Mid Level Systems Administrator/Engineer (Cybersecurity Engineering)

Location: Vienna, Virginia - Remote
Category: Cybersecurity
Employment Type: Contract
Job ID: 16372
Date Added: 03/20/2024

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Our client, a leading Banking & Financial Services company, is looking for a Mid-level Systems Administrator/Engineer that can come in to take ownership of day-to-day operations.
You will partner with additional teams within to protect the brand, data, and IT assets from cyber-based threats by deploying, configuring, managing, and maintaining technologies/infrastructure in support our Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC) and its associated programs.
You will support business strategy by enabling process integration between CSOC applications, as well as other target applications as needed. You will serve as technical interface to customers (analysts) for tools in the Cyber Defense product suite, articulating technology, and product positioning to both business and technical users.
Successful candidates will work independently; must be self-starting self-motivated individual. You will be expected to work to build and maintain relationships within and outside of the CSOC and all team members share that duty. This position will require a high level of attention to detail to the work performed on maintenance/deployments, following process, and updating/creating associated team/tool documentation.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

-Support in the deployment and maintenance of IT and IT Security tools and systems
-Work with existing CSOC team to deploy and maintain systems, includes below and not limited to
-Experience upgrading Linux and Windows based OS, packages, and apps
-General system admin
-Renewing and updating TLS certificates, managing KEX/MACS/CIPHER’s on servers
-Responding to audit and enterprise hardening requests
-Updating of Subtasks, stories, and epic’s for work in flight
-Basic scripting Ansible, Python, Bash, PowerShell, Ruby, and others for automation of tasks
-Troubleshooting Linux OS and apps
-Troubleshooting Windows OS and apps
-On call and after hours support
-Deploying and maintaining COTS Cybersecurity related applications and appliances
-Remediate vulnerabilities on Windows and Linux systems, ensure the stability and sustainability of supported platforms by monitoring, maintaining, patching, and administering all aspects of those systems
-Contribute to and maintain internal engineering documentation (e.g., tool documentation, lessons learned, procedures, status updates, etc.)
-Work with other Analyst and Engineering teams to Build/Optimize/Streamline new and existing processes
-Translate customer issues/opportunities into technical solution/business requirements

Experience, Skills and Requirements

-5+ years of working in a large enterprise with a change management focused environment
-3+ years minimum experience as a System Admin, or similar role required
-3+ years of cybersecurity engineering related or similar role required (Understanding of enterprise best practices for security and hardening with a focus on PCI-DSS/NCUA ideal)
-Experience working in environments with infrastructure management processes such as change management, problem management, configuration management and project management
-Hands on Experience in Agile specifically Kanban workflow.
-Experience working in an enterprise environment
-Strong understanding and ability to troubleshoot various common Linux operating systems (Centos, Red hat, Ubuntu, and/or Cisco derivative OS’s)
-Strong understanding and ability to troubleshoot various Windows server operating systems
-Experience patching and upgrading Linux and Windows based operating systems, packages, and applications
-Familiarization with cybersecurity principles as they apply to hardening enterprise based systems.
-Basic scripting Ansible, Python, Bash, PowerShell, Ruby, etc to automate routine tasks
-Experience using/integrating SIEM technology
-Experience with large enterprise processes and working a silo’d environment where tickets/coordination/detailed change management and control processes are required
-Strong knowledge of network, firewall, routing, switching, load balancing, and proxy principles and troubleshooting related issues from a server deployment/maintenance perspective

Experience, Skills Nice to have:

-Experience with Ansible
-Experience Deploying/Managing:
-Linux based Java/Tomcat COTS web applications in a clustered environment
-Windows .net based IIS COTS applications in a clustered environment
-Physical or Virtual appliances with limited Linux based OS CLI interfaces
-Ability to read/understand a packet capture.
-Experience using Jira/Confluence


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