INTERVIEW DATES: Interviews will be conducted on [January 16, 17, 18] only to submit candidates available for interviews on the date(s) provided.
Seeking a Sr. Information Security Engineer (INFOSEC Engineer).
As a Sr. Information Security Engineer (INFOSEC Engineer), this candidate must be capable of independently working, to aid and support the HHS Security Team with maintaining the security posture of our organization's information system(s), and interconnected network(s). This role is a significant addition to assist the Security team in preventing unauthorized access and defend against data breaches.
This candidate will assist the HHS Enterprise Security Lead with consistent review of the security posture of networks, infrastructure, and efforts to improve the security configurations within toolset and metrics across our complex systems. The incumbent will also work to develop security procedures and assist with our third-party vulnerability and risk assessments.
The HHS INFOSEC engineer will also develop and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs) and assist the Enterprise Security Lead with conditioning the environment to the security and compliance requirements of HHS and the eligibility system(s). This role will collaborate with the compliance and regulatory leads to meet Iowan State Government and Regulatory requirements I.e. (IRS, SSA, CMS).
Possess a depth and breadth of Enterprise-wide security knowledge and experience across the information security domains, such as endpoint security, identity management, cloud security, mobile device management, vulnerability management, incident response, and threat intelligence.
Hands-on experience investigating security events and incidents across complex and heterogeneous environments, preferably including Microsoft Defender and Crowdstrike.
The candidate will perform as a liaison, capable of initiating communication and resolutions with our third-party federal partners, as well as internal stakeholders. The candidate must be proficient with independently triaging incidents, reviewing SOC alerts, and providing guidance and collaboration alongside the HHS Enterprise Security Lead role, with the HHS internal and Department of Management IT (DOMDoIT) teams, to document resolved Security efforts.
Detect and respond to agency-wide security incidents, coordinating cross-functional teams to provide real-time metrics as a resolution, in parallel with eradicate threats.
Monitor and analyze emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits.
Aid in developing and implementing scalable preventative security measures (detection, monitoring, exploitation)
Develop, execute, and track the performance of security measures to protect information and network infrastructure and Computer systems.
Design computer security strategy and engineer comprehensive cybersecurity architecture.
Perform additional duties delegate by the security lead to ensure the organization security posture remains above the acceptable risk tolerance for the agency stakeholders.
Security + Required*
Needed Soft Skills:
Time management skills with the ability to operate under short deadlines.
Self-starter with minimal management supervision
Ability to work under pressure and manage fluctuating workloads.
Work in a team setting
Ability to gain consensus.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated experience integrating, deploying, and operating security information and event management (SIEM) systems and security orchestration, Required
automation, and response (SOAR) systems Required 6 Years
Strong knowledge of security technologies such as full packet capture, SIEM, NGFW, IDPS Required 8 Years
Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office suite Required 8 Years
Experience writing in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences Required 5 Years
Demonstrated proficiency reading and interpreting complex federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and requirements including, (but not limited to) Required