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Host Based Security Engineer (IBM USAID)
Ref No.: 18-06591
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 07/18/2018
 
This position is for a Host Based Security Engineer to provide support for IBM's contract with USAID.  Location is Arlington, VA.  The resource must be onsite. 
 
Task Description:
 
The individual should have experience in developing IT architecture, Designs, and deploying solutions for:
·         Server hardware and associated operating systems with a focus on Client technology, Microsoft Windows Server/Active Directory, Linux
·         Virtualization technology on Client platforms, especially VMware vSphere, Citrix XenApp; Virtual Desktop Technology (VDI) including VMware and Citrix technologies
·         Client workstations, laptops, tablets, Smartphones; Client and Apple technology; Windows XP/7 and MacOS, iOS, Android and Blackberry
·         Networking solutions including routers, switches, load balancers, wireless with focus on Cisco and VMWare vSwitches; DNS and DHCP with focus on Infoblox and Citrix NetScaler;
·         Security devices including firewalls and intrusion detection (IDS/IPS) with focus on Cisco and Juniper
·         Security applications including anti-virus, syslog, security analysis, data loss protection tools and knowledge of Trusted Internet Computing (TIC) standards/implementation (focus on McAfee)
·         Storage subsystems including SAN, NAS devices, storage switches, fiber data fabric networks, iSCSI, along with storage management/monitoring tools, backup technologies (focus on NetApp technologies)
·         Capacity and performance analysis, data collection and reporting for network, server and storage
·         Enterprise System Monitoring solutions (monitoring and event management) for network, server, storage and security devices (firewalls) (focus on IBM Tivoli Monitoring, Solarwinds, OPNET)
·         Enterprise database solutions (Oracle and Microsoft SQL)
·         Working on Solutions in Task Order Mods with Client Engineering team and IBM Engineering team
 
Commercially available McAfee ePO 4.x & 5.x Off-The-Shelf (COTS) products experience needed:
·         Experience with McAfee Drive Encryption for Windows and Mac extremely desired
·         Experience with McAfee Application Control extremely desired
·         Experience with McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention for Desktop (HIPS) extremely desired
 
·         Experience with McAfee Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Device Control (DC) preferred
·         Experience with McAfee Policy Auditor for Windows and Linux (PAW & PAL) preferred
·         Experience with McAfee Application Inventory Agent (Risk Advisor) preferred
·         Experience with McAfee Virus Scan Enterprise for Windows and Linux (VSEW & VSEL) preferred
·         Experience with McAfee Management for Optimized Virtual Environments (MOVE) preferred
·         Experience with McAfee Endpoint Protection for Macs (EPM) preferred
 
The individual should be able to analyze, identify, breakdown, refine and capture the existing requirements, high-level features, and user experiences to better deliver host-based security.
 
Required skills/Level of Experience:
 
·         McAfee ePO subject-matter expert (SME) (3+ years)
·         Infrastructure O&M (experienced with Data Center Operations, Network Admin, Server Operations, Mobile Device Management) (3+ years)
·         Client Facing Communications (Oral & Written) (5+ years)
·         ITSM Solutions including ServiceNow and JIRA (2+ years)
·         Cloud computing and cloud spaced services including IaaS and SaaS (3+ years)
 
Nice to have skills:
 
·         Virtualized Cloud Managed Service (2+ years)
·         Windows AD scripting (2+ years)
·         Federal Managed Services (3+ years)
·         ITIL V3 Foundation Certified (2+ years)
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PLEASE NOTE:
Must have an active Secret clearance.