and enforcement of operational and functional policies/procedures that govern the authentication and mobility infrastructures and enterprise load balancing of the server infrastructure

Qualifications
  • 8+ years of related systems engineering experience  with management and administration of a large distributed Active Directory  enterprise
  • 5+ years’ experience with security hardening and assessment of a large distributed Active Directory  enterprise
  • Experience with third-party proxy administration and change auditing tools (i.e. NetIQ Directory &  Resource Administrator (DRA); NetIQ Exchange Administrator; NetIQ Aegis IT Automation; NetIQ Advanced Authentication Framework; and NetIQ Change Guardian for Active Directory (including group policy)
  • Experience integrating multifactor authentication technologies using smartcards, security tokens,  and/or biometrics
  • Understanding of Microsoft Exchange 2010 & 2013, Active Directory 
  • Understanding of security best practices per NIST, FISMA and CIS guidelines
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Understanding of scripting
  • Have a thorough understanding of Active Directory and configuration of the suite of NetIQ system  administration tools (Directory Resource Administrator/Exchange Administrator/Aegis) and change auditing tools (NetIQ Change Guardian for Active Directory) currently in use by system administration staff 
  • Experience with configuration of both the NetIQ REST-driver enabled web client and the 32-bit desktop  client 
  • Experience implementing NetIQ Aegis IT automation workflows and NetIQ Change Guardian for  Active Directory to provide real-time alerting of system administration actions
  • Experience integrating RSA SecurID with NetIQ Directory Resource Administrator using NetIQ  Advanced Authentication Framework to provide two-factor authentication
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the capability to handle multiple tasks
  • Must be able to secure and maintain Federal Government security clearances as deemed appropriate
  • Candidates are required to work a diverse schedule and participate as an escalation point in 24x7  support at all data center locations

Duration
  • 6 month contract-to-hire
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