Mobile Threat Defense Engineer/Specialist

Mobile mobileiron threat defense security cyber software CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), SFCP, GCIA, ISSEP, ISSMP, GCIH, GCFA, CSLC, CISM, CCNA, CCNP
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.

NikSoft is currently conducting a search for a professional and experienced Mobile Threat Defense Engineer/Specialist to add to its team in support of the United States Postal Service. 


  • Plan and carry out security measures in accordance with the organizations information security strategy in order to monitor and protect sensitive data and mobile devices from infiltration and cyber-attacks. Implement security standards and best practices and recommend security enhancements for mobile computing. 
  • Utilize mobile device management, unified endpoint management, mobile threat defense, and other systems to protect the organization's sensitive information. 
  • Monitor mobile computer infrastructure and devices for security breaches or intrusions.
  • Assist end-users with being compliant to security policies and to remediate instances of non-compliance.
  • Develop strategies to respond to and recover from vulnerabilities, security breaches, infiltrations and cyber-attacks.
  • Develop appropriate end-user documentation and training to educate the workforce and build awareness on information security.


  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of experience in designing, implementing, testing and deploying software applications, with focus on performance, scalability and security
  • Experience in application security, network security, secure code analysis, cryptography and system security
  • Current, hands-on experience in one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to : C/C++, Java, Objective C, Python
  • Experience in secure coding techniques and source code analysis - ability to find security vulnerabilities in code, such as buffer overflows, integer overruns, etc.
  • Good understanding of Mobile Platform Security - Android or iOS
  • Ability to work independently and lead projects - from requirements analysis of features to release, and subsequent maintenance and support of these features
  • Desired Certifications: CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), SFCP, GCIA, ISSEP, ISSMP, GCIH, GCFA, CSLC, CISM, CCNA, CCNP
  • Direct experience with MobileIron mobile device management software
  • Knowledge of mobile threat vectors, mobile threat detection tools, and mobile threat remediation
  • Knowledge of risk assessment methods, tools, and technologies
  • Professional experience in a system administration role supporting multiple platforms, applications, and users
  • Experience planning, researching, and developing security policies within a mobile computing environment
  • Ability to communicate security issues to peers and management both orally and in writingTop of Form

** US Citizenship status and Active DoD Secret Clearance (preferred but not required), must successfully complete the government's security process (required) **


NikSoft's competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit

Posted By

Tom McCann

1984 Isaac Newton Square West, Suite 306A Reston, VA, 20190

Dice Id : RTL98238
Position Id : 674505
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