Cyber Security Engineer - Reston, VA

Java, AWS, Python, Devops, firewalls, VPN, Security, cyber security, cloud, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy
Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract W2, 12+ Months
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Cyber Security Engineer

Location: Reston, VA

Long Term Project

Contract Type: W2, C2C and 1099

Job Description:

We are looking to hire a Cyber Security Engineer with an analytical mind and a detailed understanding of cyber security methodologies. Cyber Security Engineers are expected to have a meticulous attention to detail, outstanding problem-solving skills, work comfortably under pressure and deliver on tight deadlines.

To ensure success, a Cyber Security Engineer must display an excellent understanding of technology infrastructures using Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy and Security Audits. Top candidates will be comfortable working with a variety of technologies, security problems and troubleshooting of the network.

Cyber Security Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Planning, implementing, managing, monitoring and upgrading security measures for the protection of the organizations data, systems and networks.
  • Troubleshooting security and network problems.
  • Responding to all system and/or network security breaches.
  • Ensuring that the organization's data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls.
  • Supports implementation of client-facing systems and security in the AWS or Azure clouds or GovCloud and monitors security controls to ensure compliance with NIST guidelines and ISSI security policies.
  • Implements procedures and methods for auditing and addressing non-compliance to information security standards and monitors security controls on a recurring basis to assure information security (SP800-37/137/53A).
  • Participating in the change management process.
  • Testing and identifying network and system vulnerabilities.
  • Daily administrative tasks, reporting and communication with the relevant departments in the organization.
Cyber Security Engineer Requirements:
  • A degree in Computer Science, IT, Systems Engineering or a related qualification.
  • Work experience with incident detection, incident response and forensics.
  • Experience with Firewalls (functionality and maintenance), Office 365 Security, VSX and Endpoint Security.
  • Proficiency in Python, C++, Java, Ruby, Node, Go and/or Power Shell.
  • Integrated development environments
  • Linux/Unix system administration (RHEL preferred)
  • Familiar with cloud technologies/tools (containers) and DevOps
  • Familiar with CI/CD pipeline
  • Familiar with agile development processes and methodology
  • Advanced knowledge of secure operating systems as well as data security.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Great awareness of cybersecurity trends and hacking techniques.

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Dice Id : 10498538
Position Id : 2019-96
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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