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Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 19-07730
Location: Jacksonville, Florida

Job Title : 
Systems Engineer
Location : Jacksonville, FL
Duration : 6 months of contract on W2

  • IT Systems Engineer / Compliance Audit Technician is responsible for maturing the compliance audit program.
  • The engineer/technician understands technical support, troubleshooting and able to perform scripting/programming to ensure stable and efficient operation of technology solutions.
  • Familiarity with Windows and UNIX operating systems is needed along with an understanding of Firewalls, z/OS, and IDS/IPS.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Communicate with system owners and perform security documentation updates to meet annual audit requirements.
  • Manage documentation and evidence repositories for access during audit events.
  • Participate in discussions with all levels of leadership to articulate current state of the program.
  • Perform assessments, remediation, implementation and integration of end-to-end solutions in these areas. Deliver advisory services focused on security compliance to IT management for external and internal systems.
  • Evaluate and test controls in accordance with DISA, NIST STIGs
  • Develop policies and procedures and ensures that the current procedures are updated with current information and available for review for compliance with DISA policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Perform security vulnerability remediation and configuration activities by preparing security-related documentation for a 3rd-party review and assessment.
  • Track, manage, and assist in the remediation of plans of actions and milestones.
  • Provide supporting artifacts on a quarterly basis to external and internal management teams for IT Audits.
  • Provide weekly and monthly status updates via dashboard and reports.
  •  May provide input into infrastructure architecture designs
  • Writes programming/scripting
  • Ensures execution and alignment to architectural standards and blueprints.
  • May contribute input to infrastructure architecture
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Requirements:
  • 4 or more years demonstrated proficiency and experience in design, implementation, monitoring and troubleshooting technology or equivalent combination of transferrable experience and education.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience
  • Extensive working knowledge of multiple technologies and their interfaces and integration
  • Competent working in one or more environments highly integrated with an operating system.
  • Extensive experience implementing and administering/managing technical solutions in major, large-scale system implementations
  • High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy.
  •  Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities
  •  Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance
  •  Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately
  •  Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Have the ability to lead resources and review deliverable in a timely manner.
  • Project Management exposure

Preferred Criteria:
  • Experience analyzing business requirements and translating them into technical solutions
  • Experience using Agile methodology
  • Experience performing IT controls testing based on DISA and/or NIST compliance..
  • Have a deep understanding of multiple DISA STIGs as they relate to the desktop or server environment to include application compliance and auditing.
  • Experience with patching and vulnerability remediation/tracking
  • Experience with SCCM or related enterprise patch management solution.
  • Experience with FISMA compliance and implementation of baseline controls.
  • Experience with Tripwire IP360, Tenable Nessus, Nexpose or related scanning tools.
  • Have experience in performing audit-related test work, preferably on general computer controls.