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Internal Application: Information Security Engineer - Secret

Security | Scott Air Force Base, IL | Full Time

Job Description

About Us: Innovating to solve real-world problems

At Applied Insight, we leave no stone unturned in solving our customers’ technology challenges. Supporting the Federal Government with the strongest mission focus, our solutions empower people to collaborate more effectively in delivering services vital to the nation.

On joining the Applied Insight team, you’ll be working to solve real-world problems on missions that matter with people who share your passions and encourage your ambition. It’s vital to us that we hire committed people who are great at what they do. We return that commitment by empowering them with the autonomy, the support and the tools they need to fulfill their true potential.

A day in the life (just a few of the things you may do on any given day):

As the Information Security Engineer you will provide operational and technical Subject Matter Expertise in direct support of all ESS systems A&A packages as required throughout RMF lifecycle.

You will excel in the role if:

  • You are familiar with the DOD Risk Management Framework (RMF) and DISA STIGs.
  • Have experience with ACAS/Nessus Security Scanner.
  • You are a self-starter and motivated to ensure all tasks are completed accurately and timely.
  • Are a team player.

What we are expecting from you (i.e. the qualifications you must have):

  • Active Secret or TS/SCI clearance.
  • Active Security+ certification.
  • Knowledge of C&A processes including, RMF, and IT Lean/SISS.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Virtual Machines (VM).
  • Past, current and emerging Microsoft Windows operating systems.
  • Various flavors of UNIX. This knowledge base should include; Advanced Interactive eXecutive (AIX), Solaris, TRU64, HP-UX and the proprietary versions of LINUX.
  • Experience with networking architecture, devices, technologies and protocols as well as practical experience in firewalls.
  • Experience with Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and wireless technology.
  • Web server knowledge of Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Apache knowledge as well as experience with other COTS server products.
  • Relevant database knowledge should include: Oracle, SQL, MongoDB or Sybase.
  • Expertise required with one of the following: Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Scanner or ACAS/Nessus Security Scanner.

What we are desiring from you (i.e. the nice-to-have qualifications):

  • Familiarity with working in an Agile environment.

What we will provide in return: Excellent compensation and amazing benefits

  • Multiple health insurance options from Aetna which include a PPO plan with ZERO deductibles and an HSA plan.
  • 401k Immediate Vesting. Company matches 100% of the first 3% contributed and 50% of the next 2% contributed.
  • Fully paid long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account options.
  • Generous paid time off that includes one bucket of leave to use how the employee sees fit; no separate holiday, sick, or vacation.
  • Flexible work schedules with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off.
  • Semi-Annual bonuses for hours worked "over standard".
  • Government shutdown protection where employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues.
  • Employee centric culture and a belief that we should empower those who are good at what they do and then give them the tools they need to achieve success and grow their career. 
  • A commitment to learning and growth and easy ways to achieve both including a training budget, education assistance, mentorship programs and collaborative learning sessions. 
  • A collaborative environment that fosters communication and an open door policy.  EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled.