Cyber Security Engineer

Cyber, SIEM, IDS, Incident Response,Applications Security, C, C++, JAVA, PHP, Coding, CISSP, Python, PKI, SSL, SSH, SIEM, Code Review, Penetration Testing, Burp Suite, Network security, Layer 3 Networ
Full Time, Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent, C2H W2, Part Time, 1+ year
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Our company is an IT Consulting, Web/E-commerce Development, and Custom Software Development firm based in Mclean, VA. Our commercial domestic and international clients are looking for candidates with the following skill sets:

Candidates with CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) or Aviation industry experience are a plus.

Work Authorization Status: H1B Visa, EAD, Green Card, US Citizen


- Identify and Implement new security technologies and best practices (Cloud offerings preferrable)
- Identify processes/procedures for how to handle a cloud security event, including forensic isolation and mitigation with Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR/IR) teams (preferred)
- Identify new security threats by conducting continual monitoring, penetration testing, vulnerability assessments and log analysis
- Create technical and managerial level reports and risk assessments for Cloud based applications and infrastructure
- Identify gaps in security architecture
- Interface and collaborate with multiple groups and/or managerial staff to eloquently describe and implement security solutions
- Create technical and managerial documentation, topologies and metrics to support security tasks.
- Assist with day to day Security Operations (Vulnerability Assessment, Patch Management, Penetration Testing, Firewall Management, and Incident Response)
- Ability to articulate engagement testing and results at both the technical and executive levels
- Assist with Audit and Assessment of security plans and support documentation
- Support the Corporate Security team with internal security initiatives
- Stay up to date on the latest information security technologies
- Contribute to security policies, standards, and guidelines related to Information Security and ensure they are followed throughout the company
- Support security awareness activities
- Support security assessments of third party vendors and products
- Support security assessments of roles and accesses across systems, environments and applications
- Respond and handle internal security requests and escalate when appropriate
- Conduct after action reviews to identify lessons learned and best practices
- Perform code reviews and remediation on identified issues
- Perform application penetration and security functional testing
- Develop automation and processes to identify security flaws in code
- Experience with Tipping Point, FIN, NextSpose is preferred
- Assist development team implementing secure SDLC practices
- Threat model web applications and work with development team throughout the Agile SDLC
- Perform web application vulnerability assessments and penetrations tests
- Provide security and compliance requirements for software development projects



- Experience providing engineering and operations of Cisco routers and switches, Avaya PBX, WAN acceleration technologies, load balancers is preferred
- Management of routers and switched; Load balance configuration, solid understanding of Routing protocols and network management
- 2+ years of IT experience, 2+ years Network Engineering or Network Security Engineering Experience
- Experience in some of the following: Cisco networking, VPN, F5 load balancers, WAN acceleration, servers/storage, file, print, DNS, DHCP, Cisco VoIP, VTC, video streaming, power management, Cisco Prime/CiscoWorks, HP OpenView, SolarWinds Orion, Cisco Unified Call Manager, Avaya System Management, back-office applications, scripting.
- Experience with performing root cause analysis, risk identification, and risk mitigation
- Experience planning and implementing secure networking practices such as: application segmentation, network segmentation, NAC and other access control testing/validation, updating access control SOPs
- Plan, identify, design, create Request for Implementation (RFI), implement, and test access rules for system connectivity
- Plan, identify, design, create RFI, implement, and test user access control rules
- The successful candidate will be experienced with static routing, EIGRP, and OSPF routing and must be experienced with TCP/IP and IP subnetting.
- Knowledge of modification of firewall rules on ASA, Palo Alto, and Fortigate firewalls is preferred
- Firewall Engineering: Installation of new firewalls, high availability configuration, and monitoring
- Develop standard operating procedure and network topology documentation
- Experience in a professional Network Security engineering capacity
- Experience in a Professional Services / Client-facing role
- Experience with implementation of IT service management best practices such as change, problem, incident, configuration and service level management.
- Experience in the development and refinement of processes and procedures to ensure efficient, repeatable and effective monitoring and troubleshooting of network and systems
- Experience with vulnerability scanners and vulnerability management tools
- Experience coordinating and executing security and risk assessments
- Experience in Security awareness initiatives
- Experience in Application Security related field (code reviews, application penetration testing, security engineering)
- Experience with web proxies, traffic manipulation, authentication bypass, and bizarre edge cases a plus
- Background in host and application security
- Experience with applied cryptography including PKI, SSL, key management and SSH identities
- Experience with financial or sensitive applications and web services-based applications, especially at massive scale
- Experience leading customer projects, providing consultative advice to clients, and lead client training sessions
- Experience with some or all of the following: TCP/IP | OSI Model, system logs (WMI, syslog, etc.), antivirus, IDS/IPS, packet analysis, configuration standards, Group Policy, Vulnerability analysis, Event - Correlation, Forensics, IDS/IPS rule sets and signature creation, web application security, pen-testing, reverse engineering, Honeypots, IOC, advanced threat detection, code analysis. Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Log Indexing and Correlation platform, Network Access Control (NAC), Physical access control systems
- Experience using Microsoft Office and Visio to create documents, presentations, and detailed drawings


- Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience
- 2+ years experience in Computer Security, with focus on Cloud Security
- Knowledge of Cloud infrastructure, security architectures, and standards
- Technical knowledge of Amazon Web Services is preferred
- Able to demonstrate clear understanding of current threats to Cloud infrastructure and/or IT infrastructures at technical and managerial levels
- Able to automate/script daily tasks through Python, Bash, Perl or equivalent
- Security Certifications (preferred): CISSP, CISA, OSCP, OSCE, OSWE, SANS GIAC, etc
- Network Certifications (preferred): ITIL Foundation Certification, CCNP, CCIE, CCDP, CCDA, CCNA, etc
- Application Certifications (preferred): GWEB, GPEN, GWAPT
- Understanding of system internals for Windows, UNIX, Android or iOS
- Ability to drive efficient resolution of all incidents through analytical and structured approaches to problem solving
- 2+ years of combined IT and security work experience including phishing/penetration testing, systems, vulnerability testing, Firewall Management, Digital Forensics / Incident Response, Patch Management, and other Security Operations tasks
- 1-2 years IT Security specific role
- Ability to understand security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques
- Knowledge of web application and network exploitation
- Team-oriented interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface effectively with a broad range of people and roles (IT and business personnel)
- Comprehensive understanding of network architecture with a focus on Layer 3 networking is preferred
- Strong background and hands-on experience with firewalls (CISCO, Juniper, Check Point) is preferred
- Ability to create network models based on a client's existing network
- Intermediate - Advanced Linux experience (administration, configuration, etc.) is preferred
- Penetration Testing experience or experience with MySQL queries is preferred
- Familiar with information security policies and standards development and enforcement, strategies, and third party risk management
- High level understanding of backend and IT software components to support security initiatives
- Working knowledge of network protocols, and web related protocols (TCP/IP, REST HTTP, HTTTPS, IPsec) is preferred
- Understanding of techniques for distributed authentication and identity management
- Experience performing application penetration testing is preferred
- Experience in C/C++, Python, PHP, MySQL Skilled at use of reverse-engineering tools like IDA Pro or - equivalent alternatives is preferred
- Knowledge of internet security issues and threat landscape
- Familiar with tools such as: SIEM, WAF, IDS, vulnerability scanners, etc
- Familiar with manual interception proxies such as Burp, Fiddler, or Zap
- Familiarity with OWASP guidelines
- Software development experience
- Knowledge of Agile and Secure SDLC
- Scripting or code experience (Python, Shell, Java, JSON, Scrum, Jira, etc)
- Familiarity with network and web application protocols (Http, Https, TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, SAML 2.0, OAuth 2.0, Rest APIs, etc)
- Knowledge or experience implementing SDLC frameworks like OpenSAMM and BSIMM a plus
- Database knowledge
- Knowledge of Networking fundamentals
- Comfortable working on both Linux-based, MS Windows-based and OSX-based system platforms with a strong IT technical understanding and aptitude for analytical problem solving
- Strong understanding of enterprise, network, system and application level security issues
- Understanding of enterprise computing environments, distributed applications, and a strong understanding of TCP/IP networks
- Understanding of the system hardening processes, tools, guidelines and benchmarks.
- Strong experience and detailed technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security - Basic knowledge of Linux, Windows, OSX systems


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