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ICF is a leading company specializing in the design and development of digital health services, and the work we do is just as unique as the culture we’ve created. We develop cutting-edge solutions to complex problems for commercial, academic, and government organizations. The systems we develop are used in finding cures for deadly diseases, improving the quality of healthcare delivered to millions of people, and revolutionizing the healthcare industry on a nationwide scale. There is a meaningful connection between our work and the people who benefit from it. We create an environment in which new ideas and innovative strategies are encouraged. We are an established company with the mindset of a startup, offering an employment experience unlike any other.
We're immediately hiring a Senior Security Engineer who assure the security of our applications and platforms. This will be a highly collaborative position, in which the right candidate secures existing applications and platforms, makes platform and security enhancements, and helps scale our security program through automation, process improvement and tool creation.
The selected candidate will work on multiple products and must be able to develop and present secure solutions render advice/recommendations to technical teams and leadership. The candidate will assess risks and advise on security standards, best practices and solutions--all while maintaining security quality and customer satisfaction.
Key Responsibilities:Perform Static Application Security Testing (SAST) to identify potential vulnerabilities in the application code and infrastructurePerform Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST)Create and update threat models for FISMA systemsLead and/or assist in security incident responseAssist with documentation of System Security Plans and Contingency Plans for related projectsEnsure security systems are up to date; create documentation and planning for all security-related information, including incident response and disaster recovery plansReview policies and procedures for compliance with applicable standards and identify areas for improvement/remediationInteract with senior management, including the ISSOUtilize security assessment tools, such as NessusApply a demonstrated understanding of cryptography to secure web applications and data at restWork with development teams to review and correct code written in higher level programming languages and scriptsWork with DevOps teams to securely harden Linux-based machines and cloud infrastructure.
Basic Qualifications:A bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Assurance, Computer Engineering or a related field7+ years of experience in: NIST 800-53 security controls, Implementation of STIGs, Participation in and/or leading incident response, Implementation of cloud security and infrastructure utilizing AWS, Azure and/or GCP, Linux, including command line (sh, bash, or zsh) and system hardening, Scripting language, such as python and/or perlCandidate must reside in the US, be authorized to work in the US, and work must be performed in the USMust be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance.
Preferred Qualifications:Application architecture experienceHealthcare industry experienceFederal government contracting work experienceData managementApplied cryptographyExperience using OWASP Top Ten and/or CWE Top 25
Preferred Certifications:OSCP/OSCE/OWSECISSPGPENGXPNSecurity +CEH
Professional Skills:Strong problem solving and structuring skills; excellent organizational skills/attention to detailDemonstrated time management skillsStrong technical communication skills, both written and verbal.
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