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Security Engineer Specialist

Do you enjoy learning about new technologies and how they can be used to provide cutting edge services to the Air Force and DOD customers? If so, then look to join the Stellar Innovations and Solutions team! The selected applicant will become part of an existing team, in an environment that will challenge you, force you to continuously innovate, and work on solutions that make a difference. There is a future for you here to support highly visible and strategic programs at SIS! You will realize the rewards of conquering a new challenge in a dynamic and highly-technical working environment that believes our people make the company great and we put them first in decisions to promote from within, host team building events and support a work-life balance. If you love technology and want a career making a difference supporting meaningful Air Force and DOD programs than Stellar Innovations is the company for you.

Job Summary: 

SIS is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer Specialist for the United States Air Force, Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), Ohio. This candidate will work with a complex and growing Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) infrastructure to monitor and safeguard operations.

Job Duties:

  • Configure, operate, and maintain the existing SIEM system (AlienVault)
  • Build and implement event correlation rules, logic, alerts, reports, and content
  • Provide high level support to, and coordinate with, Directorate system managers and administrators for the deployment of SIEM sensors across the environment
  • Perform analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures
  • Monitor and secure network operating environments and produce timely reporting artifacts
  • Participate in build and implementation of DREN Intranet, Extranet, and Isolated environments
  • Train local and remote staff in the use of SIEM features

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Experience with SIEM systems required; AlienVault, IBM QRadar, Splunk, LogRhythm, HPE or Intel Security experience preferred
  • Experience with intrusion detection systems and processes such as Snort, AlienVault, etc.
  • Understanding and use of security appliances and solutions (SIEM, firewalls, IDS/IPS)
  • Ability to build and implement event correlation rules, logic, and content 
  • Ability to tune and improve rules and logic to reduce false positives or known errors
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Experience applying DISA STIGs to operating environments
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong oral and written skills (ability to create checklists and support documentation)
  • Report status and communicate with team member on tasks and projects
  • Dedication to following and enforcing compliance with DOD and Air Force regulations

Education / Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ professional experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, Associates degree or less acceptable with additional experience
  • Must possess one of the following: CompTIA Security+ or GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) or ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • Additional technical specialization certification required (Linux+, MCP, etc.)
  • US citizenship is mandatory
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Department of Defense (DOD) Secret level clearance
  • Must be able to obtain a Department of Defense (DOD) Secret level clearance

Stellar Innovations & Solutions, Inc. (SIS) offers a wide-range of services based on a solid foundation of Program Management Support, SharePoint Web Application Framework, Infrastructure Virtualization, Audio/Video Integration, Cyber Security, and Software Application Support.  SIS has in-depth experience in working with federal clients providing program management support, customized design, integration and maintenance, vulnerability assessment, risk management and accreditation support, and requirements design, development and testing.  Our mission is to provide customers with innovative solutions designed to help them grow and better manage their operations. We deliver proven concepts of management, design, and integration enabling customers to effectively meet mission critical needs. We maintain our reputation of excellence and achievement through ongoing quality initiatives, and the implementation of industry best practices and employ the most highly-qualified, trained, and certified professionals in the business.

 

SIS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Employee may be required to stand and walk for several hours performing various job related duties. 

This position description reflects SIS's assignment of essential functions; nothing in this job description restricts the Company's latitude to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
 

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

 

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