Technical Security Engineer

Mid Level


Job Description

We are looking for a Technical Security Engineer to assist with the release of a state-of-the-art technology stack supporting a developing National Media Exploitation Center (NMEC) program. In this position, you will work primarily at our office in Bethesda, MD to provide technical security expertise in our cloud and on-premise infrastructure. You will be required to lean on your experience with security technologies and industry best practices while employing effective security solutions. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate strong cross functional collaboration in areas such as, but not limited to, development, product, and QA in a dynamic and fast paced environment. This exciting new Task Order award will commence July 2023.

You will work closely with other infrastructure and network engineers, and system engineers on the following key tasks:

  • Provide technical guidance to team members while employing security solutions
  • Perform vulnerability scanning and produce documentation and reports to assist remediation
  • Create, improve, and maintain security policies and procedures
  • Provide operating system hardening and system patching guidance based on DISA STIGs and NIST publications
  • Analyze security incidents and provide recommendations for resolution
  • Provide support to other teams on the program on security related matters.
  • Maintain Elasticsearch/Kibana SIEM EDR tools
  • Monitor tools, audit logs, and security logs

This is you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2-4 years of prior relevant experience
  • 3+ years of experience as a Technical Security Engineer or similar role
  • Must possess an Active Top Secret clearance and ability to obtain TS/SCI with Poly
  • Solid understanding of security best practices
  • Experience vulnerability assessments and compliance testing
  • Experience using Tenable Security Center and all components
  • Experience with Agile practices
  • Experience with technologies such as Linux, Windows, firewalls, gateways, proxies, VPCs, and public key infrastructure.
  • Experience with designing proven security solutions.
  • Experience supporting ATOs, PoAMs, etc.
  • 8570 Level II certification
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiastic with the ability to work well on a team and a self-starter who can work on their own

You will wow us even more if you have these skills:

  • Experience with OIDC or Oauth2
  • Experience with the Atlassian software suite
  • Experience with any of the following technologies:
  • Kubernetes, Rancher, or Cloudera
  • CI/CD tools like Jenkins or Gitlab
  • Elasticsearch
  • Salt or Ansible
  • Active Directory
  • SQL and NoSQL databases

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