Senior Security Engineer

Herndon, VA | Contract to Hire

Post Date: 05/16/2018 Job ID: 226356 Industry: IT

Senior Security Engineer

Contract to Permanent

Herndon, VA

Secret Clearance

Top 3 Technical Skills (confirmed):
  • Cyber Security
  • Penetration Testing
  • Malware Analysis
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Active TSA EOD
    Homerun Desired Skill (confirmed):
  • PenTesteror aSecurity Engineercurrently or recently supporting the TSA
    Our client is seeking Security Engineer/Cyber Intel Analyst to support an Agency-level Focused Operations Advanced Cyber Analytics team.  We are seeking experienced candidates with a background in security event monitoring, incident response, malware analysis and reverse engineering, cyber intelligence, insider threat, penetration testing, and fusion analysis (skills/ experience in more than one cyber discipline are preferred).

    Job Duties:
  • Experience collecting, analyzing, storing, reporting, maintaining, and applying information pertinent to security investigations and incidents in a form that can support current and/or future analysis, situational awareness, and law enforcement investigation efforts.
  • Experience monitoring and collecting cyber intelligence from FOUO, Open Source, and Classified (S/TS/SCI) sources of threat data.
  • Assess the potential risks it may present to the TSA network infrastructure from threat actors.
  • Advise on the implementation of protective measures on the TSA network security infrastructure to mitigate against the threats identified.
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Information Technology, Cyber Security, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience working in network defense environments supporting cyber intelligence tasks
  • Active Secret Clearance with a DHS-agency EOD (TSA preferred)
  • Strong analytical and technical skills in computer network defense operations, ability to lead efforts in Incident Handling (Detection, Analysis, Triage), Hunting (Attribution, Targeting) and Malware Analysis
  • Ability to develop rules, filters, views, signatures, countermeasures and operationally relevant applications and scripts to support analysis and detection efforts
  • Strong logical/critical thinking abilities, especially analyzing network traffic and IDS events for malicious intent.
  • Strong proficiency Report writing – a technical writing sample and technical editing test will be required if the candidate has no prior published intelligence analysis reporting.
  • Ability to work on-call for escalated cyber security incidents.
  • One or more of the following certs: GCTI, CISSP, CEH, Security+, GCIH, GCIA
    Desired Skills:
  • Existing Subject Matter Expert of Advanced Persistent Threat or Emerging Threats
  • Expertise in policies, industry trends, techniques related to penetration testing
  • Ability to read and interpret PCAP data
  • Support the operational planning and development of cyber threat emulation, cyber hunt, and tactical operations.
  • Active TSA EOD

Years of Experience: 
  • 10-15
  • Must have one of more of the following: GCTI, CISSP, CEH, Security+, GCIH, GCIA
    Minimum Education Required:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree


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