Applied Insight

  • Cyber Security Specialist

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/24/2018 3:01 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1154
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    At Applied Insight, we leave no stone unturned in solving our customers’ technology challenges. Supporting the Federal Government with the strongest mission focus, our solutions empower people to collaborate more effectively in delivering services vital to the nation. Our unique approach to information technology considers people first. We make it our job to understand our customer’s mission and the user’s reality right from the start, combining technology and process to deliver what customers really need to succeed – from adaptation to innovation – drawing on our long experience of supporting the US Defense, Intelligence and Federal Civilian communities.

     

     

    Applied Insight (AI) is seeking a talented Cyber Security Specialist  in  Atlanta, GA

    Responsibilities

    • Provides technical support in the areas of vulnerability assessment, risk assessment, network security, product evaluation, and security implementation. 

    • Responsible for designing and implementing solutions for protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of sensitive information. 

    • Provides technical evaluations of customer systems and assists with making security improvements. 

    • Participates in design of information system contingency plans that maintain appropriate levels of protection and meet time requirements for minimizing operations impact to customer organization. 

    • Conducts security product evaluations, and recommends products, technologies and upgrades to improve the customer’s security posture.  Conducts testing and audit log reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of current security measures.

     

    Qualifications

    • U.S. Citizenship is required.
    • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience) and 5 years of general cyber security experience. Experience must include familiarity with applicable NIST information security documentation; i.e., Special Publication 800 series. Experience must have occurred within the past three (3) years.

    •Three (3) years of experience in National Institute of Standards (NIST) IT Security standards and possess at least one of the following industry recognized security certifications:  Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) or Certification Information System Auditor (CISA), or a Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) in one of the five disciplines (Security Administration, Security Management, Forensics, IT Audit, or Software Security). 

    • Provides technical support in the areas of vulnerability assessment, risk assessment, network security, product evaluation, and security implementation.
    • Provides evaluations of customer systems and assists with making security improvements.
    • Participates in design of information system contingency plans that maintain appropriate levels of protection and meet time requirements for minimizing operations impact to customer organization.
    • Conducts security product evaluations and recommends products, technologies and upgrades to improve the customer’s security posture.
    • Certification in Certified Information systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Global Web Application Testing Professional (GWATP) desirable but not required, Global Information Assurance – Global Penetration Tester certification (GIA-GPEN), desired but not required.  (CEH requirement can be substituted with equal GIAC – GPEN Certification.)
    • Combined five (5) years working experience in the disciplines of:
     o Web security server vulnerability assessments
    o Network auditing
    o Network traffic/packet analysis
    o Hands-on work experience with web server administration (Apache, IIS)
    o Hands-on work experience with at least two of the following:
     Nessus Vulnerability Scanner
     SPLUNK
     Quest KACE
     Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) Configuration (Palo Alto)
     Assessment and Authorization (formerly C&A)
     Anti-virus, White-listing software

     

    • Conducts testing and audit log reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of current security measures

     

     

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