IPKeys Technologies

Virtualization Engineer (VMware/Cyber)

Job Locations US-VA-Centreville
Job ID
2017-1714
# of Openings
1
Education

Bachelor's degree in Computer science/engineering, Cyber Security, Information Systems Management, or other Engineering.

Security

Qualified candidates must possess an active DoD Top Secret with the ability to upgrade, when needed, to (Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information) TS/SCI clearance.

Experience
  • 5+ years experience in the field or related area
  • Openstack experience.
  • VMWare.

Overview

IPKeys Technologies is seeking a Virtualization Engineer (VMware/Cyber) to join our team at Army Intelligence Community (IC) in Centreville, VA.  Candidate will need to be knowledgeable with the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes. Support the Army IC customer at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies. Applies expertise to common user Army enterprise information systems and tactical endpoints, as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features and procedures. The Virtualization Engineer will be instrumental in ensuring categorization of the Information System (IS), selection of the baseline security controls, implementation of security controls, assessment of security controls, authorization of IS, and continuous monitoring of the IS. Provides work direction and guidance to other personnel; ensures accuracy of the work of other personnel, operates under deadlines, able to work on multiple tasks. May be tasked with assisting with developing a System Security Plan artifacts.

Responsibilities

  • Identify, develop (either directly, or in coordination with applicable experts), and incorporate common artifacts found in RMF authorization package, e.g., system architecture and boundaries, hardware and software inventories, risk assessment reports, POA&Ms, data flows, COOP, PPSM accounting, and other necessary system, network, and application documentation
  • This individual will be responsible for developing RMF packages
  • They will take a Program of Record through a full security assessment and achieve an ATO

Qualifications

  • Well versed with various Linux distributions (e.g. RHEL, Ubuntu, CentOS, etc.) and capable of performing STIGs.
  • Experience with OpenStack (VMware is highly desirable), virtualization, and software defined networks.
  • Experienced with open source scripting/development capability (e.g. Python).
  • Knowledge and experience identifying, assessing, and documenting compliance against applicable DoD security controls (technical, management, operational), Army and IC regulations, etc., within the RMF package
  • Familiarity with the use of vulnerability scanning and assessment tools necessary to identify and document compliance.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use applicable compliance and authorization reporting environments to document the progress of A&A

  • Ability to identify, interpret and evaluate major applications infrastructure, enclaves, and Enterprise system environments based on proposed authorization boundaries
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong verbal and written communications and interpersonal skill

 

 

Experience

  • 5+ years experience in the field or related area
  • Openstack experience.
  • VMWare.

Education

Bachelor's degree in Computer science/engineering, Cyber Security, Information Systems Management, or other Engineering.

Security

Qualified candidates must possess an active DoD Top Secret with the ability to upgrade, when needed, to (Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information) TS/SCI clearance.

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