Senior Security Specialist/Engineer

Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Date Posted: 06-20-2014
Ariadne seeks an IT Security Specialist/Engineer who has significant experience in cybersecurity defense, enterprise IT security administration, and vulnerability assessment.  This position reports to the LHNCBC Office of Director (Bethesda, MD) and has the following duties:
 
  • Conduct daily IT security administration of LHNCBC’s computing infrastructure including firewall management, vulnerability management, security audit, and other related IT support to ensure the compliance of LHNCBC with security policies;
  • Work with system administrators, developers and users to resolve IT security issues;
  • Investigate any security incidents and generate a forensic report;
  • Coordinate annual penetration test and resolve all security concerns;
  • Work with other technical members of NLM Security Committee and LHNCBC Computing Resource Technical Committee to resolve technical matters;
  • Provide technical advice to LHNCBC managers.
 Qualifications
 
  • Minimum 2-5 years of direct experiences in enterprise IT security;
  • Minimum 2-5 years of system administration and shell programming experiences in Unix/Linux;
  • In-depth knowledge on cybersecurity defense including defense against ransomware, virus, spyware and security vulnerability management.
  • Ability to investigate a security incident, and write a forensic report.
  • Excellent analytical skills in debugging, tracking, fixing and preventing security related issues.
  • Understanding of network protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, multicasting;
  • Demonstrated experience in a process-oriented working environment;
  • Excellent time-management and organizing skills to accomplish tasks in priority;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to work with people at every level;
  • Extensive hands-on experience is a must;
  • BS degree in Computer Science required or other equivalent engineering disciplines from a reputable college can be considered.

Additional Information:

Founded by experts in computational biology in 2002, Ariadne brings deep experience in high-throughput informatics and software design for life sciences research applications along with bench-level biological and software engineering expertise. Ariadne has a history of outstanding performance providing biomedical IT Services and Software Solutions to government and commercial customers. We have maintained strong and long lasting relationships with our customers, vendors, and staff.
Ariadne offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including BlueCross BlueShield health insurance with 100% company paid premiums, 401K program with matching and immediate vesting, paid time off and holiday pay, life insurance, flexible spending and disability coverage. We promote an excellent work/life balance with a 40-hour workweek and a chance to work alongside accomplished scientists at NIH. Ariadne is an equal opportunity employer. 
 
Thank you for your interest in working at Ariadne!
We look forward to reviewing your application.

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