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Configuration Management Engineer

Company: Aptonet Inc
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Posting TitleInformation Security - Configuration Manager Engineer Job DescriptionThe Configuration Manager (CM) role requires a strong background in security as it relates to platform infrastructure, application security, and other aspects of network/cloud infrastructure security. The Configuration Management Engineer has the responsibility of designing and establishing configuration change management processes, standards, documentation, and SOPs. Works on developmental and operational teams to create and maintain configuration baselines (development, test, production, etc.) supporting developmental and operational systems. The candidate will use or recommend automated CM tools to implement CM policies and procedures. Develops or modifies CM plans, policies, and procedures tailored to the complexity and scope of the developmental or operational system. Implement CM discipline for the entire life cycle of systems from initial requirements/capabilities baselines to system end-of-life. Perform change control and configuration audits. Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions include:

  • Plan and execute Configuration Management (CM) throughout the project lifecycle, including development, migration, deployment, and security phase
  • Develop and maintain overall Configuration Management Plan for the program - Ensure an accurate Risk Registry while incorporating modernization initiatives
  • Identify critical incidents (i.e., hardware, software, documentation configuration items) and enter them into the Risk Registry
  • Facilitate Configuration Management audits
  • Mentors the organization on Configuration Management services, concepts, policies, and procedures
  • Continuous configuration scanning, prioritization, and reporting of vulnerabilities throughout on-premise and cloud-based environments across both enterprise and service provider networks.
  • Assist in implementing hardware and software version control processes, policies, and procedures
  • Direct cross-functional, cross-department teams in remediating non-compliant configurations
  • Work closely with Application team and utilize DevSecOps principles to drive the technology release strategy, execution, and improvements from third-party software changes (i.e., software version updates, major upgrades, patches, and bug-fixes)
  • Develop key performance indicators for the configuration management process
  • Performs operational activities as defined by Configuration Management policies and procedures
  • Review and update configuration management processes as needed
  • Reviews and publishes configuration management reporting Job Related Experience:Preferred Level: 5+ years of related experience required Education:Preferred Level: Bachelor's degree in information systems, information security, computer science, engineering, and 4+ years of information security, networking and/or systems administration experience; or 6+ years of information security experience without a degree. Licenses / Certifications:Preferred: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), PCI ISA/QSA, CompTIA Security +, ITIL Skills Required:
    • Experience in ITIL Service Asset & Configuration Management
    • Experience in GRC tool such as Archer
    • Solid understanding of Risk Management frameworks, Security frameworks & Data Protection regulations
    • Strong leadership, collaborative, and interpersonal skills including the ability to lead across multiple business and technology organizations.
    • 2+ years of experience designing, building, implementing, and/or maintaining vulnerability and configuration management technologies in an enterprise level environment.
    • Experience with Linux, Windows, networking, iOS (mobile), Android, IOT configuration management
    • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, presentation, and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization.
    • Ability to influence across functional teams to achieve desired business results.
    • Detailed knowledge of configuration management, software security, red team concepts, tools, and trends.
    • Capable of working independently and involving leadership as necessary Skills Desired:
      • Knowledge in Cloud based platforms e.g. AWS, Azure
      • Knowledge in containerized environments e.g. Docker, Kubernetes etc
      • Experience in Web Application vulnerability management
      • Some knowledge using any of Qualys/Tenable/Rapid 7/Nexpose Vulnerability Manager
      • Experience in Splunk Enterprise Security tool
      • Experience with Inventory Management tool Work Conditions:Environment: Office, currently working Remote due to COVID-19Shift Work: NoOn-Call: YesWeekend Work: As RequiredTravel Required: 0-2 Days per Month Work LocationGA-Atlanta

Keywords: Aptonet Inc, Atlanta , Configuration Management Engineer, Engineering , Atlanta, Georgia

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