Security Engineer

  • location: McLean, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $150,000 per year
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job description

Security Engineer

job summary:
Our client is are seeking a talented Security Engineer who enjoys the challenges of planning, implementing, and upgrading security measures and controls, to include: Security Information and Event Management (SEIM) tools, Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), and other associated tools.

 
location: Mc Lean, Virginia
job type: Permanent
salary: $120,000 - 150,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Defend systems against unauthorized access, modification, and/or destruction
  • Provide subject matter expertise on security architecture and operations
  • Design, deploy and monitor security tools such as a SIEM, IDS/IPS, EDR, firewalls, etc
  • Troubleshoot systems to determine the root cause of issues impacting security infrastructure
  • Act as an escalation point for security analyst and resource during incident response
  • Lead security integration and automation to improve detection, monitoring, and response
  • Collaborate with cross-functional groups such as DevOps, Software Engineering, etc
 
qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in information security
  • 3+ years experience engineering, implementing, and monitoring security measures for the protection of systems, networks, and information
  • 3+ years of experience supporting a Security Operations Center (SOC) or similar
 
skills:
  • Hands on experience with SIEM technologies (Splunk, Elastic, etc)
  • Experience with Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR)
  • Experience with Information Security Compliance, (SOC, FedRAMP, ISO, etc)
  • Experience in scripting (Bash, Python, and/or Ruby)
  • Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP, and/or Azure

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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