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Computer Security Specialist

Location: Suitland, MD
Job # 1849175
Date Posted: 01-28-2013
Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Support IT security activities for software development project.
  • Support certification and accreditation (C&A) and continuous monitoring activities.
  • Develop IT security policies and procedures.
  • Monitor systems for security issues.
  • Review proposed software and hardware changes for security implications.
  • Experience working in an operational environment (Windows and Linux).
  • The ability to provide technical security analysis.
  • Experience using vulnerability assessment tools such as Nessus and Web Inspect.
  • Working knowledge of intrusion monitoring, detection, and analysis.
  • Working knowledge of Security Information and Event manage (SIEM) tools.
  • Experience performing security and vulnerability analysis.
  • Experience and understanding of NIST 800 series documents.
  • Experience and knowledge of application security, operating systems security, database security, web server security, web filtering tools such as WebSense, Internet and Intranet security, access control, networks and DMZ, switches, and routers.
Other Skills, Knowledge, Abilities Desired
  • Experience working in a federal government environment.
  • Experience writing SSP, policies and procedures.
  • Experience with risk assessment and configuration management
  • Experience with certification and accreditation (C&A) and the continuous monitoring process in the federal government
  • CISSP desirable but not required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in IS or related field.
  • Experience with large information systems.
  • Eight years of general experience, six in computer security.
  • Five years of related experience, including military training, can be substituted for education.
Jaineen Brown
Crossroads Employment Services, LLC
Director of Recruiting

Please contact me with any questions, email is best!


(202) 642-9652

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