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Cyber Security Engineer (Shift Lead)

at Applied Memetics LLC

Posted: 8/22/2019
Job Reference #: 1600

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-WV-Martinsburg
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Applied Memetics LLC is seeking an experienced, motivated, Cyber Security Engineer Shift Lead to support our VA customer. The successful candidate will be responsible for operational management of a security operations center and technical support to monitor, identify, and mitigate security incidents. U.S. Citizenship is required for this role.


    The successful candidate must be well-versed in security operations, cyber security tools, intrusion detection, and secured networks. Candidate must have familiarity and experience in the implementation of cyber security regulations to continuously improve the overall security posture of an organization. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

    • Ensure all operations and tasks are conducted and provide day-to-day management of the assigned shift across multiple operations center sites: Shift 2, 2PM – 10:30PM (local time)
    • Identify anomalous activity and potential threats to enterprise resources
    • Coordinate the development of security signature or access control mechanisms that can be implemented on security systems such as intrusion prevention - detection systems, firewalls, routers or endpoint in response to new or observed threats within the enterprise
    • Lead the identification of security systems and controls to ensure the monitoring and configuring of security appliances
    • Ensure that security analysts receive and analyze alerts from various enterprise level sensors and determine possible causes of such alerts
    • Create and lead processes that support the analysis of log files from a variety of enterprise level systems and sensors to include individual host logs, network traffic logs, firewall logs, and intrusion detection/prevention system logs. Identifying anomalous activity and potential threats to enterprise resources
    • Monitor external and internal data sources in order to maintain enterprise threat conditions
    • Lead the processes that support event correlation by using information gathered from a variety of system and sensor sources within the enterprise
    • Manage the collection and analysis of intrusion artifacts and use discovered data to enable mitigation potential of incidents within the enterprise
    • Provide network event analysis and intrusion analysis


    • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, or other engineering or technical discipline; ten (10) years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education requirement.
    • At least ten (10) years of relevant, progressive experience
    • Certifications in at least one of the following: CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker, GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
    • Experience with cyber security tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, public key infrastructure (PKI), and secured networks
    • Knowledge of cyber security policy and threat mitigation and experience implementing cyber security regulations
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Experience managing a large, geographically-distributed team
    • Ability to facilitate and coordinate efforts with key government and non-government stakeholders
    • Ability to obtain a security clearance
    • U.S. Citizenship is required as is successfully passing a thorough Government background screening process requiring the completion of detailed forms and fingerprinting
    • Previous Government contracting work experience is required