PDS Tech Inc Senior Cloud Security Engineer in Herndon, Virginia

PDS Tech Inc. is seeking a Payload Engineer for an open position in Herndon, VA

  • Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for end to end design, maintenance, and support of government approved secure messaging system, and compliant cloud application security.

  • Familiarity with working in Security focused team

  • Collaborate with network staff to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes.

  • Work with stakeholders including subsidiaries to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and provide technical solutions and designs.

  • Design and perform server and security audits, other recovery processes in accordance with the company's disaster recovery and business continuity strategies.

  • Conduct vulnerability assessments in the cloud and on premises based commercial enterprise networks

  • Perform manual and automated security assessments of web applications

  • Perform open-source intelligence research and passive reconnaissance on target customers and their networks

  • Provide written reports of assessment findings and recommendations Additional Responsibilities: Other duties as assigned

  • Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent experience. Experience:

  • Familiarity with NIST 800-171 requirements in the secure cloud (FEDRAMP) and on pre-environments (AWS, AZURE, Gsuite, Office 365)

  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and remote penetration test of commercial enterprise networks

  • Perform manual and automated security assessments of web applications

  • Perform open-source intelligence research and passive reconnaissance on target customers and their networks

  • Provide written reports of assessment findings and recommendations

  • Understanding of DMZ architecture concepts to enhance security including third party certificates for ADFS implementation and Azure Active Directory Powershell modules 7+ years of experience operation and support Microsoft, VMware, and EMC based technologies.

  • Implementation of DLP system to capture data that falls within set rules to comply with SSA government agreement

  • 3+ years of experience managing Microsoft Exchange 2016

  • 2 years' experience with Office 365 / Gsuite and or AWS (desired)

  • Hands on experience with VMware environment from ESX 4.0 to ESXi 5.0 and 6.OU2 to include assigning storage via Unisphere, Vswtch design for Management, vCenter and vMotion.

  • Implementation of software applications such as VMware, EMC, Clustering.

  • Hands on experience with Disaster Recovery and high availability environments.

  • Installation and configuration of VMware Updated Manager Services.

  • Configuration of EMC Clariion CX4 120 and VNX 5700 using Unisphere and Navisphere.

  • Creation of Traditional Raid Groups, Pools, LUNS and assigning LUNS to storage groups.

  • Implementation of mail security hygiene systems to monitor email traffic flow through third party software appliances.

  • Virtual load balancer externally and internally to provide secure flow of traffic leveraging ports 443, Certs and FW rulings while maintaining high availability. Licensure/Certifications:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Preferred

  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

  • Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional.

  • Google Professional Cloud Architect Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to communicate and influence business and technical staff.

  • Proven experience with systems planning, security principles and general software management best practices.

  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy and practices and laws. Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.