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Security Engineer

Arlington Full-Time
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A major defense contractor is looking to hire a Cyber Security Engineer in their Arlington Virginia location. 
 This Cyber Security Engineer will be responsible for the following tasks. 

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of accreditation packages for multiple systems and levels
  • Identify and track risks to the system based on security threats.
  • Prepare and maintain security architecture
  • Assist in the definition of systems security impact levels
  • Coordinate security control requirements between multiple projects and ensure the risks undertaken by the project are acceptable to the customer
  • Ensure that protection and detection capabilities are acquired or developed as required by the contract and policy
  • Support preparation of IA certification and accreditation documentation
  • Generate and analyzes security scan tool reports and reports
  • Develop technical and written solutions to cyber security vulnerabilities
  • Develop technical and programmatic assessments, evaluates engineering and integration initiatives and provides technical support to assess security policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Support engineers of other disciplines in the security posture of products
  • Contribute to pre, peri, and post Authority to Operate (IATT/Telecommunication/ATO) assessments
  • Assist with other IA compliance activities as directed by supervisor

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • DoD 8570 certifications - IAM III (e.g. CISSP or associate) for Linux and Windows environments as appropriate
  • Strong background in cyber security engineering or related information technology field to include the ability to integrate, troubleshoot, and test hardware and software
  • Clear knowledge and detailed experience with compliance and vulnerability scanning tools (e.g. ACAS, HBSS)
  • Clear knowledge and detailed experience with NIST SP 800-53 RMF
  • Knowledge of both Windows and Linux Platforms
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Top-Secret Clearance
  • Clear knowledge and detailed experience with multi-level security solutions, and cross domain solutions
  • Previous experience with accreditation activities of ATO/Telecommunication

Recommended skills

Cyber Security
Vulnerability Scanning
Information Security
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