The MITRE Corporation Sr. Infrastructure Security Engineer - DevSecOps in McLean, Virginia
Sr. Infrastructure Security Engineer - DevSecOps
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Lead efforts to standardize and automate infrastructure security deployments and support
Develop tools and processes as needed to scale infrastructure security services, maintain knowledge of industry developments regarding automation, and knowledge of off-the-shelf products.
Act as an effective engineer for high-visibility projects
Demonstrated ability to develop effective technical and support documentation for use by engineering and sustainment staff to include code/tool documentation, CI/CD test plans.
Ability to review operational metrics and make analytic decisions/recommendations about security optimization through automation.
Ability to engage in analytical troubleshooting and performance analysis work under operational deadlines
Ability to participate occasional off-hours work to support emergencies and projects
Deploy all hardware/software configurations following established standards in an automatable and auditable method.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or similar field, and 3 years of experience. Candidate must be able to demonstrate an ability to apply advanced principles, theories and concepts comparable to those obtained with a Master's degree in a relevant field of study. Candidate should understand the missions, domains and challenges of MITRE customers. In addition, the candidate understands that he/she will be fully responsible for deliverables-including definition, completion, and technical quality, as well as assuring consistency across the responsibility span.
Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal and cross departmental teams
Provide mentoring and support to other staff where needed to help build a knowledge sharing enterprise
Strong desire to maintain knowledge of industry standards, trends, and technologies and look for opportunities to implement continuous improvement of existing services.
Ability to embrace “outside-the-box” unique solutions where needed.
Ability to influence peers and technical decision-making through negotiation.
Experience with scripting and programming languages and tools such as Python, Ansible, Shell/Expect, Jira, Confluence, and Jenkins.
Knowledge of industry trends and developments around infrastructure security automation
Demonstrated experience in infrastructure automation
Familiarity with infrastructure security devices and features (Firewalls, WAFs, Proxies, VPNs, etc)
Experience working with various NIST compliance standards
Experience/certifications with ITIL framework and fundamentals
Experience with Palo Alto Networks and Cisco security product lines
Detailed knowledge of network and infrastructure security issues and considerations
Job Cyber Security
Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean
Other Locations United States-Massachusetts-Bedford
This requisition requires a clearance of Secret
Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Posting Jun 7, 2018, 11:00:00 PM
Req ID: 00050355