NikSoft Systems Corp.
  • Morrisville, NC, USA
  • Full Time

Overview:

NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.

NikSoft is currently conducting a search for a professional and experienced Enterprise Security Solutions Engineer/Architect (EMAIL) to add to our team in support of our PRIME Cyber Program. The candidate will provide technical leadership to deliver enterprise security architecture, engineering, and implementation. This role is action and solution oriented with an emphasis on email protection.

Responsibilities:

  • Experience with architecting, implementing and operating email protection services in large enterprises:
    • Boundary messaging gateways
    • Security add-on tools for Microsoft Exchange
    • End-point solutions targeted specifically for email protection
  • Provide guidance and leadership to determine, develop, plan, test, and implement email protection and security requirements for the enterprise
  • Collaborate with business and IT staff to understand strategic and tactical business, application, or service requirements, then translate those into securely designed solutions
  • Ability to propose and implement creative solutions to eliminate malicious (e.g. phishing) and unwanted email (e.g. spam, "graymail")
  • Provide complex technical guidance, oversight, and enforcement of security directives, policies, standards, plans, and procedures
  • Cross-functional understanding of email operations, security practices and the user experience
  • Develop project documentation including detailed security plans, security architecture designs, detailed security implementation and deployment plans, test plans, and security-focused operational procedures and training materials
  • Prepare justifications and business cases for recommendations on CyberSecurity initiatives
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Develop and present program status / metrics to USPS management
  • Identify roadblocks and propose effective solutions
  • Provide guidance on integrating Presidential Executive Orders and governmentally mandated security controls into the strategic email security plan
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field required; Master's degree in related field preferred.
  • 8+ years of proven experience improving enterprise messaging systems and reducing email threats and unwanted messages

Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience (8+ years) of proven experience improving enterprise messaging systems and reducing email threats and unwanted messages.
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field required; Master's degree in related field preferred.
  • Certification in one or more of; Security+, Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC), or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
  • Cross-functional understanding of email operations, security practices and the user experience
  • Experience with architecting, implementing and operating email protection services in large enterprises:
    • Boundary messaging gateways
    • Security add-on tools for Microsoft Exchange
    • End-point solutions targeted specifically for email protection
  • Experience leading teams of network security engineers and coordination with external stakeholders.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrable understanding with Security Operation tools inclusive of products from SPLUNK, FireEye, Looking Glass, Intel, Endgame, StealthWatch, RSA, Tanium.

**Must be a US Citizen and have resided in the US for the past 5 years to qualify for the government's security process (required) **

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