Sr. Information Security Engineer

arlington, Virginia

Our client is seeking to hire a Sr. Information Security Engineer to join their team in Washington, D.C. for a long-term government project.


  • Lead staff in the design, engineering, integration, implementation, testing, deployment, maintenance, review, and administration of the infrastructure, hardware and software that are required to effectively manage the security and risk posture of the network and resources
  • Develop system concepts and apply advanced understanding of the systems engineering lifecycle to translate strategic cyber objectives, technology and environmental conditions into engineering outcomes and solutions
  • Lead the analysis of trends and emerging technology for potential program modernization
  • Provide leadership and mentoring for lower level employees
  • Contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas
  • Work on unusually complex problems and provides solutions that are highly creative
  • Act as leader on large programs / projects that affect the organization's long-term goals and objectives


  • A Bachelor’s degree in information security, computer engineering, information systems, telecommunications, or technology
  • 8 years of experience with information Cybersecurity engineering or security operations
  • 2 years of experience with the design and implementation of enterprise-wide security controls to secure systems, applications, networks or infrastructure services
  • Experience creating security baselines
  • Knowledge of Federal compliance standards, including NIST 800-53, FIPS, or FedRAMP
  • Knowledge of Transmission Control Protocol Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networking concepts and Domain Name Servers (DNS) and using packet analysis tools, including Wireshark or tcpdum
  • Experience in securing enterprise web applications and familiarity with Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Top 10
  • Experience with public Cloud services providers, including Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with security tools and devices, including network firewalls, weby proxy, intrusion prevention systems, vulnerability scanners or penetration tools
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Active CISSP, OSCP, SANS GIAC or related certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information - Must be able to secure a Public Trust



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