Security Engineer

Arlington, VA 22201

Posted: 05/05/2020 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80561

Job Description

This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  Our client's employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
 
The Security Engineer shall implement Amazon Web Services (AWS) best practices. The Security Engineer will plan and carry out security measures to monitor and protect sensitive data and systems from infiltration and cyber-attacks.The Security Engineer will contribute to  incident response, cyber resiliency analysis, and recovery plans. Additionally, the Security Engineer will direct the web application and platform security testing.  The candidate should have good experience in recognizing and remedying application vulnerability points and the handling of application critical data.  The candidate will have the opportunity to work with current platform and  application monitoring tools to  capture anomalous activity in systems and have the responsibility to ensure that proper alert mechanisms are in place.  The Security Engineer will work closely with industry partners to advise the government on security vulnerabilities and recommendations.
 
Should meet the following requirements:
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
  • Certs or formal training in Information Assurance
  • Worked on ATO packages
  • Experience as a cloud security engineer for Amazon Web Services (AWS)
 
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
  • Responsible for the security of applications, to include:
    • Incident response and recovery plans
    • Cyber resiliency analysis and planning
    • Web application and platform security testing
    • Designs monitoring and alerting capabilities for anomalous activity in systems
    • Monitors platform and application for anomalous activity in systems
    • Understands application critical data and vulnerability points
    • Coordinates with industry partners to advise the government on security vulnerabilities and recommendations

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 10 years of relevant experience
  • 5 years of experience in system security analysis and implementation; secure system engineering or design; and work in protocol and/or interface standard
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
 
For more information please call Josh Tims @ (714)901-3265 or email @ [email protected]
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