System Security Engineer (TS/SCI Clearance)

Full-Time in Tysons/Reston/Chantilly, VA - Senior

Applicants must have an Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI Access (TS/SCI)


About the System Security Engineer position

We are looking for an experienced System Security Engineer to help us ensure proper level of security of corporate digital systems and network. Your duties will include protecting system boundaries, keeping computer systems and network devices hardened against attacks and securing highly sensitive data.

You should possesses both deep and wide expertise in the security space and have a background in security or systems engineering.

System Security Engineer responsibilities are:

  • Organize computer security architecture and develop detailed cyber security designs

  • Review, develop and implement security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information

  • Define system security requirements and prepare reports on your results

  • Review and document standard operating procedures and protocols

  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices

  • Create technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks

  • Perform support and consulting of the company's personnel about security incidents and measures

  • Prepare detailed reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

System Security Engineer requirements are:

  • Experience of working as System Security Engineer or other relevant position

  • Familiarity with customer's A&A process.

  • Significant experience of building and maintaining security systems

  • Good experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc

  • Good experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools

  • In-depth knowledge of database and operating system security

  • Good familiarity of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols

  • Understanding of Web related technologies, including applications, services, Service Oriented Architectures, networking protocols and so on

  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure

  • BS degree in Computer Science or other related area