Job Order ID: 5204
Employment Type: Contract to Hire
Job Location: Dulles VA

Technical Security Engineer – Long Term Contract – Dulles, VA

 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform vulnerability scans, analysis, validation and remediation activities.  
  • Perform network and application penetration testing.
  • Classify and prioritize the risk of new vulnerabilities according to the specifics of environment’s risk level, mitigating factors, and assessment of the impacts of internal and external threats.
  • Engineer application, system and network security solutions to meet security requirements for varied operating environments.
  • Research and assess new threats, vulnerability security trends and security alerts, recommend remedial action.
  • Work with customers to oversee remediation of identified security issues.
  • Perform technical and non-technical compliance activities.
  • Provide security subject matter expertise to product teams including developers and system administrators.
  • Perform security validation for configuration settings on different systems.

Requirements:

  • Security background preferred
  • Scanning and Cloud experience
  • Degree not required, would need at least a certification
  • A strong interest in the field of information security.
  • Intermediate scripting, system administration or software engineering background (e.g. Python, Ruby, Javascript, Perl, or Java).
  • Fluent in a variety of web application protocols, operating systems and networking technologies.
  • Strong Understanding of common network vulnerabilities, OS vulnerabilities (Linux,
  • Windows and OSX), patching and attack patterns.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and engineering skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid organizational skills and strong customer service skills.
  • Experience with parsing / analysis of large data sets (e.g. vulnerability scan results).

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