Cloud Security Engineers (US Citizen*Local to Herndon, VA)* 2 Openings

Information Technology Herndon, Virginia


The ISSE (Cyber Security Systems Engineer):

• Configures, maintains, administers and deploys a wide range of cyber security technologies such as Intrusion Prevention Systems, Intrusion Detection Systems, vulnerability scanners, network mapping tools and the related servers, databases and circuits.

• Provides technical leadership and guidance to both internal and external teams:

o In the architecture, design, deployment, management, configuration and use of Cyber Security Technology in response


Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field or equivalent professional experience

• Minimum of three years IT experience--with three or more years in a technology administration role

• Effective communication and collaboration skills

• Continuous learning mindset to stay updated with the rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape

• The below ideal core competencies and experience should align ISSE candidates for success in the NS2 Environments:

Intermediate to advanced knowledge of the following:

  • Windows and Linux operating systems and common applications
  • Network architecture and tools
  • NetFlow and other analytic methods for detecting malicious network activity
  • Hardware and software troubleshooting
  • Automation via infrastructure as code (IaC): e.g.: Terraform, Ansible, etc.
  • Programming/scripting experience e.g.: Python, PowerShell, Bash, Golang, C, JS, SQL, etc.
  • Log management and parsing strategies
  • CI/CD pipeline experience e.g.: Gitlab, Github Actions, etc.
  • SIEM tools experience e.g.: Splunk, DataDog, Grafana, NewRelic, AppDynamics, etc.
  • General relational and NoSQL database/datastore experience
  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining security solutions for complex environments
  • Understanding of network protocols, operating systems, and cloud platforms
  • Familiarity with security compliance frameworks and regulations
  • Security tools and technologies e.g.: firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and encryption methods
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to think strategically about security

Candidates with the following relevant certifications and experience will be given preferential consideration:

· CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)

· CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)

· CompTIA Security+

· Certificate programs in relevant areas

· Prior DOD/FedRAMP experience


Local Candidates Only (US Citizens) as this is considered a Hybrid position out of Herndon, Virginia.