SOC Linux Engineer (Secret Clearance Req.)

Tau Six - Herndon, VA (30+ days ago)

Tau Six is an agile small company delivering cutting edge cybersecurity and systems integration services to the US National Security market. We provide excellent visibility, internal mobility and leadership opportunities, as well as competitive compensation and robust benefits to include a generous 401K plan.

We have an immediate need for a SOC Linux Engineer, to join a dynamic Security Operations Center Engineering team in Herndon, VA, responsibilities to include as follows:

Must possess thorough understanding of Linux systems, networks, and security controls.
Must possess experience in performing administration, review, and recommendations for enterprise Security technologies including firewalls, routers, VPN devices, IDS sensors, Proxy servers, wireless technologies, and PKI.
Must possess experience in reviewing logs and providing recommendation for risk mitigation.
Must possess experience in providing administration, review, and recommendations for the following devices: (Windows and UNIX/Linux based), including laptops, desktops, printers, Active Directory Servers, and other work group servers outside of the main Active Directory realm.
Experience creating and managing WSUS and Yum Repositories.
Must possess experience in reviewing vulnerability data and performing mitigation of risks present.
Must possess experience in resolving issues that are formally documented in a Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M) report.
Must possess experience in maintaining hardware, software, operating systems, and application components of a FISMA system. These components include Windows workstations/servers, Linux/Unix servers, Dell, and Accessdata Software products.
Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and must be capable of the understanding, documenting, and communicating technical issues in a non-technical manner
Must have experience in performing technical policy and standards review as a subject matter expert
Must possess past experience performing updates and maintenance of security monitoring technologies
Must possess experience in malware analysis, reverse engineering and forensics.
Must possess working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Project, PowerPoint, and Excel for the purpose of project plan development, documentation and presentation deliverables

At least five years of experience in security engineering and design
Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Actual hours may vary depending on mission requirements.
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related disciplines is desired, but not required; or have equivalent and direct experience in maintaining information technology resources
Travel: <5%


CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Active Secret US Government clearance