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Cybersecurity Operations Engineer

Company: MAXIMUS
Location: Davenport
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Description & Requirements

As a Cybersecurity Operations Engineer, you will play a critical role in safeguarding our organization's digital assets and maintaining a strong security posture. Your expertise in monitoring, incident response, and threat detection will be essential in identifying and mitigating security risks. If you're passionate about defending against cyber threats and ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our systems, we encourage you to apply.


Security Monitoring and Incident Response:

--- Monitor security alerts, logs, and events to detect and respond to potential threats.

--- Investigate and analyze security incidents, ensuring timely and effective resolution.

--- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to contain and remediate security breaches.

Threat Detection and Analysis:

--- Utilize security tools and technologies to identify anomalous behavior and potential vulnerabilities.

--- Conduct threat intelligence analysis to stay informed about emerging threats and attack vectors.

--- Develop and maintain threat detection rules and signatures.

Security Operations Center (SOC) Support:

--- Work closely with SOC teams to enhance security operations and incident handling.

--- Participate in incident coordination, communication, and reporting.

--- Assist in the development and improvement of SOC processes and procedures.

Security Tool Management:

--- Manage and maintain security tools such as SIEM (Security Information and Event Management), EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response), and SOAR (Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response).

--- Configure and fine-tune security solutions to optimize threat detection and response capabilities.

Vulnerability Management:

--- Collaborate with vulnerability management teams to assess and prioritize vulnerabilities.

--- Assist in patch management and vulnerability remediation efforts.

Security Documentation and Reporting:

--- Document security incidents, investigations, and response actions.

--- Prepare regular security reports for management and stakeholders.

Maximus TCS (Technology and Consulting Services) Internal Job Profile Code: TCS058, T4, Band 7


--- Due to Federal requirements, only US Citizens will be considered. Additionally, the selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a government-sponsored background check.

--- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field (or equivalent experience).

--- 7 years' professional experience in cybersecurity, systems integration and application development.

--- Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CEH, CompTIA Security+, etc.).

--- Experience with security tools such as SIEM, EDR, and SOAR platforms.

--- Strong understanding of network protocols, security architecture, and threat landscape.

Minimum Requirements

TCS058, T4, Band 7

Desired Skills:

--- Familiarity with cloud security (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).

--- Scripting or programming skills (Python, PowerShell, etc.).

--- Knowledge of regulatory compliance frameworks (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001).

EEO Statement

Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We're proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

Pay Transparency

Maximus compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to job location, a candidate's education, training, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value analysis including seniority and merit systems, as well as internal pay alignment. Annual salary is just one component of Maximus's total compensation package. Other rewards may include short- and long-term incentives as well as program-specific awards. Additionally, Maximus provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. Compensation ranges may differ based on contract value but will be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience. An applicant's salary history will not be used in determining compensation. Maximus will comply with regulatory minimum wage rates and exempt salary thresholds in all instances.

Keywords: MAXIMUS, Davenport , Cybersecurity Operations Engineer, Engineering , Davenport, Iowa

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