Information Assurance Specialist Network Engineer

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Salary period: Annual
Additional classifications: Engineering
TASC is seeking experienced professionals to join the Intelligence Solutions and Analytics (ISA) Sector. ISA provides specialized systems engineering, acquisition, and intelligence support to multiple Intelligence Community customers. The Information Assurance Specialists will provide security support services to the Agency's Cyber Security Operation Cell (CSOC) functional operations to perform 24x7x365 event monitoring, event investigating, and support the activities and equipment needed to safeguard computer infrastructure. Team will also provide the necessary Operations and Sustainment (O&S;) of the specialized equipment needed to perform the functions and manage the programs, described below:テつ Develop sensor deployment plans for each Agency enterprise network, deploying network-based intrusion detection/prevention solutions, configuring and maintaining the systems as directed by the government.
テつ Maintain sensors including scripting, updating IDS/IPS vendor signatures, fine-tuning, and support of recap of sensors to the Agency environment, and troubleshooting and resolving of networking problems.
テつ Track and report on status, i.e. up/down, current network connectivity, troubleshooting process. Update applicable spreadsheets and trackers; provide updates for morning report. Understand and support changes to the topology; identify room for improvement/expansion.
テつ Understand current physical layout and be able to access and maintain software on the physical hardware.
テつ Demonstrate understanding and working knowledge of how to create, modify and investigate events via Security System tool reporting utilities.
テつ Have working knowledge of relationships between Security System tool alerts, signatures, rules and events.
テつ Demonstrate understanding and working knowledge of Linux/Unix, including scripting, and operating system administration.
テ「ツ ツ「 Demonstrate understanding and working knowledge of signature development familiarity with packet analysis to include HTTP Headers & Status codes, SMTP Traffic & Status codes, FTP Traffic & Status Codes, DNS Queries, PKI Certificate Exchange, and other ports and protocols as determined by the government
テつ Demonstrate understanding and working knowledge of regular expressions.
テつ Demonstrate understanding and working knowledge of scripting languages (perl, python, javascript, etc.)
テつ Demonstrate understanding and working knowledge of IDS/IPS/SIEM Signature Analysis, Development and Testing.
テつ Demonstrate understanding and working knowledge of Web Content Filtering Analysis, Development and Testing.
テつ Develop software solutions to automate aspects of IDS/IPS daily operations that commercial vendors are unable to address.
テつ Support testing new network security technologies.
テつ Install and/or provide software installation guidance/support for IDS/IPS Sensors and Servers as directed by the government.
テつ Analyze existing solutions to incorporate requested enhancements.
テつ Review/analyze requested changes for equipment, technology and/or other factors/trends, which may impact existing solution.
テつ Consult with hardware, communications, database experts and /or vendors to ensure system viability.
テつ Develop SOP and other technical documentation for the Security Systems infrastructure IAW with current government policy.
テつ Maintain currency of system architecture diagrams (both logical and physical) to include, but not be limited to, hardware, software, ports, switches, IP addresses, installations, and upgrades.
Required Qualifications:
テ「ツ ツ「 TS/SCI Clearance
テ「ツ ツ「 Any Master's degree. Master's degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Science, Information Systems, or a related academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics
テ「ツ ツ「 15-19 years experience in related field with minimum 6 years in Network Engineering
テ「ツ ツ「 DoD 8570 Management Level III. CISSP or CISM preferred
テ「ツ ツ「 SourceFire Certified Professional (SFCP)
テ「ツ ツ「 Sourcefire experience
テ「ツ ツ「 Network Packet Traffic Analysis Experience
テ「ツ ツ「 ISC2 recognized professional certifications preferred
テ「ツ ツ「 System Administration preferred
テ「ツ ツ「 Process Improvement preferred

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