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Information Systems Security Engineer (Job Number:428888)


SAIC is looking for an INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY ENGINEER to join our Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) team in Washington, DC.

Job Description:

Security Engineers on our team provides technical leadership to the Information Security team enhancing the PBGC Information Technology Infrastructure. Responsibilities include gathering and analyzing security specific requirements, identifying gaps in the security architecture and developing solutions to best address any identified gaps, performing root cause analysis on any operational security issue, function as an information security risk manager, and serve as a security subject matter expert for PBGC's operational security program.


- Bachelor's degree plus five (5) years of related IT, information security, and/or systems engineering experience, or additional four (4) years in lieu of Bachelor's degree.


- All candidates for consideration must be eligible to obtain a US Public Trust security clearance.


- The successful candidate must have significant familiarity with IT infrastructures, including a variety of networks, servers, and databases.
- The candidate must have 3 years of experience working with SPLUNK.
- Solid understanding of logging technologies (syslog, Windows and UNIX native logging)
- Extensive knowledge of a tier Splunk installation; indexers, forwarders, search heads, clusters
- Familiar with Splunk architecture and best practices
- Driving and managing the technology evaluation and integration of add-ons for Splunk.
- Standardize Splunk forwarder deployment, configuration and maintenance across a variety of platforms
- Apply hot fixes/upgrades
- Create data retention policies and perform index administration, maintenance and optimization
- Must have strong communication skills and a solid understanding of IT Security concepts to include vulnerability & patch management, security operations, Incident Management and Incident response.
- The candidate must be able to work with other team members and groups, work with competing priorities, and possess strong customer focus. Prior experience in a Security Operation Center (SOC) or SOC leadership experience is a plus.


- Background in systems engineering, requirements analysis and synthesis.
- Operational security & incident response experience with tools such as IDS, Antivirus, Vulnerability Scanners, SIEM.
- Relevant security certifications (CISSP, CISSP-ISSEP, CISSP-ISSAP, GSEC, etc.), certification and accreditation experience, familiarity with NIST and federal standards such as OMB & FISMA.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Jul 5, 2017, 9:55:44 AM
Primary Location: United States-DC-WASHINGTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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