Windows Admin/Security Engineer with Active Directory, DNS, PKI, PowerShell, Azure/IaaS/PaaS, AWS, system hardening, Vulnerability Management and application security experience

Job ID: PA-644544 (98490302)

Windows Admin/Security Engineer with Active Directory, DNS, PKI, PowerShell, Azure/IaaS/PaaS, AWS, system hardening, Vulnerability Management and application security experience

Location: Harrisburg PA (PSERS)
Duration: 4 months
Hrs/Week: 37.5 hrs/wk

Excellent organizational, time management and problem-solving skills Required 5 Years
Ability to communicate security concepts to technical and non-technical audiences Required 5 Years
Experience in an information security role Required 4 Years
Deploying and supporting Microsoft Windows Active Directory and supporting infrastructure (policy, DNS, PKI) in a large Active Directory environment Highly desired 10 Years
PowerShell, writing scripts for automation, system administration Desired 6 Years
Expert level knowledge – hands on experience: deploying Azure services in IaaS and PaaS cloud services Desired 5 Years
Azure and AWS cloud security experience Nice to have
Hands-on experience with security devices and software Nice to have
Infrastructure security experience, including system hardening Nice to have
Vulnerability Management experience, including executing scans Nice to have
Application security experience Required

Key Skill Areas: System/Network/Application Security, Vulnerability Management, Incident Response

Key Responsibilities:
-Technical Consultant
-The Contractor will act in the role of Information Security Engineer, supporting security operations. This role reports directly to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).
-Provide a first line of response for daily cybersecurity activities and inquiries from IT and business personnel.
-Technical Lead for Third Party Risk Management (TPRM)
-Critically review vendor cybersecurity assessment/scan reports and TPRM questionnaires.
-Conduct oversight of critical vendors. Identify security issues and track to closure.
-Technical Lead for Cloud Security
-Identify processes and controls to monitor vendor cloud environments to maintain risk transparency. This includes security configurations, vulnerabilities and suspicious activity.
-Identify processes and controls to identify and mitigate risk within PSERS’ cloud implementations.
-Technical Lead for Threat and Vulnerability Management
-Evaluate cybersecurity advisories, communicate internally and influence vulnerability remediation.
-Facilitate remediation of cybersecurity issues. Track to closure.
-Improve processes to reduce Mean-Time-to-Remediate vulnerabilities and Adversary Dwell Time.
-Recommend process and controls to mitigate adversary Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs).
-Technical Lead for Monitoring and Incident Response
-Enhance log/event centralization and monitoring via Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) software.
-Evaluate existing Security Operations Center (SOC) monitoring services and make recommendations for improvement.
-Review SIEM analysis reports and alerts. Investigate suspicious activity. Participate in incident response activities.
-Provide after-hours support coverage.
-Act as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)
-Support deployment and administration of PSERS’ security devices and software.
-Coordinate and support cybersecurity assessments by external firms.
-Communicate security standards requirements within project and change advisory board meetings.
-Work with employees to document risk register entries.
-Draft custom role-based security awareness content.
-Design and implement enhanced security metrics and reporting.
-Contribute to strategic planning and annual goals for the cybersecurity program.
-Assist with yearly IT audits

Position works closely with:
-Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Information Security Team
-Vendor Information Security Teams



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