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Cybersecurity Engineer

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Full Remote
Senior (5-10 years)
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Cybersecurity Engineer

76% Flex
Remote: Full Remote
Experience: Senior (5-10 years)
Work from: United States...

Offer summary

Qualifications:

5+ years in SOC, VDP, VM, Experience with incident response plans, Expertise in SIEM tools like Splunk.

Key responsabilities:

  • Incident response management including IR tickets
  • Detecting and analyzing security incidents
  • Communication with stakeholders and reporting
  • Liaison with system owners for mitigation coordination
  • Maintaining records and trend analysis post incidents
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Alpha Omega

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http://www.alphaomega.com

201 - 500 Employees

Job description

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Alpha Omega is an award-winning Federal IT Solutions provider. Since its inception in September 2016, we have grown from a start-up to a $100m/year business. Alpha Omega’s growth stems from our mission focus: to make the US Government the best in the world. We achieve that via advanced capabilities in the areas of Design & Product Management, DevSecOps & Cloud Engineering, Intelligent Automation, and Cybersecurity.  

Our consistent growth has fostered a series of accolades including Inc. 5000 and Washington Technology’s Fast 50 awards for five consecutive years, Virginia Business Best Places to Work ten years in a row, and Maryland Technology Council's 2022 Government Contract of the Year over $50 Million Dollars award, to name a few. 

We are seeking passionate federal IT professionals to join our team.  

Come support our nation’s government agencies and make a difference! 

Why Us?  

We have H.E.A.R.T.! Alpha Omega's Core Values – (H) harmony, (E) engagement, (A) accountability, (R) resourcefulness, and (T) tenacity- collectively are an acrostic reminder of the values that guide the work we do.  

We foster a culture that recognizes and rewards hard work. Our H.E.A.R.T. program invites colleagues and managers from across the organization to recognize each other for living out our core values. Spotlighted employees enjoy a detailed nomination about their core-values-aligned actions which are then shared with their manager.

Ready to embark on a rewarding, challenging, and fulfilling career in the Federal IT Solutions space? 

Come grow with us!  

Job Title: Cybersecurity Engineer
Clearance Required: IRS Public Trust
Work Location: Remote

Alpha Omega is seeking a qualified Cybersecurity Engineer to support our client’s Security Operations Incident Response Team (SecOps IRT) in the performance of security programs tasks and day-to-day operations, as required. The Cybersecurity Engineer will provide vulnerability analysis and hands-on security support for various public-facing systems. Additionally, they shall assist in the development and maintenance of security documentation in support of maintaining the authorization of OCIO systems.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Incident Response Management
    • Manage all Incident Response tickets to include the development, updates, and closure of tickets.  This position will only focus on the security incidents reported into Enterprise Application EBS Incident Response (IR) portal. The Cybersecurity Engineer will respond to the incidents following a pre-defined Service Level Agreement (SLA), conduct log investigations, escalate incidents as needed, and complete the after-action reports to ensure all incidents are resolved timely. The Contractor will create incident detection dashboards in Department SIEM and help SecOps develop, update, and maintain SecOps IR processes. In CY’23, Incident Response received 220 incidents. Out of the 220, 116 were security incidents that the incident response team actioned and resolved.
  • Detection and Analysis
    • Analyze incidents/events to validate their legitimacy and assess the impact on government systems using detection (such as Trellix) or SIEM tools (such as Splunk). In the event of a security incident, provide guidance and support during the incident response process. Assist in identifying and investigating the incident, analyzing log data for forensic purposes, and conducting investigations to determine the root cause and extent of the incident. The Cybersecurity Engineer shall determine risk assessments, threat trends, and follow the general performance of the IR Plan’s execution.          
  • Communication and Stakeholder Engagement
    • The Cybersecurity Engineer shall communicate and collaborate with stakeholders (ISSOs and System Owners/ System Admin/ Program Managers) on open tickets to track progress and ensure necessary action items are achieved to meet incident closure requirements.
  • Incident Response and Mitigation Coordination
    • The Cybersecurity Engineer shall liaison with relevant system owners and technical teams to inform, notify, and generally monitor and assist in the mitigation process.   The contractor shall verify through Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) that vulnerabilities have been mitigated.
  • Reporting
    • The Cybersecurity Engineer shall coordinate the completion of the IR after-action report (AAR) after every incident. They shall maintain detailed records of all incidents, actions taken, and outcomes. Records should include trend analysis, response effectiveness, and recommendations for program maturation.
  • Technical Expertise
    • The Cybersecurity Engineer shall demonstrate extensive knowledge in current and emerging cybersecurity threats, and incident response.  This involves staying updated on emerging threats, security trends, and industry best practices to accurately validate, categorize submissions and make recommendations to mature the program. 

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience working in a SOC and can support VDP and VM tasks
  • Able to use Microsoft Office i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel products to generate documents
  • Experience building incident response plans and playbooks
  • Looking for tool agnostic, ability to operate in various SIEM tools and can provide recommendations on how to improve IR
  • Need experience with ServiceNow Incident Response Module
  • Splunk – ability to build reports and dashboards
  • Ability to create reports and dashboards from ServiceNow Incident Response Module
  • Dashboard development - Able to support the development of an incident review board
  • Log Management skills to be able to help them develop a process and to receive access to logs and log consolidation
  • Forensics Skills and can assist in identifying and investigating incidents and analyzing logs
  • Incident Response will be on-call to support government lead during operating/business hours 7:00 am – 5:00 pm, there will be 7 days on, 7 days off for on call. Incidents usually do not happen often after hours
  • Team player
  • Professional demeanor
  • Can recognize areas that need improvement and provide recommendations and solutions
  • Need technical writing skills

Alpha Omega Integration, LLC (Alpha Omega) is committed to the development of a creative, diverse, and inclusive work environment.  In accordance with the law and our organizational values, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status)”.  Final hiring decisions at Alpha Omega will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.   

Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), LGBTQIA, women, people over 40, and differently-abled folks are strongly encouraged to apply.

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  • Professional, proactive and analytical
  • Recognize areas for improvement, solutions provider

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