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038-VTS-IL0-17: Information Security Engineer*
LocationIL01 - Illinois, Rock Island
City (if not listed above)
CompanyVista Technical Services, LLC
Date Opened11/14/2017
Position ScheduleFull Time
JOB DEFINITION: Verifies that all ICS are certified and accredited as required by DoD and Army regulations and policy. Provides direction to ensure all ICS and related products are managed within Army management/oversight databases to provide accurate depiction of the systems or products.

Establishes and ensures that appropriate security controls over software and hardware are maintained at all times. Analyzes software and hardware requirements. Patches devices in accordance with IAVAs and reports on compliancy.

Develops, manages and communicates organizational security policies and standards to protect company systems and assets.

Researches emerging threats and recommends software and hardware solutions and procedures that neutralize those threats.
Designs, establishes and executes company security strategy.

Documents, reviews, maintains and edits security best practices and policies.

Communicates and collaborates with IT team to maintain equipment and optimize security of system architecture

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Shown are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

Verifies that all ICS are certified and accredited as required by DoD and Army regulations and policy. Provides direction to ensure all ICS and related products are managed within Army management/oversight databases to provide accurate depiction of the systems or products.
Participate in strategic planning for the deployment of information security technologies and program enhancements in the OT ICS environment

Work and communicate with operations, engineering, facilities engineers, public works, and IT departments to ensure adequate security controls are in place for systems

Conducts and facilitates inquiries into all security issues and incidents involving ICS and provides findings and recommendations to the ISSM.
Identify and evaluate complex technology risks and remediation methods to mitigate risks

Assesses and evaluates vulnerabilities and/or adversary activity in ICS enclaves. Detects, characterizes, and resolves insecurities in ICS networks. Reviews and analyzes ICS network traffic, configurations, and operating procedures and provides recommendations to improve system security posture.

Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Bachelor’s Degree or currently working in related field of study (including any of the following but not limited to): Information Systems, Network Engineering or Information Security
Thorough knowledge of network systems design, development, testing, installation, operating, management, documenting, and maintenance concepts and methods to provide and protect network services.

Extensive knowledge of information technology methods and information protection techniques and procedures. This includes hardware, software, and operating systems; systems configuration and integration; maintenance, upgrades, and modifications, network operations functions, mapping and documenting architecture, firewalls, packet switching communications protocols, and diagnostic tools to analyze difficult and complex system problems and provide resolutions.

Technical experience with, or understanding of operational technologies to include programmable logic controllers (PLCs), remote terminal units (RTUs), and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems.

At least 3 years of security-related Information Technologies experience with at least 1 year networking with ports and protocols, with an understanding of securing ICS environments. Other experience (including any of the following but not limited to): Internet of Things (IOT) security, network administration, network security, server administration, system security, endpoint security, vulnerability, patch management, desktop security

In-depth knowledge of ICS/Operational technology (OT) Security standards and guidelines (NIST SP 800-82r2, ISA/IEC-62443).

Demonstrate problem solving, critical thinking and logical structuring skills. Strategic thinker with strong communication skills. Must be a self-starter, capable of working with minimal direction and as part of a team. Knowledge of project management principles and methods sufficient to balance workload with travel.
Special Requirements/Certifications
Must be able to obtain Secret clearance.

Certifications in related field (including any of the following but not limited to): Security +, Network +, CISSP, CCNA Security, CCIE, MCSE, MCITP, SANS GICSP, CISM.
Strong awareness of the security landscape, emerging threats, operational impacts, and vulnerabilities.
Physical Requirements
Position may require travel up to 75% of time (CONUS only) to the following list of locations:

Anniston Munitions Center (ANMC)
Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD)
Crane Army Ammo Acty (CAAA)
Defense Ammo Center (DAC)
Hawthorne Army Depot (HWAD)
Holston Army Ammo Plant (HSAAP)
Iowa Army Ammo Plant (IAAP)
Lake City Army Ammo Plant (LCCAP)
Letterkenny Munitions Center (LEMC)
Mcalester Army Ammo Plant (MCAAP)
Milan Army Ammo Plant (MLAAP)
Pine Bluff Arsenal (PBA)
Pueblo Chemical Depot
Radford Army Ammo Plant (RFAAP)
Scranton Army Ammo Plant (SCAAP)
Tooele Army Depot (TEAD)

Position may require extensive walking of production lines. Candidate may need to walk 3+ miles per day to cover extensive production lines while TDY.