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IBM Security Engineer
Job#: 193983
Positions: 1
Posted: 04/11/2014
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Dayton, OH
Department: Defense Programs
Category: GCSS2
Salary: Commensurate With Experience
Benefits: Full Benefits
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Job Description

Plans, implements, tests, documents, and maintains enterprise-wide solutions to total system or subsystems using internally created and/or off the shelf products. Analyzes and identifies all or part of a company's existing or new peripheral, network, and telecommunications systems requirements, taking into consideration the special technology needs. Establishes functional and technical specifications and standards, solves hardware/software interface problems, defines input/output parameters, and ensures integration of the entire system or subsystem.

This effort is to support the GCSS-AF Security Services Infrastructure Environment. Primary hours of support are between 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. On-call support is required on a rotating basis. Weekend and after hours support will be required at times to support package deployments and issue resolution.

Specific job duties include:

  • Acts as Lead Engineer in support of the suite of IBM products
  • Mentors junior engineers and provides training on the IBM products deployed
  • Deploys Security Services Infrastructure releases into the preproduction and production environments
  • Leads troubleshooting and process improvement efforts for the Security Services Tier
  • Analyses Security Services Tier performance
  • Performs Integration and final verification checks of Security Services after deployment to the preproduction environment and prior to deployment to production.
  • Performs Operations and Maintenance of the GCSS-AF Security
  • Services preproduction and production environments
  • Performs outage and recovery notification

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be a US citizen and be able to successfully obtain a SECRET clearance (w/ SSBI)
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 14 years or more of professional experience; or 12 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree.
  • Considered an expert, authority in discipline.
  • Must be an effective communicator both oral / written. 
  • Strong team player, shares knowledge
  • Demonstrate drive, initiative, and take ownership of tasks
  • Must have a CompTIA Security+ certification or higher w/in 60 days of hire.
  • Candidate must have an appropriate Computing Environment certification per DoDD 8570.01
  • UNIX (Red Hat Linux 4.0 or later and/or Solaris 8.0 or later)
  • Subject Matter Expert in one or more of the following:
  • IBM Tivoli Access Manager (6.0 or later)
  • IBM Tivoli Identify Manager (5.0 or later)
  • IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager (6.1 or later)
  • IBM DataPower X150 v3.x.1

Desired Qualifications:

  • IBM WebSphere Application Server (7.0 or later)
  • CompTIA Security+ certification or higher
  • Knowledge of GCSS-AF infrastructure and environmental knowledge and experience

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