Computer Security Specialist Job Description Sample
Computer Security Specialist
We're seeking an experienced Computer Security Specialist to play a key role in ensuring that our technology infrastructure is well protected.
This position requires a professional who is knowledgeable and experienced with security frameworks and systems to implement and maintain our security systems. Strong problem-solving and quick decision-making skills are needed to ensure compliance with existing policies, prevent unauthorized access to our data, and be responsive to privacy breaches.
Ensure patch management program is working efficiently
Remediate discovered vulnerabilities through established processes
Reconcile key security controls to ensure their completeness
Analyze IT specifications to assess security risks
Design and implement safety measures and data recovery plans
Install, configure and upgrade security software (e.g. antivirus programs)
Inspect hardware for vulnerable points of access
Monitor network activity to identify issues early and communicate them to IT teams
Act on privacy breaches and malware threats
Develop and harden desktop images and participate in re-imaging processes
Serve as a security expert and conduct trainings when needed
Participate in audits
Draft policies and guidelines
Proven experience as a Computer Security Specialist (3+ years of experience)
Familiarity with security frameworks (e.g. NIST Cybersecurity framework) and risk management methodologies
Knowledge of patch management and vulnerability assessment suites (e.g. Ivanti and Qualys)
Solid analytical skills with excellent problem-solving ability
Outstanding communication and organizational skills
Strong decision-making skills
BSc/BA in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field
Professional certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+, CISSP) is a plus
Senior Computer Security Systems Specialist Lead (Government)
The Senior Computer Security Systems Specialist is a member of the Defensive Cyber Operations team (on the DISA GSM-O program). This team supports network assurance activities within DISA.
Candidate will perform the following duties:
Responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks
Supports cyber security initiatives through both predictive and reactive analysis
Articulates emerging trends to leadership and staff
Coordinates resources during incident response efforts, driving incidents to timely and complete resolution
Performs network traffic analysis using raw packet data, net flow, IDS data, and custom sensor output
Reviews threat data and develops custom signatures
Correlates actionable security events and develops unique correlation techniques
Uses attack signatures and tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) to aid in Zero-Day detection
Uses attack signatures and TTPs associated with Advanced Persistent Threats to identify new threats and attacks
Conducts basic malware analysis of attacker tools, identifying indicators of compromise, and reverse engineer attacker encoding protocols
Interfaces with external entities, including law enforcement and intelligence community organizations
Provides analysis of incidents for customers by:
determining the incident's nature and formulating responses
identifying and providing the ability to surge during emergencies
correlating event and incident data
determining possible effects on the DODIN, customer networks, and other organizations
Ability to work independently and within a team as required
Monitors Computer Network Defense (CND) security-relevant network components
Performs infrastructure monitoring, performance assessment, new requirement analysis and support
Prepare and disseminate CND reports, trends, responses, mitigations, analysis, and information
Provide support to leadership for CND applicable activities within Protect, Detect, Respond, and Sustain
Support a performance-based environment with pre-determined Acceptable Levels of Performance (ALPs)
Support the development, documentation, and tracking of metrics relevant to the ALPs
Interface with government counterparts and leadership
Required Experience, Education, and Certifications:
Master's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, with three (3) years of professional experience; or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, with five (5) years of professional experience; or ten (10) years professional experience in Information Security, with at least four (4) years specializing in security, vulnerability mitigation techniques, and exploitation methods within enterprise networks
DoD 8570 Compliant for IAT Level II: Possess a CASP, CCNA-Security, CISSP, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP certification • DoD 8570 Compliant for CSSP Analyst within 180 days of employment: Possess a CEH, CFR, CSA+, GCIA, GCIH, GISCP, or SCYBER certification
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
In-depth understanding of TCP/IP protocols, ports, and services
Desired Experience, Education, and Certifications:
Department of Defense experience
Command Line Scripting skills (PERL, Python, PowerShell scripting) to automate analysis task
Knowledge of hacker TTPs
Be able to conduct basic malware analysis
Demonstrated hands on experience with various static and dynamic malware analysis tools
Knowledge of advanced threat actor TTPs
Understanding of software exploits
Ability to analyze packed and obfuscated code
Comprehensive understanding of common Windows APIs and ability to analyze shellcode
Required Clearance: Active TS/SCI
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Job ID 1816923 Date posted 04/11/2018
Computer Security System Specialist
Job Description: Job Number: R0021296
Computer Security System Specialist
Apply knowledge of Cybersecurity and privacy analysis and consulting throughout the security assessment and compliance lifecycle process. Maintain responsibility for planning, developing, and finalizing Cybersecurity and privacy policies, programs, compliance artifacts, and standards in support of government and industry security compliance, systems accreditation, and management. Develop the documentation, validation, and accreditation processes necessary to assure systems meet security and privacy requirements. Conduct assessments of the effectiveness of an organization's IT security and privacy training program, including conducting social engineering exercises to ensure training remains consistent with current Cybersecurity and privacy threats and policies, and assist with achieving full compliance with any or all laws and regulations. Provide work leadership for lower level employees.
4 years of experience with RMF or DIACAP processes
Experience with preparing DIACAP or RMF packages and supporting documentation
Ability to work early and late shifts outside of core hours, as needed
BA or BS degree
8570.01M Compliant IAM Level II certification, including CAP, CASP, CISM, CISSP or Associate, or GSLC or IAT Level II certification, including CCNA-Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP
Experience with the DoD Cybersecurity policies and procedures
Experience with DoD Multinational Information Sharing (MNIS) programs and initiatives
Experience with writing security policies
Experience with supporting security control selection and other activity in support of RMF specific steps
BA or BS degree in CS, IT, or a related field
CISSP or CISM certification
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.
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DLA Computer Security Systems Specialist
Job Title: DLA Computer Security Systems Specialist
Work Location: VA, PA, FL, OH, MI
Clearance: Minimum Active Secret clearance; TS desired
Please note that you must be a US citizen to apply to this job listing
Education: Bachelor's Degree desired
Certification: IAT Level II cert: one of these, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP (relevant certification from a nationally recognized technical authority)
Experience: 5 years of relevant experience
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Job Listing Number: DLA-003
CLC: DLA Computer Security Systems Specialist
Demonstrated ability to lead or supervise a team of specialists in developing, managing, maintaining, and evaluating current state-of-the-art computer hardware, software, and software development tools;
Demonstrated ability to determine processes and costs for converting computer systems from one language or machine to another by utilizing compilers, simulators, emulators, and/or language translators and recommend better utilization of operating systems capabilities to improve system efficiency through conversion or migration;
Ability to evaluate applications in support of specific requirements and interface with other equipment and systems; Ability to determine potential and current bottlenecks; propose workable recommendations for their elimination;
Ability to make recommendations for systems improvements that will result in optimal hardware and software usage.
- Active Secret clearance
- IAT Level II cert: one of these, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP (relevant certification from a nationally recognized technical authority)
- Five years of relevant experience
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Computer Security System Specialist
About the Team
STG, Inc. is a leading provider of mission-critical technology, cyber and data solutions to more than 50 US Federal Agencies. STG has been consistently listed amongst Washington Technology's Top 100 Government Technology Contractors. We provide performance-oriented solutions in cyber security and secure information systems, software development, systems and services, and intelligence and analytics. We serve our customers at more than 250 locations at home and overseas.
About the Job
STG, Inc. is seeking a Computer Security System Specialist to add to its team in support of the United States Army. This position is located in Rock Island, Illinois. The Computer Security System Specialist shall work on an ongoing basis to certify, monitor, and improve the security posture for all program systems.
Coordinate with all network actors to implement cyber security measures and certification processes.
Provide cyber security support for network hardware, software, and network component evaluations.
Provide organizational security support to ensure all necessary cyber security processes are developed, documented, and implemented.
Monitor system and network vulnerabilities and provide prompt correction and reporting.
Ensure that systems are operated and maintained in a compliant manner over the lifecycle of the system.
Develop and implement Continuity of Operation Plans.
Perform certification and accreditations to ensure systems meet all applicable policy.
Participate in periodic reviews, audits, and inspections to complete certification and accreditation requirements.
High School Diploma
4 years of experience in System Security, ideally in a Network Operations environment.
Experienced implementing and incorporating IAVM releases.
Thorough knowledge of network vulnerability monitoring and reporting.
Experienced with Information Assurance compliance and system certification and accreditation.
Familiar with Continuity of Operations Planning.
Must have an active Secret Clearance
DoD 8570 IAT-II compliant (Security+ CE, GSEC, CCNA-Security, SSCP)
At least one Computing Environment Certification (MSCE, CCNA, etc.)
Bachelors degree in Information Technology or related field.
8 years of experience in System Security to include security improvement, compliance testing, network information security, information assurance, vulnerability assessment, and continuity of operations planning.
Certified Ethical Hacker certification
Senior Computer Security Systems Specialist
Duties: Analyzes and defines security requirements for Multilevel Security (MLS) issues.
Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions to MLS requirements.
Responsible for the implementation and development of the MLS.
Gathers and organizes technical information about an organization’s mission goals and needs, existing security products, and ongoing programs in the MLS arena.
Performs risk analyses, which also include risk assessment.
Provides daily supervision and direction to staff.
Education: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline.
A Master’s Degree is preferred.
A Master’s Degree in one of the above disciplines equals one year specialized and two years’ general experience.
This position requires a minimum of eight (8) years of experience in analysis and definition of security requirements.
Specialized Experience: At least five (5) years of specialized experience in defining computer security requirements for high-level applications, evaluation of approved security product capabilities, and developing solutions to MLS problems.
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Senior Computer Security System Specialist
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Responsible for direct interface with agency Information Systems Security Officials (ISSO), Chief Information Officer (CIO), Science Information Officer (SIO), Contracting Officer, Contracting Officer Representative (COR), agency director, and other senior government agency officials to support security requirements and initiatives.
Responsible for monitoring and enforcing IT based security regulations, policies and administrative compliance items for the federal agency under the authority of the agency ISSO.
This includes a comprehensive set of policies and procedures which are utilized to respond to formal policy and procedural processes, as well as data calls and audit inquiries from OMB and agency leadership, and the OIG as required.
Ensures that applications and infrastructure support activities are in full compliance with all federal wide OMB and agency policies and procedures, including adherence to EPLC standard processes and procedures, as well as adherence to federal NIST 800-53 security standards.
Primary responsibility to monitor client desktop, server, and application system vulnerability adherence, and routinely scan and detect any form of vulnerability intrusion into the enterprise, and provide active mitigation and remediation activities to eliminate vulnerabilities and protect against data, identity, and HIPAA regulated clinical client compromises, thefts, and corruption.
Responsible for security planning, security architecture design and engineering.
Integrates and schematically depicts communication architectures, topologies, hardware and software, transmission and signaling links and protocols into complete security configurations.
Plans and recommends security hardware, systems management software and architecture.
Performs security trouble shooting procedures and provides resolution descriptions.
Ensure best practices, standards and guidelines are applied in developing, designing/implementing solutions, establishing work priorities, resolving problems and reporting on project status.
Implement security project plans to ensure adherence to project timelines.
Excellent knowledge of Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) security management and configuration principles.
Excellent knowledge of networks, data center, and end user device security guidelines and industry "best practices".
Excellent knowledge of IT enterprise security scanning, threat remediation, penetration testing as directly applicable to a federal IT data processing complex with high sensitivity and personal identification/clinical systems (HIPAA) requirements.
Excellent skills in solving complex technical problems involving integrated operating systems and hardware platforms.
Excellent skills in configuring and installing specialized security equipment to support security applications.
Excellent skills in providing security solutions for desktops, laptops, mobile devices (IPHONES, Android, Tablets) and for enterprise servers (Linux, Unix, Windows, VMWare)
Excellent skills in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with other employees, telecom companies, vendors, and other organizations.
Experience in a large inter-networking or distributed computing environment.
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills, and ability to work collaboratively and directly with multiple enterprise IT technical teams, as well as a diverse client community made up of administrative, executive, and scientific research personnel.
Excellent team leader/project management skills and experience.
Years of Experience: 5+ years of enterprise IT systems security operational experience
Certifications: CISSP , CISM, CCSSP, CCNA, CCNP, MCSE and other related certifications highly desirable.
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree
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Computer Security Investigator And Systems Administrator – Security Computer And Forensic Investigator Level 4
- 11-14 years experience. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Federal Law Enforcement or Intelligence Communities.
- Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or IT field.
- Desired: Experience in coordinating testing with C&A, Vulnerability Assessment Teams (VAT), and/or Information Assurance (IA) offices. Experience in developing and maintaining System Security Authorization Agreements throughout hardware lifecycles of pertinent equipment. Experience in analyzing and evaluating the suitability of proposed security architectures for new IT systems and networks. Experience in defining appropriate system and network assurance requirements for C&A.
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Computer Security Systems Specialists (Nmmes)
Job Code: 8017945
Imagine One is seeking candidates to support a recent contract award to provide support to the US Navy. We are looking for Computer Security Systems Specialists to implement Assessment & Authorization (A&A) processes in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) security model in compliance with Department of Defense/ Department of the Navy (DoD/DON) policy. The successful candidate will aid in A&A and other Cyber Security activities required for the effective sustainment of a large family of DoD information systems used by the Navy’s shore based maintenance community.
The positions are located in Norfolk, Virginia.
Under the supervision of a Supervisory Computer Security Systems Specialists, responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Provide development and maintenance of cybersecurity documentation to support RMF A&A leading to Authority to Operate (ATO) or Platform Information Technology (PIT) PIT Risk Approval (PRA).
- Identify and implement system security controls.
- Ensure applications are compliant with DON CIO A&A guidance
- Collaborate with system engineers, and software developers to ensure that cybersecurity controls are implemented throughout the acquisition lifecycle of the IT/PIT system and documented in eMASS during the C&A/A&A/PRA process to include security control development, implementation, execution and reporting.
- Assist with the A&A of applications, networks and defense business systems at designated sites
- Ability to learn and perform system security assessments utilizing DOD standard tools that include STIG Viewer and SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC) Previous experience with scan tools is a plus.
- Experience with the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) and DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP).
- Bachelor of Science (BS/BA) in a relevant field, or an Associate degree (AA) with 2 years of additional experience.
- Security+, Network+, A+ or equivalent Information Assurance certification (per DoD 8570.01-M)
- U.S. Citizenship required.
- Candidate must have an ACTIVE SECRET clearance
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Case Control Officer – Security Computer And Forensic Investigator Level 3
- 7-10 years experience. A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the Intelligence Community, focused on detecting, recognizing, coordinating, and investigating (administrative, criminal, counterintelligence, personnel security, etc.) foreign threats, insider threats, criminal activities, workplace violence, crises, personnel security issues, and/or similar matters. A minimum of five (5) years’ experience with investigative or analytical databases and tools (e.g. Federal agency law enforcement, CI, background investigation, badging, personnel, administrative, etc.). Demonstrated experience developing and delivering professional-level reports, memorandums, information, briefings, and/or recommendations that support inquiries and investigations of insider threats, workplace violence, crisis incidents, CI, and/or LE matters; and successful implementation of Government security requirements.
- Bachelor’s degree or related professional experience in counterintelligence, criminal, fraud, administrative, computer forensics, criminal justice, technical (i.e. engineering), information technology, or similar fields.
- Desired: Graduation from agent, investigator or police certification programs delivered by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Academy/Center (FLETA/FLETC), Joint Counterintelligence Training Academy (JCITA), or other Federal or State equivalents. Five (5) years’ experience in successfully coordinating investigations or inquiries across Federal and/or State agencies. Five (5) years’ experience in successfully conducting law enforcement, CI or cyber intelligence analysis. Five (5) years’ experience in successfully conducting computer forensic analysis after successfully obtaining a Federal-level certification in that field.
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