Lead Security Engineer

  • location: Rockville, MD
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $75 - $80 per hour

job description


Randstad Technologies, a global and national leader in the IT Staffing and Services industry has an immediate need for a Lead Security Engineer sit onsite in Rockville, MD to join a highly talented and growing development team.

This is a long term contract paying $80/hr. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.


The Lead Security Engineer, working independently, will direct staff in the execution of manual activities and/or automated activities to ensure applications and projects within their portfolio meet defined quality standards.

Job Description:

  • Ensure that security risks are comprehensively and effectively managed though leading the application of established and ad hoc processes and techniques to identify, validate, and prioritize.
  • Lead the identification of security requirement deficiencies, eliciting of security requirements, and the architecture and design of security controls.
  • Develop and implement strategies to promote consistent use of security controls across the enterprise.
  • Lead the operation and monitoring of security controls.
  • Establish, implement, and promote security control operation and monitoring strategies.
  • Ensure that controls are operating effectively; resolve operating discrepancies.
  • Review, triage, and prioritize control output.
  • Take appropriate action to resolve security discrepancies.
  • Lead the identification, evaluation, and recommendation of new security technologies, techniques, and tools.
  • Lead team in defining, reviewing, and promoting information security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Lead and champion efforts to enforce and monitor compliance with internal and external regulations, policies, and standards.
  • Establish and promote strategies to ensure that compliance is effectively monitored and enforced.
  • Direct internal process improvement initiatives.
  • Participate in external process improvement committees as a Quality Assurance representative.
  • Provide backup coverage for next level management, as appropriate.
  • Assist with adherence to technology policies and comply with all security controls.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience leading the following key areas:

    • securing networks and systems architecture
    • design and implementation
    • secure software assurance
    • intrusion detection, defense & incident response
    • security configuration management
    • access controls design and implementation
    • security policy and standards development
  • In-depth knowledge of more than one communications protocol.
  • Experience managing several Cyber Security tools, including:

    • Configuration Assessment
    • Log Aggregation
    • Integrity Verification
    • Web Application Security Testing
    • Network Access Control System
    • Network Intrusion prevention systems
    • Endpoint Security Solutions

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