Endpoint Detection and Response SME

Endpoint Detection and Response SME

Category: Cyber Security
City: Fairfax, Virginia, US United States
Position ID: J0721-2273
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is one of the top 5 largest global IT companies spread across 40 countries with endless opportunities to expand and grow. As a CGI Federal Member, you have the opportunity to be a shareholder at CGI and join a family of 77,000 members strong.

CGI is seeking an Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) Tools Engineer with architect level knowledge to play a key role on our CDM DEFEND program. The CDM Program provides a multifaceted approach to fortifying the cybersecurity of government networks and systems. EDR is a new program initiative brought on by emerging threats in the cyber space. We are delivering cybersecurity tools, integration services, and dashboards that help participating agencies improve their security posture. CGI is the place where your ideas make a difference.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Meet with both internal and external stakeholders collaborating with other consultants and advising clients regarding the development of innovative EDR solutions and techniques.
• Thoroughly understand the EDR solutions in order to verify the COTS solutions against the CDM requirements identifying gaps and provide suggestions to management and clients from both implementation and long term roadmap perspectives.
• Keep abreast with the EDR solutions trend on the market to identify changes/enhancement required over the existing capabilities in the shared service.
• Work with the engineering team to design and implement the EDR solutions.
• Provide training to both internal and external stakeholders on the EDR solutions as needed.
• Develop polished, high-impact persuasive reports and presentations that enable strategic decision-making supporting the project’s mission.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.
• 3+ years of hands-on experience solution architecting and integrating enterprise Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) security solutions such as CrowdStrike Falcon, Defender ATP or Qualys EDR.
• Experience defining KPIs for measuring the effectiveness of endpoint solution.
• Experience with threat hunting tactics, techniques and procedures.
• Knowledge of cyber attack stages, including reconnaissance, scanning, enumeration, gaining access, escalation of privileges, maintaining access, network exploitation and covering tracks.
• Experience integrating layered security using network security architecture concepts using defense in depth and zero trust.
• Knowledge of malware analysis concepts and incident handling methodologies.
• Comfortable preparing presentations and speaking to technical and executive level stakeholders about EDR solutions and best practices.

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience with designing and implementing solutions in AWS.
• Experience with API implementation, Python programming and PowerShell scripting
• Computer Science or Engineering Bachelor’s Degree with passion and desire to extend knowledge in cyber security solutions.

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