Cyber Security Engineer - US Federal Team - REMOTE at Jacobs (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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At Jacobs, we don't settle - always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our knowledge and innovation as we look to the future with great optimism and focus. We don't settle until we give our best and know that we're making a difference.

As a member of the US Federal Cyber Security team, you'll support a broad range or operational security activities including execution, management, and monitoring of security controls within the Jacobs technology environments supporting US Federal contracts. Your contributions to this critical environment include vulnerability management, endpoint security, infrastructure security, security information and event management, as well as responding to alerts and incident handling activities. You'll ensure that systems are adequately protected, effectively monitored, and in compliance with corporate policies, NIST 800-171, and CMMC requirements to maintain and improve controls and security posture within these environments.

Your primary mission will be to operate, administer, and maintain security solutions following the federal standards in place. This includes troubleshooting of the infrastructure, supporting monitoring tools and to engage with business and other IT functions to understand use cases, to deploy and maintain applicable security tools/solutions. You understand the high-level principles of cyber security, and can effectively articulate security requirements, initiatives, progress, challenges and success!

As a Jacobs Cyber technical professional, you'll collaborate with a team of achievers and innovators, while each of you discovers what drives you. At Jacobs, we believe in #TogetherBeyond, living inclusion, diversity, and cohesion; nurturing opportunity and encouraging career growth through mentorship and exemplary leadership; operating with the utmost integrity. We'll help you grow, pursue, and fulfill what inspires you - so we can make big impacts on the world, together. *To meet compliance with work on US government projects US citizenship is required. #corpitjob


  • Advanced relevant Information Technology or Cyber Security experience
  • One or more professional certifications (e.g. CISSP, CEH, CISA, GIAC, GSIP, GCIH, GCFE), or the ability to attain a certification within 12 months of hire
  • Experience with US Federal information technology and cyber security standards including NIST 800-171
  • Experience supporting global environments
  • Knowledge of security vulnerabilities, threats, and risk mitigation activities for IT infrastructure, security devices, applications, systems and endpoints
  • Experience supporting Privilege Management and Application Whitelisting technologies
  • Analysis of network traffic and host activity across a wide array of technologies and platforms
  • Development of SIEM correlation rules and incorporating new log source types; onsite and cloud solutions
  • Threat Hunting - Proactively and iteratively searching through networks to detect and isolate advanced threats that evade existing security solution
    • Knowledge of networking protocols and hardware configuration (switches, routers, firewalls, wireless controllers, etc.)
  • Ability to analyze security information and data from multiple systems and sources
  • Triage and remediation of security events, incidents, and anomalies
  • Conduct security reviews of new technologies and software being brought into the enterprise
  • Basic project planning and management skills to complete projects and activities within established goals
  • Ability to work effectively with vendors, staff, management and end-users at all knowledge levels
  • Schedule and travel flexibility

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • Network security control experience including IPSEC VPN gateways, layer 3-7 next-generation firewalls, web filters, IPS, IDS, ACLs, DLP, etc.
  • Vulnerability management experience
  • SIEM correlation and threat hunting experience
  • Cloud computing security architecture and controls
  • Network architecture/design (LAN, WAN, VLAN, MPLS, etc.)
  • Remote access methods and controls
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Experience managing AV and EDR platforms
  • Multifactor authentication
  • Encryption and certificate/key management
  • Experience with Linux operating systems

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.
More Information on Jacobs
Jacobs operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Dallas, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Irvine, CA, Baton Rouge, LA, Orlando, FL, Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, Reston, VA and New York, NY. Jacobs was founded in 1947. It has 67337 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 169 open jobs at Jacobs, click here.
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