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Security Engineer
Ref No.: 17-01247
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Client name: The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) House Information Resources (HIR) Office of Cybersecurity's Information Security directorate (INFOSEC)
Location: U.S. House of Representatives CAO Office of Acquisitions Management O'Neill Federal Building, Suite 5110 Washington, DC 20515
Duration: 12 Months

Security Engineer (with focus on securing virtual machines):
INFOSEC requires a mid-level security engineer to provide support in the following tasks:
  • Check server availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency, with focus on securing virtual machines.
  • Conduct functional and connectivity testing to ensure continuing operability for the security environment, with focus on securing virtual machines.
  • Conduct periodic server maintenance including cleaning (both physically and electronically), disk checks, routine reboots, data dumps, and testing.
  • Design group policies and access control lists to ensure compatibility with organizational standards, business rules, and needs.
  • Develop and document systems administration standard operating procedures.
  • Install server fixes, updates, and enhancements.
  • Maintain baseline system security according to organizational policies.
  • Manage accounts, network rights, and access to systems and equipment.
  • Manage virtual server resources including performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability.
  • Monitor and maintain virtual server configuration.
  • Diagnose failed servers or connectivity problems.
  • Oversee installation, implementation, configuration, and support of network components.
  • Perform repairs on faulty server hardware.
  • Plan and coordinate the installation of new or modified hardware, operating systems, and other baseline software.
  • Plan, execute, and verify data redundancy and system recovery procedures.
  • Provide ongoing optimization and problem solving support.
  • Resolve hardware/software interface and interoperability problems.
  • Propose new technologies or procedures that could be used to advance the ability to detect and mitigate malicious activity.
  • Perform other official duties as assigned.
  • 3 References Required