Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.
Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.
Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories
The prospective candidate will serve as a cyber security engineer primarily responsible for supporting McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator and Qradar SIEM and PCAP on corporate and client networks. The candidate will also responsible for developing and supporting other Cyber Security tools and respective capabilities in order to defend and protect the corporate network.
Security Engineer will be a proven leader with excellent oral and written communication skills, he/she should also be capable of working with a security team of varying experience levels to effectively monitor and investigate security incidents as well as make recommendations to improve the security posture of a large organization. Independent tasking and project completion with little supervision is a must. A candidate should have some or all of the following traits: Excellent analytical and problem solving skills as well as interpersonal skills to interact with users, team members and senior management; Subject Matter Expert-level skills in McAfee and QRADAR products. Candidate must have a strong foundation of Security, System, and Network skills, fundamental knowledge of Windows, Linux and Cisco operating systems, networking protocols and network traffic analysis, and information security; Experience with EnCase, Palo Alto, Proofpoint a plus.
Desirable certifications include CISSP, GREM, GCIH, GCIA, CEH, CISM, GCED, GCFA, OSCP
Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.
This position requires a comprehensive knowledge and mastery of this field and the ability to complete difficult and complex assignments on time within a fast paced environment.
DESIRED SKILLS: Prior experience successfully providing the full range of IT cyber security tasks. Strong working knowledge with industry IT security tools,
VERBAL & WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Investigates, interprets, and responds to technical and/or complex IT security data. Demonstrated ability to work with matrixed resources in a team environment. Possesses strong organizational, time management and diplomacy skills.
COMPUTER SKILLS: Engineering related certifications, extensive experience with IT security tools, working technical knowledge of network, server, storage and desktop hardware and software