Security Engineer in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 3/17/2023

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Job Description

**Hybrid in Washington, DC**

Our government client is looking for a Security Engineer to join their team.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident who has resided in the U.S. for at least 3 years with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Security Engineer:
  • Perform day-to-day activities required to administer and deploy Symantec anti-virus software
  • Centrally manage Symantec related settings using various servers
  • Manage workstation anti-virus software, DAT, and engineer updates
  • Perform virus scans and updates as scheduled
  • Troubleshoot complex issues and provides incident resolution for all related incidents
  • Assist with malware response efforts
  • Engage with Federal Leadership and counterparts to identify endpoint vulnerabilities and provide feedback on remediation actions
  • Engage with system and application administrators to coordination remediation efforts to meet required timelines
  • Develop and enhance vulnerability identification and remediation status tracking and reporting to present cyber related risks
  • Engage with system and application administrators and Federal counterparts to troubleshoot issues
  • Work Cyber related security operations ITSM assigned tickets to completion
  • Participate in relevant CyberSecurity and Security Operations meetings
  • Collaborate on and provide feedback to cybersecurity solutions that enhance DOT security posture
Requirements of the Security Engineer:
  • A Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology field and at least 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Must have a minimum of 6 years of related experience administrating enterprise anti-virus software
  • Must have experience using the DOT Anti-Virus system (currently Symantec)
  • Experience working with Endpoint Vulnerability Scanning solutions, specifically Tenable Nessus
  • Experience with and understanding of Federal CyberSecurity requirements
  • Security+, CISSP, CISM, CISA, GCIH, OSCP, CEH, or similar certification
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Job ID: 376179

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group is a leading strategic consulting company that provides business and IT services for our clients as they seek to transform and execute strategies that will drive exceptional outcomes. Leveraging over 30 years of success, we focus on professional services, talent solutions, and life sciences. Eliassen Group offers local community presence and deep networks. We are committed to positively impacting the lives of our employees, clients, consultants, and the communities in which we operate.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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