Intermediate Information Security Engineer

  • Enquizit,
  • Sterling, VA
IT Architecture, IT Security, Cyber Security
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Title: Intermediate Information Security Engineer

Experience Level: Journeyman Mid-Level

Location: Sterling, VA

Clearance: Secret (Minimum), Top Secret (Preferred)

Seeking two Intermediate InfoSec Engineers to work as part of a team in support of an ongoing project in Sterling, VA.

Job Description:

Responsible for maintaining existing security tools and creating new security tool signatures to ensure maximum performance and availability; Forensically identify, collect preserve, analyze and present computer-related data recovered from an enterprise environment; Perform all aspects of intrusion detection, log and audit management, network and database vulnerability assessment and compliance management and security configuration; Address problems, install, configure, troubleshoot and provide maintenance and training in response to customer requirements or inquiries; Conduct integration/testing operations and maintenance of systems security; Install, configure, troubleshoot and maintain server configurations (hardware and software) to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability. Manage accounts, security devices and patches and be responsible for access control/password/account creation administration; Analyze collected information to identify vulnerabilities and potential for exploitation. Provide support in the identification, documentation and development of computer and network security countermeasures; Perform penetration testing on enterprise network; Identify network and operating systems vulnerabilities and recommend countermeasures.


  • Secret Government Clearance (minimum)

  • Five (5) years of relevant experience and a BS/BA in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Physical Science, or other technology-related discipline. OR

  • Four (4) years experience in Information System Security, Cyber Security, Computer Forensics or Insider Threat and an Associate degree in a technology-related discipline.

  • Two (2) years experience in architecting, engineering, integrating, developing and/or deploying information technology products in an enterprise environment.

  • Experience and knowledge in network monitoring and intrusion detection using host based and network-based IDS and log management applications.

  • Experience installing, testing, patching and upgrading computer hardware and operating systems (Windows and Unix) in an enterprise environment.

  • Experience using SourceFire, Arcsight, Splunk, NetWitness, Guidance Software, Digital Guardian, Raytheon (SureView), NMAP, Metasploit, Request Tracker, Nagios, Intelliview, Nessus and Foundstone.

  • Knowledge of FISMA, NIST standards.

  • Must be willing to work rotating shifts if needed.

  • Must be able to work independently with some government oversight and function effectively as part of a team in a joint working environment.

  • Provide thorough and completed products that require minor revisions and/or editing.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply to the position, send a copy of your resume and covering letter.

Dice Id : 10524665
Position Id : IISE061219VA
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