Blackwatch International Corporation B

Security Engineer Support Lead

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Position Description Blackwatch International Corporation is seeking candidates to lead Security Engineer Support efforts for a federal intelligence organization in Dayton, Ohio.

This position will provide expert support for Information Technology in areas of information systems architecture, telecommunications systems design, architecture, implementation, information systems integration, software development, security engineering, and communications and network systems management for users and business teams.

Responsibilities include providing Level III Security Engineer support, as well as expert support, analysis, and research into exceptionally complex security problems and challenges.

US Citizenship, active Top Secret (TS) security clearance, and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligibility required.
Position Title:
Security Engineer Support Lead
Position location:
Dayton, Ohio

Position Type:

Years of Experience: 3-5 years
Minimum Security Clearance Requirement:
Top Secret – Sensitive Compartmented Information

About Blackwatch International Corporation Blackwatch International Corporation (Blackwatch) is an agile small business dedicated to supporting Federal Government mission objectives.

Based in McLean, VA, with offices in O'Fallon, IL, and Sacramento, CA, Blackwatch is a leading provider of information technology (IT) infrastructure, cybersecurity, and telecommunication services, specializing in large and complex enterprise-level projects.

Moving under new management in 2018, Blackwatch is dedicated to growth and offers a dynamic working environment with multiple opportunities for advancement.

Blackwatch is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/D/V).

Provide application configuration and administration support to cybersecurity products
Provide application configuration and administration support to McAfee suite of cybersecurity products
Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans
Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate security-focused tools and services including project leadership roles
Develop and interpret security policies and procedures
Develop and deliver training materials and perform general security awareness and specific security technology training
Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security products and technologies
Participate in incident handling
Actively protect the availability, confidentiality, and integrity of customer, user, and mission information and data
Proactively instruct, update, maintain and manage, monitor, and support enterprise network and systems security operations infrastructure throughout the shared services environment
Design and develop IA or IA enabled products, interface specifications, and approaches to secure the environment
Assess threats to the environment and provide input on security designs and architecture
Participate in risk assessment during the Accreditation and Authorization (A&A) process
Build, maintain, manage, and monitor the security infrastructure
Perform day to day administration of security related systems and applications, monitoring logs, and reporting of security events
Develop, enhance, and execute security operations processes
Proactively manage, tune, and troubleshoot security logging, web filtering, anti-malware, vulnerability management, and other security systems
Provide security advice on directory services such as Active Directory and LDAP as well as operating system environments
Monitor, analyze, and evaluate operations and activities to ensure an appropriate level of information protection is achieved and maintained
Perform vulnerability assessments and assists IT operations with remediation planning
Assist IT operations with remediation planning and implementations
Participate in operations and tactical planning
Assist senior and lead engineers in the review, development, testing and implementation of security plans, products and control techniques
Participate in tactical and operational planning of vulnerability assessment activities
Provide vulnerability and threat management monitoring and mitigation response
Incorporate stakeholders, the Information Security Teams, associated working groups, and external contacts within the information security industry
Work with architects and senior engineers to review security architecture and design documents to ensure consistency, accuracy and compliance with the articulated security posture and industry requirements
Assist with architects and senior engineers and systems engineering team in designing, integrating, and deploying services, systems, and future capabilities
Have knowledge of authentication protocols, core network and system security principles
Provide weekly functional area reports summarizing work accomplished, work planned in next week and important issues occurring during the week
Provide compliance with USAF/DIA/NGA directives, including but not limited to Time Compliance Network Orders (TCNO), Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA) and Intelligence Community Vulnerability Alerts (ICVA)
Perform Certificate to Operate (CTO) testing and produce test result reports in accordance with provided guidance

Required Experience and Skills Possess and maintain Information Assurance System Architect and Engineer (IASAE) Level II certification as required by Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 8140.01 (previously 8570.

Desired Education and Experience Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Blackwatch International Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

We are an eVerify participating employer.

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