CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Security Engineer in Fairfax, Virginia
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Category: Cyber Security Consulting
City: Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Position ID: J0720-1032
Employment Type: Full Time
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CGI is one of the top 5 largest global IT companies spread across 40 countries with endless opportunities to expand and grow. As a CGI Federal Member, you have the opportunity to be a shareholder at CGI and join a family of 77,000 members strong.
CGI Federal has an exciting opportunity for a Security Engineer for our CDM DEFEND program. The Security Engineer works as part of small team delivering continuous monitoring and cybersecurity capabilities to multiple small agencies from a shared services solution. This role provides the opportunity to continuously learn new technologies, work with multiple Federal clients and work with a cross-functional team of subject matter experts.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
• Responsible for understanding the technical configuration of multiple Federal agencies and leading the Agency integration into a cloud-based shared services platform. Will require establishing, troubleshooting and maintaining a secure communication path from the agency to the FEDRAMP High solution.
• Implement and configure security products for each agency, including vulnerability scanners, endpoint protection tools, firewall, VPN and network access control.
• Work closely with a small team to meet each Agency’s integration goals as part of a matrixed team of SMEs supporting each of the security tools or capabilities.
• Assist in the maintenance of technical documentation of each Agency’s architecture and configurations.
• Assist the agencies in understanding and implementing continuous monitoring.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
• Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.
• 3-5+ years of experience.
• Experience with implementing, configuring and troubleshooting industry leading security technologies such as vulnerability scanners (Qualys, Tenable), endpoint protection/whitelisting (McAfee, Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, Cylance) and identity management tools (SailPoint, CyberArk).
• Ability to work with highly technical teams across diverse technical disciplines (development, engineering, documentation, policies, etc.).
• Experience with firewall configuration, including Palo Alto next-generation firewall (NGFW).
• Experience troubleshooting communications paths.
• Ability to establish working relations at all organizational levels and demonstrate ability to diplomatically and effectively deal with government officials and program office stakeholders.
• Self-motivator with ability to work as part of a team or independently with little supervision or direction.
• Ability and desire to learn new technologies.
• Ability to balance and prioritize many diverse tasks at once.
• Familiarity with Federal Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) policies and configurations.
• CISSP or other security certification.
• Agile, especially SAFe.
What you can expect from us:
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