C2 Solutions Group Inc Junior Security Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

The Junior Security Engineer provides technical support of security and systems administration to manage the execution of daily enterprise operations, while driving the identification, prioritization and fulfillment of new tasks/projects that provide value to the customer while increasing the performance, availability, supportability, and/or security of customer systems and services. This position will provide support of IT security to ensure policies and technical configurations are implemented in manner that best protects the customer services and data across the enterprise network. The position will report directly to the Senior Security Engineer, IMT Infrastructure Operations.ResponsibilitiesAssist with hands-on configuration, operation and monitoring of all IT network security devices to include firewalls, remote access appliances, and anti-virus solutions.Assist with the development and implement proactive IT security measures and practices to protect customer systems from exploit specifically focused on firewalls, external access control points, and vulnerability assessment/mitigation.Assist with risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system and application level.Assist with reviews of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed.Assist with analyzing, troubleshooting, and investigating security-related, information systems anomalies based on security platform reporting, network traffic, log files, host-based and automated security alerts. Prepare investigative reports to be submitted to US-CERT.Assist in identifying and managing projects related to IT security and overall enterprise operations and maintenance, to include the task delegation and status reporting while coordinating activities within the immediate team and across the IT department.Develop and document detailed processes and procedures related to the analysis of security vulnerabilities, auditing of key security factors, and notification/mitigation of security findings.Produce detailed reports of auditing activities that demonstrate proactive management of enterprise security. Maintain and update relevant system and process documentation and develop ad-hoc reports as needed. Job CompetenciesRecord of accomplishment of task/project ownership and management, while promoting teamwork to drive the closure/delivery of high priority requirements.Seeking junior individual to work well along other senior engineers, subject matter experts, and system architects in a team environmentSuperb communication skills, written and verbal, along with ability to work with other vendors and organizations to achieve excellence.Professional writing skills demonstrated by the creation of detailed reports and meaningfully organized data that allows senior leadership to make rapid assessments and decisions.Always exhibits an attitude that promotes a positive work environment in high paced, challenging circumstances.Solution-oriented view to any challenge that possesses a classic "think out of the box" mentality. Understanding of and experience with change and configuration management principles and policies while adhering to strict guidelines and policy set forth by customer. Superior interpersonal skills, patience, clear oral communications, an ability to convert technical jargon into non-technical language and the ability to juggle priorities on the fly.The ideal candidate will thrive in an fast paced environment that demands accountability from each team member; demonstrate basic skills in the fields of NIST publications, FISMA requirements and reporting, privacy data identification and handling, security engineering, certification and accreditation (CandA) procedures, security architecture, vulnerability assessments, computer forensics, and policy development.Provide off-hours support on an infrequent, but as needed basis. RequirementsAssist with hands-on configuration, operation and monitoring of all IT network security devices