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Security Engineer

Company: The GEO Group, Inc.
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

BI is one of the leading technology companies in Colorado and the largest provider of innovative electronic monitoring solutions in the United States. We excel at providing technological solutions to over 1,000 agencies nationwide and allowing those agencies to fulfill their missions without worrying about the technical complexities.Security EngineerExperienced Security Engineers-a world of opportunity awaits you! Are you looking for the kind of opportunity that truly challenges you to use the skills you've worked so hard to build? We can help!SummaryThe Security Engineer is responsible ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of BI Inc. computer systems including servers, workstations, network connections, storage, applications, and data. Specific focus areas include supporting the creation and management of security services and required documentation for security-related technical initiatives, continuous monitoring, incident response, and adherence to applicable laws, regulations and contract obligations. This position also assists in developing policies and procedures and ensures they are followed with strong focus on cross-departmental collaboration.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deploys and manages security systems and their corresponding or associated software, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, cryptography systems, and anti-virus software.
  • Troubleshoots problems with security infrastructure and services.
  • Designs, implements, and reports on security system and end user activity audits.
  • Performs penetration, vulnerability and configuration testing of all systems in order to identify system weaknesses using internal tools or in conjunction with outside vendors.
  • Provides continuous monitoring of firewalls, endpoints, intrusion detection, network traffic and other systems for unusual or suspicious activity.
  • Assesses security ramifications of network and system changes, minor or significant.
  • Provides Tier 3 support for any virus or malware issues on corporate infrastructure.
  • Assists in the creation, implementation and enforcement of security policies and procedures.
  • Incorporates industry standard best practices following the NIST cybersecurity framework.
  • Audits end user accounts, permissions, and access rights for all corporate systems.
  • Contributes security aspects to DevSecOps integration including assessment and approval of code and hardening activities to BI systems, and performs security audits of new applications and systems prior to production implementation.
  • Assists in the evaluation, design and implementation of new security services in accordance with the BI security Strategy and roadmap.
  • Tracks, assesses, and monitors security controls, and provides regular reports for FedRAMP ATO and SOX compliance.
  • Monitors threat landscape for potential security impacts to BI
  • Keeps current with emerging security best practices.
  • Represents security in change control management process.
  • Develops, implements, tracks, and champions security awareness across the organization.
  • Performs other duties as assigned..Minimum Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience.
    • Cybersecurity or equivalent certification preferred.
    • At least three (3) years of experience in the following areas:
    • Computer network and/or system operations and IT security
    • Network firewall, IDS/IPS, EDR, VPN security
    • Ability to pass a federal background check and obtain a suitability determination.
    • U.S. Citizenship required.
    • Must live in the U.S. 3 of the last 5 years (military and study abroad included).
    • Direct experience with anti-virus software, intrusion detection (SIEM), vulnerability scanning, patching automation, infrastructure hardening, and content filtering.
    • Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies, and methods.
    • Knowledge of disaster recovery, incident response, computer forensics tools, technologies, and methods.
    • Experience designing secure networks, systems, and application architectures preferred.
    • Working experience supporting SOX and/or FISMA, and FedRAMP ATO compliance preferred.
    • Working knowledge of network, TCP/IP, SSL, VPN, DNS, OS (Unix/Linux/Windows) and related security principles.
    • Observational skills to validate data obtained via log files and network scanning.
    • Strong documentation, communication (written and verbal), and collaboration skills.
    • Ability to quickly diagnose and resolve complex cybersecurity issues.
    • Ability to communicate technical issues to all levels.
    • Ability to share knowledge and experience across team.
    • Ability to provide detailed and summary documentation.
    • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to travel to support the security posture of the company.
    • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.Working Conditions: Encountered on a regular basis as part of the work this job performs.
      • Typical office environment.
      • Requires some work in an environmentally controlled room with cold temperatures and moderate noise.
      • Provides on-call support after standard business hours 24 x 7 on a rotating basis.
      • Required to respond timely for any/all security issues 24x7.BenefitsAs a Security Engineer, you will be part of a stable, established, and yet still growing organization with a great deal of diversification that will present you with a range of different challenges. We value your hard work and professional dedication and will reward you with a competitive compensation package that includes full benefits.Your benefits will include:
        • 3 weeks paid time off
        • 15 paid holidays
        • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
        • 401(k) retirement program with company match
        • Term life insurance (includes spouse and dependent)
        • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
        • Short- and long-term disability
        • Flexible spending account
        • 401(k) retirement program
        • Stock purchase program
        • Tuition reimbursement
        • Various discount programs Your world of opportunities begins here! Apply today!

Keywords: The GEO Group, Inc., Boulder , Security Engineer, Engineering , Boulder, Colorado

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