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Information Security Specialist 2

Req #: 201911
Location: Washington, DC US
Job Category: Security
Security Clearance: Secret
Clearance Status: Must Be Current

Job Description

3rd Shift

Hours: 11:30PM - 8:15AM every other week (Sunday – Thursday- includes Holidays)

General Responsibilities – AntiVirus

  • Maintain an enterprise-wide Anti Virus (AV) infrastructure.  Test and implement security countermeasures to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data
  • Monitor, troubleshoot and report any email discrepancies accordingly via Cisco Security Management Appliance (SMA) Configuration and installation of Fortinet technologies
  • Manage ESA devices responsible for scanning all SMTP and HTTP traffic for malware.
  • Tasked with recovering and/or investigating missing emails that may enter or exit the Department of State network infrastructure.
  • Responsible for the Department of State management of Symantec Endpoint Protection (Antivirus client software)
  • Maintain an enterprise-wide AntiVirus (AV) infrastructure;
  • Test and implement security countermeasures to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data; Coordinate, implement, and maintain standards and procedures;
  • Write and maintain software installation guides and other security documents for enterprise-wide AV infrastructure;
  • Design, test, deploy, and maintain automated systems to disseminate AV software and fixes using Windows NT/00/03/XP; 
  • Troubleshoot and test AV Software and hardware;
  • Build and troubleshoot servers from scratch;
  • Create and maintain division websites;
  • Design, package and distribute AV software and fixes Department-wide;
  • Research and test malware such as i.e., viruses, spyware, phishing, spam and adware;
  • Assist in performing IT security reviews with other inter/external offices;
  • Prepare AV telegrams, alerts, and notifications;
  • Promote IT security awareness to end users, systems administrators and senior management through training, seminars, newsletters, and on-site briefings;
  • Provide second-tier support for client/server AV software issues. 
  • Maintain virus reporting database and distribute statistical data. 
  • Perform data queries and research;
  • Closely interact with senior management via telephone, email, and on-site visits;
  • Provide yearly on-site visits to ensure compliance with standards, procedures, and guidelines to protect and promote a virus-free environment;
  • Maintain a virus test facility; 
  • Evaluate mechanisms for mitigating operational risk;
  • Test, implement, and maintain perimeter AV applications;
  • Monitor external and internal data sources for malicious code patterns and new threats;
  • Provide on-call rotation for incident response of after-hour duty phone;
  • Research and evaluate new IT security tools, processes and propose solutions to effectively mitigate malicious cyber threats; 
  • Investigate and resolve reported operating system, network and application anomalies as it relates to malware and AV software; 
  • Perform security systems backup, record, and store all relevant information for historical purposes; Assist user community with identifying and fixing virus infections. 
  • Assess the IT security impact of new and known threats and identify and evaluate vulnerabilities in new technology and changes to the IT infrastructure.

Required Skills:

  • 3 – 5 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline

Desired Skills:

  • Security + Certification

Job Location

US-Washington-DC-WASHINGTON DC


 

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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