IT Security Engineer

Department: Engineering
Project Location(s): Washington, DC
Education: Bachelor's or higher
Compensation: TBD

We are looking for a capable IT security engineer, who enjoys security work and possesses both deep and wide expertise in the security space.

You will help make our commercial and government clients more secure by protecting system boundaries, keeping computer systems and network devices hardened against attacks and securing highly sensitive data. Qualified candidates will have a background in security or systems engineering.

If you think you have what it takes, apply now!

Responsibilities

  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of client computer systems, networks, and information
  • Identify and define system security requirements
  • Design and implement computer security architectures
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

Skills/Experience

  • Proven work experience as a system security engineer or information security engineer
  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems
  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security
  • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field

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