Information Security Engineer in Washington, DC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/18/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  988056

•If you are interested in applying to this position please send your resume to Alyssa Zimmerman at
The Information Security Engineer is responsible for leading a team of McAfee specialists and managing the process ensuring anti-virus/anti-malware protection is maintained.
  • Weekly reporting to management
  • Daily download, test, and installation of virus definition files
  • Daily monitoring to ensure anti-virus/anti-malware protection is maintained
  • Coordinate scanning file/folder exclusions with other application owners
  • Resolve incidents related to anti-virus/anti-malware
  • Coordinate with the Services Operations Unit support teams to reconcile computers with
    compliance issues or for assistance with temporary workarounds
  • Plan and carry out projects for routine application or hardware upgrades
  • Upon request, provide compliance reports from the ePO or other anti-virus console to
    management and customers
  • Coordinate with other IT Services Divisions, as necessary
  • Review and respond to Service Manager or other Client ticketing system incidents related
    to anti-virus/anti-malware
  • Download, test, and install application patches
  • Monitor the anti-virus vendor support notification service (SNS) for critical information,i.e., alerts, notices, patches, and upgrades
  • Test and install operating system patches (offered by Service Operations Unit) on antivirus servers
  • Monitor requirements within the environment regarding required server disk space capacity; required RAM, SQL and storage
  • Prepare anti-virus/anti-malware requirements for baseline image generation

Knowledge and skills:
  • Excellent analytical and strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of current industry trends
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent problem solving ability and able to prioritize workload to ensure timely completion

Education and Work Experience:
  •  Minimum of 7 years experience

Clearance Requirement: Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance 
Location: Washington, DC

•If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume to Alyssa Zimmerman at
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