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Chenega Corporation Security Engineer – Lead in Kings Point, New York


The Security Engineer - Lead will be supporting a Department of Transportation contract in Kings Point, NY.


  • Communicate and ensure compliance with NIST Cyber Security and Risk Management Framework to ensure accreditation, confidentiality, availability, and integrity of information systems.

  • Provide strategic and tactical security guidance for IT security projects, including the evaluation and recommendation of technical controls.

  • Direct and manage IT security incident identification and response efforts.

  • Monitor and administer Enterprise IT security policies, maintain IT security procedures, daily operating checklist, drive process improvements, and continuous security monitoring.

  • Manage the day-to-day cyber security activities of threat and vulnerability management, security awareness, identify risk tolerances, recommend treatment plans, and communicate information about residual risk, including vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, and insider threats.

  • Proficiency in process of gathering, analyzing, and assessing the current and future threat landscape, performing risk, business impact, control, and vulnerability assessments, and in defining remediation and treatment strategies.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED required

  • B.S. degree is preferred

  • 7+ years of certification and accreditation experience with NIST Cyber Security framework

  • 7+ years Security Testing and Evaluation auditing, risk assessment, and policy and procedure development

  • 7+ years in a government contracting environment

  • Active CISSP certification

  • Background check required with the ability to obtain an active public trust

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with the Infrastructure and Applications teams, establish direction, foster teamwork, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, encourage dialogue, and encourage improvement and innovation.

  • Active ITIL v3 foundation certification preferred.

  • Active CISM certification preferred.

  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals.

  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.

  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications

  • Experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues.

  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills and a professional demeanor.

  • Previous customer service experience strongly desired.

  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it.


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