Cybersecurity Engineer

Synaptek Corporation, a “Fast 50” technology company in the Washington D.C. area that offers technology solutions to federal, state and local government agencies. We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays. Visit us at www.Synaptekcorp.com. 

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We are searching for a Cybersecurity Engineer to join our government project in Columbus, OH. 

Synaptek Corporation is searching for a Cybersecurity Engineer responsible for enterprise-wide oversight and coordination of the information technology security efforts. This position is chartered with reducing risks and limiting exposure to liability and risk with regard to endpoint systems. This position requires a server administration background, policy and process knowledge as well as skills and expertise with a variety of technologies. 

Perform sustainment no Windows server and SQL server platforms. 

Responsible for maintaining hardened server operating systems by following direction from DISA and USCYBERCOM. 

Responsible for providing support to the customer for issues relating to the Host Based Security System (HBSS) suite of products including Host Intrusion Prevention, VirusScan Enterprise, Data Loss Prevention, Policy Auditor, Rogue System Detection and others. 

Responsible for creating and editing technical documentation including guidance documents and standard operating procedures. 

Responsible for performing security and risk assessments of new technologies, objectively providing guidance and recommendations from an Information Security best practice/regulatory standpoint. 

Responsible for creating and modifying global security policies across the agency. 

Familiar with DoD regulations including TASKORDs, OPORDs, STIGs, etc. 

Perform audit reviews of guidelines mandated from DISA and USCYBERCOM. 

Participate in the evaluation and recommendation of Global information security initiatives (e.g., Intrusion Prevention Systems, antimalware systems, etc.). 

Participate in Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) incidents. 

Participate in forensic investigations, providing guidance, and assistance as necessary. 

Provide after hours and on-call support as required 

Experience Required:
DoD Secret Clearance with IT-II Eligibility 

7+ years of relevant IT experience 

IAT Level II Certification (one of the following):
CCNA – Security 

GICSP 

GSEC 

Security+CE 

SSCP 

CASP CE 

CISA 

CISSP (or associate) 

GCED 

GCIH 

And 

CND-IS Certification (one of the following):
CEH 

GICSP 

SSCP