Network Security Engineer

Washington, DC

Network Security Engineer

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud

Main location: United States, District of Columbia, Washington

Position ID: J0923-1579

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is in the top 5 largest global IT companies spread across 40 countries with endless opportunities to expand and grow. As a CGI Member, you have the opportunity to be a shareholder at CGI and join a family of over 90,000 members strong. Would you like to grow with an IT organization offering greater opportunity and challenge? Join the CGI team and get your career on the fast track!

CGI is seeking a Network Security Engineer to provide network security advisory and support services at a Government Agency. Candidate will be part of a team of network security engineers, technical engineers, and security analysts providing support for a large federal agency. Candidate will be responsible for supporting the Government in Assessment & Authorization (A&A) accreditation activities and processes, supporting intrusion detection and prevention functions in collaboration with Government network teams, monitoring and supporting vendor security policy management activities to ensure adherence to Government policy and overarching controls and report findings, and assisting the Government in oversight of the TICAP/MTIPS services provided by the vendor.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

o Assessment and Authorization (A&A)

• Plan and conduct A&A activities.

• Develop and support A&A documentation (SAR, SSP, ISCP, IRP, etc.) and monitor compliance with contingency and incident response plans to ensure continuity of service operations.

• Execute annual contingency test plans and conduct disaster recovery exercises.

• Review A&A control evidence and artifacts provided by the vendor and provide findings and recommendations to the Government for further action.

o Network Security Policy Management

• Assist Government with the development & periodic review of network security policies.

• Maintain and review the security policy change templates, as required by Government, and provide changes to Government for approval.

• Assist vendor and Government with troubleshooting issues related to network policy.

o Intrusion Detection

• Assist the vendor and Government with the development & periodic review of IDS signature sets. • Maintain and review IDS signature templates associated with assigned project, as required, and provide findings to Government for further action.

• Assist with troubleshooting service-impacting incidents related to IDS systems and controls.

o TICAP/MTIPS Management

• Support vendor operation of the managed TICAP/MTIPS service and infrastructure.

• Support TICAP/MTIPS service incident response and change procedures to ensure compliance with DOJ ISO 20000 and 27000 processes where applicable.

• Support security control compliance audits and vulnerability assessment penetration tests by both internal and external auditors

o Security Activity

• Collaborate with Government on security planning, incident management and proactive security exercises.

• Coordinate and oversee annual Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Tests in collaboration with the MSP and Government information security teams.

• Provide guidance to Government on vulnerability scanning across WAN/LAN, TICAP/MTIPS, and VoIP system networks and infrastructure.

• Experience working with Assessment and Authorization (A&A) accreditation activities and processes.

• Experience developing and periodic reviewing of network security policies.

• Experience troubleshooting issues related to network policy.

• Experience executing technical plans and providing technical advisory services.

• Experience managing TICAP/MTIPS service and infrastructure.

• Experience with security planning, incident management and proactive security exercises.

• Strong analytic thinking skills.

• Strong writing skills and prior experience developing agendas, minutes, presentations, and briefing materials

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Demonstrated network security engineering and technical issue resolution experience is required. This individual shall have at least 5 years’ experience successfully participating with similar projects in the public sector. Experience working in IT and WAN/LAN, Voice/VoIP, TIC/MTIPS and/or Cybersecurity Technology experience and IT/Network project experience. A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.


• Top Secret (TS) clearance



CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $66,300 - $127,700.


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