• CIS Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-McLean | BE-Mons
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/6/2018 2:45 PM)
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  • Overview

    Blackwatch International Corporation (Blackwatch), a small business founded in 2010, provides world-wide mission critical services to the Defense, Intelligence and Law Enforcement communities. We’re headquartered in McLean, VA with satellite offices located in Carmichael, CA and O’Fallon, Ill. Additional work locations include: Europe and the Middle East.


                Information Technology                        Cyber Security
                Translation and Interpretation                Intelligence
                Telecom                                                 Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)


    • Assists the Hosting team with day to day data center software updating duties.
    • Works closely with CIS Security to eliminate vulnerabilities from all systems using a risk-based methodology.
    • Works with third parties to agree outage windows.
    • Proactively searches for update failures and resolves issues safely.
    • Utilizes multiple data sources SCCM, ePO, AD, LANSWEEPER, Nessus etc. to investigate missing patches and resolve issues.


    • A graduate degree in Computer and Information Systems Technology or an equivalent level of qualification or professional accreditation by a related engineering Institute or professional body
    • Fluent English in both spoken and written

    Experience in the following:

    • MacAfee ePO
    • Symantec Mail Security for MS Exchange
    • Administration Microsoft Windows Servers 2008/2012/2016
    • Administration of VMWare versions 5.5 and up
    • Operation of SCCM
    • Working in a demanding enterprise environment with competing security and operational requirements.
    • Knowledge of CVSS
    • Able to understand and act upon technical cyber security reports in order to prioritize security related tasks.
    • Expertise in implementation and maintenance activities of Active Directory.
    • Knowledge of Security vulnerability scanning tools (e.g. Nessus) and ability to understand and act upon raw data.

    Desirable Skills:

    • Recent experience in working with NATO or a large international organization
    • Extensive knowledge of secure information systemsKnowledge of Change Management Processes
    • Knowledge of Configuration Management Processes
    • Experience in the administration and patching of Linux systems
    • Knowledge of WSUS
    • Knowledge of security applications such as ePO, AppLocker, DLP.
    • ITIL Knowledge
    • Cyber Security Experience

    Blackwatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.


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